MEA & T-Mobile: Just reached top #20 in Apple’s App Store

Press Release – MEA Mobile

MEA s Printicular app has just reached #19 in Apples App Store Top Free Apps (USA), and #4 in the Photo & Video category. Read more »

Vodafone commits to 3 day connection of ‘FibreX’ services

Press Release – Vodafone NZ

Vodafone unveils competitive pricing and commits to three day connection of FibreX services in Wellington, Kapiti and Christchurch Read more »

Extra 3825km2 of cell coverage delivered to rural areas

Press Release – New Zealand Government

An area the size of 450,000 rugby fields has been added to the countrys cell network in just two years, says Communications Minister Amy Adams Read more »

Centrify suggests seven steps to slash cybercrime

Press Release – Centrify

Centrify, the leader in securing enterprise identities against cyberthreats, warns that organisations need more than just user awareness programs to cut the risk of social engineering and cyber fraud. Read more »

Hawaiki Transpacific Cable Remains on Schedule for Mid-2018

Press Release – Hawaiki Cable

AUCKLAND, New Zealand and EATONTOWN, N.J., USA – Oct. 17 2016 – Another significant milestone has been reached in the deployment of Hawaiki, the 14,000 km transpacific cable system scheduled for completion in mid-2018, as Hawaiki Submarine Cable LP … Read more »

Increased customer complaints reported

Press Release – NZ Telecommunications Forum – TCF

Although the number of consumer complaints recorded by the Telecommunications Dispute Resolution Scheme (TDRS) has increased, the New Zealand Telecommunications industry is providing world class services, says TCF CEO Geoff Thorn. New Zealand is one … Read more »

Cyber Toa Launches Cyber Outreach

Press Release – Cyber Toa

Cyber Toa has today launched Cyber Outreach general cyber security awareness training for employees. Delivered in house by highly experienced instructors, this 90min training course is intended to raise the cyber awareness understanding within … Read more »

Fibre connections double in one year

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

The number of fibre-optic broadband connections in New Zealand has more than doubled since June 2015, Statistics New Zealand said today. Over 220,000 broadband connections in New Zealand are made through fibre, compared with 105,000 one year ago. As at … Read more »

Half of broadband connections are unlimited

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Half of broadband connections are unlimited and were making the most of it Media release Read more »

Actions needed to secure Norfolk Island telecommunications

Press Release – Triworlds Pty Ltd

13 October, 2016 – A US$300M, 13,200km cable is soon to be deployed by a New Zealand company ( ), linking the US to Australia, New Zealand and several Pacific Islands including Hawaii and American Samoa. Only the 90km link to Norfolk Island … Read more »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 – $100 Customer Credit

Press Release – Vodafone NZ

Vodafone, in partnership with Samsung, today announced that Note 7 customers will be issued with a $100 credit to compensate them for the stress and inconvenience of having to replace and/or return their device. Read more »

Know rights following the Samsung Galaxy Note7 Recall

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

In the wake of the recent recall of the Samsung Galaxy Note7 phone, the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employments Consumer Protection team is reminding people to become familiar with their rights under the Consumer Guarantees Act (CGA). Read more »

Vodafone announces 1Gbps broadband services

Press Release – Vodafone

Superfast one gigabit per second (1Gbps) fibre broadband services will soon be available to Vodafone customers within reach of the government-backed ultra-fast broadband (UFB) network. Read more »

Maritime Radio Channels change this weekend

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Communications Minister Amy Adams says VHF radio channels changes which take place this weekend will ensure New Zealands maritime radio services are in line with the rest of the world. The changes come into effect today (1 October) and will … Read more »

2degrees to launch nationwide consumer Gigabit Speed Boost

Press Release – 2degrees Mobile

2degrees is launching a nationwide Gigabit Speed Boost to cater for customers ever-increasing demands for high speed data. Read more »

Even Your Gmail Is Vulnerable to Hackers

Press Release – Operation Report-It

University of Waikato student, Gwen Lyon, panicked when she had an influx of messages from family and friends asking her about a Google Doc they had received from her via email. As it turned out, Gwens Gmail account had been hacked. Read more »

Reliance on internet reflected in latest customer complaints

Press Release – NZ Telecommunications Forum – TCF

Telecommunications services have become a key staple of modern life. As consumers, we expect fast, ubiquitous access to the internet that allows us to get on with our digitally-connected lives. Read more »

Vodafone responds to consumer issues with enhanced customer

Press Release – Vodafone NZ

The Commerce Commission today released its Consumer Issues 2016 paper, detailing information about complaints received in 2015. Read more »

Important security information for Xtra e-mail customers

Press Release – Spark NZ

Yahoo announced earlier today that a copy of some of its user account information was stolen from the companys global network back in November 2014. They have confirmed that the information from some of Sparks Xtra customers is included in the stolen … Read more »

Study lays out West Coast growth opportunities

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce and Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy today released a detailed report on the economy of the West Coast that outlines significant potential to attract new investment and diversify the economy of the … Read more »

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