Chorus increases bank facility, pushes out maturity date

Article – BusinessDesk

May 25 (BusinessDesk) – Chorus, the telecommunications network operator, has increased its bank facility and pushed out the maturity date, giving it additional financial flexibility and funding certainty. Read more »

New Vodafone partnership powers the All Blacks

Press Release – Vodafone NZ

22 May 2017 New Vodafone partnership powers the All Blacks New Zealand Rugby (NZR) and Vodafone New Zealand have announced that Vodafone will become an official sponsor of the All Blacks and NZR in a four-year agreement that will create world-class digital … Read more »

Women key target to boost infrastructure numbers

Press Release – Connexis

Wellington, 18 May 2017: The Government’s recent announcement of an $11 billion investment into infrastructure signals the need for recruiting more quality workers into the industry. Read more »

Sky TV, Vodafone detail appeal on merger decision

Article – BusinessDesk

May 18 (BusinessDesk) – Sky Network Television and Vodafone New Zealand have detailed their appeal against the Commerce Commission’s decision blocking their merger, arguing the regulator was mistaken to find the combined group would substantially lessen … Read more »

Kiwis get better value with Internet & mobile services

Press Release – InternetNZ

InternetNZ is very pleased to see consumers of broadband and mobile services getting better value for money. Read more »

Patient wifi available at Grey Base

Press Release – West Coast DHB

Free public wifi internet access is now available in parts of the Grey Base Hospital. Read more »

Consumers of broadband and mobile services get better value

Press Release – Commerce Commission

New Zealand consumers are receiving increased value for money across a range of telecommunications services, the Commerce Commissions latest annual telecommunications monitoring report has found. Read more »

2degrees growth story continues

Press Release – 2degrees Mobile

2degrees delivered a maiden profit in the year ending December 31, 2016, repeating year-on-year double digit increases in revenue and EBITDA*, while doubling the size of its broadband subscriber base. Read more »

Phone scam claiming to provide WannaCry ransomware supports

Press Release – CERT NZ

Phone scammers pretending to be from Microsoft are using the WannaCry ransomware news to gain access to New Zealanders computers. Read more »

WannaCry Ransomware in large scale international attacks

Press Release – CERT NZ

Earlier today a massive international ransomware campaign hit computer systems of private companies and public organisations around the world. This incident is being reported as the largest ransomware campaign to date. The Ransomware in question has … Read more »

SAR and Vodafone test ‘Search and Rescue Network’ innovation

Press Release – Vodafone

SAR and Vodafone test Search and Rescue Network helicopter innovation Vodafone and Police Search and Rescue (SAR) have successfully tested a unique network prototype that has the potential to save lives by supporting real life search and rescue operations … Read more »

Vodafone Foundation sets audacious target to transform lives

Press Release – Vodafone

Vodafone New Zealand Foundation sets audacious target to transform the lives of young Kiwis The Vodafone New Zealand Foundation has today unveiled a radical new $20 million strategy to support the most excluded and disadvantaged young Kiwis who … Read more »

Securely Ready for Next-Gen Tech

Press Release – Securely

New Zealand, Thursday 9 May – Technology that New Zealand has depended on for more than 120 years will be replaced by Spark from early next year, changing the way we talk to each other, and in some cases the way we use and monitor our security services. Read more »

Spark brings email home to New Zealand

Press Release – Spark NZ

Spark has now completed the process of moving its Xtra email service away from Yahoo to New Zealand-owned email platform provider SMX. Spark and SMX now have over 800,000 Xtra email accounts up and running on the new email platform. Read more »

New caller location system for mobile 111 calls

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Police Minister Paula Bennett, Communications Minister Simon Bridges and Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne, today announced a new caller location system for 111 mobile phone calls that will improve public safety and help save lives. Read more »

Spark introduces ‘Data Lovers’ packs

Press Release – Spark NZ

Spark introduces Data Lovers packs as more customers opt for apps over texting and calling Read more »

Targeted Civil Defence warnings direct to your cell phone

Press Release – Environment Canterbury

As of this week, the Canterbury Civil Defence Emergency Management Group and Canterbury councils from Kaikura down to Waimate started using the Red Cross Hazard app, which provides alerts during, and after, emergency situations to help people … Read more »

Big News For Homes.co.nz & Spark

Press Release – homes.co.nz

Spark is investing into Homes.co.nz to support its ambitious plans to disrupt the property portal market in NZ. Read more »

Cyberespionage and ransomware attacks are on the increase

Press Release – Verizon Communications Inc

Cyberespionage and ransomware attacks are on the increase warns the Verizon 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report Read more »

Vodafone announces Family Violence policy to support team

Press Release – Vodafone NZ

Vodafone has today announced it is taking steps to support all team members and their families impacted by family violence. Read more »

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