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InternetNZ welcomes Commerce Commission UBS Determination

20 Dec 2005

"An excellent result for New Zealand, which should lead to a better national roll-out of faster, cheaper broadband. We warmly congratulate the Commission on this decision,” is Colin Jackson’s response to today’s Determination by the Commerce Commission on TelstraClear’s application to access the Unbundled Bitstream Service.

InternetNZ welcomes anti-spam bill first reading

15 Dec 2005

InternetNZ (The Internet Society of New Zealand Inc) is delighted that Parliament has voted almost unanimously in favour of the Government's anti-spam legislation at its first reading.

InternetNZ welcomes Online Security Day 2005

29 Nov 2005

"A welcome initiative which should remind people of their responsibilities when using their computers," is the comment of Keith Davidson (Executive Director of InternetNZ) in supporting the inaugural New Zealand Online Security Day, being held tomorrow, Wednesday 30 November 2005.

InternetNZ cautiously welcomes WSIS outcome

17 Nov 2005

“In the end, this is an outcome which New Zealand Internet users should be comfortable with - but the devil is in the detail,” said InternetNZ president Colin Jackson today, responding to news of a deal agreed by governments at the World Summit on the Information Society, currently being held in Tunisia.

InternetNZ calls for sense and perspective in UBS debate

02 Nov 2005

“The latest comments by some industry groups on the broadband market are deeply disappointing, because they pay scant attention to the facts involved,” said InternetNZ President Colin Jackson today.

InternetNZ welcomes Cunliffe reappointment

19 Oct 2005

“A good outcome for the Internet in New Zealand,” is the comment of InternetNZ President Colin Jackson, in response to the news that Hon David Cunliffe (Labour – New Lynn) has been reappointed to the Communications and Information Technology portfolios in the new Labour-led Government.

InternetNZ welcomes Bitstream Application Statement

14 Oct 2005

“This is very good news for NZ Internet users,” is the response of Keith Davidson, Executive Director of InternetNZ, on the publication by the Commerce Commission of the latest statement in the TelstraClear Bitstream Application process.

.nz registrations hit 200K

27 Sep 2005

Internet NZ announced today that the number of domain names listed on the .nz Register had just reached 200,000.

InternetNZ questions Telecom's retail tactics

21 Sep 2005

InternetNZ (The Internet Society of New Zealand) is concerned at the competitive implications in media reports this week of Telecom's broadband pricing tactics.

OECD broadband figures a disappointment for New Zealand

21 Sep 2005

"The latest broadband uptake figures released by the OECD show that New Zealand is still lagging behind – and that is disappointing," said InternetNZ President Colin Jackson today, responding to the OECD’s publication of international comparative statistics in this area.