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CORRECT: Chorus faces up to $10 mln earnings hit in 2014

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:55:27 +1200 | BusinessDesk

CORRECT: Chorus faces up to $10 mln earnings hit in 2014 from latest regulator pricing decision More >>

Chorus faces up to $10 mln earnings hit in 2014

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:08:13 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Chorus faces up to $10 mln earnings hit in 2014 from latest regulator pricing decision More >>

Commission revises draft Telecommunications Development Levy

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:11:32 +1200 | Commerce Commission

Issued 24 April 2014 Release No. 98 The Commerce Commission today released a revised draft determination for the amount 22 telecommunications providers will pay towards the $50 million Telecommunications Development Levy (TDL) for 2012/13.More >>

Live Website Download Comparison Exposes ISPs

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:16:30 +1200 | TrueNet

TrueNet's new focus is on the time taken to download 8 live websites. The smaller ISPs came out on top with a standout performance from Voyager VDSL measured at 2.5 seconds download speed for all websites. Vodafone ADSL had the biggest discrepancy ...More >>

Samsung users first to experience SKY’s Android App SKY GO

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:29:42 +1200 | Samsung

Samsung has been named the exclusive Android partner for the Android launch of SKY GO, SKY’s new online and mobile service. Samsung smartphone users will be the first to experience ten live streamed channels through the soon to launch Android SKY GO ...More >>

Kakapo Nestcam Streams Live To The World

Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:09:25 +1200 | Kakapo Recovery

For the first time ever, the global public will be able to watch kakapo nesting activity live, thanks to a special partnership between Telecom NZ and Kakapo Recovery. More >>

Rio Tinto Wins 2013 Roger, Sky City Casino 2nd, Chorus 3rd

Mon, 21 Apr 2014 15:38:03 +1200 | Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

The seven finalists for the 2013 Roger Award for the Worst Transnational Corporation Operating in Aotearoa/New Zealand were: ANZ, Chorus, IAG Insurance Group, Imperial Tobacco, Rio Tinto, Sky City Casino and Talent 2 . More >>

What Price Safety?

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:13:59 +1200 | Crimestoppers

The charity Crimestoppers is asking you to put a value on preventing crime in our communities. They are asking you to consider swapping something you don’t need – like unwanted share parcels – for something you want …safer communities for ...More >>

A million eyes Telecom’s internet television service

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:24:26 +1200 | Horizon Research Limited

Telecom might have a market of more than a million New Zealand adults interested in using its internet television service if the content and price are affordable. More >>

New Safety Service for travellers in New Zealand

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:15:37 +1200 | TravelsafeNZ

A new Safety Service for Domestic and International travellers to New Zealand will now be available at the touch of a screen. More >>

Imarda launches its global expansion

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:11:52 +1200 | Imarda

The location based fleet-management specialists Imarda Ltd have today embarked on the global expansion phase of their i360 platform, releasing the details of their first Franchisee Partnership with Imarda SA Technologies (Pty) Ltd – formerly Telematics ...More >>

2degrees and iHeart Radio present Ed Sheeran in concert

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:34:35 +1200 | 2degrees Mobile

16th April 2014 2degrees and iHeart Radio present Ed Sheeran in concert…for free 2degrees and iHeartRadio have teamed up to bring top British singer songwriter Ed Sheeran to New Zealand shores for a one off show in Auckland at the ASB Theatre on ...More >>

New AVG Vault Apps for iOS® and Android™

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:02:21 +1200 | AVG

New AVG Vault Apps for iOS® and Android™ Help Keep Users’ Personal Digital Information Private and Secure Latest free application from AVG Technologies gives consumers control of the security and privacy of personal data stored on connected ...More >>

Chorus lifts broadband connections 1.1% in first quarter

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:14:14 +1200 | BusinessDesk

April 16 (BusinessDesk) – Chorus, the network operator spun out of Telecom in 2011, increased its broadband connections by 1.1 percent in the first quarter while its fixed-line connections edged up 0.2 percent.More >>

Goodhew: SeniorNet

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:26:23 +1200 | Forest and Bird

Digital technology is now very much a part of our everyday lives. It seems like now nearly everything is done via the internet. Email or instant messages are sent in a split second and the world’s information is at our fingertips. The request to ...More >>

A Refreshed No-Surcharge App has been launched

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:00:54 +1200 | LittleMonkey

With more and more people wanting to dine out over public holidays but being put off by the 15-20% surcharges implemented at some restaurants, bars and café'sLittleMonkey developed a No-Surcharge app which was a huge success. The app has had great feedback ...More >>

NZ ADSL outperforms UK and USA

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:06:23 +1200 | TrueNet

Since TrueNet began operations in 2010, their focus on publishing Speed by Time of Day (ToD) performance has driven NZ ISPs to compete. This is not the case in the USA, or the UK where similar measurements over a longer period have not resulted ...More >>

Telecom trims and extends banking facility

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:26:41 +1200 | BusinessDesk

April 15 (BusinessDesk) - Telecom Corp, the country’s biggest telecommunications company, has trimmed the size of a banking facility, while pushing out its maturity date until 2017. More >>

Vindication for Public: Guardian, Washington Post's Pulitzer

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:45:40 +1200 | Edward Snowden

I am grateful to the committee for their recognition of the efforts of those involved in the last year's reporting, and join others around the world in congratulating Glenn Greenwald, Laura Poitras, Barton Gellman, Ewen MacAskill, and all of the others ...More >>

ASB PayTag brings contactless payments to your mobile phone

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:45:58 +1200 | ASB Bank

ASB is taking another a giant leap towards pervasive mobile banking with the launch of ASB PayTag, a new technology allowing convenient and secure credit and debit card payments with a simple tap of your mobile phone.More >>

 

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