Connectivity news stories
Southern Cross Cable
Southern Cross Cable launches the SX NEXT cable to connect NZ to the world
The new Southern Cross NEXT fibre cable (SX NEXT) is set to connect Australasia to the US and further enhance connectivity between New Zealand, Australia, and the US.
To win at 5G, telcos must tame their quoting chaos
The catalogs of CSP (communication service providers) market offerings are set to explode as new digital services emerge, powered by B2B2X business models.
BT builds on Equinix partnership with new cloud offering
BT has launched a next-generation cloud connectivity offering extending its global network into strategic carrier-neutral facilities (CNFs) and building on its existing partnership with Equinix.
N4L, Spark, Chorus partner for Hyperfibre school upgrade
Networks for Learning (N4L) has partnered with Spark and Chorus to upgrade Wellington College to Hyperfibre, fostering stronger outcomes for students and teachers.
Macquarie Telecom partnership sees benefits for City Beach
Macquarie Telecom’s work with City Beach has resulted in the retailer reporting its smoothest peak retail season, which occurred against a backdrop of record online sales across Australia.
How rugged devices can support organisations when the cloud goes out
The risk of businesses’ operational and technological footprints being impacted by extreme weather events continues to grow as climate change increases the frequency of such events.
Colt Technology expands into South Korea data center market
Colt Technology Services has expanded its network into the South Korean market, offering the country’s businesses cost-effective, low latency connectivity.
TUANZ to address rural connectivity at 2022 symposium
TUANZ is hosting the Rural Connectivity Symposium for the first time in person since 2019, providing a forum to discuss the state of rural connectivity.
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.