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Telecommunications
Poor mobile coverage most prominent issue for telco services
Last week
While overall complaint numbers declined significantly in the period, the proportion of mobile complaints increased to 39.7% of all complaints.
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TeleGeography
Internet bandwidth rising internationally amidst slower growth pace
Last week
Market research from TeleGeography has found that global internet bandwidth has risen by 28% in 2022, now standing at 997 Tbps with a four-year CAGR of 29%.
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Satellite technologies
Kacific wins big at the World Business Outlook Awards
Last month
The Kacific Group has been recognised in the World Business Outlook Awards for providing high-quality broadband services and infrastructure throughout APAC.
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ExtraHop
Organisations exposing highly sensitive protocols to public internet
August 2022
More than 60% of organisations expose remote control protocol SSH to the public internet, while 36% of organisations expose the insecure FTP protocol.
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BAI Communications Australia
BAI Communications to help improve mobile coverage across regional NSW
August 2022
Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW Paul Toole said regional communities deserve reliable and affordable mobile services.
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Broadband
MyRepublic unveils 'choose the speed you need' mobile plans
August 2022
Broadband provider MyRepublic has announced the details of its new 'choose the speed you need' mobile plans, designed for New Zealanders. 
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Mobile Device Management
Claroty's Team82 uncovers two vulnerabilities in FileWave’s MDM system
July 2022
Claroty’s research arm (Team82) has uncovered and disclosed two critical vulnerabilities in FileWave’s Mobile Device Management (MDM) system.
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Internet
InternetNZ appoints new chief executive. Will take over in October
July 2022
InternetNZ has announced the appointment of its new chief executive, with Vivien Maidaborn taking over the role from interim chief Andrew Cushen in October.
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General Data Protection Regulation
Web3, the de-globalised internet & the future of global internet providers
July 2022
Experts are calling it the end of the internet as we know it. The year of the splinternet is upon us.
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Virtual Private Network
Hands-on review: Norton Secure VPN
July 2022
Norton is obviously serious about your privacy. They have a “No-log” policy, which simply means that they do not track or store any of your on-line activities.
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Cybersecurity
Cloudflare expands A/NZ footprint with four new data centres
July 2022
New data centres in Adelaide, Canberra, Hobart, and Christchurch will bring faster, more reliable, and more secure internet to A/NZ.
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Software-as-a-Service
How partners can participate in the new world of hybrid work
July 2022
The operational reality for most businesses is now characterised by a new enterprise stack in which the cloud has become the new data centre, SaaS the new application stack, our homes the new office, and the Internet the new enterprise network that connects it all together.
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Christchurch
Enable launches free Wi-Fi in Christchurch city centre
June 2022
Fibre broadband provider, Enable, and the Christchurch City Council have launched their new Christchurch Free Wi-Fi service in the central city. 
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Broadband
Singapore found to have the speediest internet rates in the world
June 2022
New research from BanklessTimes has shown that Singapore has the highest recorded median internet speed in the world at 207.61 MBPS.
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Cloud
Chorus and Nokia launches first trial of 25G PON broadband
May 2022
Chorus and Nokia have announced the successful demonstration of 25 gigabit per second fibre (Gbps) broadband technology at the Chorus Fibre Lab in Auckland. 
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Customer experience
Phone, internet complaints increase for first time in five quarters
May 2022
Phone and internet complaints have increased for the first time in five quarters, according to a new telco report from the Ombudsman.
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Wireless Nation
Wireless Nation, N4L provide 4G network to remote NZ schools
May 2022
Wireless Nation and Network for Learning (N4L) have rolled out the Rural Connectivity Group’s (RCG) new 4G network to better connect three Chatham Islands schools.
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Cloud
Voyager begins countrywide 100 gigabit network upgrade
April 2022
Voyager Internet says with recent fibre speed upgrades and ever-increasing data usage the 100G upgrade is needed to provide fast, reliable broadband.
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Collaboration
Kacific, GuarantCo receive Cooperation of the Year Award
April 2022
Kacific and GuarantCo have been named the winners of the Cooperation of the Year Award at the Satcom Innovations Group (SIG) Awards.
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Internet
Voyager Wholesale now offers Microsoft Teams Trunks
April 2022
With 145 million active daily users worldwide, Microsoft Teams provides businesses with a fully immersive and collaborative experience, even while working remotely.
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Cloud
Telstra expands regional team through Connected Communities
April 2022
"Put simply, our Connected Communities program means more boots on the ground in regional Australia," says Telstra chief executive Andrew Penn.
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Cloud
Telstra to deliver faster internet for QLD schools
March 2022
State school students across Queensland will now have faster internet speeds, following a new $187m deal between Telstra and the Queensland Government.
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Data Privacy
New research reveals data privacy still a big worry for Kiwis
February 2022
New Zealanders are becoming increasingly worried about their personal data privacy, according to a new InternetNZ survey.
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IT infrastructure
Akamai to acquire Linode in USD $900 million deal
February 2022
Cloud infrastructure provider Akamai announced it has secured an agreement to acquire Infrastructure as a Service platform, Linode.