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2G and 3G networks are 'open doors' for cyber attacks
Security researchers have warned about SS7 for decades, however, the vulnerabilities have become more severe in recent years.
Spark buys 2019 Rugby World Cup broadcast rights, should you worry?
Spark announced that it has secured the rights to bring to New Zealanders the Rugby World Cup 2019.
G-ME launches blockchain-backed GPS device
The device uses CROWN’s blockchain technology, supposedly making users’ location data immutable and impossible to counterfeit.
Spark extends mobile coverage for the summer months
As soon as summer comes around, Kiwis all over NZ pack up their bags and get the heck away from cities, which is why Spark has made its move.
Nostalgia or nonsense? Nokia’s revamped brick launches in NZ next week
The Nokia 3310 3G retains some of the features of the past but has obviously had some Botox, a tummy tuck and new organ replacements.
End of an era – 2degrees to shut up shop on 2G
2degrees has announced it's closing down its 2G services on its nationwide mobile network as of March 2018.
Telstra takes on $30 million NT co-investment project
Telstra inks a $30 million co-investment deal with the Northern Territory Government to provide broadband and 3G mobile to remote NT locations.
Telstra signs Woolworths as wholesaler for 3G mobile
Telstra signs retail giant as a wholesaler for the telco's 3G mobile network.
Vodafone makes NZ's first successful Voice over 4G (LTE) tests
VoLTE will eliminate bugbears for consumers and businesses alike.
Data consumption sky rockets as Kiwis change smartphone habits
"Smart devices are changing the way our customers experience and take part in events such as Fieldays – they’re being used for far more than just texting and calling.
Uploading King as Telecom network sees data traffic surge
During recent major events, like the Bruce Springsteen concert in Auckland, telco has seen mobile uploads actually exceed download.
Vodafone NZ: 4G will just get better and better...
Telco will continue to deliver New Zealand’s leading super-fast 4G network to Kiwis following the outcome of the government’s "Digital Dividend" spectrum auction.
Plasma/LCD TVs up, digital cameras down
Roy Morgan tech ownership report shows who owns what in New Zealand.
E-Waste – The Path to Product Stewardship
The channel has an important role to play when it comes to e-waste and the chance to make its mark and help guide New Zealand in product stewardship schemes, says Jon Thornhill, General E-Waste Manger at RCN Group.
Leasing to meet green commitments
Leasing equipment can be an option for Kiwi businesses committed to sustainability, says Paul Beattie, Managing Director of Equico.
The Green Cloud – And Virtualisation
It’s hard to talk green IT without mentioning virtualisation and cloud computing. Tim Dacombe-Bird, Managing Director, VMware New Zealand, explains the green benefits of both.
The Greening of New Zealand Businesses
Smart IT consolidation is becoming a tool for businesses striving towards greening their enterprises. Ian Raper, Regional Director ANZ for Riverbed, provides some tips on what CIOs are looking for and what they need guidance on.
Channelling the green message
Customers want eco-friendly facts as we move beyond greenwash marketing – and that is providing opportunities for resellers and vendors, as Keith Newman discovers.
Skype launches mobile partner programme
Internet chat firm unveils partner programme for operators in markets with low 3G broadband penetration.
Telecom invests in IP data usage tech
Alcatel-Lucent's Wireless Network Guardian brought in to help Telecom offer a better experience across its 3G network.