ISPs pledge continued service as internet infrastructure feels the pressure

Some ISPs have already reported a huge increase in daytime, home-based internet usage as New Zealanders move their work into their living rooms, studies and spare rooms.

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IDC: AR/VR market will still see eventual growth in 2020

AR and VR headsets will see shipments decline in the near term due to COVID-19, but the long-term outlook is positive, according to IDC.

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COVID: Google releases new info hub for distance learning

Teach From Home is a central hub of information, tips, training and tools. Plus, Google earmarks US$10 million for distance learning.

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Chorus: First day of significant increase in broadband traffic

 Traffic has begun to increase in day time broadband traffic as the network starts to see the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak.  

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Could we see some positives from COVID-19?

COVID-19 really has brought the world to its knees however one thing is for sure the way we work will change forever and I believe for the better.

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COVID-19: Google and Facebook must step up to help businesses

“Now it’s time for them to step up and pay it forward by crediting the accounts of these at-risk advertisers. ”

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Vodafone NZ launches new COVID-19 plans

“Vodafone has taken a proactive approach to this pandemic right from the beginning, and is committed to doing its utmost to support society during this rapidly evolving situation. ”

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InternetNZ appeals to govt to ensure every Kiwi is connected during crisis

The most effective way to 'flatten the curve' is to ensure everyone has an internet connection, says InternetNZ.

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NZ telcos preparing to keep up with extra demand over coronavirus self isolation

“The New Zealand telecommunication industry has high quality networks which are more than able to respond to extra demands on the networks from people working from home and spending more time at home due to self-isolation.

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Surviving...to build functionality

Eight360’s biggest challenge in its four and a half year development has been “surviving long enough to build out functionality,” says CEO/Chaos Pilot, Terry Miller.

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