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July 2023

TCF July Newsletter

13 Jul 2023

The new look TDRS went live July 1st with new board and constitution. We've been reviewing existing and future resilience planning in the wake of- this years extreme weather events and with a 66% increase in reported scam activity in Q1 this year we take a dive into the rapidly spiralling world of SMS scams.

Oh, Canada - disparities in our telecommunication environments

6 Jul 2023

Canada and New Zealand are not dissimilar and we’re often referred to in the same way – smaller neighbour to larger countries – but our telecommunications environments have diverged significantly over the past decade or so.

June 2023

TDR appoints new chair

28 Jun 2023

New Zealand Telecommunications Forum PRESS RELEASE - 28 JUNE 2023 TDR appoints new chair

May 2023

First world problem – when your landlord won’t say yes to fibre

9 May 2023

2021 updates to the Tenancies Act were designed to give renters more rights around UFB access - so why are some landlords still dragging the chain when it comes to providing their tenants with modern life essentials like the internet?

March 2023

Battening down the hatches: the telco sector’s response to Cyclone Gabrielle

7 Mar 2023

When NEMA called to say the incoming cyclone would be the biggest in a century it was hard to judge just what that would mean in practice. February saw the industry swing into full crisis mode with damage and destruction on an unprecedented scale.

February 2023

Q&A - Technologies in extreme weather events

19 Feb 2023

Q&A - Technologies in extreme weather events Commonly asked questions about technologies in extreme weather events

December 2022

Don't let mobile phone scams ruin your Christmas

13 Dec 2022

Christmas is a time of celebration, but scammers also have plenty of opportunities to cash in on the festive season. If you’re in the market for a phone or mobile device it pays to double check its pedigree before parting with your cash.

A New Structure for the Telecommunications Dispute Resolution Service

1 Dec 2022

The Telecommunications Dispute Resolution (TDR) service has undergone a year of change with a new structure launching early next year.

November 2022

UFB Mission accomplished

18 Nov 2022

When the Ultra Fast Broadband project was first introduced by Steven Joyce after the 2008 election, my home internet was delivered by a Nokia M1122 modem and ran at a blistering 6Mbit/s download speed.

Staying one step ahead of the scammers

15 Nov 2022

“Hi mum, I dropped my phone and it's completely smashed... this is my new number.”

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