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THE KIWI ROUNDUP: THE WEEK’S TELCO HAPPENINGS IN NZ

Soaring broadband consumption, a Vodafone sale, Spark’s Cisco deal and Vocus shuts down an automated phone scam… We take a look at some of this…

HYLAND ANZ COUNTRY MANAGER TALKS 5G AND THE DEATH OF HYBRID

The rollout of 5G across Australia and New Zealand will have a ‘massive’ impact on increasing the mobile workforce, according to Hyland Software ANZ country…

SOARING AUSSIE APP DEMAND PRESENTS OPPORTUNITIES, THREATS FOR LOCAL BUSINESS, TELCOS

Soaring Australian demand for apps is opening the doors for businesses and brands but is also posing new threats, according to App Annie, whose new report…

Hawaiki Cable complete, testing begins ahead of June launch

Final testing of the Hawaiki Cable is about to begin, with the last splice of the 15,000km high-capacity cable made this week and the cable…

No deal for Vocus NZ sale highlights market mismatch

Vocus’ decision to retain its New Zealand business after failing to receive an ‘appropriate’ offer, highlights uncertainty over customer loyalty in the age of UFB,…

Crypto currency aiding ransomware growth

Ransomware may have faded from the headlines this year, but it remains a big problem for businesses across Australia and New Zealand – with cryptocurrencies…

Mimecast urges ‘cyber resilience’ as study shows incumbent email security missing known malware

A new study from Mimecast shows incumbent email security systems are missing known malware – which should be among the easiest to identify – with…

NBN ramps up FTTC, relaunches HFC

NBN is ramping up its fibre-to-the-curb footprint, with an additional 440,000 properties previously earmarked to receive fibre-to-the-node or HFC to get the faster FTTC connections.

Thinxtra completes NZ IoT network build; Aussie network nearing completion

Thinxtra has completed the main rollout of its New Zealand Sigfox IoT network, in what the company claims is the first full nationwide Low Power…

Avaya, Pyrios target mid-market with new SaaS UC and CC suite

Avaya has launched its mid-market focused unified comms and contact centre software-as-a-service offering – dubbed Powered by Avaya – in New Zealand, partnering with Auckland-based communications technology…

Bitglass teams with Optus to deliver cloud access security broker

Cloud and mobile security provider Bitglass has signed Optus as a reseller, and is making inroads in the Australian and New Zealand markets as companies…

Spark New Zealand heads out to the farm with new IoT network

Spark New Zealand is heading out onto the farm, extending its long-range Internet of Things network beyond urban centres after signing agri-tech business Levno as…

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