CityLink in the News

2015

  • CityLink helps AoG save $20m with TaaS 13 Nov 2015

    TaaS will make it easier for Government agencies to collaborate securely to deliver more citizen centric services. TaaS delivers a range of cross-government telecommunications and managed...
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  • School girls browsing the net
    Faster browsing for Schools with NZIX 11 Feb 2015

    The New Zealand Internet Exchange (NZIX) is welcoming a significant new member, New Zealand Schools. Operated by CityLink, the NZIX has been running since 1998. It has a subscriber base of more than...
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  • Westpac Stadium Wi-Fi usage
    Sevens help set new records at cbdfree 09 Feb 2015

    The Rugby Sevens and the January sporting calendar of 2015 has generated record Wi-Fi traffic in Wellington, according to wholesale Wi-Fi provider CityLink. CityLink runs a number of Wi-Fi networks...
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  • TeamTalk logo
    Ambulance/TeamTalk deal runs until 2020 03 Feb 2015

    New Zealand's leading provider of mobile radio has signed an agreement with Ambulance New Zealand and St John Ambulance to provide network services until at least 2020.   "This is a...
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2014

  • Dunedin Landmark
    CityLink tech boost for Dunedin 16 Dec 2014

    Another boost to the Dunedin tech sector following the city's success in the Gigatown initiative. Wellington-based CityLink is to establish a 'Peering Exchange' in the city, its sixth...
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  • Content Distribution Network
    APE brings the World Closer to New Zealand with CloudFlare 01 Dec 2014

    CloudFlare has partnered with the Auckland Peering Exchange (APE).  APE, operated by CityLink, is the largest Peering Exchange in New Zealand with more than 80 ISPs, leading Content Delivery...
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  • CityLink named New Zealand’s Most Improved Small Workplace 2014 24 Oct 2014

    IBM Kenexa (NYSE:IBM) a global provider of business technology solutions for human resources, announced the awards for New Zealand’s Best Workplaces 2014 and presented the Award for Most...
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  • Service Brown out for Christmas and New Year 20 Oct 2014

    To ensure maximum network and system stability for our customers, CityLink will observe a Service Brown out during the Christmas and New Year break.  Brown out period will commence from Monday...
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  • CityLink Wi-Fi to enable location based advertising services. 18 Sep 2014

    CityLink Wi-Fi is providing location based advertising services, the first of its kind in New Zealand. With an audience of 85K to 100K in Wellington CBD, there is a moving population at all times of...
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  • Software Defined Networking
    Software Defined Networking: Separating Hype from Reality 16 Sep 2014

    CityLink was one of the early movers in software-defined networking. Jamie Baddeley, Group Chief Technology Officer for TeamTalk, CityLink and Bay City Communications (Farmside) outlines the SDN...
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  • "Dedicated Fibre is best for businesses" 15 Sep 2014

    UFB has certainly pushed fibre into the public eye, but it’s not for everyone. “There’s a misconception that because UFB is the latest kid on the block, it’s the best,...
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  • Eduroam coverage in Wellington CBD
    Global eduroam Wi-Fi service extended across Wellington CBD 12 Aug 2014

    Wellington’s CBD is now a global campus for students and academics from around the world with REANNZ extending ‘eduroam’ wireless Internet access services across CityLink’s...
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  • InternetNZ welcomes its new President, Jamie Baddeley, CTO of TeamTalk Group 01 Aug 2014

    Jamie Baddeley, Chief Technology Officer for TeamTalk Group of Companies, has been elected the President of InternetNZ. The organisation is instrumental in helping Government with Internet related...
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  • NZ Art Show CityLink Gallery
    The NZ Art Show – Showcasing Grand New Zealand Art, and Event WiFi 27 Jul 2014

    The NZ Art Show has always been a major calendar event in Wellington and New Zealand. This year, over 300 artists and 11000 art connoisseurs converged on the 4 day event which began with the Gala...
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  • 2degrees launches Mobile Wi-Fi trial in the Capital with CityLink 11 Jun 2014

    As the number of smart phones and tablets multiply, so do the expectations of users for seamless “always on” broadband connectivity and high speed browsing on Wi-Fi and cellular devices...
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  • TeamTalk Ltd to provide fast broadband service to the Chatham Islands. 10 Apr 2014

    TeamTalk Ltd, the parent company of CityLink, Araneo and Farmside, is expanding its telecommunications footprint to the Chatham Islands. These beautifully landscaped islands, roughly 800 km east of...
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  • Co-location Centre at Lambton House with connectivity to anywhere in New Zealand
    CityLink boosts the capital’s data security solutions. 30 Jan 2014

    CityLink today announced it was expanding data centre capacity and services for businesses located in Wellington’s central business district. “Being able to quickly and easily store and retrieve...
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  • CityLink's CBDFREE WiFi Service
    Impact of Wi-Fi on the Telecommunication Industry 17 Jan 2014

