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Schools gear up to deliver digital exams
Schools are getting a free digital health check ahead of offering digital exams in November as the government spends $20 million to ensure two-thirds of NCEA exams go online by 2022.
Ultra-fast fibre hits one million connections
Ultra-fast broadband now reaches one million homes and businesses and stood up well to record use during the Covid-19 lockdown.
New Zealand quality of life still has some way to go
How does New Zealand fare in terms of digital quality of life in the latest Surfshark survey?
ComCom needs submissions on 111 and copper line codes
The Commerce Commission is looking for submissions on the emergency calling code and the "copper withdrawal code" by the end of the week.
Our embarrassing e-waste habits
The world is discarding more electronic waste than ever before, according to the United Nations, with a 17 per cent increase in e-waste produced in the last five years.
Post-Covid agritech push needed
It's the backbone of our economy but a group of scientists say New Zealand's agricultural sector needs a new strategy and a more sustainable, technology-driven approach if it is to thrive in a world w…
Five yearly review of mobile termination rates underway
The Commerce Commission is seeking feedback on its draft review findings that the Mobile Access Termination Service (MTAS) should remain regulated. "The purpose of the five-yearly review of MTAS is t…
Going digital: A tale of two Budgets
Singapore and New Zealand, two small advanced economies often mentioned in the same breath. One sees Covid-19 as a major opportunity to accelerate digital transformation, the other, not so much. Which…
One bright spot in the tech sales cycle: headphones
Sales of smartphones and smart watches are down but one market segment is proving to be buoyant - sales of earbuds and headphones are soaring.
Spark backs Kiwi innovators to harness 5G, to transform healthcare and stimulate economic recovery
The race to 5G is apparently back on with Spark launching a 5G Starter Fund focussing on health and wellness application development.
UK says no to Huawei after all
The UK government has decided that actually it can't have Huawei equipment in its 5G networks after all, and will require telcos remove all components by 2023.