What’s going on with net neutrality?

You may have been hearing a bit about net neutrality in the news lately and be wondering what it is, what it means for you, and what DTS thinks about it. Putting it really simply, the principle of net neutrality forbids ISPs from speeding up, slowing down, charging more for, or blocking access to any …

Merry Christmas from DTS

Hi all, As Christmas is fast approaching and with many of you about to put your feet up for a well-deserved break over the festive period, I wanted to take this opportunity to firstly pass on a sincere thank you to all of our clients, partners and suppliers for your wonderful support for DTS throughout …

DTS Brownout Period

Dear Customer We would like to inform you that the brownout period for DTS this year is 08:00 am 18th December 2017 to 08:00 am 8th January 2018, although we can still process basic provisioning requests during this period. DTS will also have some staff working through the Xmas/New Years period should you require any …

Ransomware: you’re probably okay

Though longer than my usual posts, this is just a quick overview of the ransomware situation as it currently stands in our neck of the woods. The good news is customers probably have nothing to worry about but you should take steps to make sure that remains the case. Only you can make certain — Steve …

Thank you. You’re in good hands with DTS

  As DTS Managing Director I strive to be ever mindful that without our customers we wouldn’t be here and there’d be no point in what we do. DTS is going from strength to strength in terms of growth and turnover with March and May this year being our best months ever. So I’d like …

Job title madness

Has anyone else come across job title madness lately? It seems we stumble across new, bizarre and bewildering names or acronyms for what people do every day. But what do they all mean and are they all as important as they sound? Okay, I’m a managing director and that makes sense. I manage DTS and …

DTS joins Megaport Fabric

“Megaport’s fabric allows DTS to cost effectively utilise our universal tier 1 access to NZ ultra-fast broadband (UFB) services by opening up access to Australian wholesale demand. Not only that, Megaport extends the reach of our network, they help us cost effectively connect to our Australian wholesale clients plus the elastic nature of the service …

GIGABIT PER SECOND CONNECTIONS?

What speeds can you really expect with your new 1Gbps circuit? Late last year ISPANZ published a paper briefly outlining their position and what performance you are likely to receive. Please have a look at it, I think they’re right.  — Steve Ritchie. INTERNER SERVICE PROVIDERS ASSOCIATION OF NEW ZEALAND PP 002 Issue 1.0 November …

Chorus still pushing away business

About this time last year we wrote a blog piece about Chorus reviewing its financial security arrangements with retail service providers (RSPs) like DTS, and asking RSPs to pay twice their monthly spend with Chorus as a security. A year on, Chorus is still making this demand. Frankly, it’s ridiculous, and here’s why. It’s hard …

DTS company update

DTS customers and other readers may be aware that our CEO Brendan Ritchie resigned in late November 2016 and has moved on to pursue other interests. As a result, Steve Ritchie and Colin South will be returning to the company full-time and will resume their original roles; Steve as Managing Director and Colin as Technical …