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Vodafone NZ into the finalists for Rainbow Excellence Awards
The Rainbow Excellence Awards are fast approaching, and one telco is celebrating about being among the finalists.
Vertiv survey reveals telco 5G hopes and fears
Together with analyst firm 451 Research, Vertiv has unveiled the findings from its report that delves into the state of 5G.
Slingshot recruits celebs to design modems that aren’t eyesores
With most modems being banished to dark corners or closets, Slingshot is looking to change the trend with its uniquely designed modems.
Hyperscalers open purse strings wide with big CAPEX jump
The insatiable appetite for data around the world has seen the data centre giants scrambling with huge investments to keep up.
VMware releases raft of solutions for telcos
With the cloud expanding into the communications provider space and 5G just around the corner, VMware is taking steps to be the go-to for telcos.
Telco central offices are being transformed into the edge
Schneider Electric's Steven Carlini discusses how the old central offices are now ideal to enable the telco edge.
Schneider Electric's bets for the 2019 data centre industry
From IT and telco merging to the renaissance of liquid cooling, here are the company's top predictions for the year ahead.
ComCom report leads to greater focus on telcos, online retail
The light is shining on confusing complexities and consumer complaints about online retail and telco marketing behaviours in the new report.
Opinion: 5G needs IT and telco to converge in distributed cloud data centers
Steven Carlini says the worlds of IT and telco have been on a collision course and 5G NR may be the “coup de gras” of telco independence.
Telcos moving ‘manically’ to replicate cloud services provider model
IDC says the telco industry is scrambling to convert entire data centres from vertically integrated stacks to software-defined infrastructure.
NTT DOCOMO to supply services for 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan
NTT DOCOMO is delighted to be partnering with one of the world's most popular sporting events.
The 5G race: Ericsson and Singtel launching Singapore's first pilot network
The two companies have announced an initiative that will accelerate the launch of Singapore's first 5G pilot network.
Opinion: Super-fast IoT enabled 5G is right around the corner - or is it?
Steven Carlini says telcos are falling over themselves to be the first to offer 5G services, but it looks like Asian telcos have the inside line.
AT&T offloads 31 data centers to trim $1.1b off colossal debt
The giant telco reportedly has $189 billion of debt, and the data center sale (18 in the US and 13 international) is a move to reduce that.
How GlobalData thinks operators will justify 5G investments
"How this technology will be used and potentially adopted at scale will drive the required infrastructure investment."
Govt escalates rural broadband completion a year ahead of schedule
Communications minister Clare Curran says she wants "people to know they don’t have to wait until the end of 2022."
Europe’s 5G industry being left in the dust by US and Asia
The 5G industry has made impressive progress in the last six months with astonishing forecasts for the future - well, at least in Asia and America.
Three Vocus subsidiaries to compensate customers over inadequate NBN speeds
The ACCC says almost 6000 customers were unable to achieve the speeds they were paying for.
5G race ramping up with Huawei and Ericsson taking action
5G has been talked about for a number of years but the quest is really starting to heat up with the big players keen to express their handiwork.
Ericsson CEO declares 5G “open for business” at MWC 2018
5G has long been in development with no shortage of hype surrounding the term - but Ericsson's CEO said at MWC it is officially in the here and now.
Survey reveals Kiwi telcos leaving consumers dissatisfied
"Vodafone needs to spend less on flashy advertising and more on sorting out its service."
How smaller Kiwi telcos are gaining market share
But why are we seeing an increase in market share by the smaller telcos at a time where fewer and fewer exist?
Vodafone closes email service – urges customers to set up free FWD system
Vodafone NZ's email service is closing for good at the end of this month and the telco is urging its customers to set up an auto-forwarding service.
Malaysia’s telecom market to ‘stay afloat’ through to 2021
Malaysia’s telecom market is in relatively comfortable stead according to a new report from GlobalData, driven largely by mobile data.