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Chorus says RMA fix needed as fibre rollout stumbles on shared driveways ... - New Zealand Herald

Chorus says RMA fix needed as fibre rollout stumbles on shared driveways ... - New Zealand Herald | UFB New Zealand | Scoop.it
Chorus, the regulated telecommunications network operator, has called on the government to enact changes to the Resource Management Act to speed fibre rollout to multi-unit properties - New Zealand Herald...
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Mayor to follow up broadband offer - Otago Daily Times

Mayor to follow up broadband offer - Otago Daily Times | UFB New Zealand | Scoop.it
Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher will seek funding for the district's rural communities as part of the Government's Rural Broadband Initiative.
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One month to go to put forth UFB & RBI bids - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

One month to go to put forth UFB & RBI bids - Scoop.co.nz (press release) | UFB New Zealand | Scoop.it
Local authorities have four more weeks to get their submissions in for phase two of the Government’s Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) and Rural Broadband Initiative (RBI), Communications Minister Amy Adams says.
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Transfield workers 'pay the price of Chorus' mismanagement of UFB' - guide2.co.nz

Transfield workers 'pay the price of Chorus' mismanagement of UFB' - guide2.co.nz | UFB New Zealand | Scoop.it
Workers at Transfield Services are to pay the price for Chorus’ mismanagement of the ultra-fast broadband project and attempts to escape the copper market.
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Govt tops up $700m UFB investment with $244m school funding round - Computerworld New Zealand

Govt tops up $700m UFB investment with $244m school funding round - Computerworld New Zealand | UFB New Zealand | Scoop.it
“This investment is in addition to the more than $700 million already being invested providing schools with ultra-fast broadband, via the N4L Managed Network."
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Users urged to press case for faster internet - Otago Daily Times

Users urged to press case for faster internet - Otago Daily Times | UFB New Zealand | Scoop.it
[image]Dunedin residents who still experience painfully slow internet speeds are hoping they will not miss out again on government funding being doled out over the next few months.
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220 percent rise in connections as Enable UFB reaches 10000 Christchurch locals - Computerworld New Zealand

220 percent rise in connections as Enable UFB reaches 10000 Christchurch locals - Computerworld New Zealand | UFB New Zealand | Scoop.it
"A little over two years ago we were excited about having 1,000 connections."
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Does Chorus have a weak UFB channel strategy? - TelcoReview NZ

Does Chorus have a weak UFB channel strategy? - TelcoReview NZ | UFB New Zealand | Scoop.it
It’s not that Chorus has a poor channel partner strategy, it’s more that it doesn’t appear to exist.
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UFB link setbacks frustrate - Otago Daily Times

UFB link setbacks frustrate - Otago Daily Times | UFB New Zealand | Scoop.it
[image]A star video-game developer has pulled back from slamming Gigatown as ''a joke'', but says delays accessing high-speed internet have held back plans for expansion in Dunedin.
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Taupo gets head start as Chorus completes UFB network - TelcoReview NZ

Taupo gets head start as Chorus completes UFB network - TelcoReview NZ | UFB New Zealand | Scoop.it
Taupo has become the first town in the North Island to have the Chorus UFB network completed.
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Share offer funds support education, UFB, rail - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Share offer funds support education, UFB, rail - Scoop.co.nz (press release) | UFB New Zealand | Scoop.it
Share offer funds support education, UFB, rail Proceeds from the Government’s share offer programme provide a further $939 million of new capital investment in Budget 2015 without the need to borrow more from overseas lenders, Finance Minister ...
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UFB provides link to past - Otago Daily Times

UFB provides link to past - Otago Daily Times | UFB New Zealand | Scoop.it
A Dunedin archaeology company is discovering fragments of the avenues and alleyways of the city's past, as ultra-fast broadband (UFB) installation sparks plenty of digging on city streets.
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Kiwi kids on board as Ultrafast Fibre showcases next generation of UFB - Computerworld New Zealand

Kiwi kids on board as Ultrafast Fibre showcases next generation of UFB - Computerworld New Zealand | UFB New Zealand | Scoop.it
"UFB provides much greater speed and reliability, making communicating and sharing information so much easier."
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Kiwi home broadband pricing 'competitive' - Stuff.co.nz

Kiwi home broadband pricing 'competitive' - Stuff.co.nz | UFB New Zealand | Scoop.it
Kiwis get a fair deal on phone and broadband plans, but still pay too much for mobile broadband.
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Kiwi company develops battery backup for UFB devices - NetGuide NZ

Kiwi company develops battery backup for UFB devices - NetGuide NZ | UFB New Zealand | Scoop.it
"There has been a marked increase in the uptake of fibre both to homes and businesses and Sentry Lite maintains power supply for internet and VoiP."
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Party for completion of ultrafast broadband rollout in Timaru - Timaru Herald

Party for completion of ultrafast broadband rollout in Timaru - Timaru Herald | UFB New Zealand | Scoop.it
Access to UFB has been an "absolute prerequisite" in Mt Cook Alpine Salmon building a global brand.
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District's plan to become ultra-fast - Waikato Times

District's plan to become ultra-fast - Waikato Times | UFB New Zealand | Scoop.it
Matamata-Piako District Council has earmarked up to $50k to get ahead of others with ultra-fast broadband.
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Govt eyes law change for broadband rollout - Radio New Zealand

Govt eyes law change for broadband rollout - Radio New Zealand | UFB New Zealand | Scoop.it
The Government is considering a tweak of property laws to speed up the roll out of ultra fast broadband as industry players say delays are hurting businesses.
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Wanaka: Not part of UFB project, but still fibred up - TelcoReview NZ

Wanaka: Not part of UFB project, but still fibred up - TelcoReview NZ | UFB New Zealand | Scoop.it
Wanaka isn’t included in the Government’s ultrafast broadband project, but the town’s CBD is nonetheless now fibred.
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Ultra fast broadband rollout in Timaru complete - Manawatu Standard

Ultra fast broadband rollout in Timaru complete - Manawatu Standard | UFB New Zealand | Scoop.it
Timaru is ultra fast broadband capable and there will be a party to celebrate it.
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Budget 2015: Asset sales cash spent on UFB, KiwiRail - 3News NZ

Budget 2015: Asset sales cash spent on UFB, KiwiRail - 3News NZ | UFB New Zealand | Scoop.it
Nearly 1 billion of spending in todays Budget will be paid for with money raised during the Governments controversial asset sales process
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Increase in uptake of UFB - Otago Daily Times

Increase in uptake of UFB - Otago Daily Times | UFB New Zealand | Scoop.it
New Zealanders finally may be warming to ultra-fast broadband, with Chorus saying March was the second-biggest month to date for UFB connections.
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Whanganui network up and running as Ultrafast Fibre completes UFB rollout - Computerworld New Zealand

Whanganui network up and running as Ultrafast Fibre completes UFB rollout - Computerworld New Zealand | UFB New Zealand | Scoop.it
“Whanganui is the largest centre to date in our Central North Island network to have its UFB rollout completed."
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Face of Gigatown welcomes debate over faster rollout of ultrafast broadband - Stuff.co.nz

Face of Gigatown welcomes debate over faster rollout of ultrafast broadband - Stuff.co.nz | UFB New Zealand | Scoop.it
Face of Dunedin's successful Gigatown campaign welcomes debate over ultrafast broadband.
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Spark ultrafast broadband finally gets voice - Stuff.co.nz

Spark ultrafast broadband finally gets voice - Stuff.co.nz | UFB New Zealand | Scoop.it
Voice-only UFB service is a new option for consumers who don't want broadband.
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