Pacific Fibre news stories
Govt has fingers in its ears on international fibre connections
Labour challenges Government to open its ears to the concerns NZ’s business community has regarding internet capacity and the need for a second fibre cable.
Dotcom to 'reboot' Pacific Fibre plan
Megaupload founder's new site could reconnect New Zealand to the U.S. through an undersea fibre cable.
NZ needs new Fibre Optic cable says Orcon CEO
Orcon CEO Scott Bartlett addresses the country over the Pacific Fibre cancellation project, calling for a second submarine cable to keep New Zealand competitive.
Does Pacific Fibre still have a business case?
Five days since the closure of Pacific Fibre, industry figures remain confident a communications cable between New Zealand, Australia and America can still happen.
Will the government sell Kordia?
Rumours suggesting the State-Owned Enterprise is for sale gathers pace despite SOE Minister denial.
Second fibre connection to the world cancelled
The company behind New Zealand's proposed second Fibre Optic connection to the rest of the world has pulled the plug.
Labour questions UFB prospects after Pacific Fibre closure
The Labour party has questioned the likelihood of ultrafast broadband delivering new services and opportunities to New Zealand in the near future following news of Pacific Fibre’s shutdown.
App of the week: Xero
Take the pain out of admin with Xero and keep on top of your accounts while on the move.
Pacific Fibre names ‘ribbon cutting’ date
Addition of fifth foundation customer allows cable builders to schedule an official launch.
Huawei fiasco: winners and losers
The casualty count mounts as the scandal over potential cyber espionage drags on.
Pacific Fibre's sunken treasure
Does the challenger cable company have a technology trump card up its sleeve?
Kordia unplugs from the Cable wars
Southern Cross Cable Network, the company New Zealanders rely on for communications with the rest of the world have announced significant wholesale price drops and an increase in capacity.
Fibre Watch: Kordia unplugs from the Cable wars
Despite christening the project, and continuing to support it, Government-owned telco Kordia is distancing itself from a planned new trans-Tasman fibre cable project.
Fibre Watch: Meet the cable guys
Surprise new plans for another trans-Tasman cable have added more spark to the local submarine fibre scene.
Vodafone signs with Pacific Fibre
"Foundation customers such as Vodafone and REANNZ have championed the cause of ensuring international bandwidth competition."
Second customer for Pacific Fibre
Australia's second-largest DSL broadband supplier signs up for capacity on new cable.
1 billion phone & tablet chips shipped
ARM second-quarter results show how far market for mobile devices has come.
Pacific Fibre chooses cable builder
A contractor has finally been chosen for $400 million trans-Pacific cable.
Pacific Fibre achieves first funding step
Deal contributes $91 million towards second international internet link.
Humphrey to leave Pacific Fibre
Founder John Humphrey will leave his post as CTO at Pacific Fibre.
Sam Morgan talks fibre to the door with Holmes
Trade Me founder Sam Morgan talks about fibre to the door with Paul Holmes
Pacific Fibre releases Invitation to Tender
"We remain firmly on track to finance and deliver the system in 2013," says Pacific Fibre CEO Mark Rushworth.
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