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CallPlus Network Merger lifts Orcon

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:50:22 +1300 | TrueNet

TrueNet's broadband performance measurements for October show that the Callplus brands of Slingshot , Orcon and Flip have very similar results, suggesting their network is almost fully merged.More >>

Spark New Zealand and Huawei expand partnership

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:16:43 +1300 | Spark NZ

Spark New Zealand and Huawei expand partnership New technologies to boost mobile performance and coverage across 3G and 4G networks Auckland, November 21: Spark New Zealand and Huawei have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate further ...More >>

NZ ISPs in YouTube tie-up to push fast broadband connections

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:03:31 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 21 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand internet service providers are part of a multinational drive by global video streaming giant YouTube to push customers to faster landline broadband connections.More >>

Spanning and Fronde Form Strategic Partnership

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:49:34 +1300 | Fronde

Spanning and Fronde Form Strategic Partnership to Bring SaaS Data Protection to Australia and New Zealand More >>

New app tells stories behind our Path to Nationhood

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 17:43:01 +1300 | Heritage New Zealand

A new free app for smartphones and tablets telling stories about one of the most dynamic and colourful periods of New Zealand’s history is being launched today. More >>

Slingshot welcomes Netflix

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:50:28 +1300 | Slingshot

Slingshot welcomes Netflix Statement from Slingshot General Manager Taryn Hamilton: “When we opened up Global Mode to all of our customers earlier this year it was because we wanted to give Kiwis the chance to have access to the same online content ...More >>

Protect yourself online this Christmas

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:55:17 +1300 | New Zealand Bankers' Association

As part of International Fraud Awareness Week the New Zealand Bankers’ Association is urging consumers to stay safe online as we head into to the festive season. More >>

Path to Nationhood history app launched

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:33:25 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has today launched a free app to help people explore New Zealand’s early history. More >>

PledgeMe raises $100k in under 24 hours

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 12:18:04 +1300 | PledgeMe

New Zealand’s crowdfunding platform PledgeMe attracted $100,000 of investment in under 24 hours yesterday. “PledgeMe is happy to announce our equity crowdfunding campaign reached its maximum funding goal in under a day,” PledgeMe’s Co-founder ...More >>

Getting Smart about what’s on the box

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 11:31:30 +1300 | Samsung

We’re still watching TV. In fact Kiwis, on average, watch 175 minutes of TV per day. But the way we’re watching it is changing. We’re still watching a fair chunk of ‘linear’ telly i.e. when you sit down at an appointed time and catch up with ...More >>

Netflix to Launch in Australia And New Zealand in March 2015

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 11:17:11 +1300 | Netflix

World’s Leading Internet Television Network to Offer Original Series, Movies, Documentaries, Stand-Up Comedy Specials and TV Shows for Low Monthly Price More >>

Introducing the HTC Desire EYE

Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:36:49 +1300 | HTC

The new HTC Desire EYE, featuring front and back-facing 13MP cameras, dual-LED flash and an IP57 waterproof rating, is the perfect smartphone for summer More >>

NZ’s role in getting quality internet to Myanmar

Mon, 17 Nov 2014 13:44:46 +1300 | Wireless Nation

Tom Linn has always wanted to use his expertise in telecommunications to benefit the country where he was raised, Myanmar. Now the Technical Director of fast-growing ISP Wireless Nation is working with old university friends to do just that, by helping ...More >>

Nearly 80% of NZ adults will have a smartphone within a year

Mon, 17 Nov 2014 13:42:16 +1300 | Horizon Research Limited

Around 79% of all adults in New Zealand will have a smartphone by September next year. A Horizon Research survey finds 69% of people aged 18+ now have smartphones. Another 10.4% say they intend to get one by next September, leaving just 20.6% of ...More >>

Meeting NIWA’s Big Demands from Digital

Mon, 17 Nov 2014 10:11:47 +1300 | Spark Digital

NIWA puts big demands on digital technologies and storage: Each year, digital video and data captures a ‘snapshot’ of the environment that must be kept in perpetuity for comparison with other years. For NIWA, staying ahead of the technology game is ...More >>

One rule for telecoms investors, another for Air NZ

Fri, 14 Nov 2014 16:50:48 +1300 | Digitl

If there are good reasons for the rest of New Zealand to subsidise rural telecommunications, we should come clean and do it through the tax system More >>

Key used GCSB for political ends prior to 2014 election

Fri, 14 Nov 2014 09:25:46 +1300 | Green Party

New documents released to the Green Party show that Prime Minister John Key used New Zealand’s intelligence services for the National Party’s political ends a few days out from the 2014 election, the Green Party said today.More >>

UPDATE: Rakon shares climb to 21-month high

Thu, 13 Nov 2014 12:55:20 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 13 (BusinessDesk) - Shares of Rakon rose to their highest in 21 months after the high-tech components manufacturer flagged a return to profitability is looming, though investors will have to wait and see if they get a dividend.More >>

Digital Technology Helping Fire Fighting

Wed, 12 Nov 2014 14:50:05 +1300 | Spark Digital

Digital technology helps NZ business put out fires across the country – in the case of Fire Fighting Pacific, quite literally. The market leader in fire protection and building compliance, FFP designs, installs and maintains all types of fire systems ...More >>

Orion to raise $125 mln at $5.70 a share, top of the range

Fri, 7 Nov 2014 16:52:32 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 7 (BusinessDesk) - Shares of Orion Healthcare Group, which develops software systems for patient health management, have been priced at $5.70, the top of the range, raising $125 million, the bulk of which is new capital.More >>


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