Wireless Nation stories
Wireless Nation, N4L provide 4G network to remote NZ schools
Wireless Nation and N4L have launched a new 4G network to improve connectivity in three Chatham Island schools.
Broadband Compare and TUANZ name best broadband in NZ
Over 200 professionals from New Zealand's ICT sector gathered at the Broadband Compare TUANZ Awards to honor the country's top broadband providers.
Chatham Islands get new IoT network
When world-leading IoT networks come to mind, you might not necessarily think of the Chatham Islands as having one of them.
Bridging the gap: how to bring world-class fibre speeds to rural businesses
Why the UFB's urban focus shouldn't inhibit rural businesses from attaining a fibre-grade broadband connection.
SD-WAN provides effective, affordable uptime for SMBs
Legacy premium services at high costs are no longer viable for small businesses.
Who’s the greatest NZ Internet provider of them all? Winners announced
The inaugural Broadband Compare Awards ceremony took place last night to determine New Zealand’s best broadband provider. So who won?.
Belkin ups its wireless charging game with IDT
Belkin and IDT have released a dual-mode wireless charger that supports two leading wireless power standards.
Toshiba launches single-chip 15W wireless power receiver
Toshiba unveils industry's first wireless power receiver with 15W capacity, capable of charging devices faster than wired chargers.
Innovators wanted for wireless charging contest
The contest asks electronics experts and tinkerers alike to offer creative ways to incorporate wireless charging capabilities into products.
Engineers develop universal wireless charger, a world first
Engineers at UC San Diego are developing a universal wireless charger that is compatible with different consumer electronics, including smartphones, smartwatches, laptops, and tablets.
Kickstarter for wireless iPhone charger gains momentum
A start-up specialising in wireless iPhone charging has received funding of $10,000 in two days.
In-vehicle wireless charging to shake up automotive industry
An estimated 50 million vehicles will offer built-in wireless charging by 2020, up from only 4 million vehicles offering the technology this year.
Wireless charging set to soar
Wireless charging adoption for mobile devices is set to soar, with a fifth of wearables incorporating the technology.
Wireless Nation launches exclusive Netflix device
Wireless Nation launches NightShift, an exclusive Netflix device, to help New Zealand users save time, money and data.
Samsung’s first wireless charger 'coming soon'
Samsung has released its first fast wireless charging pad in its online US store, stating it's compatible with Qi-enabled devices.
Wireless Nation to promote wellbeing for rural Kiwis
Wireless Nation partners with Farmstrong to promote wellbeing for New Zealand farmers and growers by providing zero-rated data access to its website.
Qualcomm completes wireless charging first
Qualcomm has engineered a solution to allow wireless charging with metal exteriors, making it the first company to do so.
Rumours fly about Microsoft’s new Windows flagship phones
Microsoft’s upcoming flagship phones, the 950 and 950 XL, are reportedly coming later this year featuring wireless charging and and iris scanner.
World first: Solar wireless smartphone charger
MagSOL Labs creates ESL, the world's first solar wireless mobile charging station. Lightweight and compact, it can charge devices without wires or power outlets.
Satellite rev-up on way as Wireless Nation inks new deal
Next-gen, high-speed services via satellite on the way after Wireless Nation signs deal with global satellite giant Gilat.
Rural NZers to benefit from Wireless Nation's latest deal
Wireless Nation has signed an agreement with ASB to provide the bank’s rural customers and staff with targeted plans and solutions.
VoIP goes data free on Wireless Nation
Wireless Nation has upped the ante, providing zero-rated data on its satellite broadband network for VoIP phone lines and selected websites.
Wireless Nation inks farming deal
The deal sees Wireless Nation’s rural internet solutions promoted through PGG Wrightson’s retail stores and on-farm technical representatives.
Galaxy S6 launch signals wireless power going mainstream
In one of the strongest signals yet that wireless power has entered mainstream adoption, Samsung has built wireless charging into its new smartphones.