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Whetu Fala appointed to Māori Television Board

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 16:24:21 +1200 | Maori Television

Experienced broadcaster and screen industry leader Whetu Fala has been appointed to the Board of Māori Television. More >>

AG's report published, Energy sector: 2014/15 audits

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 14:28:24 +1200 | Office of the Auditor-General

The Auditor-General’s report Energy sector: Results of the 2014/15 audits was presented to the House of Representatives today. This is the first report that the Office has published that focuses on the audits of public entities in the energy sector.More >>

Incredible Copper Speeds - (ADSL & VDSL)

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 12:50:53 +1200 | TrueNet

Another month of excellent copper connection performance by all ISPs that we measure, the best on record. This means that all major ISPs are delivering ADSL and VDSL evening speeds that are nearly equal to the speed achieved when there is no traffic - see ...More >>

Bringing Magic To Whanganui

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 10:08:36 +1200 | Mediaworks

MediaWorks is pleased to announce Magic, New Zealand`s newest radio station, will be hitting the Whanganui airwaves on July 1, 2016. More >>

2degrees launches Broadband for Business

Mon, 27 Jun 2016 13:38:57 +1200 | 2degrees Mobile

NZ’s fastest growing total telecommunications provider is helping NZ Businesses do business smarter with its very first Broadband offering for SME More >>

Fronde chairman Jon Mayson ousted, two other directors exit

Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:27:30 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Jon Mayson, chairman of IT services provider Fronde, has been asked to step down by the company’s two main shareholder/directors who wanted to refresh the board.More >>

2degrees extends 4G coverage on the North Shore

Fri, 24 Jun 2016 09:45:09 +1200 | 2degrees Mobile

2degrees is extending its 4G coverage on the North Shore even further to include Browns Bay, Campbells Bay, Mairangi Bay, Rothesay and Torbay. More >>

MSD makes its services ‘cheap as’ for clients

Wed, 22 Jun 2016 14:01:11 +1200 | Ministry of Social Development

The Ministry of Social Development (MSD) has removed cost as a factor for its clients to access its services off any digital device on a mobile network, by providing “Cheap As Data.”More >>

Spark mobile revenue to rise at least 7.9% in 2016

Wed, 22 Jun 2016 09:33:54 +1200 | BusinessDesk

June 22 (BusinessDesk) - Spark New Zealand's mobile revenue will rise at least 7.9 percent in the 2016 financial year, which it says will make it the biggest player in the market.More >>

Spark New Zealand clinches No.1 in mobile market

Wed, 22 Jun 2016 09:26:26 +1200 | Spark

Spark New Zealand is now the country’s number one mobile company in terms of revenue earned from customers, as more Kiwis choose to join the Spark mobile network. More >>

Report shows tech sector’s value to NZ economy

Tue, 21 Jun 2016 17:31:06 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce and Communications Minister Amy Adams today welcomed a report showing the technology sector’s value to the New Zealand economy. More >>

New Zealand wireless rural broadband hits key milestone

Mon, 20 Jun 2016 14:28:06 +1200 | Digitl

RBI is a government-subsidised scheme to give farmers and people living in rural areas a broadband network. More >>

Notes on Sky-Vodafone merger

Mon, 20 Jun 2016 14:19:56 +1200 | Digitl

Earlier today Sky and Vodafone New Zealand confirmed they are to merge. It’s a big deal… The deal is worth about $3.5 billion. That’s huge by New Zealand standards. More >>

No reason for regulator to halt Vodafone-Sky deal

Mon, 20 Jun 2016 14:11:35 +1200 | Digitl

Vodafone and Sky need Commerce Commission approval for their merger. From a telecommunications point of view, there’s no reason to halt the deal. More >>

Adams to Mexico for Digital Economy Forum

Mon, 20 Jun 2016 13:22:38 +1200 | New Zealand Government

New Zealand’s focus on digital infrastructure will be front and centre at an international forum to discuss the growth of the digital economy. More >>

New Zealand’s data traffic to double by 2020 - Cisco

Mon, 20 Jun 2016 11:10:50 +1200 | Cisco Systems

Video will comprise 84 per cent of all New Zealand’s IP traffic by 2020 as Kiwi households and businesses benefit from faster network speeds to be amongst the world’s most connected countries More >>

World Telecom Labs Unveils Findings

Sat, 18 Jun 2016 13:47:13 +1200 | African Press Organisation

World Telecom Labs Unveils Findings of 2016’s Only Survey about African Universal Service Funds More >>

$40m Rotorua UFB build completed

Fri, 17 Jun 2016 10:49:24 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Rotorua’s Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) rollout is now complete, meaning nearly 27,000 local residents can connect to New Zealand’s growing fibre network, says Communications Minister Amy Adams.More >>

The set-top box emerges as key in Sky/Vodafone merger

Thu, 16 Jun 2016 12:26:01 +1200 | BusinessDesk

The set-top box emerges as key in Sky/Vodafone merger, First NZ Capital says More >>

2degrees and NEC New Zealand to collaborate on Smart Cities

Wed, 15 Jun 2016 13:36:03 +1200 | NEC

2degrees CEO Stewart Sherriff and NEC’s Katsuhiro Ito sign an agreement to collaborate on smart cities. More >>


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