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Spark boosts data and value-adds in its pay monthly mobile plans
Posted on 6-Sep-2016 05:00Tags News, 4G

From today, Spark is giving new and existing pay monthly customers up to 60% more mobile data, launching new data heavy plans and including Spotify Premium (music streaming) and Lightbox (TV online) in most of its plans. Comments (Comments)

Skinny launches online only new business model - Skinny Direct
Posted on 5-Sep-2016 20:43Tags News, 4G

Skinny Direct is accessible via a new website and app. Customers sign up online, bring their own device, and can choose to bring their existing number. Comments (Comments)

NZMCA to offer mobile broadband access for motorhomes
Posted on 4-Aug-2016 13:10Tags News, 4G

Takapuna-based Wireless Nation has played a key role in launching a new 4G-enabled broadband service that's designed specifically to meet the needs of motorhomers. Comments (Comments)

Spark and Huawei enable first faster mobile site
Posted on 5-May-2016 09:26Tags News, 4G

Reaching 1.15Gbps (gigabits per second) in a speed test, it is the fastest mobile data speed in New Zealand, and three times faster than the highest recorded speed on the Spark network. Comments (Comments)

Skinny Broadband launches with 4G service
Posted on 12-Jan-2016 21:05Tags News, 4G

Skinny Mobile has announced an extension of its business with the launch of Skinny Broadband. Comments (Comments)

Spark fast-tracks intensive rollout of fast 4G broadband services across rural Canterbury
Posted on 10-Dec-2015 15:27Tags News, 4G

Spark has been working with local councils to support Canterbury's Regional Economic Development Strategy. Comments (Comments)

Vodafone completes nationwide $14 million 4G upgrade
Posted on 14-Aug-2015 10:48Tags News, 4G

Mobile operator so confident it launches new network guarantee for customers. Comments (Comments)

Spark successfully tests high-definition voice and video calling over 4G mobile network
Posted on 9-Jun-2015 10:55Tags News, 4G

Company working on a more flexible, fully digital future network, paving the way for new services such as high definition voice and video calls over 4G (also known as LTE). Comments (Comments)

Huawei Outlines 4.5G Business Blueprint
Posted on 25-Feb-2015 10:01Tags News, 4G

At its Pre-Mobile World Congress briefing for analysts and media held in London today, Huawei further outlined its 4.5G strategy and supporting technologies. Comments (Comments)

Vodafone New Zealand testing Voice over LTE (4G)
Posted on 25-Feb-2015 09:25Tags News, 4G

Just two years after Vodafone announced the launch of New Zealand's first 4G service, the company has made another New Zealand first - successfully trialling what will become the next evolution in mobile calling. Comments (Comments)

Vodafone and NZ Police open Mobility Innovation Lab
Posted on 8-Dec-2014 20:31Tags News, 4G

Vodafone New Zealand, with the support of the NZ Police, have today opened the Mobility Innovation Lab and Experience Centre in Wellington. Comments (Comments)

Huawei to replace existing Spark 3G network equipment with latest technology
Posted on 21-Nov-2014 20:24Tags News, 4G

Work is also commencing to use Huawei technology to upgrade Spark's 3G network nationwide, replacing the existing equipment with a cutting edge SRAN (Single Radio Access Network) platform. Comments (Comments)

2degrees extends 4G to Wellington and greater Auckland
Posted on 8-Sep-2014 10:29Tags News, 4G

2degrees has extended its 4G footprint, flicking the switch on its fourth generation mobile network in central Wellington and the greater Auckland region. Comments (Comments)

Vodafone expects mobile data traffic surge over next three years
Posted on 14-Aug-2014 10:37Tags News, 4G

Mobile data traffic is expected to grow by 1200% in the next three years, with 90% of its customers expected to have a smartphone by 2015. Preparations to cope for smart future include Tri-Band and Carrier Aggregation technologies being activated now. Comments (Comments)

Telecom announces launch plans for 4G mobile broadband services over 700 MHz
Posted on 15-Jul-2014 14:12Tags News, 4G

Telecom, soon to be Spark New Zealand, announced today it intends to launch new 4G services in late August that will extend and accelerate the rollout of high speed mobile broadband across New Zealand. Comments (Comments)

2degrees introduces its 4G service in Auckland
Posted on 30-Jun-2014 09:20Tags News, 4G

4G now live on 72 sites in central Auckland, with plant to triple in wider Auckland region by the end of the year. Comments (Comments)

Vodafone New Zealand fastest mobile download in the world
Posted on 17-Jun-2014 16:03Tags News, 4G

Global leader in broadband speed testing, Ookla, has revealed Vodafone New Zealand is fastest in its Global Net Index of telecommunications companies for May 2014. Comments (Comments)

Vodafone boosts 4G capacity
Posted on 27-May-2014 10:30Tags News, 4G

Vodafone has boosted 4G capacity in central Auckland, allowing more 4G data users simultaneously to experience the fast mobile service, without performance degradation. Comments (Comments)

Telecom enables six sites in central Auckland with carrier aggregation technology
Posted on 26-May-2014 10:58Tags News, 4G

Carrier aggregation allows mobile users to access two mobile spectrum bands simultaneously over their mobile devices – the combination giving them a significant increase in data speeds. Comments (Comments)

2degrees to launch 4G trial
Posted on 24-Mar-2014 11:14Tags News, 4G

2degrees is about to begin its journey into fourth generation mobile with the start of its 4G trial in Auckland next week. Comments (Comments)

Telecom New Zealand to switch on 4G services tonight for consumers
Posted on 11-Nov-2013 12:02Tags News, 4G

High-speed data network of 4G, 3G, fibre and WiFi will enrich lives and unleash productivity and collaboration in the workplace. Comments (Comments)

Three bidders successful in 700 MHz 4G spectrum auction
Posted on 30-Oct-2013 09:39Tags News, 4G

Communications and Information Technology Minister Amy Adams today announced that the initial allocation round of the 700 MHz spectrum auction has resulted in 2degrees, Telecom, and Vodafone each acquiring management rights to spectrum in the 700 MHz band. Comments (Comments)

Vodafone unveils faster 4G service
Posted on 10-Oct-2013 17:59Tags News, 4G

The next generation of 4G Category 4 (CAT 4) devices allows customers to reach speeds of up to 150 Mbps (theoretical maximum) - 50% faster than existing 4G devices. Comments (Comments)

Telecom New Zealand confirms plans to launch 4G service in November
Posted on 7-Oct-2013 12:06Tags News, 4G

Telecom New Zealand announced today that its 4G network will launch on 12 November in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch, available to both prepaid and pay-monthly customers at no additional cost on Telecom's current plans. Comments (Comments)

Vodafone launches 4G in Queenstown ahead of Winter Festival
Posted on 20-Jun-2013 08:52Tags News, 4G

Queenstown is the first South Island provincial town and the third in New Zealand to have superfast access to content and information on the move. Comments (Comments)

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