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Cloud
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.
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Microsoft
2degrees partners with Umbrellar and Microsoft for cloud solutions
2degrees has partnered with Microsoft and Umbrellar to help launch its new Cloud Navigator service, making it easier for Kiwi businesses to achieve their cloud goals.
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Cloud
Chorus appoints Programmed as new caretaker for NZ sites
Chorus has appointed a new operations and maintenance caretaker for its 2,600 sites across NZ.
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Chorus
Copper cabinet phase out to start for Chorus mid-March
Copper cabinets are soon to be a thing of the past for many Kiwis, with Chorus announcing it will switch off its first copper cabinets in mid-March.
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Infosys
Telecom’s crucial role in enabling digital experiences: What’s next?
Digital innovation is playing an ever more important role in our lives – and telcos are right at the forefront. Telcos provide the fabric, the glue, that's enabling these digital experiences.
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Wireless
2degrees officially launches 5G Network rollout in New Zealand
After a series of tests and optimisation demonstrations over the last year, 2degrees has announced the official launch of its 5G Network in New Zealand.
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Cybersecurity
Vodafone bolsters cybersecurity portfolio with DEFEND
The company recently signed a conditional agreement to acquire a 60% majority share of cybersecurity specialists DEFEND.
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Cloud
DSA study finds economic benefit of using MHz band
A new study by the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) has found that Indonesia, Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa’s economies could benefit if they decide to enable unlicensed access to the 5925-7125 MHz band.
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Cybersecurity
Fortinet announces 2021 winners of Australian partner awards
Fortinet has announced the recipients of its Australian partner awards.
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Cloud
Gen-i calls redundancy rumours 'pure speculation'
Rumours of wide-spread redundancies at the kiwi system integrator are quashed by Gen-i.
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Price increases for Telecom landlines
Telecom increases pricing for one-third of its landline rental customers.
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Cloud
Telecom rolls out Voicemail Viewer
New customers signing up to XT will get a new voicemail feature – existing customers have to wait until February.
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Cloud
Telecom sells AAPT
Deal will strengthen Telecom's financial position, says CEO Paul Reynolds.
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Public awaits XT failure report
Telecom is poised to release the recommendations from an<br />independent report into the XT outages.
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New boss at InternetNZ, sort of
The organisation that administers the country’s internet domain names has appointed a new Chief Executive - however he won’t oversee the entire multi-million dollar organisation.
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Ex Telecom boss tells all
[Updated - new book title/release date] Former Telecom CEO Theresa Gattung has written an indepth account of her seven years at the helm in a memoir due out in March.
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Cloud
Video: TiVo demonstration
TVNZ and Hybrid Television yesterday treated <span style="font-style: italic;">NetGuide to a personal demonstration of the upcoming TiVo device.
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Hands-free calling boom for telco
The Government’s ban on handheld mobile has proved to be a significant boom for Telecom, with sales of hands-free kits increasing by 200% since June this year.
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Gen-i unveiling will squash rumour
The persistent rumour that Gen-i will be sold may finally be put to bed when it launches a new logo on Tuesday – one that is visually aligned to its parent company Telecom.
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Back off logo bashing
Public backlash towards Telecom's new logo is understandable but unwarranted says a design professional.
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Spot the Telecom logo
Telecom launched its new logo on Friday night, but where – other than the editorial sections of websites and newspapers – can you see it? <br />It’s not in the advertising that featured over the weekend – it’s not even on their website.
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Mixed reaction to Big Time
Telecom says the response from consumers to the July launch of its new no monthly data cap plan Big Time has "exceeded all expectations".
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The big snip
Let me first begin with a brief explanation of what VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol, pronounced ‘voyp’) is.