Wi-fi news stories
Unknown connections: How safe is public WiFi in Aotearoa?
If it's not your own household WiFi, then who has control of your data and is your connection actually safe?
Enable launches free Wi-Fi in Christchurch city centre
Fibre broadband provider, Enable, and the Christchurch City Council have launched their new Christchurch Free Wi-Fi service in the central city.
D-Link launches new G415 Smart Router as part of EAGLE PRO AI range
D-Link A/NZ has announced the launch of its new G415 AX1500 4G Smart Router as part of the new EAGLE PRO AI Series.
Juniper Networks named Leader in 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant
Gartner has named AI-driven networks vendor Juniper as a Leader in the Magic Quadrant, giving it the highest score for Completeness of Vision.
DSA study finds economic benefit of using MHz band
A new study by the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) has found that Indonesia, Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa’s economies could benefit if they decide to enable unlicensed access to the 5925-7125 MHz band.
ComCom seeks feedback on broadband performance programme
The Commerce Commission is inviting feedback on enhancements to its Measuring Broadband New Zealand programme.
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Kacific will use AWS to scale up broadband delivery for APAC
Kacific Broadband Satellites has announced that it is going all-in on AWS to scale up the delivery of broadband internet for the rural regions of Southeast Asia and the Pacific.
D-Link D launches world’s first Wi-Fi 6 USB 3.0 Adapter and new Wi-Fi 6 Mesh Router
D-Link networking company has launched the DWA-X1850, the world's first Wi-Fi 6 USB 3.2 Gen 1 (USB 3.0) adapter, and a new Wi-Fi 6 Mesh Router–the EXO AX AX3200 DIR-X3260.
WatchGuard introduces WIFI management into cloud portfolio
The addition of Wi-Fi in WatchGuard Cloud provides cross-platform integration and centralised management, simplifying how partners purchase, deploy and manage products and services.
Hands-on review: D-Link AC1200 Mesh Wi-Fi Range Extender
The D-Link AC1200 Mesh Wi-Fi Range Extender is an easy-to-use and discreet way to wirelessly extend your Wi-Fi network.
Redeemer Lutheran College modernises campus network with BES IT & CommScope
Brisbane-based K12 school Redeemer Lutheran College has enlisted the help of IT solutions provider BES IT to upgrade the college’s internet connectivitity and campus security.
D-Link A/NZ launches new AX1800 Wi-Fi 6 Mesh Range Extender
The portable plug-in device expands existing Wi-Fi networks with the aim of ridding homes of frustrating wi-fi dead zones.
Aruba unveils enterprise-grade Wi-Fi 6E solution
"With connectivity demands growing exponentially, Wi-Fi 6E can take advantage of up to seven, superwide 160 MHz channels and uncongested bandwidth in the 6 GHz band."
Orcon scraps business & residential internet plans for more 'tailored' approach
The strategy overhaul is part of what Orcon is calling ‘the future of working and home connectivity in mind'.
Hands-on review: D-Link AX3000 Wi-Fi 6 PCIe Adapter
D-Link’s DWA-X3000 AX3000 Wi-Fi 6 Adapter allows all PC users access to the new Wi-Fi 6 connectivity for faster network connections.
D-Link launches new HD Wi-Fi Camera with AI person detection
D-Link A/NZ has launched its DCS-8300LHV2 Full HD Wi-Fi Camera with AI-based person detection.
D-Link launches its COVR AX1800 Wi-Fi 6 mesh system
D-Link A/NZ has launched the latest addition to its COVR mesh range.
D-Link A/NZ launches a 4G LTE USB Adapter and 4G LTE Cat 6 Wi-Fi Hotspot
Even if you have a robust home Wi-Fi network, if your livelihood is going to rely on it, it’s worth have a backup.
D-Link A/NZ launches Wi-Fi 6 PCIe adapter with Bluetooth 5.1
The DWA-X3000 can achieve Wi-Fi speeds up to 2402Mbps (5GHz) + 600Mbps (2.4GHz) and is backwards compatible with 802.11ac/n/g/a/b technology.
Nordic Semiconductor completes Imagination Technologies acquisition
Nordic Semiconductor has announced it has acquired the Imagination Technologies Ensigma Wi-Fi development team and associated Ensigma Wi-Fi IP tech assets from Imagination Technologies.
D-Link A/NZ launches two new gigabit wi-fi routers
The two new routers are outfitted with a host of hardware and software functions for varying users.
QNAP launches Wi-Fi 6 SD-WAN router
The QHora-301W is a Wi-Fi 6, 10GbE dual-port SD-WAN router with a Qualcomm IPQ8072A processor.
QNAP launches smart edge PoE switch for Wi-Fi 6
The QGD-1602P includes multiple 2.5GbE MultiGigabit ports, 10GbE fibre ports and up to 90 watts PoE power.
Spark removes data caps on wireless broadband
Spark New Zealand has removed data caps on its Unplan Metro, giving almost a third of addresses across the country access to an uncapped wireless broadband plan.