Technology news for New Zealand's largest enterprises
These search results are from across the Techday network of sites
Japan to drive bulk of $9b NFV market as Olympics approach
Network function virtualization amongst Asia Pacific telecommunications providers is set to be worth US$9.24 billion in 2022.
TDR treads middle ground between telco & consumer disputes
The free and independent TDR service is designed to help consumers manage complaints about any service or provider from their telco.
Eaton appoints Power On Australia as first integrator
As part of the agreement, Power On Australia will be able to design, engineer and integrate Eaton DC power systems for customers in Australia.
Chorus completes $7 million broadband upgrade to speed up rural internet
Before the upgrades, the residents and businesses in these rural areas could only access broadband speeds of 5Mbps or less.
Work begins on first ever direct subsea link between Africa and South America
The subsea cable has 40 Tbps of capacity that will extend more than 6,500 kilometres providing a paradigm shift in Africa's comms sector.
No sale: Private equity bidders can Vocus takeover talks
The two private equity companies bidding for Vocus Group have pulled out of sale discussions.
Spark's chairman to retire later this year, new chair named
"At some point, it will be appropriate for each of the long-serving Directors to transition off the Board.”
Motorola’s self-repairing screen could be the turning point for your phone’s war on concrete
The phone would be able to sense the cracks on the touchscreen display and then apply heat to reshape and repair the damage...
2degrees' chief fixed officer - Snap owner Mark Petrie - moves on
“I really could not have chosen a better partner for Snap - which has made working in 2degrees for the past couple of years a lot of fun."
Vodafone named NZ's fastest mobile & fixed network operator
“Our customers are using more data as they live in a connected way, constantly using social media, maps, streaming music and streaming video."
Four telcos warned about breaching Fair Trading Act by Commerce Commission
“The complexity and range of goods and services offered by the industry means consumers can be easily confused about product offerings."
$21m Govt funding to power REANNZ innovation network for next seven years
The REANNZ network will receive an extra $21 million funding over the next seven years allocated from MBIE's Strategic Science Investment Fund.
2degrees names Chorus the primary provider of national backhaul
2degrees and Chorus will commission the new 100Gb/s capacity during August. 2degrees is Chorus’ first national 100Gb/s customer.
Is the end of open source VoIP in sight? Five reasons why it's on the way out
Beware of partner programs that allow more established suppliers of the same solution to undercut new providers.
Chunghwa Telecom conducts major senior management shakeup
Chunghwa Telecom’s management team has received a shakeup, with three major appointments to its executive team.
Cloudscene: World's largest cloud directory launches telco marketplace
"Cloudscene is now able to bring buyers and sellers together, to close the gap and facilitate a smoother buying experience.”
Simon Bridges to introduce Bill to modernise Telco Act to Parliament
The Commission will be able to make codes that address retail service quality if the industry fails to develop industry-led codes that are adequate.
Snapchat your way through the streets of Paris: Spark overhauls roaming plans
“Customers need to know they can roam without worrying about a huge bill.”
4.5G the fastest network you can’t use: Can your phone handle the nationwide upgrade?
4.5G is the next generation of mobile internet technology, yet many consumers with older smartphones will need to upgrade to use the network...
Utilities most critical industry in the world – but cloud fast catching up
Vertiv has released a report ranking the most critical industries in the world, revealing cloud and colocation growth rapidly accelerating.
How CopyCat netted $1.5m ad revenue from 14 million infected Android devices
The malware, called CopyCat, originally infected users in Southeast Asia but has since spread to Oceania, Africa, Europe and the Americas.
10 Reasons you can’t ignore the Android revolution
No matter your workplace, you need a rugged device that won’t fail in the face of drops, spills, extreme temperatures, or dust and dirt.
Simon Segars, CEO of Arm, joins SoftBank Group Board of Directors
Segars’ appointment follows SoftBank’s acquisition of Arm Holdings for US$32 billion in September 2016.
Cloud rapidly climbing Vertiv’s most critical industries list
Cloud and colocation are noted as being extremely important due to the increased dependence on these platforms across multiple businesses.