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Telecom NZ signs wholesale fibre deal for Whangarei

New Zealand's Ultra-Fast Broadband project continues apace

Telecom New Zealand has signed a wholesale services agreement with Northpower Fibre, which is responsible for delivering a fibre broadband network in the country’s northernmost city of Whangarei, as part of the national Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) initiative.

Crown Fibre CEO, “FTTH will enable New Zealand to compete in a global marketplace”

Graham Mitchell is CEO of Crown Fibre Holdings, New Zealand

Graham Mitchell is CEO of Crown Fibre Holdings, a group tasked with bringing ultra-fast broadband to New Zealand. He is speaking on Day Two of the Broadband ip&TV Asia 2012 conference taking place on the 15th-16th May 2012, KL Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He tells Telecoms.com how New Zealand’s ambitious initiative of rolling out fibre could help others learn from its experience.

Huawei wins Kiwi fibre contract

The deal will bring fibre to Christchurch

Chinese vendor Huawei has been awarded a contract to supply fibre equipment for the Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) network being built in the city of Christchurch, New Zealand

Ericsson wins role in New Zealand’s Ultra-Fast Broadband project

Ericsson has become the latest vendor to win a slice of New Zealand's UFB initiative

Ericsson has been selected to supply Gigabit Passive Optical Networking (GPON) technology for the Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) networks being built in New Zealand. The Swedish vendor will deliver kit to the Northpower Fibre Network in Whangarei in the far north of the North Island, which will be one of the first networks developed under the government’s UFB initiative.

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