Ihug - Latest News [Page 2]

Santa Ditches Telecom, Shacks Up with Ihug

Thursday, 15 December 2005, 2:34 pm | Ihug

Telecom's 12 year direct line to Santa has been severed this year with ihug, New Zealand's second largest provider of ADSL broadband, shacking up with the jolly bearded man. More >>

ihug set to spend $20Mil to improve broadband

Wednesday, 14 December 2005, 9:15 am | Ihug

Ihug, New Zealand’s second largest ADSL broadband provider, has announced that it will invest more than $20Mil if the government opens up access to the local loop, allowing companies to provide broadband and phone services to New Zealanders using ... More >>

Ihug Says Telecom Broadband Figures Not Good

Monday, 7 November 2005, 9:59 am | Ihug

Ihug says Telecom's '250,000 broadband milestone' announcement today is insignificant because it is only just over half way to meeting the one-third wholesale requirement set by the Commerce Commission. More >>

Ihug Feeds The Need For Speed

Monday, 17 October 2005, 1:33 pm | Ihug

Ihug, one of New Zealand's leading internet providers, has become the first provider to sell all its broadband plans at the fastest speed currently offered for UBS wholesale broadband (2Mb). Ihug is also the first to offer a plan of this speed for just $29.95 ... More >>

ihug Welcomes Better Broadband for Consumers

Friday, 14 October 2005, 9:44 am | Ihug

ihug has welcomed yesterday's interim ruling by the Commerce Commission, saying it will allow New Zealanders to enjoy faster broadband speeds at more affordable prices. More >>

Ihug Wins ISP Of The Year

Monday, 29 August 2005, 4:25 pm | Ihug

Ihug has been voted as the top Internet service provider (ISP) of the year in the Telecommunications Users Associations of New Zealand (TUANZ) innovation awards for 2005. More >>

Ihug Announces New Chief Executive Officer

Friday, 15 July 2005, 9:45 am | Ihug

ihug today announced the appointment of former Telecom mobile marketing manager, Mark Rushworth, as its new chief executive officer (CEO). More >>

Ihug Offers Better Value Broadband For Businesses

Friday, 15 July 2005, 9:44 am | Ihug

ihug today launched its new one and two megabit (Mb) broadband Internet for businesses, offering four different plans with larger data allowances and significantly cheaper excess fees than Xtra’s new plans. New customers are also given a free modem and ... More >>

ihug Sells Satellite Business to Bordernet

Thursday, 17 February 2005, 3:10 pm | Ihug

ihug, a wholly owned subsidiary of iiNet Limited (ASX/NZSX: IIN), today announced that it has completed an agreement for the sale of its satellite business in Australia and New Zealand to Bordernet, a rural Australian ISP that specialises in satellite ... More >>

ihug to Launch New High-Speed Broadband

Thursday, 23 December 2004, 3:47 pm | Ihug

In another move to improve the online experience for all Kiwis, ihug will be announcing a new range of 1 and 2MB broadband plans for release in January 2005. More >>

Commerce Com. to investigate ihug’s application

Friday, 26 November 2004, 3:37 pm | Ihug

The Telecommunications Commissioner, Douglas Webb, has confirmed he will investigate ihug’s application for a determination relating to wholesale access to higher speed ADSL broadband. The Commerce Commission took only two days following submissions ... More >>

Customers ‘Get All’ with ihug’s New Package

Wednesday, 29 September 2004, 11:21 am | Ihug

ihug, New Zealand’s original internet pioneer, fired yet another round in the battle to keep Kiwis connected by cutting charges for their ‘Get All’ package aimed at the everyday user, with high speed dial-up internet and big savings on toll calls. The ... More >>

ihug Unveils bliink - Flat Rate Broadband

Tuesday, 14 September 2004, 6:09 pm | Ihug

ihug, is continuing its crusade to provide cheaper, faster internet service to Kiwis with the introduction of bliink, a new broadband service for both residential and business customers across New Zealand. More >>

Residential Wireless Phone and Broadband Service

Monday, 14 June 2004, 4:03 pm | Ihug

ihug, New Zealand's original internet pioneer, today announces the launch of ihug Connect, the first wireless phone and broadband internet service, for Auckland, Hamilton and Pukekohe residents*. ihug Connect enables customers to sever their Telecom copper ... More >>

ihug To Offer Voice And Broadband Combo Service

Monday, 7 June 2004, 10:00 pm | Ihug

The announcement that Woosh has been dropped from the Government's provincial broadband extension project Probe in favour of Telecom adds to the growing concern about the recent Commerce Commission unbundling decision. More >>

ihug acquires Waikato ISP, Wave

Friday, 21 May 2004, 2:29 pm | Ihug

ihug, New Zealand’s original internet pioneer, today announced that it has acquired Waikato ISP Wave Internet Services from Texas-based Pavilion Technologies Inc. (PavTech) for an undisclosed sum. More >>

Don't Get Mad, Get Even - ihug

Friday, 21 May 2004, 10:45 am | Ihug

Ihug, New Zealand's original Internet pioneer, says that Kiwis angered at the government's wussy approach to unbundling should look to vote with their wallets and cut the cord as soon as they can. More >>

ihug Parent, iiNet, to list on NZSX

Friday, 16 April 2004, 11:10 am | Ihug

ihug, New Zealand’s original internet pioneer, today announced its plan to list on the NZSX. This will be through its parent company, ASX-listed Australian ISP, iiNet Limited (ASX: IIN), which intends to become an Overseas Listed Issuer on the NZSX, ... More >>

New Flat Rate Jetstream Starter Plans from ihug

Friday, 5 March 2004, 3:28 pm | Ihug

ihug, New Zealand’s original internet pioneer, today fired another round in the battle to cut charges for Broadband services, introducing three new flat priced 128k plans – with no excess fees. More >>

ihug offers free speed on unlimited dial up

Wednesday, 3 March 2004, 5:19 pm | Ihug

Kiwi ISP, ihug, continues its “Internet for the masses” revolution by launching a high speed unlimited dial up plan targeting New Zealand’s 800,000 dial up users. The new offer, free for subscribers of ihug’s unlimited dial up service, closes the ... More >>