Spark to credit cost of calls to Nepal

Press Release – Spark

Spark announced today it will credit its customers for the cost of landline and mobile calls and texts to Nepal in the days following Saturdays earthquake. Read more »

Vodafone provides support for Nepal

Press Release – Vodafone

Vodafone will credit its New Zealand customers calls and TXTs to Nepal following the devastating 7.9 magnitude earthquake that struck the country on Saturday. Read more »

TV Streaming Impacts NZ ISP Performance?

Press Release – TrueNet

The market for television and movies on the Internet (Over-the-Top-Technology, or OTT) suddenly took off this year, and March appears to be the month that demand started to impact supply. Read more »

2degrees to credit all calls and SMS to Nepal

Press Release – 2 Degrees Mobile

In the wake of the devastating earthquake in Nepal in the weekend, 2degrees will be crediting all calls and SMS messages made to mobiles and landlines in Nepal from Friday 24th April until midnight Wednesday 29th April. Read more »

Spark’s market cap slips, as investors weigh competition

Article – BusinessDesk

April 24 (BusinessDesk) – Spark New Zealand, formerly Telecom Corp, has slipped from being the countrys largest listed company, as investors mull its transformation away from telecommunications and the risk of increased competition. Read more »

GrabOne and Postr Partner in New Zealand First

Press Release – NZME.

23 April 2015 – NZMEs GrabOne has teamed up with Postr, the app that lets users hire out their smartphones lock screen to advertisers in return for cash, to deliver a mobile technology first in New Zealand. Read more »

2degrees ‘Mobile Phone Service Provider of the Year’

Press Release – 2 Degrees Mobile

2degrees has, again, been named as one of the countrys top brands for outstanding customer service at the annual Roy Morgan Customer Satisfaction Awards. Read more »

Roy Morgan: 2014 winners NZ Customer Satisfaction Awards

Press Release – Roy Morgan Research

Under Embargo Until 10PM, 22nd April, 2015 Roy Morgan announces 2014 winners of New Zealand Customer Satisfaction Awards Read more »

Spidertracks unveils new website for changing audience

Press Release – Spidertracks

New Zealand-based real-time aircraft tracking company spidertracks has launched a new marketing website geared toward a changing online audience. The website boasts a simpler interface complete with easy-to-find information and a sleek layout. Read more »

Stellar Library of NZ at world’s largest IT trade fair

Press Release – Convergence

Stellar Library, a cloud-based document management system for iPads, is heading to Interop, the worlds largest annual trade fair for information technology (IT). Read more »

Big Media Gang takes consumer choice to court

Press Release – Bypass Network Services

Sky, Mediaworks, TVNZ and Lightbox have once again given Bypass Network Services Limited (BNSL) an ultimatum. Shut down by 12pm today, or were taking you to court. Read more »

Infometrics launch web-based community demographic profiles

Press Release – Infometrics

Infometrics launches web-based community demographic profiles Infometrics are pleased to announce the launching of complimentary web-based Community Profiles for every territorial authority and region of New Zealand. The Community Profiles are a tool … Read more »

Mobile Network Issues 16/4/15

Press Release – Vodafone

CONFIRMED ISSUE – Mobile Network Issues – Nationwide [original post 9:30am 16/4/15, updated 10am] Read more »

Skinny Announces NZ’s Cheapest Prepay Data Deal

Press Release – Skinny Mobile

According to new research from Canstar Blue, at least half of New Zealands Gen Y population places more value on data than call minutes or texts. Read more »

Global Mode is here to stay

Press Release – Bypass Network Services

Late in the day, while everyone was leaving work for the Easter holidays, we read on a news site that the big media gang was looking to shut down Global Mode. We found out from the press they had an issue before the big media gang lawyers had even contacted … Read more »

New Tactics Give Attackers Free Rein Over Corporate Networks

Press Release – Symantec

Symantec report reveals five out of six large companies were targeted in 2014, a 40 percent increase over the previous year. Read more »

Another regional ISP forced to switch off Global Mode

Press Release – PrimoWireless

Taranaki broadband provider PrimoWireless has been forced to disable access to Global Mode services after being threatened with legal action from a conglomerate of NZ media companies. Read more »

Purple WiFi expands to Australia and New Zealand

Press Release – Purple WiFi

April 13th, 2015 : Purple WiFi, the cloud-based Social WiFi software company, today announced its expansion to Australia and New Zealand. Read more »

Microsoft Lumia 640 and Lumia 435 launch in New Zealand

Press Release – Microsoft New Zealand

First Microsoft branded Lumia smartphones arrive in New Zealand, bringing the best of Microsoft to even more people 14 April 2015, Auckland, New Zealand: Microsoft today announced the launch of the first Microsoft branded Lumias in New Zealand, … Read more »

Payday for CallPlus founders in $250M sale to M2

Article – BusinessDesk

April 13 (BusinessDesk) – M2 Group, the ASX-listed voice and data services company, has agreed to acquire New Zealand’s Call Plus for $250 million, gaining the nation’s third largest broadband and fixed voice services provider and the Slingshot, Orcon, … Read more »

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