DTS Connecting Free Wi-fi for Petone

DTS and Smartlinx 3 are proud to be providing a free WiFi Internet service along Jackson Street, Petone.  This WiFi service is made free for all users by ID Media and Hutt City Council, as well as a number of local sponsors. The free Wi-fi service is live as of the 9th September 2011, and …

How to make the most of your off peak data allowance

If you are a DTS client you will know that we offer twice the data of competing ISP’s by having on and off peak components. On peak typically runs from 8am – 5pm Monday to Friday and off peak is all other times, so on top of having free national traffic and free international uploads, …

DTS Making The Cloud More Accessible

Cloud computing has been a buzz word for years now, and it has also been is use by a huge number of companies for a long time. But with word that Microsoft Corp will develop and market cloud-computing products in China with a Chinese partner, it is clear that we are set to hear about …

Action on Copyright Infringement Muted

As we all know, the Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Amendment Act 2011 No 11 was passed a few months ago and has come into being. As an ISP that only caters to businesses we have a comparatively small amount of infringement notices come through to us due to the strict policies put in place by …

Result of UFB Decisions to Date? (relates to business focused services only)

To get a good idea of pricing, you can have a read of this document before trying to make sense of what I have written below. Existing open access infrastructure providers are feeling the pinch, particularly when it comes to their dark fibre products. Some providers of layer 2 services are having to have a …

The Cost of IPv4 Address Space Exhaustion

You may have seen this link doing the rounds this week http://nztelco.com/content/?p=303. It gives a great graphical illustration of how many IPv4 addresses each Telco in NZ has available, and given the fact APNIC has nothing left to give, that’s all they will ever have. DTS is in the list, we have approximately twenty thousand …

The Cost of IPv4 Address Space Exhaustion

You may have seen this link doing the rounds this week http://nztelco.com/content/?p=303. It gives a great graphical illustration of how many IPv4 addresses each Telco in NZ has available, and given the fact APNIC has nothing left to give, that’s all they will ever have. DTS is in the list, we have approximately twenty thousand …

Flat Rate Plans – Fast vs Cheap

Flat Rate Plan Considerations There is a certainly a lot of talk about the need for flat rate residential plans in NZ, similar to those in Australia at present. While the conversation often seems to ignore the far greater economies of scale enjoyed by Australian ISP’s and the cheaper national transit available to them, it …

Choosing the right circuit type for your business

Deciding on the right circuit type for your business We recently had a client on an unlicensed spectrum wireless connection experiencing issues with SIP based call quality, they had also had a couple of outages. It turned out that the outages were actually due to a rugby world cup banner having been placed on the …