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Fibre
TeamTalk sets sights on CityLink fibre optic upgrade
TeamTalk has big plans to put its latest $8.7 million capital raise to work, starting with an upgrade of CityLink’s Wellington fibre optic network.
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Wireless
CityLink turns 20 years old
It might have recently turned 20 years old, but if you mention the name CityLink in Auckland, people immediately think ‘bus company’.
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Fibre
CityLink upgrades Auckland offerings; Wellington upgrade underway
CItyLink has upgraded its Auckland ethernet services, providing greater access to gigabit speeds, with a Wellington upgrade now underway.
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N4L
NZIX provides Kiwi schools with faster, better internet
The New Zealand Internet Exchange (NZIX) has welcomed New Zealand Schools as a ‘significant’ new member.
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Citylink
Rugby and Wi-Fi: The perfect combination?
Fancy dress and alcohol sales weren’t the only things to get a boost thanks to the Rugby Sevens last weekend, with Wi-Fi provider CityLink reporting record Wi-Fi traffic in Wellington.
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EA
The road to survival for small NZ fibre providers
Chorus are steadily rolling out UFB fibre across New Zealand, and as they do, they are encroaching on areas where a number of smaller regional providers hold a substantial market share.
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Gigatown
CityLink to establish Peering Exchange in Dunedin
Wellington-based CityLink is set to establish a 'Peering Exchange' in Dunedin, which another benefit for the city’s tech sector following the Gigatown initiative.
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Fibre
Faster internet and cost savings with Auckland Peering Exchange
When a CDN connects to a Peering Exchange, all the ISPs and other clients in the Peering Exchange can exchange traffic directly with the CDN, resulting in substantial savings on transit costs for both the Peering Exchange participants and the CDN.
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SDN & NFV
Separating SDN hype from reality: A user's view
CityLink was one of the early movers in software-defined networking. Jamie Baddeley outlines their SDN experience - as a customer of technology - and the lessons they learned along the way.
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REANNZ
Wellington welcomes ‘offsite campus’ to CBD
"By extending the eduroam footprint beyond institutional boundaries, we’re turning Wellington’s CBD into an offsite campus for the global knowledge community."
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CFO
TeamTalk cuts annual earnings guidance
TeamTalk, the owner of the CityLink fibre-optic broadband service, cut earnings guidance for a second time and is reviewing its management structure to try to bed in its Farmside Group acquisition.
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Wellington
CityLink changes capital’s connectivity
Newly named CityFi, the premium network aims to become ‘less clunky’ and more convenient allowing customers to easily log on without usernames or passwords.