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AU businesses less cybersecurity confident than global peers
A new report reveals companies around the world could incur US$5.2 trillion in additional costs and lost revenue over the next five years due to cybercrime.
19 Jan 19
Relentless demand for IT experts in Southeast Asia
A new report has shown hiring activity in Southeast Asia to be surging with double-digit growth.
09 Jan 19
How Nokia and Chorus aim to enhance broadband access for Kiwis
Chorus has deployed Nokia's VDSL2 vectoring technology to deliver improved broadband access to users across New Zealand.
11 Oct 18
Wi-Fi is getting a new name and numbering system
The Wi-Fi Alliance says it has made the changes so that people can understand what Wi-Fi technology their device supports, and when they’re connecting to older Wi-Fi technology.
05 Oct 18
Exclusive: The white hat hackers making sure your internet stays safe
"Our goal is to secure the internet, help solve global problems and apprehend sophisticated threats."
27 Sep 18
Chatham Islands get new IoT network
When world-leading IoT networks come to mind, you might not necessarily think of the Chatham Islands as having one of them.
18 Sep 18
Downtime a crippling issue in APAC State of Wi-Fi Study
Ruckus has released findings from its study of 1200 organizations in APAC who collectively have lost US$53m from downtime in the last 12 months.
06 Sep 18
Subsea cable connecting the U.S. and A/NZ opens for business
Competition is opening up in the Internet traffic market with this being the first high speed connection to NZ that Spark doesn't have a stake in.
20 Jul 18
Macquarie Telecom & NBN Co strike major telco, data services deal
Macquarie Telecom will onboard 50 new jobs after signing a six-year deal with nbn to provide telecommunications and data services to Australia.
29 Jun 18
Online food delivery is changing the way Kiwis eat
"Tech makes it easy & convenient for people to order food online. It means there is now a huge variety of cuisine being delivered to people’s doors."
20 Jun 18
Vocus Group and Vodafone partner to unbundle UFB services
The two companies say the move will reduce the dependence on Chorus for themselves and other RSPs.
05 Jun 18
Spark launches credit refund scheme for 135,000 former customers
At least 135,000 former Spark customers may be in line for a credit refund - and people should check their mailboxes or their inboxes.
30 May 18
Parental Police: Why being ‘bad cop’ isn’t shielding kids from online threats
Limiting time spent online doesn’t necessarily make children safe from danger.
03 May 18
InternetNZ announces new leadership roles
"InternetNZ’s work on the issues and policies that impact the internet in New Zealand is a vital part of the organisation."
17 Apr 18
NBN expands FTTC plan, relaunches HFC services
This announcement takes the total planned FTTC footprint closer to 1.5 million homes and businesses by 2020.
10 Apr 18
Bridging the gap: how to bring world-class fibre speeds to rural businesses
Why the UFB's urban focus shouldn't inhibit rural businesses from attaining a fibre-grade broadband connection.
10 Apr 18
NBN CEO Bill Morrow to step down before the end of the year
Morrow will have led the organisation for a total of four years and nine months by the time he steps down.
04 Apr 18
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.
27 Feb 18
SA Labor promises $35 million Adelaide internet investment if re-elected
SA Labor says it would undertake a major expansion of the State Government’s existing fibre network, to be known as the "Fishbone".
20 Feb 18
42% of Alexa-ranked websites are open invites for attackers
Many of the internet’s supposedly safe websites could actually be a breeding ground for risk.
07 Feb 18
Create a safer internet by building a culture of security
Yesterday marked Safer Internet Day – a day that promotes the safe and positive use of digital technology.
07 Feb 18
Australia’s ‘.au’ domain in the spotlight as changes are proposed
The changes are said to be the most significant in thirty years.
31 Jan 18
Beam Wi-Fi to your devices through a lamp
Let there be LiFi: Connect to the internet directly through this smart lamp...
08 Jan 18
10,000 Christchurch homes get fibre
Enable has brought its fibre broadband network to 10,000 more homes in Christchurch...
06 Dec 17