Cyber Security Strategy and Action Plan Feedback

Press Release – The National Cyber Policy Office

Its been a busy few weeks for the Cyber Security Strategy refresh. We have held workshops on the possible vision, principles, and goals for a refreshed Cyber Security Strategy in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch – thank you to all those who attended. Read more »

Vodafone launches Unlimited Mobile plan for data hungry folk

Press Release – Vodafone NZ

Vodafone today announced the launch of an Unlimited Mobile plan which includes unlimited data1, as well as unlimited talk and TXTs to standard NZ and OZ numbers2 for just $79.99 per month. Read more »

Spark completes first milestone in voice platform upgrade

Press Release – Spark NZ

Spark announced today that it has completed the first major milestone in its transition from the ageing Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) to a future-ready IP-based voice network dubbed the Converged Communications Network (CCN). Read more »

Spark charged over billing issues and offer to new customers

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commission has laid 11 charges against Spark New Zealand Trading Limited (Spark) alleging it made false or misleading representations relating to its billing and a $100 offer for new customers. Read more »

Curran: Speech to Lightning Lab GovTech launch

Speech – New Zealand Government

Speech to Lightning Lab GovTech launch a Hon Clare Curran Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Government Digital Services Read more »

Fund to promote digital skills in homes

Press Release – New Zealand Government

TheGovernmentis establishing a contestable fund for providersto train digital skills in homes, says Education Minister Chris Hipkins and Associate Education Minister Tracey Martin. Read more »

Improved telecommunications infrastructure for the region

Press Release – Gisborne District Council

Council is working with the Rural Connectivity Group (RCG) to improve telecommunications infrastructure in our region. Read more »

Need for speed: broadband performance over the past decade

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has published a paper looking at the past decade of broadband performance testing, ahead of the first round of information to be released by our new independent testing partner, SamKnows. Read more »

GCSB welcomes report on activity in relation to the Pacific

Press Release – GCSB

The Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) welcomes the findings of a report about its intelligence activity in relation to New Zealands interests in the South Pacific region. Read more »

Record Growth in Angel And Crowdfunding Investment

Press Release – Technology Investment Network

Wellington Tech Companies Are Benefiting From Record Growth in Angel And Crowdfunding Investment, According to TIN Analysis Read more »

Majestic Southland welcomes NetHui Roadtrip 2018

Press Release – InternetNZ

New Zealands favourite Internet gathering, NetHui, will be venturing to New Zealands Southernmost city Invercargill on 16 October 2018. Read more »

New island of safety between Haast and Makarora

Press Release – NZTA

New island of sustainable cell coverage on the winding route between Haast and Makarora at Pleasant Flat NZ Transport Agency contractors have installed a new, short range cell site at the Department of Conservations Pleasant Flat campsite on State Highway … Read more »

Vodafone xone welcomes 9 Kiwi innovators

Press Release – Vodafone

Vodafone xone welcomes 9 Kiwi innovators to accelerator programme Vodafone has awarded nine top Kiwi entrepreneurs entry to its start-up accelerator and innovation lab, Vodafone xone, to take New Zealands best start-up ideas global. The start-ups … Read more »

Rabobank to undertake digital transformation

Press Release – Rabobank

Media release June 18, 2018 Rabobank to undertake digital transformation for New Zealand regional network, in deal with Telstra Read more »

BNZ and TeamTalk sign banking services agreement

Press Release – Team Talk

TeamTalk Limited (NZX: TTK), the publicly listed telecommunications services provider today announced that the Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) will be providing transactional services, debt and working capital facilities going forward. Read more »

Spark delivers to mid-range buyers with HUAWEI nova 3e

Press Release – Spark NZ

Spark has today enriched its growing mid-range portfolio with the new HUAWEI nova 3e, which fuses high-end design and performance with exceptional value. Equipped with high-quality front and rear camera, maximum storage capability, 4GB RAM and … Read more »

Live-streaming and video-conferencing for select committees

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

From Stewart Island to Cape Reinga, Parliament is making it easier for people from anywhere in the country to get involved with select committees and have their say. Read more »

Spark launches new digital-assessment tool for agri-sector

Press Release – Spark

Spark, together with partner Digital Journey , has launched Spark Agri Assessment, a tool specifically for the agri-sector. The tool is a response to huge growth in Agribusinesses innovation, coupled with data showing below average uptake when compared … Read more »

NZ Agency tapped by Microsoft for BBC app work

Press Release – NV Interactive

New Zealand-based digital agency NV Interactive has just been recognised (again) in this years Microsoft Worldwide Partner of the Year Awards. Read more »

Vodafone/Vocus surprise JV to bring competition to broadband

Article – BusinessDesk

June 5 (BusinessDesk) – Internet user group Internet NZ has welcomed a surprise announcement by telcos Vodafone and Vocus that they have formed a joint venture to bring competition to the ultra-fast broadband fibre network. Read more »

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