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NZRFG pitches complete rural broadband solution

Tuesday, 1 June 2010, 10:50 am | New Zealand Regional Fibre Group

Members of the New Zealand Regional Fibre Group hope to deliver the Government’s Rural Broadband Initiative through a mix of fixed fibre, mobile and wireless technologies. More >>

CEO appointed to lead NZRFG charge

Tuesday, 11 May 2010, 3:16 pm | New Zealand Regional Fibre Group

The incoming CEO for the New Zealand Regional Fibre Group says it makes sense for the Government to capitalise on the growing fibre networks of its members – most of whom are regulated infrastructural specialists. More >>

Rural strategy has support of NZRFG

Tuesday, 16 March 2010, 2:58 pm | New Zealand Regional Fibre Group

Members of the New Zealand Regional Fibre Group are backing the Government’s commitment to extend the reach of ‘fast’ broadband to rural areas. More >>

Rural strategy has support of NZRFG

Tuesday, 16 March 2010, 2:45 pm | New Zealand Regional Fibre Group

Members of the New Zealand Regional Fibre Group are backing the Government’s commitment to extend the reach of ‘fast’ broadband to rural areas. More >>

Opening access to fibre based broadband

Tuesday, 2 March 2010, 12:46 pm | New Zealand Regional Fibre Group

A push by the New Zealand Regional Fibre Group to provide open access networks is fast gaining momentum. More >>

Lines companies best fit for fibre

Monday, 15 February 2010, 1:06 pm | New Zealand Regional Fibre Group

A visiting international fibre specialist says electricity lines companies are the obvious choice for activating New Zealand’s ultra-fast broadband platform. More >>

3 Years To Ultra-Fast Broadband

Wednesday, 10 February 2010, 12:09 pm | New Zealand Regional Fibre Group

Much of Franklin could have ultra-fast fibre broadband at speeds of up to 1Tbit/s within three years – if Counties Power has its way. The local electricity lines company is among a number of New Zealand Regional Fibre Group members to have submitted ... More >>

NZRFG stakes strong claim for fibre rollout

Friday, 29 January 2010, 4:31 pm | New Zealand Regional Fibre Group

The New Zealand Regional Fibre Group says it can meet the Government’s objectives in the ultra-fast broadband (UFB) initiative. More >>

Businesses call for reliable broadband

Tuesday, 19 January 2010, 12:17 pm | New Zealand Regional Fibre Group

Businesses across the country are struggling with inconsistent, and at times non-existent, broadband services. More >>

Consortium to provide fibre broadband to South

Wednesday, 13 January 2010, 5:14 pm | New Zealand Regional Fibre Group

Broadband connectivity in Otago and Southland is due for a major shake up thanks to the formation of a fibre optic consortium aiming to end the traditional copper network monopoly. With Government backing, the consortium is intending to invest ... More >>

National expansion for fibre provider

Tuesday, 22 December 2009, 4:26 pm | New Zealand Regional Fibre Group

Horowhenua company Electra is the latest electricity specialist to join the New Zealand Regional Fibre Group. And with the Government’s blessing, it hopes to be rolling out fibre in the region within a year. The announcement comes barely a week after ... More >>

Fibre to the door - NZ’s future

Friday, 18 December 2009, 10:55 am | New Zealand Regional Fibre Group

A commitment to broadband speeds of at least 100Mbit/s has been reaffirmed by the New Zealand Regional Fibre Group. More >>

Growing power base for NZRFG

Monday, 14 December 2009, 10:57 am | New Zealand Regional Fibre Group

Competition for a slice of the Government's $1.5 billion ultra-fast fibre broadband fund is heating up with the launch of a Waikato-based fibre consortium. New Zealand Regional Fibre Group members WEL Networks, Velocity Networks and Waipa Networks, ... More >>

Tongan delegation investigates fibre

Tuesday, 8 December 2009, 9:30 am | New Zealand Regional Fibre Group

Tonga Power is considering a move to fibre optic broadband and is relying on the expertise of New Zealand Regional Fibre Group member Northpower to help out. More >>

NZ infrastructure specialists brief experts

Thursday, 19 November 2009, 2:40 pm | New Zealand Regional Fibre Group

The Fibre to the Home Council Asia Pacific - a leading international fibre industry body - says infrastructure companies are well positioned to oversee fibre deployment throughout New Zealand. More >>

Kiwi Children Benefitting From Fibre Broadband

Friday, 13 November 2009, 2:21 pm | New Zealand Regional Fibre Group

More than 100 schools across the country have now been connected to ultra-fast fibre networks in what is being touted as a major boost for the spread of e-learning. The figure is a milestone for the New Zealand Regional Fibre Group, whose members have ... More >>

Fibre to the farm critical

Wednesday, 4 November 2009, 2:19 pm | New Zealand Regional Fibre Group

The New Zealand Regional Fibre Group is backing the Government’s planned rural broadband initiative. However, the NZRFG, a collective of 17 lines and power companies, says more work is needed to ensure the plan reaches its potential. More >>

Fibre to Provide Multi-Billion Dollar Econ Boost

Wednesday, 21 October 2009, 4:56 pm | New Zealand Regional Fibre Group

Fibre to provide multi-billion dollar boost for economy New Zealand’s first globally competitive communications network is a step closer following today’s release of the Government’s ‘Invitation to Participate’ in its ultra-fast fibre broadband ... More >>

More fibre a boost for local economy

Tuesday, 13 October 2009, 10:55 am | New Zealand Regional Fibre Group

Counties Power is continuing its push towards greater use of ultra-fast fibre optic networks within Franklin, with locals set to reap the benefits. Ultimately, Counties Power CEO Neil Simmonds says he would like to deliver fibre to 95% of ratepayers ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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