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May 2020

Independent tests show NZ’s broadband performed well during COVID-19 lockdown

21 May 2020

The Commerce Commission’s latest Measuring Broadband New Zealand report shows that on average, copper and fibre broadband connections experienced no significant decrease in download speeds during lockdown, despite unprecedented demand on broadband networks.

Commerce Commission is seeking feedback on draft copper withdrawal code

20 May 2020

The Commerce Commission is seeking feedback on its draft ‘copper withdrawal code’.

Mobile operators warn arson attempts on cell sites may impact phone and internet connectivity

15 May 2020

Following a spate of suspected arson attempts around New Zealand, including a concentration of attacks in South Auckland, the New Zealand Telecommunications Forum (TCF) supports the country’s three mobile operators Vodafone, Spark and 2degrees in urging community members to report any suspicious activity near cell sites.

Contractors reminded of necessity to ‘look before they dig’

7 May 2020

The New Zealand Telecommunications Forum (TCF) is reminding companies undertaking civil works to be extremely careful where they dig.

April 2020

More telco services permitted under Covid-19 Alert Level 3

26 Apr 2020

The New Zealand Telecommunications Forum (TCF) is pleased that installations and infrastructure builds will be able to recommence when the country moves into Covid-19 Alert Level 3 from 11:59pm on Monday 27 April.

Telco industry condemns wilful damage to mobile network

9 Apr 2020

The New Zealand Telecommunications Forum (TCF) strongly condemns wilful damage to New Zealand’s mobile networks, which is causing disruption when the industry is responding to increased demand for phone and internet services during the Alert Level 4 Covid-19 lockdown.

New Zealand telco industry welcomes schools support package

8 Apr 2020

The New Zealand Telecommunications Forum (TCF) welcomes the student support package, announced by the Minister of Education Chris Hipkins today.

Telco industry advises New Zealanders to take care with DIY during Covid-19 lockdown

3 Apr 2020

The New Zealand Telecommunications Forum (TCF) is reminding New Zealanders looking to get into the garden, or tackle outdoor home maintenance chores, to be careful where they dig.

How to ensure you have the best connection during the Covid-19 lockdown

2 Apr 2020

Telecommunications is essential infrastructure at any time, but it is especially top of mind during the current Covid-19 lockdown. Many New Zealanders will be asking themselves if they have the best connection for their needs during this time.

March 2020

How the telco industry is supporting Kiwis during the COVID-19 lockdown

31 Mar 2020

The New Zealand telecommunications industry has a range of initiatives in place to support New Zealanders during the COVID-19 lockdown.

Last Modified On Thursday, 26 October 2017