Connectivity news stories
Australia’s remote workers face connectivity and security issues
SOTI's new report finds better video conferencing technology and improved security measures are top concerns for remote workers in Australia.
Wireless Nation, N4L provide 4G network to remote NZ schools
Wireless Nation and Network for Learning (N4L) have rolled out the Rural Connectivity Group’s (RCG) new 4G network to better connect three Chatham Islands schools.
SmartCIC, BICS partner to expand wireless service options
SmarCIC has partnered with BICS to increase choice for organisations using fixed wireless services, expanding existing carrier relationships for its CELLSMART division.
Telstra expands business offerings in the Philippines
The expansion aims to offer more choice for customers and enhance connectivity into the Philippines, and within the country.
D-Link launches new G415 Smart Router as part of EAGLE PRO AI range
D-Link A/NZ has announced the launch of its new G415 AX1500 4G Smart Router as part of the new EAGLE PRO AI Series.
Kacific launches emergency connectivity offering, CommsBox
Kacific has announced the release of a new emergency connectivity offering designed to rapidly provide broadband service in emergency or disaster zones.
Point of Presence
Fastly’s new NZ POP affords businesses increased resilience
Fastly has announced a new point of presence (POP) in Christchurch, offering New Zealand businesses increased resilience, higher network availability, and extended failover services.
Kacific launches service to combat enterprise power outages
Kacific Broadband Satellites Group has launched Enterprise Backup, a new service intended to protect organisations against frequent power outages.
TeamViewer solutions now readily available for Microsoft customers
TeamViewer has announced the availability of its connectivity suite, TeamViewer Tensor, and its enterprise Augmented Reality (AR) platform, TeamViewer Frontline, for Microsoft customers.
Cradlepoint and Extreme partner, launch connectivity solution
Cradlepoint has entered into a partnership with Extreme Networks to bring together the two worlds of wireless WAN and 5G cellular technologies.
Zebra Technologies launches Reflexis solutions in A/NZ
According to the company, this launch is a key milestone in Zebra’s vision to have every asset and worker on the edge visible, connected and fully optimised.
Belton chooses Epsilon for re-architecture of its WAN
Hong Kong-based Belton Technology Group has selected global connectivity provider Epsilon to completely re-architect its WAN, transforming Belton's connectivity.
Amazon Web Services / AWS
NEXTDC's S2 data centre brings AWS Direct Connect to Sydney
The Sydney data centre is the fourth NEXTDC facility in Australia to host AWS Direct Connect for private network connections.
Claroty raises $400m, announces intent to acquire Medigate
“By combining Claroty and Medigate’s deep domain expertise and specialised technologies into a single platform, we will take a giant leap forward on our mission to secure the ever-expanding universe of XIoT."
TeamViewer appoints new APAC president to further extend reach across the region
TeamViewer has announced the appointment of Sojung Lee as the new APAC president, with the company looking to enhance its growth within the region.
Connectivity issues a widespread problem in IoT rollout according to new Inmarsat research
According to new research from mobile satellite communications company Inmarsat, connectivity issues are severely disrupting internet of things (IoT) rollout for businesses across the globe.
Hawaiki set to build 22,000 km cable linking APAC to US
The cable will link internet traffic between Indonesia, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, Hawaii, and the United States.
APAC region could generate 6,000 terabits of data per second by 2025 - Equinix report
Interconnection bandwidth across major global and Asia Pacific metros are expected to continue their growth to record levels.
Colt Technology Services
Wasabi Technologies to launch APAC data center in Japan
Colt Technology Services will provide connectivity for Wasabi Technologies’ first data center in Asia Pacific, located in Japan.
Starburst updates enterprise offering, extends support for data mesh architecture
Starburst has launched the latest version of Starburst Enterprise, providing customers with net new capabilities alongside more advanced connectivity, improved performance, and more security features.
Submarine Cable Projects
Vocus announces first international submarine cable connection into Darwin
“This further cements Darwin as Northern Australia’s most advanced digital economy, and will open the door to new opportunities for advanced manufacturing, data-centres and cloud-based computing services for Territorians and investors.”
Lumea enhances telco services with Ciena collaboration
Lumea and Ciena have collaborated on transforming Lumea’s telecommunications services to offer customers high-speed 100G+ Wavelength services.
Telstra and TPG Telecom join forces in Australian first
“This is a win for Telstra customers who’ve seen an immediate improvement in Telstra 4G speeds in these locations and also shows telcos can work together to drive better network outcomes.”
Macquarie Telecom supports disability services provider Rocky Bay
Macquarie has enabled Rocky Bay to improve mobile communication between staff, transition therapy appointments online to compensate for increased demand, and launch a number of assistive technologies in WA.