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Mangata & Microsoft unite to advance AI cloud via satellite
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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Mangata Networks joins forces with Microsoft to develop AI-enabled edge cloud platform using advanced satellite technology.
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Virgin Media O2's 4G & 5G upgrades to boost rural connectivity
Thu, 21st Dec 2023
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cloud services
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commerce systems
Virgin Media O2 improves 4G and 5G coverage in rural Britain, aiming to boost local economy this festive season.
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Victorian Government partners with Swoop for the Connecting Victoria program
Tue, 12th Dec 2023
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internet access
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swoop
Victoria's Government collaborates with Swoop for a £295m programme to improve internet access for regional towns.
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Why DAS is essential to better in-building mobile coverage
Wed, 29th Nov 2023
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iot
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wireless networks
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network speed
Fortunately, extensive indoor mobile coverage is possible in any building with a well-designed DAS (Distributed Antenna System).
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Verizon Executive Joins Quantum-Secure Encryption Company
Thu, 24th Aug 2023
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data protection
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physical security
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cios
Ken Dixon, CEO of Tillman FiberCo LLC, joins Qrypt as an advisor. Qrypt offers quantum-secure encryption solutions for telecommunications.
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Kacific launches emergency connectivity offering, CommsBox
Thu, 5th May 2022
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cloud services
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broadband
Kacific has announced the release of a new emergency connectivity offering designed to rapidly provide broadband service in emergency or disaster zones.
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Kacific launches service to combat enterprise power outages
Tue, 12th Apr 2022
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dr
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cloud services
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satellite
Kacific Broadband Satellites Group has launched Enterprise Backup, a new service intended to protect organisations against frequent power outages.
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Asia home to half of the world's internet users
Wed, 1st Apr 2020
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Half the world's internet users are in Asia, driven by mobile access & COVID-19 lockdowns.
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Heficed offers infrastructure support frontline R&D on COVID-19
Tue, 31st Mar 2020
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storage
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cloud services
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cloud storage
Heficed is offering its cloud hosting, data storage and processing, and internet connections free of charge to organizations committed to fighting the virus.
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High-speed fibre now makes up half of fixed Internet in nine OECD countries
Thu, 5th Mar 2020
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digital divide
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Overall, fibre broadband connections have increased 3% from 24% to 27% in the space of one year, indicating that it is still a slow process for many countries.
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Revealed: The countries with the worst internet freedom
Thu, 27th Feb 2020
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censorship
Turkmenistan tops the list for the world's worst internet censorship, says Tech.co report.
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Bluebird Network completes fiber expansion in Jefferson City
Wed, 26th Feb 2020
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internet access
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cloud data center
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luebird Network chose to build the 26-mile-long fiber network completely underground to protect it from natural disasters.
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Hawaiki Cable extends connectivity deal with REANNZ
Mon, 24th Feb 2020
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internet
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REANNZ bolsters network via Hawaiki Cable deal, enhancing Pacific research links and connectivity.
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Grandstream adds two new Wi-Fi access points to GWN range
Thu, 13th Feb 2020
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cloud services
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wifi
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grandstream
Grandstream expands Wi-Fi solutions with new long-range and integrated switch APs.
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Don't just blame the kids: Parents spend too much time online as well
Tue, 10th Dec 2019
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internet
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kaspersky
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internet access
Parents trust kids online, yet 70% admit own excessive use.
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InternetNZ begins quest to replace .nz registry
Fri, 25th Oct 2019
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web development
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cybersecurity
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domain names
This is an important project that will improve New Zealand’s domain name system - reinforcing its reliability and security.
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Chorus CEO to resign after successful company transformation
Mon, 26th Aug 2019
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cloud services
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wireless networks
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fibre
Chorus CEO Kate McKenzie to return to Australia after leading the firm to a $53M profit.
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Vertel partners with Virtutel to resell NBN Enterprise Ethernet
Wed, 3rd Jul 2019
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colocation
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broadband
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internet
Vertel and Virtutel partner to offer high-speed internet across regional Australia, boosting smart city potential.
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Nova Energy & Plume launch family-friendly WiFi controls
Fri, 10th May 2019
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cloud services
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smart home
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technology gifts
Nova Energy and Plume offer Kiwis new WiFi with smart parental controls.
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The online content that gives Kiwis concern
Thu, 31st Jan 2019
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data protection
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internet
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online safety
InternetNZ has released a report that shows the things we are worried about, and where we might be going wrong.
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Why many Kiwis are still sceptical about the digital age
Thu, 31st Jan 2019
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internet
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digitalisation
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internetnz
92% of New Zealanders worry about children accessing inappropriate internet content, according to research by InternetNZ.
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InternetNZ welcomes Govt's 99.8% broadband coverage plan
Tue, 18th Dec 2018
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broadband
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internetnz
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nz government
NZ broadband reaches 99.8% with rural & mobile boost.
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NBN Co rolls out 'optimised' wholesale business bundles for ISPs
Mon, 10th Dec 2018
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broadband
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business
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NBN Co unveils discounted business nbn in bid to boost Aussie enterprise uptake.
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ComCom seeks 3000 volunteers for broadband performance testing
Wed, 30th May 2018
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broadband
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commerce commission
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internet access
The Commerce Commission wants to rally 3000 volunteers to help make New Zealand’s broadband better for everyone.