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Sky TV's Fellet picks up shares on market

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 18:34:36 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 24 (BusinessDesk) - Sky Network Television John Fellet lifted his small stake in the pay-TV operator yesterday after presiding over a 21 percent slump in annual profit and smaller dividend payment. More >>

Open Polytechnic and MASH Trust work together

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 14:52:29 +1200 | Open Polytechnic

Open Polytechnic, New Zealand’s specialist provider of online and distance learning, and the MASH Trust, a leading provider of support services in the lower North Island have been working together to upskill mental health and disability support workers.More >>

Vocus to refresh Orcon as CallPlus acquisition boosts

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 19:45:24 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 23 (BusinessDesk) - ASX-listed Vocus Group plans to refresh local broadband provider Orcon in a bid to get more out of its New Zealand consumer businesses facing skinnier margins in the face of tough competition. More >>

NZ consumers ahead of the curve in digital

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 19:40:07 +1200 | IDC New Zealand Ltd

New Zealand consumers ahead of the curve in digital – with a high proportion of Kiwis willing to spend on digital services More >>

Telco complaints – no need for consumer confusion

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 17:01:14 +1200 | Telecommunication Dispute Resolution

Telco complaints – no need for consumer confusion Consumers don’t need to be confused about who to contact when they are having telco issues. More >>

TeamTalk’s transformation delivers strong annual result

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 13:42:48 +1200 | Team Talk

TeamTalk Limited (NZX: TTK), the publicly listed telecommunications services provider today announced its annual result for the financial year ended 30 June 2017. Profit after tax was $5.12m, following a loss of $1.31m for the prior year.More >>

Sending an attachment to the wrong person is of the past

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 13:37:33 +1200 | SafeSwiss

SafeSwiss™ update makes sending an attachment to the wrong person a thing of the past More >>

New consenting regime to speed up UFB access

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 09:27:40 +1200 | New Zealand Government

A new regime that makes it quicker and easier for people living down shared driveways or in apartment complexes to connect to Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) has begun, Communications Minister Simon Bridges says.More >>

OPPO R11 Dual 20MP Camera Phone Debuts in New Zealand

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 16:53:36 +1200 | OPPO

AUCKLAND, New Zealand – 22 August 2017 — The OPPO R11 camera phone, the flagship model of the leading global camera phone maker, is now available in New Zealand. Slim and fashionable, the OPPO R11 introduces new breakthroughs in mobile photography, ...More >>

NZ telcos Spark, Vodafone in no rush to push 5G mobile

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 11:06:29 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 21 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's two biggest telecommunications companies Spark New Zealand and Vodafone New Zealand are in no hurry to pre-empt the launch of the fifth-generation of mobile technology.More >>

UPDATE: Vodafone NZ back in black in hotly contested market

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:26:24 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 21 (BusinessDesk) - Vodafone New Zealand's books were back in the black after three years in the red as the country's biggest mobile operator boosted revenue in an increasingly competitive telecommunications sector. More >>

Vodafone NZ delivers strong growth and return to profit

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 13:56:31 +1200 | Vodafone

Vodafone New Zealand today released its results for the year ended 31 March 2017 which saw revenue increase 2.8% year on year and EBITDA 7.9%. More >>

UMS Appointed Vodafone's Chinese Digital Marketing Partner

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 09:22:25 +1200 | UMS

United Media Solution (known as “UMS”), New Zealand’s leading Chinese digital marketing agency, has been appointed to manage Vodafone New Zealand’s Chinese digital marketing account.More >>

Free Gig-Enabled Wifi Network Extends Across Dunedin City

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:05:27 +1200 | GigCity

A free gig-enabled wi-fi hotspot at Dunedin’s Exchange is the latest in New Zealand’s fastest free city wi-fi network. More >>

NZ’s digital divide now on display

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:48:11 +1200 | InternetNZ

A new map that clearly shows where digital divides exist in New Zealand is now available. InternetNZ has teamed up with the 20/20 Trust to build an interactive map called the Digital Divide Map - which shows the different digital divides facing New Zealanders ...More >>

NZ Post set up its fastpost service to fail

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:19:35 +1200 | Postal Workers Union

By putting up the price of fastpost last month without any apparent commitment to correct its service failures, NZ Post effectively set up fastpost for failure. More >>

Vodafone named fastest mobile and fixed network operator

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:04:22 +1200 | Vodafone

Vodafone New Zealand has won the 2017 Speedtest Award for the fastest mobile and fixed network speeds in the country. More >>

Commerce Commission warns telcos over Fair Trading breaches

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 16:53:16 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 14 (BusinessDesk) - The Commerce Commission has sent warning letters to four telecommunications companies about specific conduct it considers breached the Fair Trading Act and said it is continuing to investigate further potential issues in ...More >>

Experian Appoints Mohan Jayaraman to Lead Regional Expansion

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 14:31:22 +1200 | Experian

Experian Appoints Mohan Jayaraman to Lead Regional Expansion of Its Advanced Decisioning Analytics And Business Information Services in Asia Pacific More >>

Why New Zealand outplayed Australia on the NBN 

Tue, 8 Aug 2017 17:33:22 +1200 | Digitl

New Zealand will reach its broadband roll out goal on time and on budget - with superior technology. What went wrong in Australia? More >>


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