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Australia will soon experience the power of 6 GHz Wi-Fi
2 days ago
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wireless networks
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Wi-Fi 7 is the second generation of wireless to utilise the 6 GHz spectrum and is on track to make its mark this year.
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Australian firms struggle with connectivity failures & security threats
Last week
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Over half of Australian businesses suffer at least 1-2 hours of weekly downtime due to network failure amid heightened operational costs and security breaches.
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NZTech unveils tech strategy for emissions reduction
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NZTech unveils a report outlining the crucial role technology may have in cutting emissions and promoting environmental sustainability.
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Aire Networks boosts single-fibre infrastructure with Infinera's ICE-X solution
Last week
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Aire Networks plans to boost its single-fibre network infrastructure across Spain and Portugal through Infinera's ICE-X solution. The upgrade aims to meet surging customer bandwidth needs.
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NSC & Fulcrum Labs forge alliance for telecom sector's AI & cybersecurity needs
Last week
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cloud services
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cybersecurity
Global IT service operator NSC allies with Fulcrum Labs to elevate telecom security, improve operational efficiency, and address the industry's rising digital challenges.
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Elsight's Halo system boosts Australian drone delivery potential
Last week
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drones
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connectivity
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robotics
Elsight's Halo technology, facilitating multiple drone flights by a single pilot, become crucial for Australia's expanding drone delivery services and impending aerial taxis, with substantial growth predicted over the next two decades.
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Atturra attains Cisco Gold Provider status in Australia
This month
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managed services
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martech
Australia's IT solutions provider, Atturra, has achieved Cisco's prestigious Gold Provider status, reflecting its high proficiency in Cisco-powered managed services and reinforcing its competitive global standing.
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DigiCert & Macnica partner for India's first Matter 1.21 air conditioner
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DigiCert and Macnica team up to bring PKI to Panasonic Life Solutions India's home appliances, launching India's first Matter 1.21 enabled room air conditioner for secure IoT connectivity.
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Virgin Media O2 & Hubbub unveil 400,000 device tech lending scheme
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smartphones
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Virgin Media O2 and Hubbub introduce a landmark 400,000 device lending scheme, the Tech Lending Community project, to tackle British digital inequality and electronic waste, benefitting underprivileged individuals and assisting charities including Refuge and Centrepoint.
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Coveo unveils new GenAI tools to enhance digital experience journeys
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Coveo introduces two new GenAI business applications to optimise digital customer and employee experience journeys, leveraging AI for personalised and efficient services.
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Yealink launches BH70 bluetooth headset for hybrid work
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Yealink's BH70, a bluetooth headset tailored for the hybrid workforce, offers seamless connectivity, advanced noise cancellation, and a 35-hour talk time.
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Can utilities keep the lights on in the face of extreme weather?
Last month
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network infrastructure
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power / energy
As extreme weather threatens energy infrastructures, UK utilities are seeking to bolster network resilience against outages, with smart technologies and AI playing a crucial role.
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CCL unveils Copilot readiness workshop for Microsoft 365
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cloud services
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compliance
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CCL has launched a readiness workshop for Copilot, a Microsoft 365 service. Expected to empower private enterprises and public organisations with AI capabilities, it aims to boost productivity, creativity, and connectivity securely.
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Tangerine scores high in Finder's & WeMoney's telco awards
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Tangerine has clinched key awards at the recent Finder’s nbn and Mobile Awards and WeMoney Telco and Broadband Awards.
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AcademyEX celebrates diversity in landmark New Zealand graduation
Last month
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e-learning
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learning
New Zealand's academyEX celebrates the graduation of a 100-strong, diverse cohort, endorsing its successful learning model.
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RUCKUS named Leader in WLAN Campus Networks report
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network management
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RUCKUS Networks, CommScope's enterprise division, earns recognition for outstanding WLAN solutions in campus networks, as per ABI Research's report.
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An opportunity for unforgettable fan experiences in Australia
Last month
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wifi
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social media
Emerging digital technologies and connectivity hold potential to revolutionise fan experiences and generate new revenue streams for venue owners in Australia.
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Fastrack Technology's three keys to making the most of colocation
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cloud services
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colocation
As more businesses seek cloud-like features with regulatory compliance and security, colocation facilities have proven essential.
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Global cellular IoT devices to double by 2028, says Juniper Research
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cloud services
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New study from Juniper Research predicts a spike in global cellular IoT devices from 3.4 billion in 2024 to 6.5 billion by 2028, necessitating advanced services for efficient automation and security.
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Revolutionary Wi-Fi system promises connectivity in remote areas
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connectivity
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A revolutionary large-area Wi-Fi system, engineered for seamless deployment in remote and disaster-hit regions, has been jointly developed by tech firms and universities.
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One NZ appoints Nick Quin as new Head of Public Sector
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cloud services
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Nick Quin joins technology firm One NZ as new Head of Public Sector, tasked with bolstering the company's relationships with government, and driving their technological transformations.
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HCLTech reveals advanced digital workspace, FlexSpace 5G
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cloud services
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firewall
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mobility
HCLTech unveils FlexSpace 5G, an advanced digital workspace underpinned by Verizon’s network. Designed to enhance efficiency and security in the hybrid work model, it surpasses traditional Wi-Fi capabilities.
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Cradlepoint & Switch MSP to improve Australian connectivity
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5g
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wireless networks
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construction
Cradlepoint partners with Australian MSP Switch to offer improved wireless connectivity solutions, benefiting clients like Renascent Construction and Guardian Childcare.
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IWD 2024: How Industrial IoT Can Enable Industry 5.0
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digital transformation
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wireless networks
Industrial IoT's role in enabling Industry 5.0 is explored, highlighting how it boosts productivity, sustainability and worker welfare through digital transformation.