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Data usage stories

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NTT & TEPCO join forces to advance Tokyo's data centre industry
Thu, 21st Dec 2023
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ai
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investment
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japan
NTT Global Data Centers Japan and TEPCO Power Grid to create a joint venture, developing data centres in Tokyo's proficient Inzai-Shiroi region.
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VoLTE market to reach US$914.8 billion by 2033: FMI
Wed, 20th Sep 2023
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digital transformation
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endpoint protection
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edr
The voice-over LTE market is forecasted to garner revenue of US$914.8 billion in 2033, up from US$18.4 billion in 2023, at a rate of 47.8%.
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Five tech trends for small businesses to watch in 2023
Thu, 15th Dec 2022
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accounting systems
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fintech
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vr
Technology advancements are continuously reshaping not only the way we work but how organisations fundamentally operate across nearly every industry.
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Kacific launches mobile app for Gigstarter end-users
Fri, 3rd Jun 2022
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satellite
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mobile apps
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retail
The new app will be available across 25 markets and Kacific says it will help ISPs and KADs value and understand their customers better.
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Vodafone NZ clocks record data usage for New Year’s Eve
Mon, 4th Jan 2021
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mobile data
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data usage
Over this New Year’s Eve, New Zealanders around the country consumed mobile data in staggering numbers, according to local telco Vodafone NZ.
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Online traffic surges as Kiwis head online over festive season - Vodafone
Thu, 31st Dec 2020
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broadband
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vodafone
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data usage
New Zealanders set records for data usage during the festive season, consuming 1,178 TB of data on Christmas Day and Boxing Day, according to Vodafone NZ.
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No surprise: Vodafone calls and data usage up as week three of lockdown sets in
Thu, 9th Apr 2020
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broadband
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video
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digital entertainment
Calls and data usage on the Vodafone network remain high, according to Vodafone NZ who has released its latest network report in week 3 of lockdown.
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Renewed concerns over use of personal data, according to survey
Thu, 6th Jun 2019
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privacy
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online security
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data usage
New survey reveals 79% of New Zealanders concerned about protection of personal data, with 73% changing online behaviour as a result.
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Why it's important to build tomorrow's 10G future today
Fri, 11th Jan 2019
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broadband
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managed services
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partner programmes
Australia's broadband speeds soar as society leans on high-speed digital connectivity.
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Ericsson CEO declares 5G “open for business” at MWC 2018
Wed, 28th Feb 2018
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colocation
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managed services
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partner programmes
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.
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Orcon says average monthly data usage (currently 150MB) soon to hit 1TB
Wed, 24th May 2017
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cloud services
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orcon
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Data. You can almost never get enough, which has made it both the bane and blessing of modern life - Orcon says usage is about to skyrocket.
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Got an Android device? Here's some tips for keeping it secure
Thu, 10th Mar 2016
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malware
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smartphones
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technology gifts
As Android malware surges, ESET issues some tips on how Kiwis can protect themselves - and how to know if you might have been compromised already.
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Vodafone NZ unveils $5-a-day overseas roaming plans...
Wed, 28th May 2014
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telecommunications
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connectivity
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vodafone
Vodafone has today unveiled its new roaming service, focused around giving Kiwis access to cheaper roaming overseas.
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Telecom adds a slice of paradise to data roaming
Mon, 13th Jan 2014
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smartphones
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technology gifts
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economics
Telecom announced today some changes to its pricing for international data roaming when customers use their smartphones and other mobile devices while travelling overseas.
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NZ mobile data demand doubles
Tue, 30th Apr 2013
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smartphones
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broadband
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technology gifts
Demand for mobile data across New Zealand continues to increase, doubling usage for second year in a row.
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Vodafone doubles Auckland’s network capacity
Wed, 30th Jan 2013
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smartphones
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technology gifts
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telecommunications
Telco company improves coverage and speed to two thirds of the city.
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Vodafone Data Angel helps combat bill shock
Mon, 14th May 2012
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telecommunications
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vodafone
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data usage
Free service warns users as they approach their data limits, but only while they’re in New Zealand.
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Who pays the most for iPad data?
Mon, 2nd Aug 2010
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apple
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technology gifts
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ipad
A new report has been released that reveals how much money each country spends on one GB of data when using the iPad.
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Data centres: Key NZ cities being 'neglected'
Mon, 5th Jul 2010
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data centre operators
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power / energy
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christchurch
NextDC will build a business case for a New Zealand data centre as global players are neglecting its key cities.
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Orcon customers to enjoy
Tue, 24th Nov 2009
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video
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tvnz
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orcon
Orcon announced today that YouTube traffic won’t count towards its customers’ data caps until the end of January 2010.