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InternetNZ welcomes rural Internet ambition

Tuesday, 6 October 2015, 4:09 pm | Internet NZ

InternetNZ is pleased by today's announcement of new Government targets for rural Internet connectivity. The new targets would see nearly all New Zealanders able to connect and share in the benefits and uses of high speed Internet connectivity. Due ... More >>

TPPA means copyright law reform needed

Tuesday, 6 October 2015, 8:45 am | Internet NZ

With the conclusion of the years-long negotiating process for the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) in the United States this morning, InternetNZ says the wait for the detailed text now begins – and in copyright law, changes will be needed in ... More >>

Telecommunications Act changes vital for today's generation

Tuesday, 8 September 2015, 11:37 am | Internet NZ

InternetNZ welcomes the release of the Review of the Telecommunications Act 2001 - Regulating communications for the future , released today from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. More >>

InternetNZ video asks what Kiwis want from copyright

Thursday, 3 September 2015, 10:45 am | Internet NZ

InternetNZ today released a video comparing geoblocking of New Zealanders to passport control at a supermarket checkout. More >>

Bid process important for UFB2 tender

Tuesday, 1 September 2015, 9:30 am | Internet NZ

InternetNZ is pleased to see that the Government is pressing on with its commitment to connect more New Zealanders to UltraFast Broadband (UFB) Fibre networks, with today's opening of bids for fibre network builders to build these extensions. More >>

NZ finalists showcased in international tech awards

Monday, 3 August 2015, 2:01 pm | Internet NZ

InternetNZ welcomes the announcement by Communications Minister Amy Adams today that six New Zealand companies have been selected as finalists in this year’s World Summit Awards. More >>

New Council elected for InternetNZ

Friday, 31 July 2015, 12:50 pm | Internet NZ

InternetNZ held its Annual General Meeting last night and its members voted on a new Council for InternetNZ. More >>

A better world through a better Internet

Thursday, 23 July 2015, 4:13 pm | Internet NZ

Today marks the launch of a new broadband map that will allow New Zealanders to see what broadband technologies are, or will be, available to them. The map was launched by Communications Minister Amy Adams at a ceremony today in Wellington. More >>

InternetNZ announces new community grants

Thursday, 9 July 2015, 10:44 am | Internet NZ

InternetNZ is excited to announce applications are now open for a new community grants round to advance its vision of a better world through a better Internet. InternetNZ has a total of $100,000 available for Project Community Grants and $15,000 for Conference ... More >>

Commission broadband price is still too high

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 10:39 am | Internet NZ

InternetNZ notes the Commerce Commission announcement today of a further, final Draft Determination on wholesale copper telecommunications service pricing, with few changes to its previous price decisions but a welcome change on backdating. More >>

Focus must be on education now HDC legislation in place

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 9:53 am | Internet NZ

InternetNZ acknowledges the passage of the Harmful Digital Communications Bill into law this afternoon, and says that the sooner the education efforts at the heart of the legislation start, the better. More >>

NetHui programme highlights key issues of the Internet

Friday, 26 June 2015, 3:53 pm | Internet NZ

NetHui 2015’s programme - developed with the NZ Internet community - has been finalised with a diverse array of sessions exploring issues which will affect the future of the Internet. More >>

InternetNZ deeply disappointed with Global Mode withdrawal

Wednesday, 24 June 2015, 10:45 am | Internet NZ

InternetNZ is deeply disappointed at announcements today that the Global Mode service is being withdrawn from New Zealand. More >>

NetHui 2015: programme update #1

Friday, 19 June 2015, 2:24 pm | Internet NZ

This year's NetHui will be filled with discussion on important Internet issues in New Zealand. It'll also see an injection of international perspective as the global Internet Society joins the event. As our programme firms up, we want to share with ... More >>

Fibre halfway point is great news

Friday, 19 June 2015, 12:12 pm | Internet NZ

InternetNZ congratulates the Government and its fibre partners on reaching the half way point in the UltraFast Broadband build programme. More >>

InternetNZ leads discussion on Net Neutrality in NZ

Friday, 19 June 2015, 10:02 am | Internet NZ

InternetNZ has released a public discussion document and an online survey seeking New Zealanders’ views on Network Neutrality. More >>

NetHui’s strength in diversity

Friday, 12 June 2015, 9:58 am | Internet NZ

Attracting a more diverse group of people to get involved and have their say on Internet issues is a major focus for NetHui 2015’s organisers. More >>

NetHui 2015 fellowships launched

Wednesday, 10 June 2015, 2:35 pm | Internet NZ

InternetNZ is proud to announce that applications are now open for fellowships to attend NetHui 2015 at Sky City, Auckland, July 8-10. More >>

2015 ANZIA finalists announced

Wednesday, 10 June 2015, 11:32 am | Internet NZ

auDA and InternetNZ are pleased to announce 22 finalists for the 2015 Australia and New Zealand Internet Awards (ANZIAs), who are all making a positive contribution to the use and development of the Internet. More >>

Land access for UFB removing roadblocks to better Internet

Tuesday, 9 June 2015, 3:35 pm | Internet NZ

InternetNZ has today welcomed the release of new proposals by Communications Minister Amy Adams to improve the rollout of Ultra Fast Broadband. "These proposed land access changes would remove some of the roadblocks that have prevented New Zealanders ... More >>



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