Demise of regulatory holiday a win all round

Press Release – InternetNZ

InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc) has welcomed this morning’s announcement by the Minister of Communications and IT Steven Joyce that the proposed regulatory holiday for ultra-fast broadband will be replaced. Read more »

Joyce gives up on UFB regulatory holiday

Article – BusinessDesk

May 18 (BusinessDesk) – Communications Minister Steven Joyce has abandoned plans for a decade-long regulatory holiday for fibre companies in the government’s ultra-fast broadband rollout while keeping intact a restriction on unbundling. Read more »

So when’s the broadband decision Mr Joyce?

Column – New Zealand Labour Party

Now that Steven Joyce has his anti-competitive, price rising, monopoly-creating broadband Bill heading back to Parliament, a decision was widely tipped to be imminent on who was going to win the lucrative $1.35 billion contract to deliver the new network. Read more »

Regulatory forbearance to be replaced

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Regulatory forbearance on wholesale prices for the ultra-fast broadband network will be replaced with contractual mechanisms that would apply if the Commerce Commission regulates prices lower than those contracted, Communications and Information Technology … Read more »

Second Virtual Marriage for Online Diamond Jeweller

Press Release – Polished Diamonds

With the launch of a new website Dan Joines celebrates the marriage between the craft of jewellery-making with ground-breaking CAD (computer aided design) technology. This means that anyone, anywhere in the world, can buy their truly perfect piece … Read more »

Ultra Fast Broadband a Booster for ICT Employment

Press Release – absoluteIT

Nearly two thirds of New Zealand ICT employers see the Government’s proposed ultra fast broadband as having a positive impact on employment opportunities in the sector, according to a new survey. Read more »

Digital Signatures Accelerate Mass Online Signing

Press Release – Secured Signing

Secured Signing Online Digital Signatures Service Releases a New Broadcasting Feature for Instant Delivery of Signing Invitations to List of Invitees with Just the Click of a Mouse Read more »

New Zealand Public Sees the Internet as Being Vulnerable

Press Release – Unisys

Kiwis regard the Internet as being more vulnerable to malicious or terrorist attacks in New Zealand, than airports and airplanes, public gatherings, freight, public transport or key physical infrastructure, according to new research released by Unisys. Read more »

Improved Touch Screen Flexibility, Accuracy, Cost

Press Release – Hanvon

Hanvon, a leading global eReader and touch technology manufacturer, today unveiled the Hanvon ERT Touch Technology, a revolutionary new method of enabling touch-based interfaces, at the Society for Information Display (SID)’s 49th International Symposium, … Read more »