    There has been an explosion of mobile data usage in 2013, driven primarily by Smart phone and Tablet devices, with expectations of “always on” Broadband connectivity and high...
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2013

  • CityLink to deploy Juniper networking equipment, launch more services in 2014 17 Dec 2013

    Source: Computer World 17 December 2013 CityLink, wholly owned subsidiary of the NZX publically listed TeamTalk group of companies, and operator of New Zealand’s Internet Exchange Points...
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  • CityLink and Noviflow to create 1st SDN Based Internet Exchange in the World 12 Nov 2013

    CityLink and Noviflow have signed an agreement to create the 1st SDN Based Internet Exchange in the World.   12 November 2013 CityLink and Noviflow today announced their agreement for...
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  • What happens if you're not peered 10 Sep 2013

      Truenet has been using CityLink’s peering exchanges to analyse Vodafone Cable performance.   Peering exchanges around the world provide neutral interconnection that...
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  • Quake shows the value of the cbdfree Wi-Fi network 20 Aug 2013

    Friday’s 2:30pm 6.6 earthquake near Seddon not only gave Wellington city and the surrounding region a good shake, it also gave CityLink’s cbdfree Wi-Fi network a good working over, with...
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  • cbdfree launched at City Gallery 04 Apr 2013

      We're excited to announce that CityLink is sponsoring the City Gallery Wellington by offering cbdfree throughout the building.  The City Gallery is one of Wellington's leading...
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  • CityLink has a new CEO! 19 Mar 2013

      We want to introduce CityLink's new CEO, Nick Willis.   After completing a PhD in Theoretical Physics at Cambridge he did the corporate thing with Deloitte and Vodafone before...
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2012

  • Media Release: TeamTalk Appoints Group CTO 11 Oct 2012

    11th October 2012 TeamTalk Appoints Group CTO TeamTalk is pleased to announce the appointment of Jamie Baddeley to the newly created role of Group Technology Officer. “With so many exciting...
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  • TeamTalk posts another record result - Net Profit up 15.9% 28 Aug 2012

      TeamTalk announced another record result today. The listed telecommunications company’s Net Profit after Tax rose 15.9% to $5.4 million for the 2012 year. Revenue also increased 2% to $...
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  • CityLink Transforms 09 Jul 2012

    CityLink has been banging out networks since 1995 and was the first to provide true “Serious Broadband” using Ethernet and fibre optic technologies. Now times have changed. The market has...
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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Wellington Free Wi-Fi hits a million sessions 16 May 2012

    After just seven months, Wellington’s Free Wi-Fi network, CBDFREE, has been accessed more than one million times. CBDFREE provides a free wireless Internet service to locals and visitors...
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  • Look! a CBDFREE car 28 Feb 2012

    We have replaced one of our CityLink fleet with a CBDFREE car in bright red! Like the rest of our fleet of cars and vans, the CBDFREE car will be driven by our Outside Plant team to manage our WiFi...
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2011

  • CityLink wins JRA Best Workplaces Awards 2011 Recognition 29 Nov 2011

    CityLink is one of the 3 most improved organisations in the Small Workplace category of the JRA Best Workplaces Awards 2011 and was selected as a runner up for this category. The finalists in this...
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  • CityLink Service "Brownout" for Christmas and New Year 28 Nov 2011

    CityLink has a service “Brownout” over the Christmas and New Year period December 2011 and January 2012. You have an awesome Christmas!
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  • Wellington Free Wi-Fi Launched! 01 Sep 2011

    From today, anyone out and about along the Golden Mile can access free wifi. A Wellington City Council and Citylink initiative, free wifi is now available in outdoor areas from the Stadium to the...
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  • TeamTalk has record year with Net Profit up to 24.5% 29 Aug 2011

    TeamTalk has posted a strong result when it published its 2011 annual result today. The listed telecommunications company's net profit after tax was up 24.55% to $4.8 million. Revenue increased 4...
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  • Free Wi-Fi for Wellington CBD 30 May 2011

    In a press release today, Mayor Celia Wade-Brown announced that Wellington will offer free wireless internet services across most of its CBD from August 2011. The service will be available in time...
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  • TeamTalk Congratulates Telecom on UFB Outcome 30 May 2011

    TeamTalk and its wholly owned subsidiary CityLink congratulate Telecom on their Ultrafast Broadband win. "I believe that in the long run this result is in the best interest of all New...
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  • TeamTalk's Half Year Profit up 21% 11 Feb 2011

    In what has been a challenging time for the telecommunications industry TeamTalk is pleased to announce a result that swims against the tide. Revenue for the first half of the 2011 was up 2.2% on...
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