Posts By: DTS

Connectivity disruptions – Christchurch Region

Update: 3pm NZT We have received the below update from Enable, sorry for the scarce detail and no ETA, seems this is a fairly big issue… Enable has experienced a major network outage impacting a significant number of customers across parts of Christchurch, and in Rangiora, Kaiapoi and Woodend. The outage is a result of …

Australia: Good to be an ISP/bad to be an end user

At the APRICOT conference this week it has been interesting to meet so many people that operate outside of Australia or NZ that have assumed Australia would provide better internet options for end users than NZ. This assumption is completely wrong and Australia will be hard pressed to catch up to NZ within the next …

Direct release notes – 18/02/2016

Hi all, the first release of 2016 for our user portal “Direct” has been applied, so here is a bit of a rundown on the new features. We are continuing to focus on adding functionality and visibility for our end users, and this week we have specifically focused on our channel partners. Verse IP Telephony …

Degradation of Trans-Tasman Connectivity – 21st Jan 2016

Please be advised that one of our Trans-Tasman paths between Auckland and Sydney is experiencing a degradation of service. There may be increased / high latency some of DTS customer services. We are working with the our upstream provider to have this resolved as quickly as possible.

Reckon awards DTS trans-Tasman network management contract

DTS to provide management of Reckon’s network infrastructure across New Zealand and Australia. Sydney, Australia 11th January, 2016 Reckon Limited (ASX: RKN) have appointed DTS to manage their network across New Zealand and Australia in a new two year deal. The agreement encompasses all network routing and security devices and includes several migration and network …

DTS extends scope of services to include network management and professional services

Network management is a complex job. We are making it easier and less costly for our clients. Connecting offices, configuring routers, managing firewall policies, coordinating managed switches, planning capacity requirements. These tasks gets more complicated as businesses grow. DTS has been providing managed WANs to corporate and enterprise customers for years, now we are extending …

When to price match

As Bill Bennett recently stated in an article on the NZ Telco Levy, the telco game is not one with high margins. Prices have dropped massively in the last few years, and they seem to be falling further despite regulated costs. So, in a market full of increasingly desperate players seeking to gain market share …

2015 Wrap

After a year that is a blur of travel, time in the office, too many spreadsheets, wins, losses, and market changes, it is time for my last post for 2015. So, what’s happened this year? The market Big companies bought other companies, and a few merged. In general, the market continued to consolidate, with Vocus …

South Pacific undersea cable market heating up

We had some big news this week as we learned of a third undersea cable, the Moana, which will be built by Alcatel-Lucent and will connect NZ to Hawaii. With a fair bit happening in this space, I thought it would be a good idea to provide a brief overview of the current plays and …

Chorus EUBA/VDSL services down in Wellington region

Please be advised that there appears to be a fault relating to Chorus EUBA (ADSL) and standard VDSL connections in the Wellington region. Investigations are currently under way, but no ETR has been provided at this stage. All other services are currently unaffected. Update – 6:52pm NZT – All services have since been restored. If …