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Telstra reaffirms plan to retire 3G network by 2024 for 4G/5G upgrade
Fri, 1st Dec 2023
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Telstra confirms plans to retire its 3G network by 2024 to bolster 4G/5G infrastructure, enhancing coverage and reliability.
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New NZ telco Rocket Mobile launches with unlimited data plans
Thu, 23rd Nov 2023
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NZ's Rocket Mobile launches as a new telecommunication service bringing unlimited data plans, aiming to challenge rival companies' hidden costs.
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Battleface and CELITECH partner to enhance travel safety with eSIM technology
Fri, 13th Oct 2023
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Battleface, a leading travel insurance provider, has partnered with CELITECH to integrate eSIM technology, revolutionizing travel safety and connectivity.
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Spark uses AI to personalize plans based on individual needs
Sun, 8th Oct 2023
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Spark uses AI-driven decision making to offer tailor-made plans to its customers, ensuring they get the most from their broadband and mobile plans.
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DellOro: RAN market comes in below expectations in 2022
Thu, 2nd Mar 2023
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The slower momentum that has characterised the broader 2G-5G Radio Access Network market since 4Q 2021 extended to 4Q 2022.
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Worldwide 5G mobile data traffic exploding - report
Fri, 19th Aug 2022
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5G small cell deployments are set to take over from 4G in 2028 as mobile network operators scramble to meet skyrocketing mobile data traffic demands.
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DSL still experiencing rapid rates of decline in OECD countries
Fri, 11th Feb 2022
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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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New Ericsson mobility report highlights mobile data traffic increase and significant 5G uptake
Thu, 2nd Dec 2021
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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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10Gbps 5G data speeds - Qualcomm and Keysight achieve industry-first milestone
Thu, 8th Jul 2021
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A collaboration between Qualcomm and Keysight has achieved 5G 10Gbps data connection speeds, an industry-first milestone.
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Dynatrace introduces Session Replay, revamping mobile UX
Wed, 21st Apr 2021
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mobile data
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mobile apps
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Dynatrace's Digital Experience Module now offers a movie-like view of mobile user experience, allowing teams to see every click and tap.
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2talk launches mobile plans, offers complete communications solution
Fri, 19th Mar 2021
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Business cloud service provider 2talk has launched mobile plans, adding to its broadband and IP Voice products.
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ComCom: Broadband pricing stagnant in 2020 despite NZers flocking online
Tue, 16th Mar 2021
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Despite increased demand, fixed line broadband pricing remains expensive tor all tiers compared to other countries in the OECD.
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Vodafone NZ clocks record data usage for New Year’s Eve
Mon, 4th Jan 2021
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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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Vodafone NZ upgrades more than 120 mobile cell sites in preparation for 5G
Tue, 28th Jul 2020
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Vodafone NZ upgrades 120+ mobile cell sites in response to growing data use, with a focus on 4G and 4.5G technology.
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Skinny ups it game with new endless data plans
Sat, 9th May 2020
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Skinny rolls out NZ's cheapest Endless Data plans, offering boundless browsing from just $36.
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Vodafone launches new endless data plans for consumers and business customers
Thu, 27th Feb 2020
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Vodafone New Zealand unveils new mobile phone plans with endless data, addressing customers' increasing demand for data.
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Mobile malware and exploitation amongst biggest cyber threats for 2020
Mon, 24th Feb 2020
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Kaspersky warns of soaring mobile malware in Asia Pacific for 2020.
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Study shows the positive social impact of mobile big data
Wed, 30th Oct 2019
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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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Spark lifts earnings on the back of mobile, wireless, cloud services
Wed, 21st Aug 2019
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digital entertainment
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 usage causes huge demand for mobile broadband
Fri, 12th Jul 2019
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In 2018, broadband subscriptions rose by 8%, or 108 million subscriptions, resulting in mobile broadband penetration reaching just under 110%.
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Forgotten your phone? Nearly half of Kiwis would feel ‘naked’
Wed, 8th May 2019
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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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'No way' to stop sale of 46 million Malaysians' personal data after crippling breach
Tue, 14th Nov 2017
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Breach crisis: 46m Malaysians hit as data sale unstoppable—act to change SIMs fast.
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Major data breach hits Malaysia's 46 million mobile phone users
Thu, 2nd Nov 2017
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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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Malaysia’s telecom market to ‘stay afloat’ through to 2021
Fri, 27th Oct 2017
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​Malaysia’s telecom market is in relatively comfortable stead according to a new report from GlobalData, driven largely by mobile data.