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SmarTone & Infovista revolutionise HK's telecoms with Ativa
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SmarTone, Hong Kong's leading 5G network, and Infovista dramatically enhance customer experience and network performance by utilising Infovista's innovative Ativa solution.
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Progility partners with Aussie retailer to enhance in-store cell coverage
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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Progility Technologies partners with an Australian retailer to solve in-store cellular coverage issues using high-tech repeaters.
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Farewell to the 3G network
Fri, 18th Aug 2023
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With the development of 4G networks in the 2010s and teens, the importance of 3G networks in Australia began to decline.
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Spark to close 3G network, makes way for 5G in rural Aotearoa
Wed, 29th Mar 2023
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Spark will close down its legacy 3G network towards the end of 2025, freeing up limited radio spectrum that will enable its 5G roll out across rural Aotearoa.
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The reality of Australia’s 3G shutdown needs to sink in before it comes back to bite our essential services
Wed, 1st Feb 2023
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Reliance on Australia's 3G network puts many industries at risk as Telstra plans to shut it down in June 2024. Transition to 4G is crucial.
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The sun is setting on 3G and the dawn of 5G is looming
Fri, 27th Jan 2023
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With 3G being phased out across the UK, businesses need to be prepared to reap the rewards presented by the fifth generation of mobile connectivity.
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2G and 3G networks are 'open doors' for cyber attacks
Wed, 19th Feb 2020
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Security researchers have warned about SS7 for decades, however, the vulnerabilities have become more severe in recent years.
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Spark buys 2019 Rugby World Cup broadcast rights, should you worry?
Mon, 16th Apr 2018
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Spark NZ bags rights for Rugby World Cups, free and paid streaming ahead.
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G-ME launches blockchain-backed GPS device
Wed, 31st Jan 2018
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The device uses CROWN’s blockchain technology, supposedly making users’ location data immutable and impossible to counterfeit.
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Spark extends mobile coverage for the summer months
Thu, 2nd Nov 2017
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As soon as summer comes around, Kiwis all over NZ pack up their bags and get the heck away from cities, which is why Spark has made its move.
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Nostalgia or nonsense? Nokia’s revamped brick launches in NZ next week
Thu, 2nd Nov 2017
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The Nokia 3310 3G retains some of the features of the past but has obviously had some Botox, a tummy tuck and new organ replacements.
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End of an era – 2degrees to shut up shop on 2G
Wed, 20th Sep 2017
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2degrees bids farewell to 2G, urges tech upgrade ahead of March '18 shut down.
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Accelerated Concepts fires up local channel for 4G failover routers
Tue, 25th Oct 2016
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4G failover router vendor Accelerated Concepts has signed NPS as its master reseller for Australia and New Zealand as it gears up for a channel push.
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Telstra takes on $30 million NT co-investment project
Tue, 8th Sep 2015
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Telstra inks a $30 million co-investment deal with the Northern Territory Government to provide broadband and 3G mobile to remote NT locations.
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SnapperNet ramps up IoT offerings in face of strong demand
Thu, 25th Jun 2015
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SnapperNet is ramping up its vendor portfolio to help Kiwi resellers address the burgeoning internet of things/machine to machine market.
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Telstra signs Woolworths as wholesaler for 3G mobile
Fri, 29th May 2015
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Woolworths boosts its retail prowess, joining forces with Telstra to provide 3G mobile services, covering 98.5% of Aussies.
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Update: Vodafone network back in business
Thu, 16th Apr 2015
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The cause of this morning’s mobile issue was a core network router problem in Christchurch, which led to mobile voice and TXT services problems.
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Vodafone network down and out
Thu, 16th Apr 2015
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Customers nationwide using the 2G, 3G and 4G network may be having difficulty making and receiving calls, TXTs and using data.
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Vodafone makes NZ's first successful Voice over 4G (LTE) tests
Wed, 25th Feb 2015
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Vodafone's VoLTE success hints at a revolution in NZ's mobile calling with instant connection and HD voice over its growing 4G network.
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Data consumption sky rockets as Kiwis change smartphone habits
Wed, 18th Jun 2014
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Mobile data usage at Fieldays increased by over 50%, while text message usage decreased by over 30%, according to statistics from Telecom.
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Uploading King as Telecom network sees data traffic surge
Thu, 12th Jun 2014
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During recent major events, like the Bruce Springsteen concert in Auckland, telco has seen mobile uploads actually exceed download.
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Vodafone NZ: 4G will just get better and better...
Thu, 23rd Jan 2014
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Vodafone secures 18-year 700MHz spectrum for $66m, will continue delivering leading 4G network in New Zealand.
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Plasma/LCD TVs up, digital cameras down
Fri, 16th Mar 2012
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More opt for plasma/LCD TVs while digital camera sales slump, reveals Roy Morgan tech report.
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It’s time to redefine mobility
Thu, 1st Sep 2011
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The need for a rock solid, mobility-enabled network which reaches users no matter where they are, is an investment priority for many organisations.