Internet Access stories - Page 3
Meet Li-Fi: The new, superior, wireless technology
A new wireless technology known as Li-Fi has been tested in a real world setting and is 100 times faster than Wi-Fi.
Wi-Fi from space, courtesy of Facebook
Facebook plans to bring internet access to remote regions via aircraft, satellites and a partnership with Eutelsat.
Global Mode saga falls to big media companies
Global Mode service, which allowed access to international content, will no longer be available in New Zealand from 1 September 2015.
Gen-i: 5 things to check before you go on holiday…
Like many businesses, Gen-i will be operating with reduced staff over the Christmas period – hopefully to enjoy a hot Kiwi summer but there are 5 things to think about before you turn on the ‘out of office’...
Funding for Computers in Homes to benefit students
A boost in funding for the Computers in Homes digital literacy programme has been announced by the government.
Where's my wi-fi?
In the heart of Auckland, even after hosting grand events, finding reliable wi-fi in the city's bustling CBD remains a frustrating tech ordeal.
Mobiles, social media key for customer communications
Report finds consumers becoming more responsive to marketing via technology.
Brennan extends into NZ
Brennan IT expands into NZ, launching a Point of Presence to cater to the demand in Australasia for seamless cloud services and more.
Keewl Search Engine
Keewl is a new 2.0 Search Engine that lets you search in the Web, photos, videos, blogs, social buzz, shopping and news.
Internet disconnection penalties 'must go'
Cutting off accounts is like banning someone from using the postal system because they posted copied CDs, says InternetNZ.
Finland de clares broadban d a le gal ri ght
With recent developments such as Section 92A and the ACTA negotiations suggesting removal of internet access as a punishment for crimes such as copyright infringement, the questio.
Vodafone announces iPad plans
Vodafone New Zealand today announced it will offer dedicated data plans for iPad with Wi-Fi + 3G in New Zealand starting tomorrow.
HP 'revolutionises' web-enabled printing
Print from any email device to any HP printer from anywhere in the world, says HP.
Website review: Clubbing
School weighing you down? Starting to think holidays can’t come soon enough?.
Phones to overtake PCs as most common web access device
Gartner says mobile phones will become the main device we use to access the internet in the next few years.
ICANN chief urges African internet expansion
ICANN CEO urges African nations to increase internet affordability to improve economic future.
Lessons from NEAL
It’s timely to look at NEAL – the North Shore Education Access Loop.
Chief Executive Farmside
A computer and internet connection are now considered essential classroom tools.
Iran publishes Web site blacklist
The Iranian government has posted a list of banned Web sites in its latest crackdown on Internet access.
School broadband hard work to deliver
If the Government thinks the biggest challenge in their rural broadband plans is getting fibre to rural schools, they have another surprise coming, says education consultant Charles Newton.
Toshiba offers 3G-capable laptops
In a bid to move into the mobile computing market, Toshiba has signed an exclusive deal with Telecom and from mid-August will offer a range of laptops with 3G mobile broadband capabilities, offering resellers another string to their mobility bow.
Mobility – the final frontier?
We now live in a world where we have almost every tool required to do our work, all located in one place: at our PC.
CA helps bridge the digital divide
Last year we reported that CA had donated $25,000 to the Computers in Homes (CIH) scheme; giving 18 families in Huntly access to recycled computers, training and support.