Trans-Tasman WAN Case Study #2

DTS has recently been awarded the contract to provide a large, publicly listed, Australian based company with a trans-Tasman WAN over which they will run a number of business critical services. With Eintelligo Networks, the Australian based networking specialists, providing the CPE and overarching design specifications, DTS has been tasked with providing the layer 2 …

The Challenges of UFB Installations

I recently had the dubious pleasure of attending a Fibre to the Home Installation workshop hosted in Auckland by Crown Fibre.  I say dubious, because as DTS does not really provide mass market connectivity, the value of a session on home installs might seem a little suspect.  However, with a home environment not that much …

Our Upper Hutt Data Centre Is Now Open

We are very pleased to announce that our new Data centre is now open! Located on level 4 of CBD Towers in Main Street Upper Hutt, our facility has already attracted clients such as Hutt City Council, Upper Hutt City Council, Resolve Technology, BDO and others. For pictures of the build and final product, you …

A Test Case – Comparing TelstraClear Cable With DTS’s VDSL

This week we have a guest post from Tim Philips, director of RND Limited and co-founder of Iserve. For over 10 years I had been a TelstraClear customer on their InHome network and up until about 5 months ago I was on their 15 mb p/s down 2 mb p/s up cable modem service. On …

Introducing Dataview

Introducing Dataview and Free Data Rollover DTS is very excited to bring you news on a new portal we have been working on quietly behind the scenes for a number of months now.         Dataview is our new client portal that replaces NTMS as your source of information on traffic usage levels. But …

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, …

DTS Wins 2011 ANZIA IPv6 Award

The 2011 Australian and New Zealand Internet Award (ANZIA) winners were announced at a ceremony in Melbourne on Monday, with DTS the only New Zealand winner. Several New Zealand companies received Highly Commended awards, but  DTS was the only winner, taking out the IPv6 category. The IPv6 category was about recognising initiatives that facilitate or …