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Juha Saarinen

Juha Saarinen has been covering the technology sector since the mid-1990s for publications around the world. He has been writing for iTnews since 2010 and also contributes to the New Zealand Herald, the Guardian and Wired's Threat Level section. He is based in Auckland, New Zealand. Google

Recent articles by Juha Saarinen

The ins and outs of Vodafone sunsetting 3G

The ins and outs of Vodafone sunsetting 3G

VoLTE and 111 questions answered.
Juha Saarinen Aug 26 2022, 10:38AM Tech
Vodafone to sunset 3G by August 2024

Vodafone to sunset 3G by August 2024

To be replaced by 4G and 5G service.
Juha Saarinen Aug 24 2022, 2:07PM Tech
Industry vet Mark Raos named Commvault NZ lead

Industry vet Mark Raos named Commvault NZ lead

Brings 25 years' worth of experience.
Juha Saarinen Aug 24 2022, 11:44AM Business
Spark launches $350 million share buy-back after strong results

Spark launches $350 million share buy-back after strong results

Following $900 million TowerCo asset sale.
Juha Saarinen Aug 24 2022, 10:24AM Service Providers
Spark claims NZ first for 5G standalone tech

Spark claims NZ first for 5G standalone tech

In collaboration with Mavenir, AWS, Nokia and Oppo.
Juha Saarinen Aug 24 2022, 7:30AM Service Providers
Fonterra and Mitre 10 honoured in SAP Best Run Awards

Fonterra and Mitre 10 honoured in SAP Best Run Awards

In Intelligent ERP and Experience Management categories.
Juha Saarinen Aug 22 2022, 3:30PM Business
Kim Duncan named NZ partner account director for Genesys

Kim Duncan named NZ partner account director for Genesys

Moves from AWS to cloud customer experience company.
Juha Saarinen Aug 22 2022, 1:04PM Service Providers
Visa moves to counter enumeration attacks in New Zealand

Visa moves to counter enumeration attacks in New Zealand

Following Australian requirements coming into force this October.
Juha Saarinen Aug 22 2022, 11:35AM Business
Chorus posts solid FY22 results

Chorus posts solid FY22 results

To pay 35c per share dividend.
Juha Saarinen Aug 22 2022, 10:25AM Business
CCL to offer Microsoft 365 subscriptions

CCL to offer Microsoft 365 subscriptions

Aimed at hybrid workplaces.
Juha Saarinen Aug 22 2022, 10:16AM Business
Opening up 6 GHz positive move, but not enough: WISPs

Opening up 6 GHz positive move, but not enough: WISPs

Could bring fibre-like speeds for wireless service.
Juha Saarinen Aug 21 2022, 9:53AM Business
Government frees up part of 6 GHz band for WiFi

Government frees up part of 6 GHz band for WiFi

500 MHz of bandwidth becomes available.
Juha Saarinen Aug 18 2022, 9:17AM Tech
Maritime New Zealand upgrades SAR satellite Earth station

Maritime New Zealand upgrades SAR satellite Earth station

To cover search and rescue area spanning 30 million sq km.
Juha Saarinen Aug 17 2022, 10:01AM Tech
CDC officially opens its two new Auckland data centres

CDC officially opens its two new Auckland data centres

Vodafone NZ, Vector, Feenix and Kordia are tenants.
Juha Saarinen Aug 16 2022, 3:02PM Service Providers
JB Hi-Fi New Zealand site moves to Shopify, amidst stagnant sales growth

JB Hi-Fi New Zealand site moves to Shopify, amidst stagnant sales growth

Tim Edwards joins retailer as managing director with expansion planned.
Juha Saarinen Aug 15 2022, 4:54PM Business
Spark made to refund 113,000 customers for unusable wire maintenance service

Spark made to refund 113,000 customers for unusable wire maintenance service

Collected $15.7 million over a six year period.
Juha Saarinen Aug 9 2022, 9:45PM Service Providers
Acronis adds Dicker Data NZ as distie

Acronis adds Dicker Data NZ as distie

To provide cloud-based cyber security solutions.
Juha Saarinen Aug 9 2022, 8:20AM Business
Vodafone veteran Russell Stanners joins new 2degrees board

Vodafone veteran Russell Stanners joins new 2degrees board

Liz Coutts new chair, with Kathy Meads appointed as director.
Juha Saarinen Aug 9 2022, 7:41AM Service Providers
Deloitte takes out ANZ Red Hat partner of the year award

Deloitte takes out ANZ Red Hat partner of the year award

Ingram Micro NZ also honoured.
Juha Saarinen Aug 4 2022, 1:36PM Service Providers
Sam Halse joins First AML as chief operating officer

Sam Halse joins First AML as chief operating officer

To help AML software developer go global.
Juha Saarinen Aug 4 2022, 11:18AM Business