Vodafone's copper landline network to be axed next year
10,000 customers are still using its copper phone network, but they will need to move to voice over fibre, wireless, UltraFast HFC, or copper broadband (VoIP).
Zoom partners with Poly & Yealink to launch phone appliance range
The traditional workplace is evolving and adapting, and our goal is to empower the workforce to accomplish more by blurring the lines between voice and video.”
Poly integrates antimicrobial protection into wireless phones
The Poly Rove family of phones are built with an antimicrobial technology developed by Microban.
Smartphone sales to reach 1.5 billion this year — Gartner
The rebound reflects the consequences faced by the industry in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, a year in which smartphone sales declined by 10.5%.
NZ telco industry's two golden rules for avoiding phone scams
“If something doesn’t feel right it probably isn’t. Hang up and report the call to your phone provider.”
2talk provides SIP services that put your business in charge
2talk is a provider that is committed to providing solutions to small and medium enterprises in Australia and New Zealand.
The case for cloud-based business phone systems
With the pandemic overhauling the means of business communication and collaboration, the time has come to consider Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) systems.
Hands-on review: Oppo Find X2 Lite
If you're in the market for a new phone and do not want to pay a full fortnight’s paycheck, the Oppo Find X2 lite is a great option.
Smartphone market continues to grow - Canalys
Shipments of smartphones grew 1% this quarter, despite falling 2% generally in 2019.
Hands-on review: Huawei Mate20 Pro
Huawei’s answer to the Apple XS, the Mate20 Pro, is nearly in the wild. FutureFive’s Darren Price takes the new smartphone for a spin.
Remember the RED holophone? Unsurprisingly the launch is delayed
RED recently released a blog post confirming that their ‘holophone’ is being delayed.
Two million ANZ consumers now have access to future of payment
Gone are the days of bank cards and cash transactions as more consumers turn to mobile.
Make your desk phone yours with Yealink's Android smart desk phones
Yealink has once again made the smart media phone space its own with the introduction of its latest device as it irons out previously complex tasks.
Commerce Commission recommends deregulating Spark wholesale voice services
Spark's wholesale voice services should be deregulated to ensure that end users are not locked into Spark's services, the Commerce Commission says.
We never talk anymore..
My big problem with phone calls these days is that you have to drop whatever you are doing in order to talk to the person calling you. It’s rather rude, really.
Web self-service preference rises among ANZ channel
Businesses in Australia and New Zealand are using a total of 19 channels to support customer service; the top three of which are...
Ubuntu joins the touchy, feely Linux shouting match
The thot just plickened where mobile technology is concerned, as Ubuntu shows off (yet another) Linux for the handset up in Barcelona.
Microsoft rolls out Mango
Microsoft has begun upgrading Windows phones around the world with its new Windows Phone 7.5 operating system, aka Mango.
Who’s managing your 0800 phone bill?
The cost of keeping customers waiting longer than 10 seconds rings bells with many CIOs.
Vodafone launches talk plan for business users
Vodafone claims its new talkZoneZero plan will enable customers to call anyone in New Zealand for no more than $136 a month.