CallPlus CEO Mark Callander: upfront investment needed for retail ISPs to offer Chorus' one gig service - and he's not keen to do that across all his company's brands

Dunedin wins Gigatown, but largest ISPs not onboard

Thu 27 Nov 14 3

Will paying around $100 a month for superfast UFB fibre — more than most Dunedinites pay today — feel like much of a win? | Spark, Vodafone conspicuous by their absence.

InternetNZ CEO Jordan Carter

InternetNZ puts up another $100,000 for Christchurch projects

Fri 21 Nov 14

InternetNZ is throwing another $100,000 into the pot to support Internet projects that will benefit the Canterbury region.

Netflix director of corporate communications and technology Cliff Edwards: "Our vision is to be a global television station so what you see in one territory will be the same as another"

Netflix man confirms NZ service will be crummier than the US

Thu 20 Nov 14 6

But he also outlines an ambition to be in 10% of Kiwi homes.

Netflix NZ could have slimmer content than its US parent, due to Sky TV's lock on local rights. That could lead to Netflix trying to foster its NZ operation by becoming more aggressive in geoblocking Kiwis trying to access its Goldilocks US service

Netflix confirms NZ launch

Wed 19 Nov 14 6

Perversely, a Netflix local launch could actually help Quickflix, Spark's Lightbox and Sky TV's Neon — and not for the reason you might think.