IBM has confirmed it is building a large datacentre in Auckland, with the signing of a lease for an East Tamaki site to house the $80 million facility.
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A coalition of interest groups has formed to launch a site dedicated to providing information about the controversial Anti Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA).
Lance Atkinson, the New Zealander who was convicted in the Christchurch High Court last year of offences under the Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act 2007 and fined $100,000, is facing far greater financial penalties after being ordered to pay $US15.5 million (NZ$21 million) by US authorities for his part in the spamming network busted by New Zealand and US authorities last year.
Shadow minister for ICT Clare Curran says a licence fee attached to internet connections should be considered to break New Zealand's copyright law impasse.
New Zealand's largest telcos are set to go head to head in court Wednesday with Vodafone seeking an injunction to stop Telecom's new XT network interfering with its existing mobile network.
Telecom has delivered its submission on how the government can roll fibre to the homes of 75% of New Zealanders -- making a major play for the government's national fibre network rollout business.
The State Services Commission's Government use of ICT Survey 2008 shows Gen-i/Telecom as the leading outsourced ICT provider to government organisations.
The Commerce Commission is deferring a decision on whether to investigate and regulate prices for national mobile roaming.
Telecommunications Users' Association boss Ernie Newman says if proposals by Telecom and Vodafone to gradually reduce mobile termination charges are accepted, a moderate mobile user could face up to $1,300 in extra charges between now and 2014.
Auckland-based wi-fi service provider Tomizone has launched over 2,000 wi-fi hotspots in China, the company announced Wednesday.
TiVO, the digital video recorder company operated in the Australia and New Zealand region by Seven Network, is becoming an ISP and a provider of downloadable movies.
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Telecom is to roll out VDSL2 (Very high-speed digital subscriber line 2) broadband in the second quarter of this year.
Librarians have joined the chorus of opposition to controversial changes to New Zealand's copyright laws, writing to ICT minister Steven Joyce to express their concerns.
The quality of broadband services provided by smaller ISPs in New Zealand is flat or in decline, according to a new monitoring report (pdf) released by the Commerce Commission Tuesday.