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Ruckus names Hills as its distributor of the year
Hills says the award recognises their outstanding performance as a distributor, as they have outstripped their competitors in Australia
15 Sep 17
How to ensure stronger security in the multi-front WiFi security battle
"Network and security operation teams are fighting a multi-front WiFi security battle," says Netscout's Amit Rao.
14 Sep 17
Dunedin’s free gig-enabled WiFi network expands, creating opportunities
It seems like it was only yesterday that people were getting excited about free public phones, but they are well and truly in the dusty past now.
18 Aug 17
Kiwis flirt with trouble through our love of public WiFi – here's how VPNs can make us safer
Public WiFi is an irresistible concept. The internet is at your fingertips, often at no cost, and your Facebook is just a tap away.
07 Aug 17
Game changer: New Aussie start-up tech translates conversations in seconds
"It's an absolute game-changer for the global translation market, offering significant potential for both commercial and social benefit."
14 Jun 17
Top tips to secure your home wifi network from net nasties
Your home internet network is become more and more vulnerable. Here's what you can do to help protect it from hackers and other net nasties.
13 Jun 17
WiFi coming to select Air New Zealand flights starting now
Finally, the wait is over and Air New Zealand has started a trial of Wi-Fi on select flights.
09 Jun 17
Orcon says average monthly data usage (currently 150MB) soon to hit 1TB
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.
24 May 17
WiFi can create holograms of objects, even through walls
"But you could make out the shape of a person, or a dog on a couch. Really any object that's more than four centimeters in size."
23 May 17
Google provides internet to disaster-struck Peru
"Loon balloons float 20 km up in the stratosphere, and so have the potential to extend connectivity to where it's needed..."
19 May 17
Elon Musk's SpaceX to bring internet to far corners of the Earth
Half the world doesn’t have the luxury of being able to connect to the internet at their leisure, even though internet access is basic human right.
16 May 17
WatchGuard releases Wi-Fi access point for the rugged outdoor environment
WatchGuard has taken its wireless solutions to the rugged outdoor environment with the release of a new cloud-ready wireless outdoor access point.
08 May 17
Spark to implement huge WiFi boost to Westpac Stadium
The obvious benefit is the improved ability for visitors to share their stadium experiences with friends and family, primarily on social media.
20 Apr 17
Employees who use public wifi are playing a game of risk, says CompTIA
Employees could be putting your organisation at risk just by the wireless networks they use, says tech industry association CompTIA.
20 Mar 17
Optus launches native WiFi calling for Aussie customers on the go
“When Wi-Fi Calling is switched on, the device automatically detects and seamlessly switches to an available Wi-Fi connection."
03 Feb 17
Ruapehu free WiFi proving a hit
“Overall the service has been rock solid technically, with most all of the issues being user related.”
23 Jan 17
How the changing workplace is affecting your WiFi network
WiFi networks need to protect sensitive data on customers, prospects, employees and intellectual property, and provide seamless, secure connectivity.
18 Jan 17
Troubleshooting wireless interference can be a nightmare for businesses
“Having the right tools to identify and resolve wireless issues quickly is critical for organisations in an increasingly Wi-Fi-dominated environment."
18 Oct 16
Optus Business scores $20 million wi-fi contract for Vicinity shopping centres
Optus has announced plans to roll out high-speed public wi-fi for visitors to 81 Australian shopping centres and six corporate sites.
29 Aug 16
Looking for the ideal outdoor WLAN solution? Your next choice in WiFi
By using the existing technologies and reimagining the ways in which they’re used, Cambium have created a product a step ahead of the rest.
21 Jul 16
Norton tackles hackers using Wi-Fi
“What turns people into easy targets is confusion about the security of public Wi-Fi networks."
30 Jun 16
Wi-Fi and connected devices increase security risks
"The increase in connected devices means the need for more Wi-Fi technologies as well as a possible increase of related-risks."
20 Jun 16
Fortinet: Harnessing WiFi analytics to maximise your customer’s experience
A person’s ‘digital trail’ contains a goldmine of information that can be harnessed to give them a richer and more rewarding experience.
08 Jun 16
Free Wi-Fi comes to Queenstown
“Queenstown is now at the top of the game with this launch. Destinations are expected to offer this service to travellers who need to stay connected."
02 Jun 16