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Here Comes Something NIU

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 11:26:55 +1300 | NIU Scooters

NIU, the #1 Smart Electric Scooter brand in the world, reports today it has recorded over 850 million kilometers driven on its 300,000+ scooters around the world, more than ten times larger than its closest competitor. More >>

Spark sees more upside to unlimited mobile data plans

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 18:24:57 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Spark sees more upside as upsell to unlimited mobile data plans spur sales By Paul McBeth More >>

UPDATE: Spark first-half profit falls 3.4%

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 13:06:15 +1300 | BusinessDesk

UPDATE: Spark first-half profit falls 3.4% as cost of Quantum transformation offsets revenue gain More >>

Free Spark WiFi throughout New Zealand

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 17:31:18 +1300 | Spark

With a state of emergency declared in Christchurch and the Buller District, and bad weather setting in across New Zealand, Spark has opened up its nationwide WiFi network. More >>

Telco Relay Services consultation begins

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 11:13:48 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister Clare Curran and Disability Issues Minister Carmel Sepuloni today released a consultation document on the Telecommunications Relay Service.More >>

Vodafone helps parents navigate My First Phone

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:55:53 +1300 | Vodafone

Vodafone helps parents navigate My First Phone Friday 16 February With another school year underway, Vodafone is offering advice to parents under pressure from their children asking for their first phone. Vodafone Head of Segment Marketing Delina Shields says ...More >>

NZ joins international condemnation of NotPetya cyber-attack

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:03:05 +1300 | GCSB

New Zealand joins international condemnation of NotPetya cyber-attack The Director-General of the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) Andrew Hampton has today added New Zealand’s voice to international condemnation of the NotPetya cyber-attack. ...More >>

Telecommunications Provider Gains Govt;s TaaS Endorsement

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 12:08:58 +1300 | Vivid Solutions

Auckland, 15 February – The largest private New Zealand-owned video conferencing network provider for healthcare in Australasia, has just been awarded panel status in the latest round of the government’s Telecommunications-as-a-Service (TaaS) ...More >>

2degrees - Media Advisory on Cyclone Gita

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 21:07:01 +1300 | 2degrees Mobile

Following the devastation caused by Cyclone Gita, 2degrees is donating the money earned by calls and text messages to Tonga and Samoa from between midday Tuesday 13 February and Thursday 15 February (NZT) to relief funds for the islands.More >>

Spark doubles down on wireless broadband

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 13:03:09 +1300 | Digitl

For over a year Spark has pushed fixed wireless broadband as an alternative to fixed-line internet. More >>

Slingshot offers unlimited gigabit fibre for under a ton

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 13:00:27 +1300 | Digitl

Slingshot has dropped the price of its fastest unlimited data fibre broadband plan to a shade under $100. The Gigantic fibre plan is $99.95 a month. Slingshot says it is available in most towns and cities where there is fibre.More >>

Spark to credit costs of calls and texts to Tonga and Samoa

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 11:35:18 +1300 | Spark NZ

Spark announced today it will credit its customers for the cost of landline and mobile calls and texts to Tonga and Samoa in the aftermath of Cyclone Gita. More >>

Curran goes back to the well for Chief Technology Officer

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 20:59:07 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Feb. 12 (BusinessDesk) - More than 60 applications have been received for the newly created central government role of Chief Technology Officer, but Digital Services Minister Clare Curran has decided none quite fitted the bill.More >>

Vodafone awarded additional services under TaaS panel

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 14:56:19 +1300 | Vodafone NZ

Originally appointed to the TaaS panel in 2015 to provide services under Connectivity, Communications, Contact Centre, Aggregation Services and Managed Security services, Vodafone has now been selected to provide additional services under Managed Security ...More >>

App to make parking payments easier

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 11:14:52 +1300 | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Monday, 12 February 2018) – Dunedin residents can now pay for parking remotely using their smart phones. More >>

REANNZ strengthens member engagement capabilities

Fri, 9 Feb 2018 13:35:51 +1300 | REANNZ

REANNZ Ltd, the high-performance telecommunications network powering New Zealand’s research, education and innovation communities, has today announced the appointment of Professor John Bancroft to the role of Engagement Manager, Science & Technology ...More >>

Encouraging start for Emergency Mobile Alert

Fri, 9 Feb 2018 11:40:33 +1300 | Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

New Zealand’s new Emergency Mobile Alert system has been well received by New Zealanders, according to an independent survey commissioned by the Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM).More >>

Farewell 2G…it’s been fun, but it’s time to move on

Thu, 8 Feb 2018 10:30:36 +1300 | 2 Degrees Mobile

You might like your battered old flip phone that just does calling and text. Or maybe you can’t be bothered upgrading that antique handset in the glovebox, or that tired EFTPOS machine you’ve been meaning to replace.More >>

Spark expand TaaS to offer seamless end-to-end solutions

Thu, 8 Feb 2018 09:56:56 +1300 | Spark NZ

Spark has added contact centre, unified communication, cloud security access brokerage and site connectivity to their already expansive Telecommunications as a Service (TaaS) portfolio. The recent additions have further strengthened Spark’s ability ...More >>

Enable And TUANZ to Develop Future Technology Leaders

Wed, 7 Feb 2018 13:50:01 +1300 | TUANZ

Christchurch fibre broadband provider, Enable, is the inaugural foundation sponsor of the Christchurch chapter of FLINT, or Future Leaders in Technology, a national leadership programme run by TUANZ (Telecommunications Users Association of New Zealand) ...More >>


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