Upcoming Events

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Here’s a list of the BICSI South Pacific and other ICT industry events that are coming up in the months ahead for you to attend: Tuesday 5 May 2020 – BICSI 2020 New Zealand Conference and Exhibition at Ellerslie Event Centre, 80 Ascot Ave, Remuera, Auckland

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Upcoming Events

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Here’s a list of the BICSI South Pacific and other ICT industry events that are coming up in the months ahead for you to attend: Tuesday 5 May 2020 – BICSI 2020 New Zealand Conference and Exhibition at Ellerslie Event Centre, 80 Ascot Ave, Remuera, Auckland

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Worldwide Enterprise WLAN Market Declined Slightly in Q3

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The combined enterprise and consumer wireless local area network (WLAN) market segments fell 3.6% year-over-year (YoY) in Q3 2019 with worldwide revenues of US$3.8 billion. According to the latest IDC Worldwide Quarterly WLAN Tracker, the enterprise segment fell 1.1% YoY in 3Q19 to $1.62 billion. The market is in a state of transition as a new wireless standard comes to …

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Top-rated STEM Countries for next-gen technologists

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Australia and New Zealand ranked well in a global assessment of the next generation of technologists, according to an extensive assessment of teenage students around the world. The OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) conducts assessments every three years of education systems worldwide by testing the skills and knowledge of 15 year old students in science, reading and mathematics. …

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New regulatory regime for NZ fibre broadband networks

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The New Zealand Commerce Commission recently released its draft decisions on the design of the new regulatory regime for fibre broadband networks. The new regime will apply from the beginning of 2022, by which time most New Zealanders will have access to ultra-fast fibre broadband (UFB). Commenting on the new regulatory regime, Telecommunications Commissioner Dr Stephen Gale said: “It’s our …

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Experts envisage the house of the 2020s

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According to a number of Australian architects, interior designers and other housing experts, technology and pre-fabricated houses are predicted to be the biggest trends in homes of the 2020s. In the post-war Australia of 1920, a desire for luxury housing opened the door to two major influences: ‘Californian bungalow’ design that inspired glazing and spacious verandas; and European Art Deco …

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Bringing 5G to Factory Floor Needs More Than Traditional Telco Approach

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5G will dramatically gain importance in providing wireless connectivity to industrial environments, especially in the context of Industry 4.0 and the automation of production processes and monitoring of machine conditions. According to ABI Research, there will be 5.3 million 5G connections on the factory floor by 2026, which will generate a revenue of more than US$184 million (with a CAGR …

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Biggest NZ education changes in decades

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The Education and Training Bill 2019, recently introduced in New Zealand Parliament, proposes the biggest education changes in decades. Commenting on the Bill, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said: “The Bill’s rewrite of education legislation is long overdue. Indeed one Education Act, parts of which are still in force, dates back to 1964. “The Bill will bring all legislation on early …