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Hackers exploit wireless networks, steal valuable information
“Wi-Fi is the lowest-hanging fruit, even if you have enterprise-level security in place. A hacker only needs to get it right once, and they’re in."
HiveSchool: One solution to the challenges of the digital classroom
Aerohive Networks has released a new connected learning application known as HiveSchool, designed to help teachers leverage technology in class.
Spark invests $14m in rapid 4G rollout in rural Canterbury
Spark New Zealand has been working with local councils to provide rural residents access to better, faster broadband and mobile data services.
CityLink turns 20 years old
It might have recently turned 20 years old, but if you mention the name CityLink in Auckland, people immediately think ‘bus company’.
4G LTE market undergoes explosive growth
The global LTE market is set to grow at a significant 78.6% CAGR until 2019 due to a rising demand for high-speed broadband.
Huawei wings big for wireless network innovations
This year, the company walked away with 5G Innovation of the Year, Fixed Broadband Project of the Year and Wireless Network Project of the Year.
Victoria train lines to get mobile connectivity upgrade
“The Andrews Labor Government is committed to fixing mobile blackspots throughout the state and particularly along our major regional train lines."
Scientists create wireless device to 'switch-off' pain
"Our eventual goal is to use this technology to treat pain in very specific locations by providing a kind of 'switch' to turn off the pain signals."
Meet Li-Fi: The new, superior, wireless technology
A new wireless technology known as Li-Fi has been tested in a real world setting and is 100 times faster than Wi-Fi.
Avoiding the pitfalls of free Wi-Fi
Due to ubiquitous adoption of internet enabled mobile devices, consumer demand for 24/7 connectivity has never been greater.
New speedy internet option unveiled
5by5Wireless provides high speed internet in rural, remote and island settings.
RBI taking off in the regions, according to Govt
More than 270,000 rural addresses can now connect to the Rural Broadband Initiative, with 255,000 addresses able to connect to fixed wireless RBI.
5G research project spurred on by newest member
As the newest addition to the project, Anite will contribute air-interface and channel emulation expertise to the research project alongside Huawei.
Growing discord between demand for WiFi and building design
In the digital world where mobility reigns supreme, there is a growing gap between expectations of wireless customers and those who design buildings.
New wireless system encourages classroom collaboration
With ClassFlow Connect, the entire class can simultaneously interact or view and share resources from any mobile device.
Sierra Wireless launches new, rugged, LTE gateway
he RV50 provides mission-critical LTE communication and remote monitoring for industrial IoT application, including utilities and infrastructure.
5G investments high, despite lack of standardisation
5G R&D and trial investments will account for nearly $5 billion by 2020, following a CAGR of nearly 40%, according to new research.
Wellington gains wireless IoT network
Wellington’s goal of becoming a smart city is being bolstered by a new wireless network for the IoT - with plans for the network to go national.
Ruckus Wireless completes industry first
"Ruckus is once again leading the way in Wi-Fi innovation, making it easier for carriers and enterprises to virtualise and optimise their networks."
Wireless broadband in public safety market expected to soar
“Opportunities such as next-generation technologies and crisis and disaster mitigation will drive the public safety market."
Demand for connectivity to soar following 2nd wave of digital transformation
Ovum forecasts there will be 962.3 million fixed broadband subscriptions globally by the year 2020 which will represent a 43.5% household penetration.
Wireless and cloud tech at the heart of connected living
"Wireless communication and cloud computing form the basis of any connected living deployment," says Sumit Kumar Pal, from TechVision.
What does the wireless future look like?
“Since the late 1980s, we’ve gone through four generations of cellular technology and with each development, demand simply keeps rising."
Brocade partners with wireless network vendors to target universities
Brocade has introduced a new Open Mobility Solutions Programme to address advances in wireless technology and enable tertiary education customers.