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InternetNZ retires NZRS brand to streamline operations
InternetNZ has merged with its subsidiary NZRS in order to bring the elements of .nz domain management under the same umbrella.
Cambridge Analytica gets New Zealanders talking about data use
"There’s a real need to open a conversation here in New Zealand about these issues.”
Industry players weigh in on Sky TV’s move to block websites
Sky’s call for sites to be blacklisted is “dinosaur behavior, something you would expect in North Korea, not in New Zealand.”
Kiwis are concerned about how cyberbullying and fake news could affect their lives
"We are spending more and more of our lives online and it's no surprise that Kiwis are concerned about possible negative effects..."
New tech maps NZ's digital & socioeconomic divides
The Digital Divide map is an interactive tool which shows the different digital divides New Zealanders and their communities are facing.
InternetNZ: Telco Bill will protect fair broadband prices after 2020
"One remaining concern with this draft legislation is the choice of so-called ‘anchor products’ - a broadband product at a specified price."
Encryption with backdoors? Internet advocates call out Five Eyes leaders for 'shortsighted' tactics
Even if measures to restrict strong encryption access are put in place, adversaries will switch to new tools crafted without the Five Eyes network.
New telco laws for advanced Internet: Goodie bag or mixed bag?
The government has announced a reform of the telco act that will affect Internet around the country - but is it good news for consumers?
Manifesto to Kiwi MPs: No heads in sand - our digital future is here now
What will New Zealand's digital future look like? Fast internet, cloud, big data and mobility are at the forefront, and our leaders must embrace it.
Manifesto challenges NZ leadership to pursue tech future
“The prosperity of New Zealand is inextricably linked to how we embrace our future as a digital nation.”
In just 12 months Kiwis getting substantially more data for less money
“The cost of Internet use has dropped over the last year with up to four times the data included at the same price points."
A triumph for cyber security: New Zealand's CERT team has finally been launched
New Zealand’s Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT NZ) has finally been launched this afternoon.
Kiwis want faster internet, especially in rural areas, survey finds
"What the survey is showing us is that New Zealanders are ready to move on from the copper internet era."
NZ’s first Mixed Reality Hackathon heads to Wellington
“It’s fantastic to see an event that harnesses advancement in tech and shines light on the opportunities that New Zealanders have to get involved."
Fibre-focused future for telco regulation welcome, says InternetNZ
"The latest proposals will help to unlock the potential of our fast, modern fibre communications networks.”
Opposition rejoice as Vodafone Sky merger thrown out
"That market power in a country like New Zealand would have been a disaster."
NO DEAL: Vodafone Sky merger no go
The Commerce Commission has declined clearance of the Vodafone/Sky merger, saying it could not exclude the chance the merger could lessen competition.
InternetNZ: Scrutiny essential on ComCom's Vodafone-Sky decision
InternetNZ gets behind calls for a delay following the Vodafone-Sky merger decision expected this week.
InternetNZ welcomes govt's Telco Act Review
"We will apply a magnifying glass to the details to make sure that fair prices for broadband are a reality after 2020."
Positives outweigh internet risks, survey finds
89% of Kiwis say the positives of using the internet outweigh the negatives, as Safer Internet Day kicks off.
InternetNZ sings govt’s UFB praises
"It's fantastic to see the government exceeding expectations in the number of people that will have access to fibre."
Your 2017 resolution? Put messaging privacy on the list, says InternetNZ
"As part of your 2017 New Year’s resolutions, you should be thinking about what you can do to keep your personal information private."
Kiwis love the internet but there's work to be done on our digital divide, says InternetNZ
"We are still concerned about the digital divides relating to household income, location and ethnicity groups."
How is InternetNZ making a better world through better internet?
“One of the things we’re actually doing is asking people what they think the biggest issues facing the internet for Kiwis are."