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Ten reasons to have hope for a better Media in the future

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 14:46:55 +1200 | Joseph Cederwall

Last week, I wrote about the news crisis in 2018 and why there is hope for journalism despite of (or perhaps because of) this dire situation . This piece will explore what exactly gives us at Scoop hope and will outline some tangible projects and approaches ...More >>

Rabobank to undertake digital transformation

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 14:01:18 +1200 | Rabobank

Media release June 18, 2018 Rabobank to undertake digital transformation for New Zealand regional network, in deal with Telstra More >>

Hundreds of jobs on the line at Spark

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 16:30:55 +1200 | RNZ

Hundreds of jobs are likely to go as telecommunications company Spark reorganises its back office to save costs. More >>

BNZ and TeamTalk sign banking services agreement

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 12:42:54 +1200 | Team Talk

TeamTalk Limited (NZX: TTK), the publicly listed telecommunications services provider today announced that the Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) will be providing transactional services, debt and working capital facilities going forward.More >>

Spark delivers to mid-range buyers with HUAWEI nova 3e

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 09:58:17 +1200 | Spark NZ

Spark has today enriched its growing mid-range portfolio with the new HUAWEI nova 3e, which fuses high-end design and performance with exceptional value. Equipped with high-quality front and rear camera, maximum storage capability, 4GB RAM and ...More >>

Live-streaming and video-conferencing for select committees

Wed, 13 Jun 2018 13:21:01 +1200 | Office of the Clerk

From Stewart Island to Cape Reinga, Parliament is making it easier for people from anywhere in the country to get involved with select committees and have their say. More >>

Spark launches new digital-assessment tool for agri-sector

Tue, 12 Jun 2018 13:03:45 +1200 | Spark

Spark, together with partner Digital Journey , has launched Spark Agri Assessment, a tool specifically for the agri-sector. The tool is a response to huge growth in Agribusinesses innovation, coupled with data showing below average uptake when compared ...More >>

NZ Agency tapped by Microsoft for BBC app work

Mon, 11 Jun 2018 13:34:55 +1200 | NV Interactive

New Zealand-based digital agency NV Interactive has just been recognised (again) in this year’s Microsoft Worldwide Partner of the Year Awards. More >>

Vodafone/Vocus surprise JV to bring competition to broadband

Tue, 5 Jun 2018 15:37:06 +1200 | BusinessDesk

June 5 (BusinessDesk) - Internet user group Internet NZ has welcomed a surprise announcement by telcos Vodafone and Vocus that they have formed a joint venture to bring competition to the ultra-fast broadband fibre network.More >>

Vocus, Vodafone announce JV to accelerate fibre innovation

Tue, 5 Jun 2018 10:57:33 +1200 | Vodafone NZ

Vocus Group and Vodafone have today announced a joint venture to unbundle New Zealand’s government-backed Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) fibre network. More >>

Spark extends ‘Internet of Things’ coverage for fieldays

Tue, 5 Jun 2018 10:51:58 +1200 | Spark

Marcus Graham, Waikato farmer and co-founder of IoT company Knode says he will benefit from the new Spark IoT Low Power Network coverage More >>

2degrees lifts profit 33% in 2017 on increased revenue

Thu, 31 May 2018 15:50:08 +1200 | BusinessDesk

May 31 (BusinessDesk) - Telecommunications provider Two Degrees Mobile lifted net profit 33 percent in 2017, with revenue gains outpacing costs and the bottom line boosted by tax credits. More >>

Survey underlines rural connectivity frustration

Thu, 31 May 2018 11:57:43 +1200 | Federated Farmers

Plenty of rural folk have jumped at the chance to respond to a Federated Farmers survey on the quality of telecommunications connectivity out in the provinces. More >>

Wanted: 3,000 volunteers to improve broadband information

Wed, 30 May 2018 12:12:11 +1200 | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission is seeking 3,000 households to be part of a nationwide programme to monitor and improve New Zealand’s broadband performance. More >>

Over-55s over-represented in latest financial loss stats

Wed, 30 May 2018 09:17:12 +1200 | CERT NZ

More than 500 cyber security incidents were reported by New Zealanders in the first quarter of this year, according to CERT NZ’s latest threat report. More >>

UC management oversights costing millions - Virsae

Tue, 29 May 2018 15:32:00 +1200 | Virsae

--- UC management service provider analyzes 307 million calls and hundreds of clients to show where money is going down the drain. More >>

Otago researchers develop ground-breaking communication tech

Tue, 29 May 2018 11:51:38 +1200 | University of Otago

In the ongoing quest for better, faster and higher-quality wireless communication, University of Otago researchers are leading the way. More >>

Cisco first collaborator to develop a 5G innovation hub

Tue, 29 May 2018 11:20:20 +1200 | Spark NZ

Spark announced today that Cisco is the first of several collaborators it will be working with to prepare and test the parameters for a 5G network in New Zealand. More >>

Spark in talks with GCSB over expansion of Cortex

Mon, 28 May 2018 21:41:16 +1200 | BusinessDesk

May 28 (BusinessDesk) - Spark New Zealand is in talks with the Government Communications Security Bureau over potentially expanding the outward-facing intelligence agency's Cortex malware disruption defence to the country's biggest retail service provider.More >>

Accelerated timetable: rural broadband and mobile coverage

Mon, 28 May 2018 14:44:35 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Hon Clare Curran Minister of Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media 28 May 2018 MEDIA STATEMENT Accelerated timetable for rural broadband and mobile coverage Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister Clare Curran has announced ...More >>


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