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Nokia announced that it has been selected by Spark, New Zealand’s largest telecommunications and digital services company, to support its accelerated 5G rollout, which will provide 5G coverage to approximately 90% of the population by the end of 2023.

Published in 5G

Mobile services revenue in New Zealand is expected to reach US$1.9 billion in 2026 with a marginal compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 1.8% over 2021-2026, supported by growth in smartphone subscriptions and mobile data service revenues, according to a new forecast by analyst firm GlobalData.

Published in Business Telecoms

New Zealand broadband provider Spark has announced a waiving of data overage charges for all users who are on data-capped fixed and wireless broadband plans.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Independent submarine capacity provider, Southern Cross Cables and Spark NZ, which looks after its cable assets in New Zealand, celebrated a key milestone, landing the New Zealand segment of a new high-capacity cable originating at Takapuna Beach.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

2degrees users are the first in New Zealand to enjoy an Excellent Video Experience, says Opensignal.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The divide between rural and urban dwellers in New Zealand is narrowing as far as their mobile experience goes, a report claims, adding that however there were differences in what users experienced on the country's three networks.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

New Zealand's telecommunications market is ripe for disruption, the technology analyst firm IDC claims, pointing out that the its revenue stream had decreased by 2.4% in the year to June 2020.

New Zealand’s major telcos Spark, Vodafone, Chorus, and 2degrees will collectively pay approximately 90% of the $10 million Telecommunications Development Levy (TDL) levy to be imposed on the telecommunications industry by the country’s competition regulator The Commerce Commission.

Wednesday, 14 October 2020 21:31

Nokia NZ, Spark collaborate to launch 5G in Auckland

Nokia and New Zealand’s largest telco Spark have launched 5G services in the Auckland Viaduct area to bring high-speed wireless connectivity to a major international sailing event.

New Zealand's biggest telecommunications service provider Spark has signed a deal with Australia's oldest LoRaWAN network operator, The National Narrowband Network Co, on IoT network sharing.

Published in Deals

New Zealand telco Spark has partnered with tertiary education provider Tech Futures Lab to launch the country's first post-graduate certificate in connected environments.

Published in Education

New Zealand broadband provider Spark will waive excess data charges for customers on data-capped fixed and wireless broadband who are at risk of losing access, the company says.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

New Zealand sports broadcaster Spark Sport has selected award-winning British production firm Whisper as production partner for all New Zealand cricket played at home for the next six summers.

Published in Entertainment

New Zealand telco Spark says the British decision to give Chinese vendor Huawei Technologies a limited role in its 5G networks has not led to "any significant change" in its own rollout.

Published in Government Tech Policy

New Zealand telco Spark says it has three potential 5G partners in Nokia, Samsung and Huawei, in response to queries about its announcement of signing up Nokia for providing 5G wireless broadband in five more South Island heartland locations before Christmas.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Wednesday, 20 November 2019 00:08

Nokia selected by NZ's Spark for 5G delivery

Nokia has been selected by New Zealand’s largest telco Spark for its roster of 5G suppliers.

Monday, 28 October 2019 02:07

Kmart Group to train employees on AWS

Amazon Web Services is working with Kmart Group, one of Australia’s largest retailers, Kmart Group to implement a major Cloud Guild training and enablement program to provide AWS certification to 100 percent of its IT workforce.

Published in Deals

New Zealand telco Spark has made some configuration changes to the video stream that comes into the country, after some viewers experienced problems with the live stream of the All Blacks-South Africa match in the Rugby World Cup, the company says.

Published in Entertainment

New Zealand budget telco Skinny has written to Kogan Mobile, complaining about the latter's use of the colour orange on its web site.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

New Zealand telecommunications company Spark has not yet finalised what steps it would take to mitigate the concerns voiced by the country's intelligence agency GCSB over the use of gear from Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies in its 5G network.

Published in Government Tech Policy
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