ITP Sites:   ITP Site|TechBlog|TechHub in schools|NZ CloudCode|All Tech Events|Software Escrow NZ

ITP Techblog

Brought to you by IT Professionals NZ
Menu

Techblog: Telecommunications Subscribe to RSS Feed


Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 24 June 2017, 9:00 am

Mobile phones get faster, the future of work should involve actually getting paid for said work and WannaCry turns Robin Hood (sort of)

Read More


Be Prepared: Emergency Communications

Dave Lane. 23 June 2017, 7:21 am
Be Prepared: Emergency Communications

In a natural (or even man-made) disaster, communication on the ground is crucial for coordinating rescue operations but normal communication technologies like cellphones don't work. That's because a lot of the centralised infrastructure (telco celltowers, power systems) are damaged along with everything else.

Enter Project Serval.

Read More


Spark ups the ante in Queenstown

Paul Brislen. 20 June 2017, 8:08 am

Queenstown just received a massive upgrade to its mobile capability with Spark's rollout of next generation mobile technology.

4.5G offers 400Mbit/s to happy customers with the right handsets.

Read More


Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 09 June 2017, 5:21 pm

In which we discuss cryptography and why politicians should understand the internet... Apple releases a slew of new products... and man sentence extended for another three years.

Read More

Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 02 June 2017, 3:18 pm

In which we close out the Copper Age, discover people do actually use this thing called the internet and that if teachers can grasp the nettle, so can you.

Read More

Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 19 May 2017, 4:43 pm

In which we look back at a telecommunications world that never was (thankfully)... consider the fallout from WannaCry... and raise a glass to the Hi-Tech Award winners for 2017.

Read More

Telecommunications round up

Paul Brislen. 18 May 2017, 7:09 am

The country's third placed telco, 2Degrees, continues to go from strength to strength, delivering a net profit for the first time since it launched.

Read More

Connecting rural New Zealand to the wireless technology future

InternetNZ. 12 May 2017, 1:21 pm

A guest blog from The Rural Connectivity Group - Vodafone, Spark and 2degrees, as part of the RBI2 bids blog series. Cross posted from InternetNZ.

This blog post is the third of a series and was wr…

Read More

End of an error for once great Dot Com giant in New Zealand…

Paul Brislen. 11 May 2017, 1:58 pm

Spark has finally migrated the last of its Xtra email customers off Yahoo's servers to local company SMX ending a rocky period with the Dot Com giant.

Read More

Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 05 May 2017, 5:19 pm

Spear phishing hits Google Docs... why the non-merger of NZME and Stuff is a good thing... and Techweek 17 hits our shores this weekend.

Read More

Solving the rural investment puzzle

Chorus. 01 May 2017, 9:02 am

Cross posted from InternetNZ - this is a guest post from Chorus as part of InternetNZ's RBI2 series and brings another view point to the discussion.

Read More


Other Recent Posts

The WISPs come in from the cold

Broadcom vulnerability needs urgent patching

Three into one - telcos come together for RBI2 bid

Brislen on Tech

Tasman Global Access cable goes live

UPDATED: Telcos review funding for Telco Dispute R…

Brislen on Tech

Brislen on Tech

Brislen on Tech

Making new internet domains work for everyone

Brislen on Tech

NZNOG 2017 - working together for a better interne…

UFB2 contracts awarded - 700GB/month per household…

The real Babel fish - towards universal language t…

Brislen on Tech

Read More

Web Development by The Logic Studio