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New Zealand’s card payments market is expected to rebound strongly in 2021 registering 10.3% growth, supported by the economic revival, rising consumer spending, and growing preference for contactless payments, according to a new forecast by analyst firm GlobalData.

Published in Market

New Zealand’s competition regulator The Commerce Commission has released its first paper for fibre price-quality and information disclosure regulation, setting out the proposed process and approach to regulating telecommunications companies that provide fibre access services in New Zealand.

Australian-listed energy storage technology company Redflow has been chosen by the New Zealand Rural Connectivity Group (RCG) to provide zinc-bromine flow batteries to store energy in off-grid telecommunication sites in remote rural locations.

Published in Deals

New Zealand’s competition enforcement agency, the Commerce Commission, has released a framework paper outlining its approach to implementing new provisions under the Telecommunications Act to improve retail service quality for consumers.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

New Zealand’s competition enforcement agency, The Commerce Commission, is undertaking industry and public consultation on its proposed implementation of a new regulatory regime for fibre broadband networks.

Published in Technology Regulation

The NSW Government has appointed a former New Zealand government agency executive as its executive director of Digital Government.

Published in People Moves

Driving of the future was on show this week at the Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit, as VicRoads tested a highly automated driving (HAD) vehicle fitted with claimed world-first satellite positioning technology.

Published in Development
Wednesday, 14 December 2016 14:42

ForgeRock forges ahead in Asia Pacific

Identity and access management vendor ForgeRock has expanded its operations in the Asia-Pacific region, increasing its headcount and working with some high-profile customers.

Published in Development

The New Zealand government is looking to extend the country’s broadband network to rural areas where blackspots impede mobile phone and broadband coverage.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Tuesday, 18 October 2016 07:02

BlackBerry helps keep mobile data private

BlackBerry's WatchDox software is being increasingly used to secure corporate content on BYODs.

Published in MVNO

With regulation of the New Zealand telecommunications industry under scrutiny, the country’s biggest telco, Spark, says ensuring industry players have certainty to continue investing in New Zealand’s digital future should be the main thrust of a review into the Telecommunications Act.

Published in Technology Regulation

Steve Wozniak has joined Richard Branson and other high profile tech and entrepeneurship experts on the panel of judges for the 2015 Talent Unleashed Awards.

Published in Strategy

Changes to New Zealand’s Ultrafast Fibre Broadband (UFB) network will overcome problems for consumers connecting to the network, according to telco and communications provider Spark.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

IBM says a new contract with New Zealand’s Ministry of Health is another step in its success in driving strong cloud momentum in the Australia and New Zealand markets.

Published in Cloud
Wednesday, 05 September 2012 21:01

NZ to develop broadband product disclosure code

New Zealand’s Communications and Information Technology Minister Amy Adams has announced that work will start on developing an industry regulation to “improve the transparency of broadband product information for consumers.”


Published in Government Tech Policy
Friday, 11 November 2011 16:17

New numbers and improvements for 000 services

The triple zero emergency telephone services across Australia will be improved and strengthened so they are better equipped to deal with increased demand during disasters, in plans announced by the federal government today.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Wednesday, 16 December 2009 09:17

NZ's anti-piracy plan: warnings, fines, suspension

The New Zealand Government has unveiled its plans for dealing with illegal copying of material over the Internet - primarily via peer-to-peer file sharing - saying it favours a three-notice procedure that would culminate in offenders paying a penalty up to $15,000 and losing their Internet access for six months.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Monday, 30 November 2009 14:16

To improve NZ's standard of living: scrap its NBN

A New Zealand Government task force set up to recommend ways to close the income gap between NZ and Australia has launched a stinging attack on the Government's plans to fund a widespread fibre to the home network.

Published in Government Tech Policy
The CEO of Fairfax Digital, Jack Matthews, has been appointed to the board of the New Zealand Government-owned company, Crown Fibre Holdings (CFH), set up to manage the Government's planned $NZ1.5b investment in a national FTTH network.

Published in Strategy
Wednesday, 21 October 2009 09:05

NZ Government calls for FTTP players

The New Zealand Government has kicked off the partner selection process for its $NZ1.5 billion ultra-fast broadband network initiative with the release of an invitation to participate in the provision of partially Government funded FTTP networks that will serve around 75 percent of the population.

Published in Networking
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