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New Commerce Commission rules mean Chorus must keep its copper network congestion free. The Commission says it doesn’t want service quality to fall as traffic volumes grow. It says links between Chorus dslams and the first upstream data switch must not go…

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“Australia’s equivalent of the NZ Commerce Commission, the ACCC, found that a whopping 80 percent of Australian consumers struggle to compare the broadband speeds of different ISPs…” — James Young-Drew New Zealand’s consumer laws are almost identical to…

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If you think wireless latency is bad, wait until you try satellite. Patrick Smellie writes for BusinessDesk: The Pacific Islands, remote parts of rural New Zealand and poor but populous parts of eastern Indonesia and Papua New Guinea are target markets…

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Apple sold more phones than any other company in the last quarter of 2016. IDC says it is the first time Apple was New Zealand’s top selling phone brand since early 2012. During the quarter phone sales hit a record high. Some 672,000 phones shipped1…

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New Zealand fixed wireless broadband speeds are on a par with ADSL services delivered over copper lines. In tests broadband monitoring firm TrueNet found fixed wireless is: “considerably slower than VDSL and far behind fibre”. High latency TrueNet says…

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For now, Huawei’s most expensive phone to date is also the best Android phone you can buy. Huawei Mate 9 Pro at a glance For: Second generation Leica dual camera, Fast processor, Battery life Against: Not waterproof, software glitches, expensive Maybe:…

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At The Register Shaun Nichols writes: “The tech press has dared to lean away from its core mission of making technology companies more profitable, says tech advocacy house ITIF.” The ITIF or Information Technology and Innovation Foundation is an industry…

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Lenovo serves up a mid-price, not-so-small business laptop. The ThinkPad E570 is so traditional it borders on retro. It will please laptop conservatives,. If you need greater mobility, look elsewhere. Lenovo ThinkPad E570 at a glance: For: Configurable…
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