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Kacific launches emergency connectivity offering, CommsBox
Thu 5 May 2022
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Kacific has announced the release of a new emergency connectivity offering designed to rapidly provide broadband service in emergency or disaster zones.
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Kacific launches service to combat enterprise power outages
Tue 12 Apr 2022
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dr
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cloud
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Kacific Broadband Satellites Group has launched Enterprise Backup, a new service intended to protect organisations against frequent power outages.
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Asia home to half of the world's internet users
Wed 1 Apr 2020
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Asia has 2.3 billion internet users, which equated to 50.3% of the world’s internet user population.
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Heficed offers infrastructure support frontline R&D on COVID-19
Tue 31 Mar 2020
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storage
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cloud
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cloud storage
Heficed is offering its cloud hosting, data storage and processing, and internet connections free of charge to organizations committed to fighting the virus.
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High-speed fibre now makes up half of fixed Internet in nine OECD countries
Thu 5 Mar 2020
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digital divide
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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.
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Revealed: The countries with the worst internet freedom
Thu 27 Feb 2020
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vpn
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internet
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censorship
The findings are in and the countries with the worst record for internet censorship have been revealed. 
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Bluebird Network completes fiber expansion in Jefferson City
Wed 26 Feb 2020
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internet access
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cloud data center
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bluebird network
luebird Network chose to build the 26-mile-long fiber network completely underground to protect it from natural disasters.
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Hawaiki Cable extends connectivity deal with REANNZ
Mon 24 Feb 2020
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undersea cables
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internet
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reannz
The new deal will enable REANNZ to boost connectivity and gain additional capacity on the Hawaiki network, as well as diverse trans-Tasman and trans-Pacific subsea routes.
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Grandstream adds two new Wi-Fi access points to GWN range
Thu 13 Feb 2020
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grandstream
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internet access
Grandstream’s family of GWN Wi-Fi access points (APs) is now joined by two new additions: a long-range outdoor AP, and a new Wi-Fi AP with integrated internet switch.
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Don't just blame the kids: Parents spend too much time online as well
Tue 10 Dec 2019
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internet
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internet access
A global study of parents by Kaspersky found that 52% trust their children to know when enough online time is enough, but 70% admit they also spend too much time online.
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InternetNZ begins quest to replace .nz registry
Fri 25 Oct 2019
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cybersecurity
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domain names
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This is an important project that will improve New Zealand’s domain name system - reinforcing its reliability and security.
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Chorus CEO to resign after successful company transformation
Mon 26 Aug 2019
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Chorus has announced today that CEO and managing director Kate McKenzie will pack her bags and head to Australia at end of 2019, after three years in a CEO role.
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Vertel partners with Virtutel to resell NBN Enterprise Ethernet
Wed 3 Jul 2019
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"Virtutel’s NBN Enterprise Ethernet complements Vertel’s existing capability of providing connectivity to regional and remote areas of Australia."
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Nova Energy & Plume launch family-friendly WiFi controls
Fri 10 May 2019
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smart home
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technology gifts
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wireless networks
Nova Energy and smart home internet platform Plume have teamed up to offer New Zealanders a new range of family-friendly internet services and parental controls.
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The online content that gives Kiwis concern
Thu 31 Jan 2019
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data protection
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internet
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online safety
InternetNZ has released a report that shows the things we are worried about, and where we might be going wrong.
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Why many Kiwis are still sceptical about the digital age
Thu 31 Jan 2019
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internet
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digitalisation
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"94% of people are concerned about the security of personal data but many are not taking appropriate steps to protect themselves online."
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InternetNZ welcomes Govt's 99.8% broadband coverage plan
Tue 18 Dec 2018
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broadband
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digital divide
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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.
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NBN Co rolls out 'optimised' wholesale business bundles for ISPs
Mon 10 Dec 2018
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broadband
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business
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“We recognise some businesses are on nbn powered plans that have not been optimised for their needs," says Paul Tyler.
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ComCom seeks 3000 volunteers for broadband performance testing
Wed 30 May 2018
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broadband
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commerce commission
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internet access
The Commerce Commission wants to rally 3000 volunteers to help make New Zealand’s broadband better for everyone.
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NBN launches new simulation-based training facilities for telecommunications employees
Fri 23 Mar 2018
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it training
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broadband
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telecommunications
The facilities will provide training and assessments for more than 2,000 in-field telecommunications workers.
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Oz’s internet needs a helping hand, a new study shows
Tue 27 Feb 2018
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it infrastructure
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internet
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australian
Australia is ranked 23rd of 30 high-income countries, according to The Economist Intelligence Unit’s The Inclusive Internet Index.
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REVEALED: The top data centre hotspots for business in UK
Thu 15 Feb 2018
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colocation
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data centre cooling
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.
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IBM Security collaborates to launch anti-DNS tracking service
Tue 28 Nov 2017
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ibm security
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internet access
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dns attacks
Quad9 Domain Name Service protects users from accessing malicious internet sites that are known to steal information and other harmful activities.
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Open Access brings in 5 years of expanding Africa’s Internet ecosystem
Tue 7 Nov 2017
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internet
“Over the past five years, Open Access has invested in creating an Internet ecosystem and we are excited to offer attendees access to all levels."
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