Changes to DTS’ Core Network and Service Enhancements

Here at DTS we are constantly striving to make improvements to our core network that enables us to deliver agile and robust high-speed internet connectivity, as well as an extremely stable voice platform delivered at a great price that our customers can take advantage of. Given Gbps capable connectivity is now widely available from the …

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 …

Chorus pushing away business with security review

I had heard some rumblings in the industry in recent weeks about Chorus reviewing its financial security arrangements with retail service providers (RSP’s) and then coming to them asking for 2 x their monthly spend as security. Today our account manager asked us for just that. The official line is that they are doing this …

Groundwire Video Call App for Verse

Acrobits latest addition to the App Store is the first mobile SIP client capable of replacing your desktop phone, and the good news is it supports Verse.  Jam packed with all the features you’ve come to expect from SIP devices and desktop softphones, you may find yourself using it more often than your office and …

NZ IPv6 progress in 2011

Yesterday a report written by Donald Clark for the NZ IPv6 Task Force was released that sought to outline the status of v6 adoption in the state sector and the barriers that exist to prevent further uptake at the present time. I thought it would be interesting to look at what it represented in terms …

Residential Flat Rate Offer

DTS is a business focused ISP, and as such we have an unusual bandwidth usage pattern. When our clients go home for the day at 5pm, the percentage of our international bandwidth capacity being used drops to about 5% -10%, so we have a lot of resource available and no one using it. If possible, …

IPv6 deployment: is your network the biggest challenge?

Here is a little something I wrote last night after helping enable IPv6 at Altspace, a relatively new client of DTS’s…. Well, I’ve just gotten home and crawled into bed after enabling IPv6 at AltSpace.  According to @donaldsclark‘s tweet that I have just seen, we had finished cutover and conducted testing by 21:00, and it …