Internet Access stories
Why DAS is essential to better in-building mobile coverage
Fortunately, extensive indoor mobile coverage is possible in any building with a well-designed DAS (Distributed Antenna System).
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.
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.
Asia home to half of the world's internet users
Half the world's internet users are in Asia, driven by mobile access & COVID-19 lockdowns.
Heficed offers infrastructure support frontline R&D on COVID-19
Heficed is offering its cloud hosting, data storage and processing, and internet connections free of charge to organizations committed to fighting the virus.
High-speed fibre now makes up half of fixed Internet in nine OECD countries
Overall, fibre broadband connections have increased 3% from 24% to 27% in the space of one year, indicating that it is still a slow process for many countries.
Revealed: The countries with the worst internet freedom
Turkmenistan tops the list for the world's worst internet censorship, says Tech.co report.
Bluebird Network completes fiber expansion in Jefferson City
luebird Network chose to build the 26-mile-long fiber network completely underground to protect it from natural disasters.
Hawaiki Cable extends connectivity deal with REANNZ
REANNZ bolsters network via Hawaiki Cable deal, enhancing Pacific research links and connectivity.
Grandstream adds two new Wi-Fi access points to GWN range
Grandstream expands Wi-Fi solutions with new long-range and integrated switch APs.
Don't just blame the kids: Parents spend too much time online as well
Parents trust kids online, yet 70% admit own excessive use.
InternetNZ begins quest to replace .nz registry
This is an important project that will improve New Zealand’s domain name system - reinforcing its reliability and security.
Chorus CEO to resign after successful company transformation
Chorus CEO Kate McKenzie to return to Australia after leading the firm to a $53M profit.
Vertel partners with Virtutel to resell NBN Enterprise Ethernet
Vertel and Virtutel partner to offer high-speed internet across regional Australia, boosting smart city potential.
Nova Energy & Plume launch family-friendly WiFi controls
Nova Energy and Plume offer Kiwis new WiFi with smart parental controls.
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
92% of New Zealanders worry about children accessing inappropriate internet content, according to research by InternetNZ.
InternetNZ welcomes Govt's 99.8% broadband coverage plan
The additional coverage will roll out over the next four years as part of the Rural Broadband Initiative phase two/Mobile Black Spots Fund (RBI2/MBSF) programme expansion.
NBN Co rolls out 'optimised' wholesale business bundles for ISPs
NBN Co introduces business-grade wholesale discounts to drive nbn uptake in Australia. Retail providers can access 'business nbn' with high speeds and committed bandwidth at discounted rates.
ComCom seeks 3000 volunteers for broadband performance testing
The Commerce Commission wants to rally 3000 volunteers to help make New Zealand’s broadband better for everyone.
NBN launches new simulation-based training facilities for telecommunications employees
The facilities will provide training and assessments for more than 2,000 in-field telecommunications workers.
Oz’s internet needs a helping hand, a new study shows
Australia is ranked 23rd of 30 high-income countries, according to The Economist Intelligence Unit’s The Inclusive Internet Index.
REVEALED: The top data centre hotspots for business in UK
Bidwells has released a report that delves into the UK data centre market, the hot locations and whether data centres should go rural or city.
IBM Security collaborates to launch anti-DNS tracking service
Quad9 Domain Name Service protects users from accessing malicious internet sites that are known to steal information and other harmful activities.