Spark Digital wins EY contract

Press Release – Spark NZ

EY, ranked as the worlds most attractive professional services employer, has selected Spark Digital as its partner for all New Zealand telecommunications services. Read more »

Key can’t duck blame for internet, phone price increases

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Shareholders are winning out over Kiwi households in the latest episode of the long-running fiasco on copper network phone and internet prices, Labour ICT spokesperson Clare Curran said today. Read more »

Spark to hike broadband, phone prices over copper decision

Article – BusinessDesk

Dec. 10 (BusinessDesk) – Spark New Zealand, formerly Telecom Corp, will hike retail prices for its home phone and broadband plans from February, blaming the smaller reduction in regulated wholesale prices on Chorus’s copper network. Read more »

Work to continue on trialling online voting

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government has agreed to continue work to enable a small number of local authorities to trial online voting, Associate Minister of Local Government Louise Upston said today. Read more »

Supreme Court ruling over First Amendment social media case

Press Release – Jenny Rudd from MOSH

Anthony Elonis of Pennsylvania claims that the threats to his estranged wife he posted on his Facebook profile were merely a crude expression of spontaneity and that they are protected by his right to freedom of speech under the First Amendment. In June … Read more »

New technology centre to help foster innovation

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Police Minister Michael Woodhouse today opened the Mobility Innovation Lab and Experience Centre which will help Police, government and business develop mobile tools and technology that benefit New Zealand. Read more »

Ngai Tamanuhiri Uses Advanced Tech Solution to Connect Iwi

Press Release – Te Aranui

Wellington, 08 December 2014 A Gisborne Iwi has invested in technology to help other tribal organisations to communicate more efficiently with their members, understand the needs of their people better and protect and preserve historical and archival … Read more »

Growth drives major upgrade of Givealittle

Press Release – Spark Foundation

Givealittle has released a major upgrade of their website today, including a range of changes that will give New Zealanders wider access to competitive, zero fee crowdfunding options. Read more »

Electra Acquires Security Business

Press Release – Electra

Local electricity lines company, Electra, has announced that it has acquired Wanganui Security, a company providing a full range of monitoring, response and security services Read more »

Chorus credit rating revised to stable from negative by S&P

Article – BusinessDesk

Dec. 4 (BusinessDesk) – Chorus’s credit rating outlook was revised to ‘stable’ from ‘negative’ by Standard & Poor’s after the Commerce Commission lifted the proposed price it can charge customers for access to its copper lines. Read more »

Chorus stock rises, Spark falls as copper pricing mulled

Article – BusinessDesk

Dec. 3 (BusinessDesk) – Chorus shares rose to a 13-month high after the Commerce Commission lifted the proposed price it can charge customers for access to its copper lines, stoking expectations it will be able to resume dividends in a few years. Spark … Read more »

Spark Scoops NetGuide Awards Trifecta

Press Release – Spark NZ

Spark has been recognised as a leader in internet experience, mobile network, and online fundraising at the 2014 ESET NetGuide Web Awards in Auckland. Read more »

Australia’s Next Telecom chooses Vadacom’s NZ technology

Press Release – Vadacom

Award-winning Australian business telco, Next Telecom, has selected Vadacom to deliver cloud-era phone systems to their medium and small business clients. Next Telecom’s mission is to provide the most sophisticated service levels and most advanced products … Read more »

Spark warns of price rise as copper decision pushes up costs

Article – BusinessDesk

Dec. 2 (BusinessDesk) – Spark New Zealand, formerly Telecom Corp, is reviewing its prices, saying today’s Commerce Commission draft decision on wholesale copper line pricing threatens to push up the telecommunications company’s costs. The shares fell. Read more »

Commerce Commission releases draft FPP prices

Press Release – Chorus

The Commerce Commission has today released its draft Final Pricing Principle (FPP) determinations which propose an aggregate price of $38.39, compared to the aggregate $34.44 price that was previously derived from the Commissions Initial Pricing … Read more »

UPDATE: Chorus shares jump as regulator lifts access pricing

Article – BusinessDesk

Dec. 2 (BusinessDesk) – Shares of Chorus, the regulated telecommunications network operator, jumped as much as 17 percent after the Commerce Commission lifted the prices it can charge for access to the traditional copper lines network for broadband internet … Read more »

UPDATE: Small win for Chorus in Comcom draft decision

Article – BusinessDesk

Dec. 2 (BusinessDesk) – Regulated telecommunications network operator Chorus had a small win in its long-running stoush with the Commerce Commission over the prices it can charge for access to the traditional copper lines network for broadband internet … Read more »

Vodafone Foundation recognises inspirational youth leaders

Press Release – Vodafone

Shana Malio-Sateles dream to improve the academic achievement of vulnerable students in secondary schools around New Zealand has come true. Today, Shana joins five other leaders, who have been given the chance to turn around the lives of young New Zealanders … Read more »

Small win for Chorus in Comcom draft decision on copper loop

Article – BusinessDesk

Dec. 2 (BusinessDesk) – Regulated telecommunications network operator Chorus had a small win in its long-running stoush with the Commerce Commission over the prices it can charge for access to the traditional copper lines network for broadband internet … Read more »

Enprise shares jump as much as 88% in compliance listing

Article – BusinessDesk

Dec. 1 (BusinessDesk) – Shares of Enprise Group, the software firm, jumped 88 percent in its first trade after it held a compliance listing on the New Zealand Alternative Index. Read more »

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