4G technology news stories
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.
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.
Chorus enhances West Coast infrastructure for upgraded telecoms
Chorus has announced the completion of a 250km infrastructure project set to provide the West Coast with upgraded and enhanced telecommunications.
2degrees celebrates 4G network awards from Ookla
Ookla has named 2degrees as the most reliable, consistent, and best available 4G mobile data network provider in the country during the second quarter of 2021.
Vodafone launches unlimited 4G broadband
"Just as most New Zealanders don’t own a Tesla, they don’t need blisteringly fast or expensive internet either."
Orcon scraps business & residential internet plans for more 'tailored' approach
The strategy overhaul is part of what Orcon is calling ‘the future of working and home connectivity in mind'.
NZ rural-urban mobile divide is narrowing - report
However there were notable disparities in users’ experience between urban and rural areas on three major operators: Spark, 2degrees and Vodafone.
blueAPACHE to refresh core network with Cisco
The company selected the ASR 9000 Series high performance aggregation services routers for its network refresh.
From 1G to 5G: How innovations in cellular have shaped our lives
As we look to the present decade from 2020 onwards, 5G will be at the forefront. The race for 5G is not about merely deploying new infrastructure, but getting the first-mover advantage in who can build and take the leadership role in the host of new applications and services that 5G will enable.
Tourism and wine industries to benefit from Vodafone 4G launch in Marlborough
"Internet connectivity is imperative for the region to be able to conduct business with international markets."
Vodafone switches on 4G VoLTE calling across NZ
Vodafone has upgraded its 4G Calling programme to provide ‘crisper, clearer’ phonecalls for Vodafone customers.
Aspire releases GEN 4G dual-SIM smartphone
Despite the low price-point, Aspera’s new GEM is a fully-featured phone with an impressive specification.
Vodafone bolsters Southland 4G capabilities with new sites
"Bringing connectivity to these areas not only delivers the essential communication needed, but also the safety of Kiwis living in these remote areas."
Vodafone begins 4G calling rollout
Vodafone has rolled out 4G Voice over Long-Term Evolution (VoLTE) calling across Auckland, with Wellington, Christchurch, and Queenstown soon to follow suit in December.
Aspera Mobile launches the Jazz 2, a dual-SIM, budget smartphone
In an age where the ticket price of mobile phones seems to be ever increasing, such a low-cost alternative definitely has its place.
Testing begins at Vodafone's first 5G site in Christchurch
The new 4G cell site will increase the area’s access to communication services, with boosted mobile phone reception and data speeds faster than 3G.
Tablets & laptops
HP’s new convertible laptop for business
The new Elite Dragonfly is less than 1kg and features optional 4G connectivity. Plus, two new curved monitors.
Vodafone begins Voice over LTE (4G) rollout, a first for NZ
Vodafone has introduced VoLTE (4G) sites throughout Auckland’s North Shore. This is the first VoLTE offering in New Zealand, and the first of a nationwide approach for Vodafone.
Interview: Kordia sets sights on in-building coverage in a 5G world
The majority of people use their devices indoors and 80% of mobile phone calls now originate inside a building. IBC ensures that all buildings have fast and reliable access to cellular networks.
Mobile operators, prepare your 4G networks for 5G success
5G is promising a new generation of revolutionary technologies and latency will be a thing of the past while 20Gbps will help speed things up to create more connections than ever before.
Cradlepoint debunks common connectivity and security myths
Many misconceptions have arisen, causing businesses to fear adopting new technologies.
Vodafone boosts its 4G network in New South Wales
As a result of the upgrades, some older devices that are only compatible with 3G 2100MHz spectrum will no longer work.
Internet of Things
Vodafone NZ strengthens IoT network with new tech rollout
Vodafone has launched two new IoT technologies that will allow greater expansion of solutions across New Zealand.
Huawei, Ericsson take majority of growing evolved packet core market
As market revenue grew by 4% from last quarter, the companies combined market shares reacher over 60%.