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Innovation enables greater efficiency for accountants

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:21:02 +1300 | MYOB

New Zealand’s leading accounting software provider MYOB today shared its vision for how it will fundamentally transform the relationship between accountants and their clients, and announced the first milestone in its journey to take accounting ...More >>

How Intagr8 Works – Explained

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:29:25 +1300 | Intagr8

As a leading provider of office equipment, telecommunications hardware, software and billing services in Auckland and Tauranga, Intagr8 manages the billing of their customers fixed line call usage, services and equipment with a comprehensive user ...More >>

Westpac launches new mobile payment stickers

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:20:57 +1300 | Westpac

Westpac has launched its new mobile payment sticker, enabling customers to make payments with any mobile device. The Westpac PayTag, can be attached to the back of a mobile device (or any other suitable item), enabling customers to make quick, secure contactless ...More >>

Over half a million Vodafone customers with 4G smartphones

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:25:28 +1300 | Vodafone

A year and a half after the launch of 4G in New Zealand, Vodafone is reporting over 500,000 of its customers now have 4G smartphones – a significant milestone – driving rapid adoption amongst Kiwis. More >>

Spark announces pre-order of Sony Xperia™ Z3 and Z3 Compact

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:59:26 +1300 | Spark

Spark announced today that it is now accepting pre-orders for the new Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact online at, and is also running two giveaways alongside the launch – one for people who pre-order online and the other for people who buy ...More >>

Leaked draft confirms TPP will censor Internet

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:34:45 +1300 | OpenMedia

October 16, 2014 – This morning Wikileaks published a second leaked draft of the Intellectual Property chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The draft confirms people’s worst fears about Internet censorship. That’s according to community-based ...More >>

InternetNZ applauds sensible move on unregulated product

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 10:50:43 +1300 | InternetNZ

InternetNZ has today applauded Chorus for taking another look at the changes it was proposing to make to its copper broadband services. The copper network owner has announced that it will be putting on hold its proposal to constrain the baseline ...More >>

Commerce Commission shelves Chorus investigation

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 09:16:04 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Oct. 16 (BusinessDesk) - The Commerce Commission has suspended an investigation into Chorus's proposed Boost variant services after the telecommunications network operator put plans to constrain regulated services on hold.More >>

Conversant joins Dispute Resolution scheme

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:21:06 +1300 | Conversant

Conversant, a leading developer and provider of cloud communications services, has joined the Telecommunication Dispute Resolution scheme. TDR is a free, independent service that helps consumers with complaints about their telecommunications company. ...More >>

Spark customers targeted by ongoing fraudulent phone calls

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 09:47:45 +1300 | Spark

Spark has set up a Scam Hotline after receiving further reports from some of its customers about phone contact by fraudsters claiming to be from Spark. More >>

Vodafone charity sector drives new text donation service

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 09:22:47 +1300 | Vodafone

Kiwis are some of the most generous people in the world, and now, making donations to their favourite New Zealand charities via a simple text is easier, thanks to a service launched today by the Vodafone New Zealand Foundation in partnership with ...More >>

Fibre-only MyRepublic aims to lead UFB push

Tue, 14 Oct 2014 12:39:25 +1300 | Digitl

MyRepublic , New Zealand’s newest ISP, sells nothing but full speed fibre-based broadband without data caps. Significantly are none of the pointless 30Mbps up, 10Mbps down entry-level fibre plans offering copper-like performance.More >>

New Zealand iPhone 6 Plus plans compared

Tue, 14 Oct 2014 12:28:05 +1300 | Digitl

Buy an  Apple iPhone 6 Plus   outright and you'll pay $1150 for the 16GB model. Move up to the 64GB iPhone 6 Plus and the price rises to $1300.  The 128GB model is $1450. I recommend buying at least 64GB, you'll soon bump against the limits of ...More >>

Fine-tune your digital finances to keep you financially fit

Tue, 14 Oct 2014 12:13:56 +1300 | Banking Ombudsman

Digital banking can help your financial fitness if used with care. Banking Ombudsman Deborah Battell says her top tips for getting financially fit in the digital banking age are: 1. Take advantage of your smartphone or tablet and download your bank’s ...More >>

Chorus warns Australia on structural separation

Tue, 14 Oct 2014 11:36:36 +1300 | Digitl

Chorus manager of marketing strategy and insight Rosalie Nelson warned Australia’s telecommunications industry on the risks of New Zealand-style full structural separation. She was speaking at the CommsDay Melbourne Congress and reported in Communications ...More >>

New Zealand Masters Games Launches Mobile Phone App

Mon, 13 Oct 2014 10:15:30 +1300 | New Zealand Masters Games

The Southern Trust New Zealand Masters Games have just launched their very own mobile phone app!! Once downloaded, participants and supporters can access a range of information related to the New Zealand Masters Games.More >>

Connectivity and Your Business

Mon, 13 Oct 2014 09:00:46 +1300 | Spark Digital

Big or small, venerable institution or start-up, to be successful today’s business will need all the benefits that digital technology brings to the party: Data, mobility, efficiency and productivity gains, connecting with customers, suppliers and staff ...More >>

MyRepublic launch: NZ's First Fibre Only Broadband Provider

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 17:06:01 +1300 | MyRepublic

Auckland, New Zealand , 09 October 2014 – Committed to maximising the benefits of New Zealand’s Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) infrastructure, fibre-only provider MyRepublic is inviting all homes across New Zealand to experience its 100Mbps unlimited ...More >>

Transformation and Your Business

Thu, 9 Oct 2014 09:04:12 +1300 | Spark Digital

Pretty much every business is destined to become a digital business. It doesn’t matter how big the business, how old, or the sector or industry in which it operates. Digital transformation is inevitable...More >>

SMEs experiencing digital divide

Wed, 8 Oct 2014 10:27:48 +1300 | MYOB

New Zealand’s SME community is still divided by the use of the internet and internet technology, in the latest research from accounting software leader, MYOB . More >>


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