OnNews Issue 6

Posted by on Dec 2, 2014 in OnNews

Welcome to OnNews Issue 6

The holiday decorations are out again! On behalf of the OnNetworks team we hope you have a happy, relaxing and safe holiday. We would like to notify you of some key dates coming up.

OnNetworks Offices will be closed between 12:00pm Friday 19th December 2014 re-opening 9:00am Monday 5th January 2015 

During this period we will be providing support, and data centre access for emergency call outs only.

  • For access to our data centre during this time please call 0508 246 833 (+64 4 474 8888) following the prompts for after hours service.
  • For all day to day support requests you can email service@on.net.nz and we will respond on our return.

Congratulations to Dunedin!

After a year of lobbying and endless hastags from around the nation, Dunedin (or Gigadin) has emerged as the winner of the Chorus Gigatown competition. As the winners Dunedin receives (the prize) $700,000 in community and development funding. Chorus also making a special 1 Gbps UFB service available at entry level prices to participating ISP’s.

.NZ Domain Update

The release of .nz has got off to a flying start. The Domain Name Commissioner has reported over 34,000 new .nz names being registered between 30th Sept and 31st October (dnc newsletter).

If you already have .co.nz or other .nz extension, you still have until 1pm 30th March 2015 to register, reserve or make your intentions known. Need help? Our team is available on 0508 2 GET ON (0508 243 866) or email sales@on.net.nz, you can also visit www.anyname.nz to learn more about the change.