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Vector stories - Page 2

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The road to survival for small NZ fibre providers
Tue, 20th Jan 2015
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Small NZ fibre firms battle against Chorus' UFB rollout, leaning on community ties and quick service to survive in the evolving market.
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Vector cleared to buy Meridian's Arc metering business
Wed, 26th Nov 2014
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cx
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power / energy
Vector, the Auckland electricity and telecommunications lines company, has been cleared to by Meridian Energy's Arc Innovations metering business.
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CodeBlue pilots free data resiliency audit service
Wed, 12th Nov 2014
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vector
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codeblue
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risk management
CodeBlue offers no-cost data resilience audits to assist Auckland companies and organizations affected by recent power outages.
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Base-2 declares war on Solarix’s comfy position
Fri, 7th Feb 2014
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voyager internet
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Base-2 aims to disrupt Solarix's dominance in Managed WAN, promising a seamless, integrated cloud and internet connection service.
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Vector chairman strengthens Plan-b board
Wed, 17th Oct 2012
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forrester research
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analyst report
Michael Stiassny has been appointed to the board of Plan-b, New Zealand’s only end-to-end business continuity provider.
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NZNET trouble - we dig deeper
Thu, 27th Oct 2011
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edge data centre
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vector
Tales of court action, shareholder disagreements, employment disputes and frozen bank accounts for local ISP and hosting company.
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Fibre Watch: Don’t quote me on that
Thu, 7th Apr 2011
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broadband
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kordia
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twitter
At Auckland's SkyCity, telco leaders shared quips and confessions at Tel.Con 11, revealing the industry's lighter side amidst challenges.
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Fibre Watch: Uncertainty, frustration and bluster
Thu, 10th Mar 2011
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broadband
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vector
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crown fibre holdings
Another fibre consortium makes it to the negotiating table but the fate of the ultra-fast broadband initiative remains uncertain.
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Fibre Watch: Will Chorus 2 be government-owned?
Thu, 24th Feb 2011
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broadband
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chorus
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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.
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Vector prioritised for Auckland UFB negotiations
Thu, 17th Feb 2011
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crown fibre holdings
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Crown Fibre Holdings has said it will negotiate with Vector for the roll out of Ultra Fast Broadband in Auckland.
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Vector completes 150km fibre loop
Thu, 11th Nov 2010
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power / energy
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christchurch
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wellington
A 150 kilometre fibre-optic network, linking 14 Auckland substations, has been completed.
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Vector blamed for Orcon outage
Wed, 6th Oct 2010
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internet
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orcon
A problem with Vector's Communications Network was the reason behind Orcon's original outage yesterday.
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Vector and Orcon provide 1Gbit/s connection for gaming LAN
Wed, 25th Aug 2010
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gaming
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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.
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Strong response to $300m rural bb plan
Wed, 2nd Jun 2010
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broadband
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nz
Government receives 39 expressions of interest in its $300 million rural broadband plan.
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Rethink urged on telco regulation
Tue, 4th May 2010
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video
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vector
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chorus
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.
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Theresa Gattung’s legacy
Mon, 8th Mar 2010
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broadband
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vector
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tuanz
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.
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Aussie telco provider targets NZ SMEs
Thu, 4th Mar 2010
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cloud services
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voip
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contact centre
Australian telecommunications company Telarus is pushing<br />further into the New Zealand market, targeting SMEs and inking new deals with<br />Vector and CityLink.
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Roll on fibre
Fri, 29th Jan 2010
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government
All bids are in! 4pm today was the shut-off time to get proposals into the government’s $1.
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Is Vector's next move international connectivity?
Fri, 29th Jan 2010
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undersea cables
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partner programmes
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southern cross cable
So Vector wants to provide fibre connectivity to the Auckland region – 450,000 premises in the next seven years.
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Govt. $1.5b fibre network recipe for disaster – WorldxChange
Tue, 15th Dec 2009
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vector
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chorus
Nationwide Fibre to the Home service provider WorldxChange claims the government’s $1.
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International Fibre council hits town
Thu, 19th Nov 2009
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nz
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telecommunications
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vector
The Asia Pacific branch of the Fibre to the Home council is holding its general meeting in Auckland this week.
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DON'T MISS: SAP User Group Conference 2009
Mon, 2nd Nov 2009
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bi
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big data
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digital music
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.
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Call in the VIPs
Fri, 1st Aug 2008
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virtualisation
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cloud services
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dr
Just two and a half years ago Virtual Infrastructure Professionals (VIP ) was a micro-business with a team of two.