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5G
Worldwide 5G mobile data traffic exploding - report
August 2022
"With 5G, there is a wider range of deployment scenarios, forcing vendors to provide comprehensive solutions to support every need."
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Cloud
DSL still experiencing rapid rates of decline in OECD countries
February 2022
High-speed fibre internet continues to be the most significant player in OECD countries, with growth rates still powering ahead of DSL.
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Ericsson
New Ericsson mobility report highlights mobile data traffic increase and significant 5G uptake
December 2021
The recent Ericsson mobility report has signalled a significant growth in mobile data traffic over the last 10 years, with an increase over 300-fold.
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5G
10Gbps 5G data speeds - Qualcomm and Keysight achieve industry-first milestone
July 2021
A collaboration between Qualcomm and Keysight has achieved 5G 10Gbps data connection speeds, an industry-first milestone.
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Mobile data
Dynatrace introduces Session Replay, revamping mobile UX
April 2021
The enhancements open the door for digmance feature adoptions ital teams to further optimise the user experience, performance feature adoptions and conversions of their mobile apps.
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Communications
2talk launches mobile plans, offers complete communications solution
March 2021
The additions provides organisations across New Zealand easy access to complete single-source communications.
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Mobile Device Management
ComCom: Broadband pricing stagnant in 2020 despite NZers flocking online
March 2021
Despite increased demand, fixed line broadband pricing remains expensive tor all tiers compared to other countries in the OECD. 
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Mobile data
Vodafone NZ clocks record data usage for New Year’s Eve
January 2021
Over this New Year’s Eve, New Zealanders around the country consumed mobile data in staggering numbers, according to local telco Vodafone NZ.
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5G
Vodafone NZ upgrades more than 120 mobile cell sites in preparation for 5G
July 2020
The upgrades, which span the country, predominantly add 4G or 4.5G technology and capacity, which is part of the company's work in getting mobile towers ready for the fifth generation mobile network, 5G.
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Skinny Mobile
Skinny ups it game with new endless data plans
May 2020
The telecommunications provider says it is looking to make running out of data a thing of the past.
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5G
Vodafone launches new endless data plans for consumers and business customers
February 2020
“We’ve seen a massive increase in data usage over recent years and with Vodafone New Zealand’s investments in capacity and 5G network roll out, we are now ready to meet the needs of data hungry customers."
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Cybersecurity
Mobile malware and exploitation amongst biggest cyber threats for 2020
February 2020
There will be an increase in mobile malware and cybercriminal groups exploiting mobile devices in the Asia Pacific region in 2020, according to new research from Kaspersky. 
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Big Data
Study shows the positive social impact of mobile big data
October 2019
A new GSMA study reveals the potential for big data solutions to positively impact 150 million lives over the next five years.
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Wireless technologies
Spark lifts earnings on the back of mobile, wireless, cloud services
August 2019
The telco's continued improved performance was founded on a clear strategy with strong execution and greater customer focus.
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Mobile data
Mobile data usage causes huge demand for mobile broadband
July 2019
In 2018, broadband subscriptions rose by 8%, or 108 million subscriptions, resulting in mobile broadband penetration reaching just under 110%.
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Smartphones
Forgotten your phone? Nearly half of Kiwis would feel ‘naked’
May 2019
A majority of Kiwis are finding mobile phones increasingly indispensable to everyday life, a new survey finds with some very interesting results.
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Telecommunications
'No way' to stop sale of 46 million Malaysians' personal data after crippling breach
November 2017
“Individuals or companies found purchasing these leaked data, should be penalised. Only when the buying stops, then only will the hacking stop."
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Telecommunications
Major data breach hits Malaysia's 46 million mobile phone users
November 2017
A data breach has put more than 46 million Malaysian mobile phone users at risk and has affected many of the country’s major telecommunicatio
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Voice over Internet Protocol
Malaysia’s telecom market to ‘stay afloat’ through to 2021
October 2017
​Malaysia’s telecom market is in relatively comfortable stead according to a new report from GlobalData, driven largely by mobile data.
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Data
Spark listens to customers and upgrades unlimited data deal
September 2017
It's certainly good news for any New Zealander who’s life revolves around infinite data – and any parasites who rely on data hotspotting!
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Telecommunications
Spark launches rollover data & minutes for all customers
September 2017
Spark mobile customers now have the choice of rolling over the unused data and minutes.
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5G
Soaring mobile data usage in A/NZ an opportunity for businesses
June 2017
Ericsson has released a report that reveals the highest mobile data growth since 2013 with year-over-year growth of 70 percent - and it's to continue.
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Telecommunications
2degrees wants to bridge connections for SuperGold Card holders
September 2016
"By introducing this monthly discount we hope to make our services more affordable so that more Kiwis can get connected."
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Mobility
Study finds brands aren’t ready for consumer expectations on mobile
May 2016
97 percent of brands believe that a good mobile experience impacts customer loyalty, yet 4 in 10 remain without a mobile strategy .