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December 2022

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.”

October 2022

TCF supports improving product disclosure for telecommunications consumers

12 Oct 2022

The Telecommunications Forum (TCF) welcomes the Commerce Commission’s emerging views paper on improving retail service quality of product disclosure for mobile and broadband services.

I’d like to speak to the manager, please

5 Oct 2022

The Commerce Commission has said it will begin requiring telcos to disclose whether they belong to the Telecommunications Dispute Resolution Service or not. I think this is a really good idea and commend the Commission for it.

September 2022

The Digital Strategy for Aotearoa

22 Sep 2022

Last week the long-awaited Digital Strategy for Aotearoa was launched at the Digital Boost birthday party. Long awaited in the sense that we haven’t had a digital economy strategy since National’s Building a Digital Nation, launched in 2016.

5 Things To Know About Copper Withdrawal

15 Sep 2022

In this blog we are going to share five things to know when it comes to the copper service network in New Zealand. The way we connect our landline and broadband services is changing, as our needs and requirements grow. For some of us that means learning far more about our phone systems than we’d ever expected to.

August 2022

Change: The only constant

16 Aug 2022

Change can be very difficult to handle for some, doubly so if you’re not really invested in the new way of doing things. We see this all the time with locals opposed to development in their suburb, or even nations closing their doors to international investment or connections. The fear of something new is so much, that they just say no.

July 2022

Digital inclusion for all – why #NetsafetyWeek2022 is so important

26 Jul 2022

One of the big issues to face the telco sector that bubbled up during COVID lockdowns is the question of digital equity. In a world where telecommunication is as vital a utility as water or electricity, how do we make sure everyone can get online to access the services they need?

June 2022

Kiwis benefiting from better broadband

10 Jun 2022

The latest Measuring Broadband New Zealand report from the Commerce Commission will help Kiwis make informed buying decisions about the broadband they want.

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