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Ingram Micro & Microsoft launch Australasian not-for-profit initiative
Wed, 18th Oct 2023
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Ingram Micro and Microsoft have kickstarted the IMpact Program, an initiative to digitally empower Australasian NFPs.
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Case study: Bringing the digital world to remote Thailand
Mon, 15th May 2023
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A new chapter began for Maetoh as broadband and Wi-Fi networks were connected, giving the village access to the entirety of the internet.
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Govt paper pushes case for fibre connectivity in rural NZ
Mon, 5th Dec 2022
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Chorus has welcomed the New Zealand Government's release of a new paper that sets out the country's high-level connectivity vision over the next decade.
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Telstra expands regional team through Connected Communities
Thu, 7th Apr 2022
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Telstra is increasing support for customers in regional areas by boosting the number of local experts and community support.
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Digital literacy key focus of expert group
Mon, 24th Jun 2013
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Digital literacy in schools is to be the focus of a new 14 member reference group.
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Telecom switches on 4G LTE Trial
Fri, 7th Dec 2012
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Telco says trial will go live in parts of Wellington and Auckland today.
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Rural Australians to be on par with city dwellers
Fri, 22nd Jul 2011
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$1 billion second-generation satellite network to provide signal in isolated areas.
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Kiwi firm deploys Israeli technology
Wed, 28th Jul 2010
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EOL plans wireless expansion with technology that eliminates the need for towers.
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Kiwi internet usage soars
Fri, 16th Apr 2010
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Eighty percent of New Zealanders now use the internet, and<br />more than a million homes are on a broadband connection, according to latest<br />official statistics.
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Fibre in the ground this year
Tue, 9th Feb 2010
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Prime Minister John Key is promising that physical work will<br />have begun on the Government’s Ultra Fast Broadband plan by the end of the<br />year.
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Still free for country callers
Sun, 1st Nov 2009
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Toll-free local calling for all New Zealanders – including those who live in rural and remote areas – will remain despite an upheaval in the way it is funded.
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Full speed ahead
Wed, 1st Jul 2009
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Satellite Internet users with the ISP Farmside will get double the download speeds on their Rocket Broadband service from this month.