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2degrees And Orcon Group To Merge

Friday, 31 December 2021, 8:14 pm | Orcon

Joint media statement 31 December 2021 Challenger telcos 2degrees and Orcon Group (Orcon) today announced plans to merge, forming New Zealand’s third-largest integrated telecommunications company. The merger creates an even stronger challenger in the ... More >>

Say hello to NZ’s fastest broadband technology

Thursday, 19 December 2019, 11:57 am | Orcon

Gigabit fibre not fast enough? No problem, says Orcon, as it becomes the first internet service provider to belt Ultrafast Fibre Broadband speeds into a whole new era. More >>

Soweto Gospel Choir announces Freedom NZ Tour

Thursday, 7 November 2019, 9:29 am | Orcon

The Soweto Gospel Choir are bringing their Freedom tour to New Zealand in 2020 in honor of the father of their rainbow nation, Nelson Mandela , and South Africa’s struggle for freedom. Following their most recent Grammy Award for Freedom (Best ... More >>

Orcon Modems "A Work of Art"

Monday, 1 August 2016, 12:27 pm | Orcon

Top NZ artists come together to design 2,500 limited edition modems Orcon hopes to banish the boring modem – at least for a limited time – by commissioning five New Zealand artists to turn the modem into a work of art. Otis Frizzell, Flox, Anna ... More >>

Gigatown residents to receive premium service

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 1:56 pm | Orcon

Orcon today announced its residential and business Gigatown launch plans. The residential launch offer includes personal account managed installation support as well as a free Roku 3 TV streaming player so Gigatown residents can make the most out of their ... More >>

Orcon unlocks the internet with launch of Global Mode

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 1:32 pm | Orcon

Survey results suggest broadcast TV is dying, with an overwhelming preference to stream online content. Orcon responds with Global Mode and low cost 100Mb/s UFB plans More >>

Survey reveals Kiwi demand for fast broadband and more data

Wednesday, 8 January 2014, 3:39 pm | Orcon

More than forty per cent of Kiwis are looking to upgrade to a faster broadband technology such as UFB or VDSL, a new survey reveals. More >>

Digital voyeurs look no further than Awesome

Thursday, 14 November 2013, 2:46 pm | Orcon

Orcon once again proves it’s closer to the online action than a Google algorithm with the launch of ‘Awesome’ - an online dashboard that aggregates top trending hits, hot off the web for your daily source of internet fun, fact and fiction. More >>

Orcon to pass on full copper price reduction to customers

Tuesday, 5 November 2013, 2:41 pm | Orcon

Orcon CEO Greg McAlister today reiterated the company’s commitment to lower broadband prices and promises to pass on any copper savings directly to consumers. More >>

Orcon and Kim Dotcom launch campaign to get rid of data caps

Thursday, 3 October 2013, 9:33 am | Orcon

Kim Dotcom and New Zealand ISP Orcon have joined forces to smash New Zealand’s restrictive data caps and fight the plight of third world Internet in New Zealand. More >>

Paint, Paper, Timber and a Bit of ‘Rock ‘n Roll’

Monday, 30 September 2013, 7:13 pm | Orcon

A Wellington based artist and designer, an Auckland architect a North Shore artist and a top New Zealand post graduate designer are finalists in a unique art competition to be showcased at the Waikato Home and Garden Show which opens on Thursday. More >>

Italian Masters at Waikato Home & Garden Show

Friday, 27 September 2013, 9:50 am | Orcon

Award winning chef and restaurateur Tito Cucciniello returns from his family home in Milan next week to prepare for a guest appearance at the Waikato Home and Garden Show. More >>

Orcon chooses Hawaiki for trans-Pacific cable capacity

Wednesday, 11 September 2013, 1:21 pm | Orcon

New Zealand ISP Orcon has signed a letter of intent with submarine cable group Hawaiki Cable Limited, confirming its intention to acquire international bandwidth on the New Zealand/Australia-US segments of the Hawaiki submarine cable system. More >>