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Samsung Launches ‘iTest’ To Let Users Sample The Other Side

Press Release – Samsung

Samsung Electronics New Zealand has this week unveiled an innovative new mobile platform that allows mobile phone users to test drive a Samsung without changing phones. Dubbed iTest , the platform lets non-Android users navigate the Samsung … Read more »

2degrees Makes Roaming Worry-free For Businesses Ahead Of Trans-Tasman Bubble

Press Release – 2Degrees

As Cabinet announces the opening of a trans-Tasman bubble on 19 April, the 2degrees Shaping Business Study, now in its second year, reveals the decision will come as a relief to Kiwi business decision makers, a third of whom say they will only travel … Read more »

Are The Other Telcos April Fool-ing Kiwis?

Press Release – 2Degrees

2degrees started the year as it means to continue with a bold campaign called Unfair-uary which challenges its main rivals Spark and Vodafone on how they charge their customers for monthly prepaid plans. 2degrees customers … Read more »

2021 NZ Hi-Tech Awards – Finalists Announced

Press Release – NZ Hi Tech Awards

People gathered in record numbers in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch locations this evening to hear the finalists in the 2021 NZ Hi-Tech Awards announced. A record number of entries have come from across the country and from all areas of the Hi-Tech … Read more »

Learning From The Grocery Store Barcode: How The Telco Sector Can Maximise Benefit From Digital Asset Management

Press Release – Aurecon

By Simon McFadden, Data & Telecommunications Industry Leader, Aurecon In the competitive telecommunications market, telcos, investors and tower companies are continually looking for ways to reinvent and remain viable. Increasingly, organisations … Read more »

New Toolbox To Help Small Businesses Take Climate Action

Press Release – Sustainable Business Network

Small businesses in New Zealand now have an easy-to-use, free tool to help them reduce their carbon emissions. The tool, called the Climate Action Toolbox , has been created through a major collaboration between the public and private sector … Read more »

Next Steps To Address Pain Points For Telecommunications Consumers

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has published a paper outlining the next steps towards improving consumer experience with providers of internet, landline and mobile phone services. Telecommunications Dispute Resolution Scheme figures show customer complaints about … Read more »

Commission Reconfirms Fibre Input Methodology For Cost Of Capital

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has today issued a letter to the telecommunications industry setting out its reasons for not reopening the fibre input methodology (IM) for cost of capital in light of the Covid-19 pandemic. The IMs are the upfront rules, requirements … Read more »

Microsoft Exchange Breach A Wake-up Call To Kiwi SMEs – Ditch The Server

Press Release – Daniel Watson

The international breach of Microsoft Exchange by hackers in March is believed to have impacted a large but unknown number of New Zealand companies. It should serve as a timely warning to many local SMEs that it’s time to toss the company server. … Read more »

Commission Outlines Process For Review Of Telco Dispute Resolution Scheme

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has published two papers outlining the process for its review of the Telecommunications Dispute Resolution Scheme (TDRS). The Commission is required to review the TDRS every three years and to report on any recommendations for improving … Read more »

Find Pork Pie Filming Locations On Setjetters App

Press Release – Setjetters

SetJetters has documented all the iconic Goodbye Pork Pie locations in time for the Pork Pie Charity Run, beginning today! [25 March 2021] New mobile app SetJetters can be downloaded for free on the Apple App and Google Play stores. The … Read more »

2degrees Shareholders To Explore Possible IPO

Press Release – 2Degrees

2degrees confirms that its shareholders are exploring the potential listing of 2degrees on the main board of the New Zealand Stock Exchange (NZX) and Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) in the second half of 2021 or early 2022. Any such listing would be … Read more »

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