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5G
Cradlepoint releases industry’s first 5G enterprise router
Global LTE and 5G network edge company Cradlepoint is expanding its second-generation 5G product portfolio.
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Cloud
Spark expands uncapped wireless broadband to another half-a-million New Zealanders
It brings uncapped connectivity to around 1.2 million New Zealand addresses across urban and rural areas. 
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5G
nbn sets world record for long-range 5G transmission
Achieved a stable 5G mmWave transmission of close to 1Gbps at 7.3km, double the distance recorded three months ago, and a new record globally.
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Wi-fi
Spark removes data caps on wireless broadband
Spark New Zealand has removed data caps on its Unplan Metro, giving almost a third of addresses across the country access to an uncapped wireless broadband plan.
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Wireless
D-Link A/NZ extends COVR Wi-Fi Certified EasyMesh System
Adding these new options now allows the extension of the COVR Wi-Fi network to cover any home or home office with D-Link’s mesh Wi-Fi solution.
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Ethernet
D-Link Launches the DWL-7620AP Wireless Access Point
Designed for both small to medium businesses or larger enterprises, the DWL-7620AP provides administrators with a medium to large scale Wi-Fi network deployment solution. 
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Cloud
D-Link A/NZ launches new unified wireless PoE access point
The DWL-7620AP supposedly leverages the full potential of 802.11ac Wave 2 to provide connectivity with combined data rates.
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Chorus
Record-breaking data usage over school holidays
Rather than pulling their hair out thinking of potential activities, it would appear Kiwi parents are turning to the internet to entertain their little ones.
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Wireless
Cambium Networks releases ePMP fixed wireless broadband solutions
Cambium Networks has released a new wireless broadband solution that extends wireless connectivity options for service providers, enterprise, and industrial operators.
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Wireless
Former Internet Australia CEO weighs in on FTTC rollout
In response to a rising tide of complaints from unhappy customers, NBN Co has now headed for a halfway house.
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New Zealand
Million dollar investment speeds up Hawke’s Bay rural broadband
"By partnering with WASP Broadband we have been able to secure this funding for our region...”
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Apple
4.5G might become irrelevant faster than you think: Apple granted license to test 5G networks
Apple conducts trials as 5G broadband looms on the horizon...
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Wi-fi
The huge digital divide: 68% of Asia-Pacific residents still not connected to net
The huge extent of the global digital divide has been uncovered, showing that 57% of the world's urban population are unconnected to the internet.
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Internet of Things
Spark network provides new IoT wireless solution for farmers
Increasingly, technology is having a bigger part to play in one or our country’s biggest earning industries - and for good reason.
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iPad
One class school gets early connection to Wi-Fi
Remote West Coast school Barrytown now has wireless internet access in its classrooms as the Ministry of Education stepped in ahead of UFB update.
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Telecommunications
Rural New Zealanders keeping pace with Spark's wireless broadband
“Rural Wireless Broadband has opened up a whole new way of doing things for many of our rural customers."
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Wireless broadband
MIMP hops ahead of NBN for Kangaroo Island broadband
MIMP has beaten the NBN to the punch in providing high-speed broadband services for Kangaroo Island, ousting Telstra in the process.
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SaaS
Xirrus launched SaaS solution for complete control over Wi-Fi
"Network designers must select solutions based on the ease of onboarding of new devices that use many operating systems."
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LTE
Delay digital dividend decision InternetNZ
Advocacy group chief executive says government should wait until international technology path is decided.
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D-Link
Company profile: D-Link
D-Link is a worldwide leading designer, developer and manufacturer of networking, connectivity, voice and data communications products.