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* February 14: Prime Minister's speech in Parliament says that NZ broadband uptake is not good enough, and announces review of the regulatory environment.
** Telecom's response to mounting political pressure is to announce new plans with 3.5Mbps down to be introduced in April, and make the new plans available to business customers as well [TCNZ media release 1|http://www.telecom-media.co.nz/releases_detail.asp?id=3280&page=1&pagesize=10],[release 2|http://www.telecom-media.co.nz/releases_detail.asp?id=3282&page=index]
-* April 21: [Orcon Internet acquires WISE Net|http://www.orcon.net.nz/
+* April 21: [Orcon Internet acquires WISE Net|http://www.orcon.net.nz/ / / / /]
* May 3: Information about [unbundling the local loop|http://www.beehive.govt.nz/ViewDocument.aspx?DocumentID=25636] was announced early, after the information was leaked to Telecom.
* 20 Jul [iiNet announces sale of iHug|http://www.iinet.com.au/about/investor/20060720_ihug_announcement.pdf]
* 24 Jul [Woosh Wireless purchases Quicksilver Internet|http://www.woosh.com/ContentClient/WhyWoosh/WhyWooshNewsDetail.aspx?SubItemID=3072]
* 31 Aug: Advanced Networks (REANNZ/KAREN) officially lauched.
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* 21 Jan: [TelstraClear announces intention to offer 25mbit/s cable connections|http://stuff.co.nz/4364614a28.html]
* 23 Jan: [Vodafone announces end of iHug brand|http://www.nzherald.co.nz/section/3/story.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=10488214]
* 1 Apr: Vodafone officially discontinues the brands of its acquisitions - IHUG, Wave and ES.
* 22 Sept: HIX ([Hamilton Internet Exchange|http://nzix.net/hix/]) publicly goes live - [NZNOG post|http://list.waikato.ac.nz/pipermail/nznog/2008-September/014464.html]
* [Taming the lightning (a New Zealand perspective)|http://www.wordworx.co.nz/KiwitelcoTimeline.htm]
* Beardon 1985: Colin Beardon, Computer Culture: the information revolution in New Zealand (published by Reed Methuen, isbn 0 474 00047 8).
* Hine 1987: John H. Hine [Research Networks in New Zealand|http://www.mcs.vuw.ac.nz/~hine/jh/Papers/Networks/NZnets87.html].