Posts Tagged: DTS

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 …

The threats to telco IP voice revenue

Everyone in the IT industry understands (or should) that it is constantly evolving and traditional revenue models are therefore constantly at risk. In this post I look at IP voice, or VOIP, and look at how this segment is changing. As it stands today, a very significant portion of DTS’s revenue is derived from the …

Excited about the Chorus #Gignation service? I’m not.

With no additional profit to be made, network changes required, and no current demand driven case to be made for the service being required, I can’t imagine any ISP greeted the news of the new Gbps UFB service from Chorus with any real enthusiasm. For every ISP in NZ, this new service will increase demand …

CommComm and the NZ backhaul review

New Zealand’s Commerce Commission recently announced a study of telecommunications backhaul services, so I am going to throw the little insight I have into the mix. Two actions by Chorus have acted as catalysts to get us to this point: It announced plans to reduce the number of required UFB points of interconnect to 5, …

Unbundling UFB – NZ wholesale/retail changes post 2020

While there is very little detail as to the form it would take, Chorus is at this point looking to launch an unbundled UFB (GPON) offering from 2020. This is in line with the NZ Government’s recent statements that unbundling requirements will kick in after 2020 to promote innovation on the UFB network. Unbundling UFB …