TUANZ - Latest News [Page 3]

TUANZ releases Issues Paper for Telco Review

Monday, 10 August 2015, 9:05 am | TUANZ

TUANZ (The Telecommunications Users Association of New Zealand) has today published on its website a paper which lists the issues it suggests should be covered in the upcoming review of the Telecommunications Act by the Ministry of Business, Innovation ... More >>

TUANZ submits response to proposed UFB and RBI extensions

Friday, 3 July 2015, 10:46 am | TUANZ

TUANZ has today submitted a response to the Government on the proposed UFB2, RBI2 and Mobile Blackspots programme. Over many years TUANZ has consistently stated that that the availability of good quality high speed connectivity in all parts of New ... More >>

Commerce Commission Draft Decision Dissapointing

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 9:47 am | TUANZ

The Commerce Commission latest draft decision on wholesale copper charges this morning has provided a mixed bag of results for users today. Users will see no benefit in their monthly bills from telecommunications service providers given that the price ... More >>

Importance of improved rural broadband

Wednesday, 10 June 2015, 3:11 pm | TUANZ

Today’s release at NZ National Field Days by TUANZ member, KPMG, of the Agribusiness Agenda 2015 highlights the importance of improving access in the rural sector to high speed broadband. The Agenda notes that since the last release in 2014 there ... More >>

TUANZ welcomes Government’s move to expedite fibre installs

Tuesday, 9 June 2015, 2:22 pm | TUANZ

Today’s release of a discussion document by the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment on options for improving land access for telecommunications is a welcome step from the Government towards expediting complex fibre installs according to the ... More >>

Rural Connectivity Symposium 2015 gets underway today

Thursday, 28 May 2015, 9:19 am | TUANZ

After months of planning TUANZ and RHAANZ are delighted to announce that the Rural Connectivity Symposium kicks off in Wellington today. More >>

Cable cut reminds us of the risk of isolation

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 7:17 pm | TUANZ

The news that the Southern Cross Cable suffered its second cut in three months is a timely reminder of our reliance on that network for international connectivity from New Zealand to the rest of the world. Telecommunications Users Association of ... More >>

TUANZ Digital Journey Tool

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 10:50 am | TUANZ

The Telecommunications Users Association of New Zealand (TUANZ) is today launching the TUANZ Digital Journey tool as its looks to help its members to take the leap into the digital future. The tool takes only 10 minutes to complete and enables businesses ... More >>

TUANZ takes Digital Journey to its members

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 10:32 am | TUANZ

Innovation Partnership research shows that businesses that make effective use of the Internet are 73% more productive than businesses not online. The New Zealand economy could add $34 billion if businesses made more effective use of the Internet. More >>

TUANZ and RHAANZ announce Rural Connectivity Symposium

Monday, 20 April 2015, 9:50 am | TUANZ

TUANZ and RHAANZ are pleased to formally announce that their jointly hosted Rural Connectivity Symposium will take place in Wellington at the James Cook Hotel on Thursday 28th May 2015. “The aim of the day is to gather representatives of rural users ... More >>

TUANZ welcomes mobile wallet innovation in NZ

Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 12:35 pm | TUANZ

The announcement this morning of SEMBLE, New Zealand’s own mobile wallet coming only 5 months after APPLE launched their proprietary solution in the USA has been welcomed by TUANZ. “The launch today of contactless payment using your smartphone ... More >>

TUANZ and RHAANZ welcome RBI2 announcements

Monday, 16 March 2015, 1:21 pm | TUANZ

The announcements on the 12th March by the Hon Amy Adams, Minister for Communications in regards to the RBI2 and Mobile Blackspots programmes have been welcomed by the Telecommunications Users Association of New Zealand and the Rural Health Alliance ... More >>

Sparks offer a good sign of the future

Tuesday, 20 January 2015, 2:09 pm | TUANZ

TUANZ welcomes the announcement today by SPARK that they will offer to their over 600,000 broadband customers a free 12 months subscription to the video streaming service LIGHTBOX. More >>

TUANZ welcomes further clarification by Commerce Commission

Friday, 19 December 2014, 11:45 am | TUANZ

The Commerce Commission's release today of a process paper and their emerging view on backdating around the current FPP process is a welcome clarification. While the pushing out of the final decision date to September 2015, is not necessarily the ... More >>

Uncertainty for broadband users disappointing

Tuesday, 2 December 2014, 12:18 pm | TUANZ

The Commerce Commission draft decision on wholesale copper charges this morning has introduced new uncertainty for users of broadband services by proposing a $4 increase from their interim decision. Users have already seen the benefit of lower prices ... More >>

TUANZ to Seek Inquiries over Chorus Share Price Movements

Monday, 16 December 2013, 4:58 pm | TUANZ

The Telecommunications Users Association of New Zealand (TUANZ) will write tomorrow to the New Zealand Stock Exchange (NZX), the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) and the State Services Commission (SSC) asking them to investigate unusual movements ... More >>

Minister wants to have her cake and eat it too

Thursday, 22 August 2013, 9:31 am | TUANZ

TUANZ (the Telecommunication Users Association of New Zealand) warns users that the government’s Telecommunications Review discussion document allows Chorus to pocket price its copper broadband services in areas where it isn’t building the Ultra ... More >>

Government's telco intervention "unprecedented" says TUANZ

Wednesday, 7 August 2013, 11:11 am | TUANZ

Today's announcement by the government effectively puts the needs of Chorus's shareholders ahead of those of every day New Zealanders, says the chief executive of the Telecommunication Users Association of New Zealand, Paul Brislen. More >>

Blog Post: Interception

Thursday, 18 April 2013, 11:32 am | TUANZ

The government is going to update the Telecommunications Interception Act which came into effect in 2004. More >>

Vodafone Turns it Around

Monday, 7 November 2011, 3:24 pm | TUANZ

Orcon has also moved up the rankings, taking second place from Telecom. Although TelstraClear's cable service remains in the lead for the third month in a row, TelstraClear's DSL service (available throughout the country) has entered the fray for the first ... More >>