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Chorus debuts 2Gbps and 4Gbps fibre services

Chorus debuts 2Gbps and 4Gbps fibre services

Chorus has named Queenstown, Wanaka, Cromwell and Wakatipu as the first four New Zealand towns that will get its Hyperfibre 2Gbps and 4Gbps XGS-PON based fibre broadband service.

Who’s buying IoT in NZ?

Who’s buying IoT in NZ?

IDC says New Zealand buyers of IoT technology are making their purchasing decisions primarily on the basis of on their existing trusted commercial relationships or partnerships.

NZ Police recruits Soul Machines’ digital human

NZ Police recruits Soul Machines’ digital human

New Zealand Police has become the latest customer for ‘intelligent’ digital human technology developed by Auckland-based Soul Machines.

AI to map NZ deforestation

AI to map NZ deforestation

Lynker Analytics wins government grant for AI project

InternetNZ calls for Kiwis to better protect their personal data

InternetNZ calls for Kiwis to better protect their personal data

InternetNZ has released the results of a survey of 1001 New Zealanders saying it shows insufficient action being taken to secure personal data online.

Wynyard 100: NZ’s first smart construction site

Wynyard 100: NZ’s first smart construction site

Microsoft is billing the Wynyard 100 development in Auckland’s Wynyard Quarter as the first connected construction site in New Zealand

Unitec & Datacom launch cyber security course

Unitec & Datacom launch cyber security course

Auckland’s Unitec Institute of Technology has partnered with Datacom to launch a one-year vocational diploma in cyber security

Digital transformation technology passé in NZ, says IDC

Digital transformation technology passé in NZ, says IDC

According to IT research firm IDC, leading organisations in New Zealand are shifting their digital transformation focus from enabling technologies to enablers of excellence.

Transparency and trust key to digital identity, says DINZ

Transparency and trust key to digital identity, says DINZ

Digital Identity New Zealand (DINZ) — a division of the NZ Tech Alliance — says 2020 will see the emergence of collaborative solutions that will enable people to take control of their identity information.

Major upgrade for schools’ Wi-Fi and network services

Major upgrade for schools’ Wi-Fi and network services

Network for Learning launches four-year upgrade program

Commerce Commission names first fibre-only regions

Commerce Commission names first fibre-only regions

The Commerce Commission has identified the first regions in which Chorus will no longer be required to provide services over copper

100Mbps fibre services deliver, but 1Gbps falls short

100Mbps fibre services deliver, but 1Gbps falls short

The Commerce Commission’s latest broadband performance report shows 100Mbps fibre services (Fibre 100) consistently delivering the advertised bandwidth but 1Gbps (Fibre Max) services struggling to achieve more than 72 percent of their...

5G spectrum to be available from mid-2020

5G spectrum to be available from mid-2020

The government has announced plans to auction short-term access to 160Mhz of unused 3.5GHz spectrum to facilitate the introduction of 5G services.

Government encryption-busting powers should be curbed, study says

Government encryption-busting powers should be curbed, study says

A new study funded by the University of Waikato and the New Zealand Law Foundation’s Information Law and Policy Project (ILAPP) has called for additional safeguards to curb the powers of government to order users and companies to...

Report reveals high cost of 100Mbps in New Zealand

A comparison of broadband services by comparison site Picodi.com has found New Zealand to have some of the highest prices in the world.

Schools failing to implement digital curriculum: NZTech

Schools failing to implement digital curriculum: NZTech

NZTech says New Zealand’s education system is not evolving fast enough to generate the talent needed to support the growing digital economy.

Police play down data breach, minister hangs on

Police play down data breach, minister hangs on

The Police have played down the impacts of Monday’s data breach that, it was claimed, exposed names, addresses, firearm licence numbers and bank details of 70,000 gun owners.

Government urged to boost internet use by the disadvantaged

Government urged to boost internet use by the disadvantaged

A report commissioned by the Department of Internal Affairs has identified two groups — social housing residents and individuals with disabilities — that are particularly at risk from having limited internet access.

Spark launches commercial fixed 5G

Spark launches commercial fixed 5G

Spark has launched commercial 5G services with partial coverage of five South Island towns and communities: Westport, Clyde, Twizel, Tekapo and Hokitika, making New Zealand the 27th country to get commercial 5G services. At this...

Archives NZ opts for Axiell archive management software

Archives NZ opts for Axiell archive management software

​Archives New Zealand Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga has chosen software from Swedish company Axiell, to supply archive management software, replacing its current collection management and search platform, Archway.

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