Yoobee Partners With Huawei

Press Release – Huawei Technologies

NZ technology retailer Yoobee, in conjunction with 2degrees, has partnered with Huawei at the launch of the smartphone makers new flagship device the P8, offering customers a premium Android option in-store. Yoobee chief executive Daven Naidu said the companys … Read more »

Labour will not support TPP if it undermines NZ sovereignty

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The Labour Party will not support the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement unless key protections for New Zealanders are met, Opposition leader Andrew Little says. Labour supports free trade. However, we will not support a TPP agreement that … Read more »

Broadband Map helps Kiwis find best connectivity options

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Communications Minister Amy Adams today launched a new online map that will allow New Zealanders to source the best broadband options available to them at their home or business. Read more »

Govt wants to limit UFB involvement, English says

Article – BusinessDesk

July 23 (BusinessDesk) – The government doesn’t want to spend any more money or stay any longer in the build of New Zealand’s ultra-fast broadband network for fear it might “stuff it”, says Finance Minister Bill English. Read more »

Public Meetings: People’s Review of Intelligence Agencies

Press Release – NZ Council for Civil Liberties

The Intelligence Review is a review of New Zealand’s intelligence services being conducted by Michael Cullen (ex-politician) and Patsy Reddy (lawyer and board member). It is nothing but a rubberstamp for mass surveillance and the Five-Eyes. Read more »

Spark New Zealand partnering with Bluesky

Press Release – Spark

Spark New Zealand has welcomed new Mobile Network Virtual Operator (MVNO) Bluesky to New Zealand, and is proud to be providing the network and technology enabling the new company to deliver services to New Zealand. Read more »

Northpower has secured a Prime Ministerial Scholarship

Press Release – Northpower

Josie Boyd, Northpowers General Counsel, will be among 12 senior executives and business owners to attend one of the worlds most prestigious business schools after receiving a Prime Ministers Business Scholarship. Read more »

Vocus and Amcom – now together

Press Release – Vocus Communications

Vocus Communications has just completed its largest acquisition to date, with the $780million NZD purchase of amcom , a major provider of telco and IT services headquartered in Perth, Western Australia. Read more »

Spark launches Huawei P8 in-store and online today

Press Release – Spark NZ

Spark announced today that the new Huawei P8 is now available in-store and online at www.spark.co.nz , and the first 1000 customers who sign up to a $59 Open Term plan with interest free repayments will get the phone for under $25 per month, an … Read more »

Language Line use continues to grow

Press Release – New Zealand Government

More than 1000 people a week are now using the telephone interpreter service Language Line, Ethnic Communities Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga says. Over the last year, almost 56,500 phone calls were made to access Language Line, which allows non-English … Read more »

Spark Home, Mobile and Business announces new GM Marketing

Press Release – Spark

Spark Home, Mobile and Business announced today it has appointed Clive Ormerod as its new General Manager Marketing. Read more »

Mobile Embrace launches mobile-first

Press Release – the Ideas Suite

Mobile Embraces 4th Screen Advertising , New Zealands leading, integrated mobile advertising sales agency, is today announcing the launch of its latest mobile marketing innovation and cutting-edge audience targeting capability, PAT ( Premium … Read more »

Adams: Keynote address to NetHui 2015

Speech – New Zealand Government

Good morning, kia ora koutou. Thank you very much for having me back at NetHui. I was doing a count up this morning and I think this is probably my fifth NetHui event between NetHui and NetHui South. Read more »

Hawaiki Cable secures equity partner

Press Release – Talkies PR

Auckland, 9 July, 2015 — Hawaiki Cable and SIL Long Term Holdings Limited (SIL) the family investment vehicle of Sir Eion Edgar have signed an equity partnership agreement to build the Hawaiki submarine cable system. Read more »

Intelligence and security reviewers seek public’s views

Press Release – Hon Sir Michael Cullen and Dame Patsy Reddy

The independent reviewers examining New Zealands intelligence and security legislation are calling for public submissions. Read more »

Vodafone launches new family services to help parents

Press Release – Vodafone

Vodafone launches new family services to help parents navigate digital age Vodafone has today announced a suite of services to help Kiwi families navigate the rapidly changing, digital world. The four services – demonstrating Vodafones commitment … Read more »

UPDATE: Chorus falls after regulator ruling

Article – BusinessDesk

July 2 (BusinessDesk) – Chorus shares fell after the Commerce Commission’s latest ruling on wholesale telecommunications prices were largely unchanged, though the regulator changed tack on whether any update will be backdated. Read more »

Commerce Commission Draft Decision Dissapointing

Press Release – TUANZ

The Commerce Commission latest draft decision on wholesale copper charges this morning has provided a mixed bag of results for users today. Users will see no benefit in their monthly bills from telecommunications service providers given that the price … Read more »

Spark affirms earnings guidance after regulator ruling

Article – BusinessDesk

July 2 (BusinessDesk) – Spark New Zealand, the country’s biggest telecommunications provider, has affirmed annual guidance after the Commerce Commission today said regulated pricing on Chorus’s copper line network would largely be unchanged. Read more »

Mixed news for consumers in Commerce Commission decision

Press Release – Spark

Mixed news for consumers in Commerce Commission decision on broadband line charges says Spark New Zealand Spark New Zealand said today it was encouraged the Commerce Commission has taken on board consumer feedback, but disappointed the Commission … Read more »

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