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New Caledonia to connect to Hawaiki cable by 2021
"New Caledonia will be able to enjoy the multiple benefits of Hawaiki’s international connectivity and boost the development of its digital economy, both locally and in the Pacific region.”
CenturyLink, PLDT, Colt amongst MEF 2019 Award winners
“MEF is pleased to congratulate this year’s award winners for their outstanding work in driving industry transformation,” comments MEF president Nan Chen.
Kiwis leaders in global race for fibre adoption
Second only to Japan, New Zealanders’ fibre adoption rate is more than double the global average by population, according to IDC.
Chorus' new CEO JB Rousselot to start in November
Chorus has hired former Australian NBN and Telstra executive JB Rousselot as its new CEO, effective from November 20.
Telia Carrier strengthens integrity of internet's core
Internet connectivity network Telia Carrier has rolled out technology that secures critical route updates and BGP announcements across its internet backbone.
IBM and Cisco lead GlobalData’s Industrial Internet theme
Both gained the highest Thematic score (5 out of 5) for the Industrial Internet theme in GlobalData’s Thematic Scorecard for the IT Services sector.
CA telco rolls out FTTH network for South Santa Clara County
California-based telecommunications company South Valley Internet (SVI) is on a mission to build its first Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) network across South Santa Clara County.
Vertel partners with Virtutel to resell NBN Enterprise Ethernet
"Virtutel’s NBN Enterprise Ethernet complements Vertel’s existing capability of providing connectivity to regional and remote areas of Australia."
Breakthrough research to revolutionise internet communication
Every email, cell phone call and website visit is encoded into data and sent around the world by laser light.
Domain Name Commission seeks feedback on how it manages .nz domains
"This is a chance to have your say on how the Commission can best serve the sellers, buyers and service providers in the .nz domain name industry," DNC states.
WiFi to provide infinite opportunities as the lifeblood of modern cities
It's become virtually impossible to imagine our personal working lives without WiFI, but Ruckus says there's still so much more it can do.
Slingshot recruits celebs to design modems that aren’t eyesores
With most modems being banished to dark corners or closets, Slingshot is looking to change the trend with its uniquely designed modems.
2degrees lays down the gauntlet with price promise
The telco provider has promised that its residential broadband customers won’t face a pay rise this year.
Kiwis paying more than $100m too much for inferior internet
New research from Broadband Compare has come back with some interesting results for Kiwi households.
The online content that gives Kiwis concern
InternetNZ has released a report that shows the things we are worried about, and where we might be going wrong.
Why many Kiwis are still sceptical about the digital age
"94% of people are concerned about the security of personal data but many are not taking appropriate steps to protect themselves online."
AU businesses less cybersecurity confident than global peers
A new report reveals companies around the world could incur US$5.2 trillion in additional costs and lost revenue over the next five years due to cybercrime.
Relentless demand for IT experts in Southeast Asia
A new report has shown hiring activity in Southeast Asia to be surging with double-digit growth.
Making the most out of IPv6 deployment
IPv6 is the latest version of the Internet Protocol, which identifies devices across the internet so they can be located.
How Nokia and Chorus aim to enhance broadband access for Kiwis
Chorus has deployed Nokia's VDSL2 vectoring technology to deliver improved broadband access to users across New Zealand.
Wi-Fi is getting a new name and numbering system
The Wi-Fi Alliance says it has made the changes so that people can understand what Wi-Fi technology their device supports, and when they’re connecting to older Wi-Fi technology.
Exclusive: The white hat hackers making sure your internet stays safe
"Our goal is to secure the internet, help solve global problems and apprehend sophisticated threats."
Chatham Islands get new IoT network
When world-leading IoT networks come to mind, you might not necessarily think of the Chatham Islands as having one of them.
Downtime a crippling issue in APAC State of Wi-Fi Study
Ruckus has released findings from its study of 1200 organizations in APAC who collectively have lost US$53m from downtime in the last 12 months.