Month July 2015

A2P on the rise

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With the astronomical rise of data messaging such as iMessage and hangouts from Google, it’s no surprise person-to-person (P2P) SMS is fading - but that’s only half the story. Studies around the world have identified vast opportunities in Application-to-Person (A2P) messaging, and less widely documented is the potential for Machine-to-Machine (M2M) [...]

Mobile Health Care

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The feasibility of mobile devices to support healthcare is increasingly being looked at to help reduce costs and increase patient access. This week we look at some of the challenges facing modern healthcare and how mobile solutions can help. The ubiquity of mobile phones makes SMS text services a cost-effective method for tackling the many global [...]

WELLINGTON WE LOVE YOU

The Modica Group has relocated its Wellington office, upgrading its presence in the city recognised as a hotbed for New Zealand tech talent. Kiwi software as a service (SaaS) company Modica was established in Wellington (hosted by us) 15 years ago in Cuba Street, and recently relocated to 171 Featherston Street. Modica founder Stuart Wilson says the [...]

MODICA ICT EXPORTER OF THE YEAR FINALIST

Team Modica are dusting off their frocks and suits, ready for the Auckland Export Awards gala dinner in June, after being named a finalist in the ICT Exporter of the Year category. Modica’s founder Stuart Wilson was on hand to collect Modica’s award when the finalists were announced in Auckland last week. Although surprised, Stu says it was an honour [...]

VANUATU NEEDS OUR HELP

Cyclone Pam was just the beginning of the hardship for the people of Vanuatu. On Friday 13th March, more than 264,000 people were in the disaster zone when the category 5 cyclone hit. According to Unicef more than half Vanuatu’s population including 88,000 children, have been affected by the cyclone which was one of the most destructive natural [...]

WHY SMS?

Since the very first text message was sent more than 22 years ago, mobile phones and the way we communicate has changed dramatically. But despite the rise of the smartphone and the popularity of Over The Top (OTT) messaging services such as Whats App and Viber, SMS has remained resilient, and is still a primary method of communication. The unrivalled [...]

IMPORTANT NEWS FOR .NZ DOMAIN NAMES

Do you hold a .nz domain name? Have you registered or reserved that domain name directly at the second level? Most people with existing .nz names – such as .co.nz, .org.nz and net.nz have preferential registration or reservation (PRR) and are able to register or reserve their name direct at .nz before anybody else gets the opportunity. But people with [...]
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