New Zealand is leading the way in Agtech and Health start-ups, according to the Genome Startup Ecosystem report 2018, which has based its findings on data sourced from a survey of more than 10,000 start-up executives around the world.
Stories by Sarah Putt
He had only been in the top job a couple of months, but when Spark (then Telecom) CEO Simon Moutter declared that unlimited broadband was a crazy idea he, along with most of the industry, was still operating in a pre-fibre world.
Trustpower’s move into the telco market is having a strong impact on its business, with its latest results showing that acquiring new telco customers is helping to offset a drop in its electricity connections.
The coveted Rugby World Cup 2019 broadcasting rights have been awarded to telecommunications provider Spark, in partnership with TVNZ, it was announced today.
You might not think that the humble elevator has much to do with the future of self-driving cars, but you’d be wrong.
What are the top trends in the telco sector? The Commerce Commission has made a call in its latest monitoring report monitoring released this week, highlighting what it views as the most notable market developments.
A Request For Information (RFI) to take part in a pilot project demonstrating the benefits of the Internet of Things (IoT) when applied to arable farming has been issued by the New Zealand IoT Alliance
Facebook is expected to notify 63,724 New Zealand users of its social media platform that they may have been impacted by Cambridge Analytica data breach but, for Privacy Commissioner John Edwards, this doesn’t go far enough.
Better use of the Internet of Things by dairy farmers could potentially generate $448 million net economic benefit for New Zealand. That’s according to Lauren Salisbury, from Momenta Partners, a company that is investing in early stage IoT applications globally.
A national technology competition for all school students has been launched today to support the introduction of the Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko curriculum over the next two years.
As telecommunications enters the next phase in its evolution – the advent of 5G, the Telecommunications (New Regulatory Framework) Amendment Bill before parliament – a new voice in emerging on the New Zealand scene.
Regular readers of NZ Tech CEO Graeme Mueller’s weekly newsletter to members and supporters may have been surprised to see him question the Government’s Marketplace for Cloud service. In general, a vocal supporter of Government’s moves in ICT procurement, Mueller questioned why development of the Marketplace for Cloud Services, a “major tech project”, had been awarded to a company offshore.
A Government paper discussing spectrum for 5G, the next generation of cellular technology, suggests the process to parcel out the rights could begin in the next 12-18 months.
A tour depicting the route of international telecommunications cable the Southern Cross Cable across the North Island has been created by investigative artist Bronwyn Holloway-Smith.
Despite two major upheavals in five years - local loop unbunding and operational separation in 2007, and then Ultra Fast Broadband and structural separation in 2011 -- telecommunications continues to be a topsy turvy industry in New Zealand.