Sky TV broadband trial starts strong

Sky chief customer officer Chaz Savage said feedback from the trial, which began on 4 December, proved it was on the right track.

"It's exciting to see our project take shape as we roll out customer trials with the support of a great partner like Vocus. We've been working together to develop and provide a solution which means New Zealanders can access all the entertainment they want at speeds and service levels they need, and we're looking forward to creating more value for our customers through Sky Broadband."

The farmer who built her own broadband

Her DIY solution to a neighbour's internet connectivity problems in 2009 has evolved into B4RN, an internet service provider offering fast one gigabit per second broadband speeds to the parishes which nestle in the picturesque Lune Valley.

That is 35 times faster than the 28.9 Mbps average UK speed internet connection according to Ofcom.

It all began when the trees which separated Chris's neighbouring farm from its nearest wireless mast - their only connection to the internet, provided by Lancaster University - grew too tall.


Digicel transforms the delivery of broadband in Vanuatu

Digicel’s new internet plans are creating a significant buzz amongst internet providers in Vanuatu.

Digicel now connects residential areas with speeds up to 1.5Mbps and for only 7,500VT, customers get 15GB of internet to use throughout the day plus unlimited internet between 7pm and 7am. 

Price is no longer a barrier to access fast internet at home as Digicel offers affordable prices targeting occasional and heavy internet users.