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DSL still experiencing rapid rates of decline in OECD countries
Fri 11 Feb 2022
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High-speed fibre internet continues to be the most significant player in OECD countries, with growth rates still powering ahead of DSL.
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GDP rise set for NZ, but OECD recommends digital transformation to drive growth
Tue 1 Feb 2022
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They say that digital apprenticeships should be developed to help drive forward this technological transformation, and particular assistance be provided for those pursuing digital careers.
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High-speed fibre overtakes DSL internet for first time in OECD countries
Tue 3 Aug 2021
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The need to move work and home life activities online during COVID-19 led to a record 21.15 million new fixed broadband connections in the year to end-December 2020.
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COVID-19 crisis accentuating the need to bridge digital divide
Tue 1 Dec 2020
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internet
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The crisis has accentuated our dependence on digital technologies and exposed the reality of the digital divides between and within countries.
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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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fibre
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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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Mobile data usage causes huge demand for mobile broadband
Fri 12 Jul 2019
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broadband
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mobile data
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oecd
In 2018, broadband subscriptions rose by 8%, or 108 million subscriptions, resulting in mobile broadband penetration reaching just under 110%.
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New Zealand rated 'compliant' in OECD tax transparency review
Thu 26 Apr 2018
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gaming
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reviews
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technology gifts
The OECD’s Global Forum issued the rating after examining NZ's laws and practices on the exchange of information with other tax authorities.
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AU behind in robot uptake, NZ named IoT leader - report ranks countries on digital tech
Fri 24 Nov 2017
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digital transformation
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The report shows how Australia, New Zealand and other OECD countries are pushing ahead in developing new digital technologies.
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Attracting customers a major challenge for SMEs – survey
Tue 26 Sep 2017
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world bank
Over 5,000 exporting SMEs globally were asked to consider the online tools that help them sell internationally.
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NZ sitting rosy when it comes to education, OECD report finds
Wed 21 Sep 2016
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education
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hekia parata
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“No other OECD country spends a higher percentage of its public funding on education as New Zealand."
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World leaders sign on for digital economy
Mon 27 Jun 2016
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oecd
New Zealand is among countries across the world committing to work together to do more to seize the potential of the digital economy.
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Kiwi principals back OCED's proposed education solutions
Thu 3 Mar 2016
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education
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new zealand principals’ federation
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“The latest report addressing low performing students in OECD countries, including New Zealand, suggests innovative answers that we agree with."
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New Zealand sitting pretty on global broadband stage
Fri 26 Feb 2016
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broadband
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amy adams
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oecd
“These recent OECD statistics reflect the ongoing positive developments we’re making in New Zealand’s connectivity."
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Modest yet solid recovery for ANZ IT
Tue 26 Jan 2010
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oecd
According to the latest Ovum report, the ANZ IT services market will show a modest recovery with growth above 4.
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