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Nokia and Chorus extend technology partnership

Tue, 31 May 2016 13:07:01 +1200 | Nokia

Nokia and Chorus extend technology partnership supporting new investment in New Zealand’s ultra high speed broadband infrastructure More >>

Kiwi Farmers plough through the most 4G data

Tue, 31 May 2016 10:02:00 +1200 | Spark

Spark has found that farmers and the rural sector are consistently the highest users of 4G data across all of New Zealand. More >>

Delays in calling for help cost lives at sea

Mon, 30 May 2016 11:37:31 +1200 | Maritime New Zealand

Maritime New Zealand is warning professional seafarers and recreational boaties – if in trouble don’t delay, activate your distress beacon or call for help! More >>

Vodafone buyers may find 2degrees tempting too

Sun, 29 May 2016 13:55:27 +1200 | Digitl

News reports say overseas buyers want Vodafone New Zealand. Rival 2degrees is also a likely take-over target. More >>

Vodafone’s network named ‘Best in Test’

Fri, 27 May 2016 11:08:37 +1200 | Vodafone

Vodafone’s mobile phone network has been named ‘Best in Test’ by the international leader in mobile performance testing, P3 Communications. More >>

Spark’s 4G mobile and Wireless Broadband coverage takes over

Thu, 26 May 2016 16:36:26 +1200 | Spark

Residents and visitors to the southernmost parts of New Zealand can now do more things with their mobile devices, as Spark has rolled out 4G across existing cell sites in the Southland region. Spark has recently upgraded 26 cell sites to 4G, with Ohai ...More >>

$10.6 million investment in new technology to support Māori

Thu, 26 May 2016 14:49:03 +1200 | Maori TV

Efforts to grow the Māori language through television and digital platforms have received a much needed investment of $10.6 million it was announced today by the Minister for Māori Development Hon Te Ururoa Flavell.More >>

Telco report highlights growth of mobile and video streaming

Thu, 26 May 2016 10:27:14 +1200 | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has today released its latest annual telecommunications monitoring report analysing the state of New Zealand’s telecommunications markets. More >>

KEYMILE Solutions for Secure Communications

Thu, 26 May 2016 10:20:58 +1200 | KEYMILE

HANOVER, Germany, May 25, 2016 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ -- KEYMILE will present its XMC20 product range, including end-to-end encryption, at CommunicAsia 2016 from 31 May to 2 June in Singapore. Based on technology made in Germany operators of mission-critical ...More >>

ComCom files against Vodafone on 'Red Essentials'

Wed, 25 May 2016 17:12:06 +1200 | BusinessDesk

The Commerce Commission has filed court proceedings against Vodafone New Zealand, claiming the country's biggest mobile phone operator misled customers on its 'Red Essentials' mobile plan in 2014 to the tune of $90,000. More >>

Woosh Wireless goes into voluntary administration

Wed, 25 May 2016 16:52:34 +1200 | BusinessDesk

May 25 (BusinessDesk) - Woosh Wireless, the Auckland-based wireless broadband operator, has gone into voluntary administration. More >>

Vodafone accepts responsibility for error

Wed, 25 May 2016 16:38:24 +1200 | Vodafone

Vodafone made a mistake with the discounting of the Red Essentials Plan in 2014 and we apologise to our affected customers. More >>

Commission files proceedings against Vodafone

Wed, 25 May 2016 15:59:34 +1200 | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has filed court proceedings against Vodafone New Zealand Limited alleging it breached the Fair Trading Act by making false price representations. More >>

Access4 Brings Mid-Market UCaaS Solution to the NZ Channel

Wed, 25 May 2016 14:37:07 +1200 | Access4

Auckland, New Zealand, 25 May 2016 Unified Communication as a Service (UCaaS) provider, Access4, today announced it has launched business to serve the market in New Zealand and Australia.More >>

Social Media Complaints to Telco Provider

Tue, 24 May 2016 13:13:29 +1200 | Spark Complaints

Spark's Facebook page is littered with complaints, many from angry customers who have been hung up on after waiting hours on hold to talk to someone in customer service. Are Spark call staff hanging up on customers to meet company call targets?More >>

State of the Nation: New Zealand

Mon, 23 May 2016 14:02:00 +1200 | Roy Morgan Research

Roy Morgan Research CEO Michele Levine today presented the latest New Zealand State of the Nation in Auckland, with a special Spotlight on Media, Technology and the rise of ‘On Demand’. More >>

AFP statement on raids on Labor Party offices

Fri, 20 May 2016 10:57:51 +1200 | Australian Federal Police

The Australian Federal Police can confirm that it executed two search warrants in Melbourne yesterday evening as part of an investigation concerning allegations of the unauthorised disclosure of Commonwealth information.More >>

We Need Words To Achieve Access

Thu, 19 May 2016 11:23:32 +1200 | National Foundation for the Deaf

Global Accessibility Awareness Day Imagine, if you will, a life without the ability to fully understand what is being said on television, in videos, on the telephoneMore >>

Spark opens pre-order for Huawei P9

Thu, 19 May 2016 10:57:05 +1200 | Spark

Spark announced today that the new Huawei P9 is now available for pre-order online at .. The first 50 customers who pre-order on a $59.99 open plan or above, interest free and no deposit, will receive a Huawei Classic Smart ...More >>

Smart phone Genius camera Unveiled by Vodafone and Huawei

Thu, 19 May 2016 10:41:54 +1200 | Vodafone

Vodafone today announced the launch of the world’s latest premium smartphones – offering outstanding dual-camera photography for brilliant pictures even in low light conditions.More >>


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