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Mobile World Congress: 5G, folding phones and Huawei politics

All over Barcelona banners advertise the city’s 2019 Mobile World Congress event. The slogan is “intelligent connectivity”. The phrase is about generic as things can be in this business. What is it supposed to mean? There are answers in the eight giant exhibition halls and the numerous conference theatres that dot the event’s site. Everywhere […]

Spectrum buy catapultes Dense Air into NZ cellular

The arrival of Dense Air has big implications for New Zealand’s cellular market, apart from anything else it will spice up the next spectrum auction. London-based Dense Air has purchased a considerable amount of New Zealand wireless spectrum from Malcolm Dick’s Blue Reach business and Cayman Wireless. The company intends to set up a wholesale […]

Nokia 7.1 phone giveaway winners

This giveaway is over. Natasha Quick from Auckland and Paul Cumming from Geraldine each won a Nokia 7.1 mobile phone. Congratulations. I found a slightly older Nokia 7 Plus in my review cupboard and held a bonus draw. Julia Norton won that phone. Congratulations to the winners and thanks to everyone who took part.  I used an online random number generator to […]