Vector stories - Page 2
The road to survival for small NZ fibre providers
Small NZ fibre firms battle against Chorus' UFB rollout, leaning on community ties and quick service to survive in the evolving market.
Vector cleared to buy Meridian's Arc metering business
Vector, the Auckland electricity and telecommunications lines company, has been cleared to by Meridian Energy's Arc Innovations metering business.
CodeBlue pilots free data resiliency audit service
CodeBlue offers no-cost data resilience audits to assist Auckland companies and organizations affected by recent power outages.
Base-2 declares war on Solarix’s comfy position
Base-2 aims to disrupt Solarix's dominance in Managed WAN, promising a seamless, integrated cloud and internet connection service.
Vector chairman strengthens Plan-b board
Michael Stiassny has been appointed to the board of Plan-b, New Zealand’s only end-to-end business continuity provider.
NZNET trouble - we dig deeper
Tales of court action, shareholder disagreements, employment disputes and frozen bank accounts for local ISP and hosting company.
Fibre Watch: Don’t quote me on that
At Auckland's SkyCity, telco leaders shared quips and confessions at Tel.Con 11, revealing the industry's lighter side amidst challenges.
Fibre Watch: Uncertainty, frustration and bluster
Another fibre consortium makes it to the negotiating table but the fate of the ultra-fast broadband initiative remains uncertain.
Fibre Watch: Will Chorus 2 be government-owned?
It could be a case of back to the future as the government leaves the door open to taking a stake in Telecom's UFB business.
Vector prioritised for Auckland UFB negotiations
Crown Fibre Holdings has said it will negotiate with Vector for the roll out of Ultra Fast Broadband in Auckland.
Vector completes 150km fibre loop
A 150 kilometre fibre-optic network, linking 14 Auckland substations, has been completed.
Vector blamed for Orcon outage
A problem with Vector's Communications Network was the reason behind Orcon's original outage yesterday.
Vector and Orcon provide 1Gbit/s connection for gaming LAN
Up to 500 gamers at this weekend's Auckmageddon gaming LAN will experience breakneck speeds courtesy of Orcon and Vector's ultra-fast fibre network partnership.
Strong response to $300m rural bb plan
Government receives 39 expressions of interest in its $300 million rural broadband plan.
Rethink urged on telco regulation
Former deputy chair of UK regulator Ofcom Richard Hooper queries<br />how New Zealand's government agencies will work together as they rethink NZ's telco regulation<br />in the fibre world.
Theresa Gattung’s legacy
There wouldn’t be many book launches that get front page<br />treatment on the country’s two major daily newspapers, but Theresa Gattung’s<br />memoir achieved that status on Friday.
Aussie telco provider targets NZ SMEs
Australian telecommunications company Telarus is pushing<br />further into the New Zealand market, targeting SMEs and inking new deals with<br />Vector and CityLink.
Roll on fibre
All bids are in! 4pm today was the shut-off time to get proposals into the government’s $1.
Is Vector's next move international connectivity?
So Vector wants to provide fibre connectivity to the Auckland region – 450,000 premises in the next seven years.
Govt. $1.5b fibre network recipe for disaster – WorldxChange
Nationwide Fibre to the Home service provider WorldxChange claims the government’s $1.
International Fibre council hits town
The Asia Pacific branch of the Fibre to the Home council is holding its general meeting in Auckland this week.
DON'T MISS: SAP User Group Conference 2009
The annual conference, held by the New Zealand SAP User Group (NZSUG), is designed in order to provide insight into specific business issues and inform users how to get the most out of their SAP investments.
Call in the VIPs
Just two and a half years ago Virtual Infrastructure Professionals (VIP ) was a micro-business with a team of two.