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Motorola Solutions
Motorola Solutions deploys communication system to 5th Japanese airport
Motorola Solutions with its partner, Nippon Airport Radio Services deployed the mission critical communication system to Kansai.
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F5 Networks
Telstra, F5 team up to bolster services and solutions
“This partnership demonstrates our ongoing investment into APAC as we continue delivering high value services and solutions to our partners and customers."
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INTERPOL
Hundreds arrested, millions seized in global INTERPOL investigation
A two-month-long investigation by INTERPOL this year involved 76 countries and clamped down on organised crime groups behind telecommunications and social engineering scams.
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Communication
Q&A: Oculeus discusses the current state of telecoms fraud and beyond
The basic facts are that we are all exposed to telecoms fraud – from providers of communications services to enterprises and organisations to individual consumers.
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Cybersecurity
ESET launches new range of solutions to partner with telcos and ISPs
The all-new ESET NetProtect will enable telcos and ISPs to offer consumers easy-to-use, installation-free protection against various online threats.
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Customer experience
Phone, internet complaints increase for first time in five quarters
Phone and internet complaints have increased for the first time in five quarters, according to a new telco report from the Ombudsman.
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Commerce Commission
ComCom welcomes new marketing codes for the telecom industry
The Commerce Commission is welcoming the creation of new marketing codes for the telecommunications industry.
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Customer experience
Digital insight through UCaaS to improve customer experience - RingCentral
One of the most quoted adages in business is "if you can't measure it, you can't manage it" this has been a long-held problem in telephony and customer service.
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Telecommunications
APAC spending on telecom services grew by $11 billion - IDC
The IDC says spending on telecommunications and pay-TV services in APAC jumped from $494 billion to $505 billion last year, following global trends.
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Smartphone
HMD Global launches G21 smartphone with Vodafone prepaid handset
HMD Global has launched the Nokia G21 G-series smartphone, along with a prepaid handset on the Vodafone network.
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Data center
Digital Edge to build South Korea's largest commercial data center
The project will be the largest commercial data center project in South Korea with total IT power of 120MW and a capital investment of more than KWR$1 trillion.
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Cloud
MATRIXX and CompaxDigital partner to drive 5G innovation
MATRIXX Software has entered into a partnership with CompaxDigital, a provider of cloud-native business support solutions.
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Commerce Commission
Kiwis are switched on when it comes to telecommunications
The Commerce Commission says New Zealanders know what they want when it comes to telecommunications. They like new technology and the ability to use it flexibly.
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Cloud
Kacific recognised at Asian Telecommunications Awards 2022
Kacific has received two significant awards at the Asian Telecommunications Awards 2022 for its commitment to underserved communities.
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Cloud
Workday helps Chorus connect well-being to business performance
Chorus, a New Zealand telecommunications infrastructure business, has implemented technology that links well-being with business performance.
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Sustainability
Vodafone looks to sell billion dollar mobile towers
Vodafone NZ has begun a market engagement process, with Barrenjoey and UBS brought on board to advise the company.
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Broadband
ComCom seeks feedback on broadband performance programme
The Commerce Commission is inviting feedback on enhancements to its Measuring Broadband New Zealand programme.
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Open source
Dell announces new solutions for the open telecom ecosystem
Dell Technologies has introduced new telecommunications solutions and services to help CSPs affordably ramp their transformation to open, cloud-native networks.
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2degrees
New CEO unveiled for proposed 2degrees-Orcon merger
The merged company, which is awaiting regulatory and other approvals, will be known as 2degrees, which the companies say recognises the significant value of the 2degrees brand in New Zealand. 
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voice analytics
Global mobile calling traffic declines for the first time in ever
New research finds international call traffic declined by 7% in 2020 and that the downhill trend continues from 2015 after only a slight increase in 2020 at the start of the pandemic.
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Kacific
HGC Global Communications Limited collaborates with Kacific Broadband Satellites Group
HGC Global Communications Limited (HGC) has partnered with Kacific Broadband Satellites Group (Kacific) with the collaboration looking to provide better broadband solutions for customers across Southeast Asia.
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Vodafone
Huge jump in data use over new year period - Vodafone NZ
55% more data was used by Vodafone customers this year, compared to NYE 2020/2021.
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Vodafone
2degrees, Orcon merger to take on telco powerhouses Vodafone and Spark
Challenger telcos 2degrees and Orcon Group have announced plans to merge, as they look to form New Zealand's third-largest integrated telecommunications company. 
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Cloud
Vodafone data use jumps more than 50% over Christmas
“With international travel still on hold, we expected a large amount of internet traffic around the holiday season but once again we've been blown away by the sheer volume."