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Wireless Nation, N4L provide 4G network to remote NZ schools
Wed, 18th May 2022
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Wireless Nation and N4L have launched a new 4G network to improve connectivity in three Chatham Island schools.
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Broadband Compare and TUANZ name best broadband in NZ
Mon, 11th Nov 2019
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Over 200 professionals from New Zealand's ICT sector gathered at the Broadband Compare TUANZ Awards to honor the country's top broadband providers.
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Chatham Islands get new IoT network
Tue, 18th Sep 2018
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When world-leading IoT networks come to mind, you might not necessarily think of the Chatham Islands as having one of them.
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Bridging the gap: how to bring world-class fibre speeds to rural businesses
Tue, 10th Apr 2018
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Why the UFB's urban focus shouldn't inhibit rural businesses from attaining a fibre-grade broadband connection.
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SD-WAN provides effective, affordable uptime for SMBs
Tue, 10th Apr 2018
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NZ firms swap costly fibre for diverse, agile 4G broadband solutions amidst rising demand for reliable connectivity.
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Who’s the greatest NZ Internet provider of them all? Winners announced
Fri, 3rd Nov 2017
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​The inaugural Broadband Compare Awards ceremony took place last night to determine New Zealand’s best broadband provider. So who won?.
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Belkin ups its wireless charging game with IDT
Mon, 11th Jan 2016
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Belkin launches universal wireless charger with IDT tech, supporting both Qi and PMA standards for seamless device charging.
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Toshiba launches single-chip 15W wireless power receiver
Tue, 24th Nov 2015
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Toshiba unveils industry's first wireless power receiver with 15W capacity, capable of charging devices faster than wired chargers.
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Innovators wanted for wireless charging contest
Fri, 6th Nov 2015
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The contest asks electronics experts and tinkerers alike to offer creative ways to incorporate wireless charging capabilities into products.
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Engineers develop universal wireless charger, a world first
Tue, 27th Oct 2015
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UC San Diego engineers make a breakthrough with a universal wireless charger, potentially ending the battle of incompatible standards.
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Kickstarter for wireless iPhone charger gains momentum
Fri, 9th Oct 2015
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Start-up Bench Soft's innovative wireless charger for iPhone 6 electrifies Kickstarter, hitting £10,000 goal in just 48 hours.
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In-vehicle wireless charging to shake up automotive industry
Tue, 6th Oct 2015
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An estimated 50 million vehicles will offer built-in wireless charging by 2020, up from only 4 million vehicles offering the technology this year.
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Wireless charging set to soar
Wed, 26th Aug 2015
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Wireless charging adoption for mobile devices is set to soar, with a fifth of wearables incorporating the technology.
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Wireless Nation launches exclusive Netflix device
Fri, 21st Aug 2015
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Wireless Nation launches NightShift, an exclusive Netflix device, to help New Zealand users save time, money and data.
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Samsung’s first wireless charger 'coming soon'
Thu, 20th Aug 2015
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Samsung has released its first fast wireless charging pad in its online US store, stating it's compatible with Qi-enabled devices.
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Wireless Nation to promote wellbeing for rural Kiwis
Thu, 6th Aug 2015
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Wireless Nation partners with Farmstrong to promote wellbeing for New Zealand farmers and growers by providing zero-rated data access to its website.
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Qualcomm completes wireless charging first
Fri, 31st Jul 2015
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Qualcomm has engineered a solution to allow wireless charging with metal exteriors, making it the first company to do so.
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Rumours fly about Microsoft’s new Windows flagship phones
Mon, 27th Jul 2015
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Microsoft’s upcoming flagship phones, the 950 and 950 XL, are reportedly coming later this year featuring wireless charging and and iris scanner.
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World first: Solar wireless smartphone charger
Wed, 22nd Jul 2015
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MagSOL Labs unveils ESL, the pioneering solar-powered wireless phone charger, aiming to transform mobile charging globally.
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Satellite rev-up on way as Wireless Nation inks new deal
Thu, 25th Jun 2015
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Next-gen, high-speed services via satellite on the way after Wireless Nation signs deal with global satellite giant Gilat.
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Rural NZers to benefit from Wireless Nation's latest deal
Mon, 4th May 2015
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Wireless Nation has signed an agreement with ASB to provide the bank’s rural customers and staff with targeted plans and solutions.
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VoIP goes data free on Wireless Nation
Wed, 8th Apr 2015
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Wireless Nation has upped the ante, providing zero-rated data on its satellite broadband network for VoIP phone lines and selected websites.
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Wireless Nation inks farming deal
Wed, 4th Mar 2015
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The deal sees Wireless Nation’s rural internet solutions promoted through PGG Wrightson’s retail stores and on-farm technical representatives.
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Galaxy S6 launch signals wireless power going mainstream
Tue, 3rd Mar 2015
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In one of the strongest signals yet that wireless power has entered mainstream adoption, Samsung has built wireless charging into its new smartphones.