1000th school connects to fast internet

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The rollout of fast internet to schools continues to exceed expectations with the connection by Network for Learning (N4L) of the 1000th school to the Governments Managed Network, Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye says. Read more »

$8 Billion Tech Industry Shows Record Growth

Press Release – Technology Investment Network

New Zealand s Tech Export Sectors revenue has increased by 62% over the last decade to a record $8.3Billion, says the Technology Investment Network in its tenth annual TIN100 Report released today. The report measures the performance of the New … Read more »

Samsung donates 3,000 smartphones for fight against Ebola

Press Release – Samsung

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced that the company will donate 3,000 smartphones, worth about USD 1 million, to support the ongoing fight against Ebola. The smartphones, to be donated through the United Nations Office for the Coordination … Read more »

Whanganui achieves Smart21 status for 2015

Press Release – Wanganui District Council

Mayor Annette Main today welcomed the announcement that Whanganui has been named one of the worlds Smart21 Intelligent Communities for 2015. The Smart21 list, organised by the Intelligent Community Forum, recognises communities around the world … Read more »

Skinny Mobile Halves Calling & Data NZ Standard Prepay Rates

Press Release – Skinny Mobile

AUCKLAND, NZ Over the last ten years, the cost of living in New Zealand has continued to rise on average, food prices have risen by 32.3 per cent, transport is up 35.7 per cent and housing has increased 66.3 per cent*. Read more »

Digital Transformation and Your Business

Article – Spark Digital

Pretty much every business is destined to become a digital business. It doesnt matter how big the business, how old, or the sector or industry in which it operates. Digital transformation is inevitable. That doesnt mean every business is going … Read more »

Pukekohe Police Investigate Stolen Cellphones

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police in Pukekohe have been investigating a series of incidents related to the thefts of cellphones. A 21 year old man has been arrested and charged with 11x theft, 2x obtain by deception and 1x robbery. Read more »

Spark partners with Facebook & Twitter to Launch Socialiser

Press Release – Spark

Spark has partnered with Facebook and Twitter to launch Socialiser – giving customers 1GB of free data to access both mobile apps every month, for the life of their plan Read more »

Innovation enables greater efficiency for accountants

Press Release – MYOB

New Zealands leading accounting software provider MYOB today shared its vision for how it will fundamentally transform the relationship between accountants and their clients, and announced the first milestone in its journey to take accounting … Read more »

How Intagr8 Works – Explained

Press Release – Intagr8

As a leading provider of office equipment, telecommunications hardware, software and billing services in Auckland and Tauranga, Intagr8 manages the billing of their customers fixed line call usage, services and equipment with a comprehensive user … Read more »

Westpac launches new mobile payment stickers

Press Release – Westpac

Westpac has launched its new mobile payment sticker, enabling customers to make payments with any mobile device. The Westpac PayTag, can be attached to the back of a mobile device (or any other suitable item), enabling customers to make quick, secure contactless … Read more »

Over half a million Vodafone customers with 4G smartphones

Press Release – Vodafone

A year and a half after the launch of 4G in New Zealand, Vodafone is reporting over 500,000 of its customers now have 4G smartphones a significant milestone driving rapid adoption amongst Kiwis. Read more »

Spark announces pre-order of Sony Xperia™ Z3 and Z3 Compact

Press Release – Spark

Spark announced today that it is now accepting pre-orders for the new Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact online at www.spark.co.nz, and is also running two giveaways alongside the launch one for people who pre-order online and the other for people who buy … Read more »

InternetNZ applauds sensible move on unregulated product

Press Release – InternetNZ

InternetNZ has today applauded Chorus for taking another look at the changes it was proposing to make to its copper broadband services. The copper network owner has announced that it will be putting on hold its proposal to constrain the baseline … Read more »

Commerce Commission shelves Chorus investigation

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 16 (BusinessDesk) – The Commerce Commission has suspended an investigation into Chorus’s proposed Boost variant services after the telecommunications network operator put plans to constrain regulated services on hold. Read more »

Conversant joins Dispute Resolution scheme

Press Release – Conversant

Conversant, a leading developer and provider of cloud communications services, has joined the Telecommunication Dispute Resolution scheme. TDR is a free, independent service that helps consumers with complaints about their telecommunications company. … Read more »

Spark customers targeted by ongoing fraudulent phone calls

Press Release – Spark

Spark has set up a Scam Hotline after receiving further reports from some of its customers about phone contact by fraudsters claiming to be from Spark. Read more »

Fine-tune your digital finances to keep you financially fit

Press Release – Banking Ombudsman

Digital banking can help your financial fitness if used with care. Banking Ombudsman Deborah Battell says her top tips for getting financially fit in the digital banking age are: 1. Take advantage of your smartphone or tablet and download your banks … Read more »

New Zealand Masters Games Launches Mobile Phone App

Press Release – New Zealand Masters Games

The Southern Trust New Zealand Masters Games have just launched their very own mobile phone app!! Once downloaded, participants and supporters can access a range of information related to the New Zealand Masters Games. Read more »

Connectivity and Your Business

Article – Spark Digital

Big or small, venerable institution or start-up, to be successful todays business will need all the benefits that digital technology brings to the party: Data, mobility, efficiency and productivity gains, connecting with customers, suppliers and staff … Read more »

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