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Broadband
Vodafone NZ to rebrand as One New Zealand in early 2023
This week
Vodafone NZ has announced a significant rebrand, with the company announcing it is changing its name to One New Zealand in early 2023.
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Cloud
How modern IT architectures are moving beyond network visibility
This week
Dealing with multiple cloud providers makes it difficult to identify security threats and performance bottlenecks and troubleshoot issues.
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IOT
IoT Analytics forecasts continued global growth of cellular IoT
Last week
Approximately 2.5 billion modules are forecasted to be shipped by the end of 2022, and wholesale prices are also increasing with the average cellular IoT chipset wholesale selling price growing to 16 % in 1H 2022.
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Wireless technologies
Powertec expands wireless technology business in Australia
Last week
Powertec's wireless technology business has expanded into the Australian manufacturing and monitoring sector.
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SaaS
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update from CSG
Last month
Ian Watterson joins us today to share more about how CSG supports customers in their digital transformations and how the company serves the APAC market.
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Mobility
Cradlepoint launches architectural extension of NetCloud solution
August 2022
With this latest release Cradlepoint is focused on helping lean IT organisations with advanced SD-WAN and zero trust capabilities.
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ACCC
Telstra to address 5G competition concerns by ACCC
August 2022
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has accepted a court-enforceable undertaking from Telstra to address competition concerns with Optus.
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IOT
AI-Link chooses Keysight offering to validate 5G performance
July 2022
AI-Link has chosen Keysight Technologies' 5G test tools for end-to-end performance validation of cloud-native 5G radio access network (RAN) equipment.
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Collaboration
Infovista enters strategic partnership for 5G offerings
July 2022
Infovista has entered a strategic collaboration with PCTEL to co-develop joint 5G network testing use cases for mobile operators and industry regulators.
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5G infrastructure
Spark explores future connectivity options using 5G mmWave
July 2022
Spark has carried out New Zealand’s first rural trial of 5G millimetre wave (mmWave) technology to showcase the potential benefits of faster 5G data speeds.
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Perth
Pentanet renews site licence agreements with Axicom
July 2022
Pentanet says it's pleased to announce that it has entered into a Master Access Agreement with Axicom in support of planned network expansion.
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Nokia
Nokia, Infovista to accelerate roll-out of 5G deployments
July 2022
Infovista has announced a global partnership with Nokia to accelerate the rollout and acceptance of 5G network deployments. 
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Investment
Spark sells 70% of TowerCo for $900 million to Ontario Teachers
July 2022
Spark expects $900 million at completion but that's subject to OIO approval which is anticipated to occur in the first half of FY23.
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5G infrastructure
A quarter of A/NZ mobile users would pay extra for 5G - report
July 2022
Venture Insights’ latest survey has found that 25% Australians and New Zealanders would pay extra for a 5G service that gives them a better video experience.
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IT infrastructure
Harnessing the power of 5G for advanced operational success
July 2022
With a focus on driving innovation and fostering enhanced capabilities, 5G brings with it groundbreaking new advancements and expands upon 4 G's original speed and versatility.
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CSG
To win at 5G, telcos must tame their quoting chaos
July 2022
The catalogs of CSP (communication service providers) market offerings are set to explode as new digital services emerge, powered by B2B2X business models.
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IDTechEx
The next stage for 5G in thermal materials - IDTechEx
July 2022
IDTechEx says higher frequency deployments, such as mmWave devices and very different station types such as small cells, present their own technological evolution and, with it, thermal challenges. 
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Trend Micro
5G network projects driven by improving security and privacy
June 2022
Trend Micro's new study reveals the prospect of improved security and privacy capabilities are the main motivations behind private 5G wireless network projects.
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Broadband
Singapore found to have the speediest internet rates in the world
June 2022
New research from BanklessTimes has shown that Singapore has the highest recorded median internet speed in the world at 207.61 MBPS.
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Innovation
Huawei unveils cutting-edge inventions at innovation event
June 2022
Huawei has unveiled a range of new inventions as part of its biennial Top Ten Inventions Awards at the Broadening the Innovation Landscape 2022 forum.
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RPA
Automated Guided Vehicles at seaports to grow 26% by 2027
June 2022
ABI Research says the global use of Automated Guided Vehicles in seaports will exceed 150,000 deployments by 2027. Port authorities are also looking into 5G private networks.
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AMTA
AMTA supports publication of new international EMF standards
June 2022
The Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association (AMTA) has openly supported the publication of two new international standards for 5G electric and magnetic fields (EMF).
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Broadband
2degrees and Vocus merger officially complete, set to bring new offerings to NZ telco market
June 2022
2degrees has today officially announced it has joined forces with Vocus NZ upon the completion of their merger, with promises of new offerings for customers across both business and personal markets.
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Wireless technologies
Cradlepoint expands its Cellular Intelligence capabilities
May 2022
Cradlepoint has announced additional Cellular Intelligence capabilities with its NetCloud service.