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Kacific & Microsoft partner to bridge Asia Pacific's digital divide
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Kacific Broadband Satellites and Microsoft partner to provide high-speed internet to 750 rural educational and healthcare facilities across Asia Pacific.
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Singapore's digital divide: Wealth impact on tech use
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Study reveals 84% of Singaporeans heavily utilise mobile apps and digital services, but disparities exist among demographics.
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Eutelsat & Sat One partnership launches satellite services in Australasia
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Eutelsat Group joins forces with Sat One utilising OneWeb's Low Earth Orbit to deliver first-time land and maritime services in remote Australasia; improving enterprise-grade connectivity.
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Ruckus' comprehensive guide to digital strategy in schools
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RUCKUS Networks offers a critical roadmap for Australian schools planning their digital strategies amidst increased investment and demand.
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EU pioneers global regulation of artificial intelligence sector
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The EU inaugurates the global first AI Act aiming to mitigate potential risks of AI technologies and establish a human-centric regulatory framework, prompting other regions to catch up.
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Digital Future Aotearoa calls for greater laptop donations
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Amid a growing digital divide, Digital Future Aotearoa urgently appeals for laptop donations for their RAD initiative, supporting educational and employment aspirations of Aotearoa's youth.
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'Accessing Connection' report sheds light on LGBTI digital divide
Thu, 22nd Feb 2024
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'Accessing Connection' report by ILGA World unveils the extensive digital divide faced by the global LGBTI community, as they grapple with issues impacting digital inclusion.
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Juniper Networks & B4RN partner to boost rural connectivity in Northern England
Thu, 15th Feb 2024
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Juniper Networks partners with B4RN to bridge the digital divide in rural Northern England, enabling high-speed internet access for over 13,000 households, schools and businesses.
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Chorus announces major growth of New Zealand's fibre network
Thu, 15th Feb 2024
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Chorus unveils plans to expand New Zealand's fibre network, bringing high-speed internet to an additional 10,000 businesses and homes across 59 communities nationwide.
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UK pay rises to slow amid economic uncertainty, warns CIPD
Tue, 13th Feb 2024
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Amid economic jitters, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) forecasts a noteworthy fall in UK salary increments from 5% to 4% this year, despite reviving business confidence.
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GigaComm secures more funding to extend ultra-fast network
Tue, 13th Feb 2024
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Australian firm GigaComm to extend its ultra-fast internet service to more east coast businesses and residential blocks.
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DPA spotlights need for digital support in teaching
Wed, 17th Jan 2024
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The Digital Poverty Alliance's latest white paper sheds light on the urgent need for digital skill training among teachers.
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Virgin Media O2's 4G & 5G upgrades to boost rural connectivity
Thu, 21st Dec 2023
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Virgin Media O2 improves 4G and 5G coverage in rural Britain, aiming to boost local economy this festive season.
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Tū Ātea fully acquires Broadtech in strategic telecoms industry move
Tue, 19th Dec 2023
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Tū Ātea completes the full acquisition of Broadtech Group in a strategic move to strengthen its telecoms and broadcasting services.
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SES spearheads high-speed satellite internet test for Philippines' DICT
Mon, 18th Dec 2023
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SES trials high-speed satellite internet for the Philippines' DICT, achieving breakthrough speeds.
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UK govt invests £530m to boost rural broadband connectivity
Mon, 18th Dec 2023
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UK Government announces over £530m investment to enhance rural broadband, targeting connectivity for 330,000+ businesses and homes.
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Render Networks appoints Rob Laudati as VP of Product & Partnerships
Fri, 24th Nov 2023
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Render Networks taps Rob Laudati for VP role, aims for global expansion.
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Financially unstable citizens least likely to use digital government aid
Thu, 23rd Nov 2023
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New Zealand's most financially unstable populations reported as least likely to utilise digital channels for government support.
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TDCX Foundation aids youth digital literacy for its first anniversary
Wed, 18th Oct 2023
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TDCX Foundation celebrates first anniversary with projects enhancing digital literacy for Southeast Asian youth. #socialimpact.
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Push for visually impaired inclusion during Blindness Awareness Month
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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National Blindness Awareness Month shines a spotlight on digital exclusion, affecting over 2 million visually impaired UK internet users.
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Salesforce partners to uplift Filipino women with digital skills
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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Salesforce partners with Ayala Foundation to empower 185 Filipino women in the digital economy, promoting gender inclusivity and closing the digital divide.
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Philippines' gov gets high-speed internet to Northern Luzon via satellite
Fri, 13th Oct 2023
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DICT partners with Stellarsat Solutions and Kacific for high-speed internet across Northern Luzon, Philippines.
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Digital divide could mean early retirement for Kiwi businesses
Wed, 13th Sep 2023
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A changing of the guard is gaining pace with the rise of 'younger' decision makers who rely on digital media to network, job hunt and inform decisions.
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Render doubles headcount in less than a year as it appoints two key executives
Thu, 16th Feb 2023
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Render Networks expands team in preparation for growth with the appointment of two key executives and doubling its headcount globally.