Minister to attend conference in Estonia

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Communications and Information Technology Minister Amy Adams today leaves for Estonia for the Freedom Online Coalition conference in Estonia, and meetings in London. Read more »

CORRECT: Chorus faces up to $10 mln earnings hit in 2014

Article – BusinessDesk

CORRECT: Chorus faces up to $10 mln earnings hit in 2014 from latest regulator pricing decision Read more »

Chorus faces up to $10 mln earnings hit in 2014

Article – BusinessDesk

Chorus faces up to $10 mln earnings hit in 2014 from latest regulator pricing decision Read more »

Commission revises draft Telecommunications Development Levy

Press Release – Commerce Commission

Issued 24 April 2014 Release No. 98 The Commerce Commission today released a revised draft determination for the amount 22 telecommunications providers will pay towards the $50 million Telecommunications Development Levy (TDL) for 2012/13. Read more »

Live Website Download Comparison Exposes ISPs

Press Release – TrueNet

TrueNet’s new focus is on the time taken to download 8 live websites. The smaller ISPs came out on top with a standout performance from Voyager VDSL measured at 2.5 seconds download speed for all websites. Vodafone ADSL had the biggest discrepancy … Read more »

Samsung users first to experience SKY’s Android App SKY GO

Press Release – Samsung

Samsung has been named the exclusive Android partner for the Android launch of SKY GO, SKYs new online and mobile service. Samsung smartphone users will be the first to experience ten live streamed channels through the soon to launch Android SKY GO … Read more »

Kakapo Nestcam Streams Live To The World

Press Release – Kakapo Recovery

For the first time ever, the global public will be able to watch kakapo nesting activity live, thanks to a special partnership between Telecom NZ and Kakapo Recovery. Read more »

Rio Tinto Wins 2013 Roger, Sky City Casino 2nd, Chorus 3rd

Press Release – Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

The seven finalists for the 2013 Roger Award for the Worst Transnational Corporation Operating in Aotearoa/New Zealand were: ANZ, Chorus, IAG Insurance Group, Imperial Tobacco, Rio Tinto, Sky City Casino and Talent 2 . Read more »

A million eyes Telecom’s internet television service

Press Release – Horizon Research Limited

Telecom might have a market of more than a million New Zealand adults interested in using its internet television service if the content and price are affordable. Read more »

New Safety Service for travellers in New Zealand

Press Release – TravelsafeNZ

A new Safety Service for Domestic and International travellers to New Zealand will now be available at the touch of a screen. Read more »

Imarda launches its global expansion

Press Release – Imarda

The location based fleet-management specialists Imarda Ltd have today embarked on the global expansion phase of their i360 platform, releasing the details of their first Franchisee Partnership with Imarda SA Technologies (Pty) Ltd formerly Telematics … Read more »

New AVG Vault Apps for iOS® and Android™

Press Release – AVG

New AVG Vault Apps for iOS and Android Help Keep Users Personal Digital Information Private and Secure Latest free application from AVG Technologies gives consumers control of the security and privacy of personal data stored on connected … Read more »

Chorus lifts broadband connections 1.1% in first quarter

Article – BusinessDesk

April 16 (BusinessDesk) Chorus, the network operator spun out of Telecom in 2011, increased its broadband connections by 1.1 percent in the first quarter while its fixed-line connections edged up 0.2 percent. Read more »

Goodhew: SeniorNet

Speech – Forest and Bird

Digital technology is now very much a part of our everyday lives. It seems like now nearly everything is done via the internet. Email or instant messages are sent in a split second and the worlds information is at our fingertips. The request to … Read more »

A Refreshed No-Surcharge App has been launched

Press Release – LittleMonkey

With more and more people wanting to dine out over public holidays but being put off by the 15-20% surcharges implemented at some restaurants, bars and caf’sLittleMonkey developed a No-Surcharge app which was a huge success. The app has had great feedback … Read more »

NZ ADSL outperforms UK and USA

Press Release – TrueNet

Since TrueNet began operations in 2010, their focus on publishing Speed by Time of Day (ToD) performance has driven NZ ISPs to compete. This is not the case in the USA, or the UK where similar measurements over a longer period have not resulted … Read more »

Telecom trims and extends banking facility

Article – BusinessDesk

April 15 (BusinessDesk) – Telecom Corp, the countrys biggest telecommunications company, has trimmed the size of a banking facility, while pushing out its maturity date until 2017. Read more »

ASB PayTag brings contactless payments to your mobile phone

Press Release – ASB Bank

ASB is taking another a giant leap towards pervasive mobile banking with the launch of ASB PayTag, a new technology allowing convenient and secure credit and debit card payments with a simple tap of your mobile phone. Read more »

Over 15 percent of Rolleston has switched to fibre broadband

Press Release – Enable

Over 15 percent of Rolleston homes and businesses have made the switch to fibre broadband in less than six months since Enable launched its network in the town. Enable has received almost 600 orders for fibre broadband from the town at almost three times … Read more »

Telecom bringing customers the future of wearable technology

Press Release – Telecom New Zealand

Telecom customers can access a whole suite of new Samsung devices from today, with the launch of wearable technology – the Gear 2 and Gear Fit, as well as the flagship smartphone – the Samsung Galaxy S5. Read more »

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