The US$300 million, 15,000km Hawaiki submarine cable linking Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific and United States has gone into commercial service after a 27 month construction by TE SubCom.
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The New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) has launched EVRoam, claimed to be the world’s first live database of electric vehicle charging infrastructure. It has been funded under the agency’s $3.4 million electric vehicle programme from the National Land Transport Fund.
Data literacy, according to Mike Capone, CEO of analytics software company Qlik, is to the information age what traditional literacy — reading and writing — was to the industrial age: a skill essential to anyone wanting to fully participate in the workforce, and one required by all organisations for every facet of their operations.
The New Zealand Firefighters Credit Union has become the first industry-based credit union in New Zealand to migrate to the Oracle Flexcube core banking system
Auckland-based network monitoring company Endace has expanded its Fusion partner program with the opening of a dedicated partner testing lab, in Austin Texas, and the addition of more staff.
Leading 3D print researcher Olaf Diegel will join the Faculty of Engineering at Auckland University under a $10m joint government and Auckland University project to foster 3D printing startups.
Chorus has reported a 45 per cent increase in the number of fibre broadband connections in the three months to 30 June, taking the total to 433,000, exceeding the number of ADSL connections for the first time.
The National Cyber Policy Office is seeking input to its refresh of the national cyber security strategy, following a series of workshops on the possible vision, principles, and goals for the new strategy.
Spark says it has completed the first major milestone in its plan to convert its circuit-switched public telephone network into an IP based network, dubbed the ‘Converged Communications Network’ (CCN), by switching on an IP multimedia subsystem (IMS) provided by Ericsson.
The Commerce Commission has taken Spark to court alleging it made false or misleading representations in relation to its billing and a $100 offer for new customers.
The Commerce Commission has published a paper on broadband performance testing ahead of the first round of information on consumer broadband service performance being released by UK based broadband performance tester, SamKnows.
NZBio, an organisation representing New Zealand’s biotechnology sector has morphed into BIOTechNZ becoming one of 18 members of the NZTech Alliance, a disparate collection of organisations affiliated with NZTech.
2degrees has deployed Commvault’s HyperScale data storage software as part of an upgrade to its data protection and management infrastructure.
Waikato based Agritech company Halter has raised $8 million from US venture capitalists which it will use to develop its IoT and artificial intelligence technologies that help cattle farmers manage their herds.
Inland Revenue says it has resolved problems with its GST processing system. It blamed the issue on a network load balancer at its telecommunications provider. The problem was fixed quickly by the telco, IR said.