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iPhone 11 and iPhone 11Pro available to pre-order on 14th

Press Release – Vodafone

Vodafone today announced it will offer the latest products from Apple, including iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max, a new pro line for iPhone, as well as the new dual-camera iPhone 11. Vodafone will also offer the new seventh-generation iPad. … Read more »

Vodafone unveils company Waiata for Te Wiki o te Reo Māori

Press Release – Vodafone

Vodafone has unveiled a company waiata to coincide with Te Wiki o te Reo Mori. Read more »

The Most Powerful and Advanced Smartphones at Spark

Press Release – Spark

The Most Powerful and Advanced Smartphones iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max and All New Dual Camera iPhone 11 Available to Pre-Order from Spark on Saturday 14 September Spark today announced it will offer the latest products from Apple, … Read more »

Ezispeak to provide telephone interpreting services

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A new supplier will soon be offering telephone interpreting services across the public sector, replacing Language Line, which closes when funding finishes on 30 September 2019. Read more »

Spark’s Qrious beefs up workforce with acquisition

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 4 (BusinessDesk) – Spark New Zealand’s Qrious will boost its workforce by 70 percent after buying WhereScape Software’s professional services arm for an undisclosed sum. Read more »

Spark team up with Air New Zealand

Press Release – Spark NZ

Spark has today announced it is the first and exclusive telecommunications provider to join Air New Zealands Airpoints programme with eligible customers now able to earn Airpoints Dollars on selected mobile plans*. Joe Goddard, Customer Lead … Read more »

Vodafone reveals even thinner pricing for Skinny rival

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 3 (BusinessDesk) – Vodafone NZ and new partner Kogan Mobile have unveiled significantly cheaper prepay mobile services, which will rival smaller brands Skinny and 2Degrees. However, to get the cheapest prices, users mostly have to pay a year in advance. Read more »

Q+A: Robert Strayer interviewed by Jack Tame

Press Release – TVNZ

America’s top cyber diplomat says the United States will reassess how it shares information with New Zealand if Chinese company Huawei is allowed to upgrade mobile networks to 5G in this country. Read more »

Chorus accused of using secret information in bid

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 2 (BusinessDesk) – Chorus rejects a claim it used confidential information gleaned from a consultancy in bidding for government funding to extend broadband to the Marlborough Sounds. Read more »

Vodafone’s first five 5G sites go live for testing

Press Release – Vodafone

In the countdown to Vodafone NZs 5G launch in December, Vodafones network team is celebrating a milestone of five completed 5G site upgrades, with live network testing now underway in Auckland. Read more »

Vodafone switches on 4G in Northland Region

Press Release – Vodafone

Vodafone announced it has switched on 4G services in parts of Northland. This includes the Kaipara, Far North and Whangarei districts. Read more »

UPDATE: WEL reviewing capital structure of fibre business

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 23 (BusinessDesk) – Aug. 23 (BusinessDesk) – WEL Networks is reviewing the capital structure of its Ultrafast Fibre subsidiary. Read more »

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