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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)

2degrees secures finance with BNZ and plans for 4G network in 2014
Posted on 18-Jun-2013 14:06Tags News, 4G

2degrees has secured a $165m credit facility from the Bank of New Zealand and reached agreement with Huawei to deploy 4G network in early 2014. Comments (Comments)

Vodafone starts rural 4G trial at Lake Brunner
Posted on 19-Apr-2013 08:47Tags News, 4G

Vodafone's first rural trial of 4G technology in the Lake Brunner area of the South Island's West Coast runs until the end of July using 700 MHz technology. Comments (Comments)

Telecom New Zealand 4G LTE goes live October 2013
Posted on 9-Apr-2013 09:41Tags News, 4G

Telecom New Zealand announced today that it will have 4G LTE live on a large part of its Smartphone Network in Auckland by October. The company will then extend 4G LTE coverage to Wellington and Christchurch by Christmas, and expects to have 4G LTE live on close to half of its nationwide Smartphone Network during 2014. Comments (Comments)

Vodafone New Zealand introduces 4G services to consumer
Posted on 28-Feb-2013 09:17Tags News, 4G

Commercial 4G from Vodafone is available now in Auckland, expanding to other areas soon, including Christchurch in May and Wellington by September 2013. Comments (Comments)

Telecom New Zealand starts 4G LTE trial
Posted on 12-Feb-2013 20:32Tags News, 4G

Telecom New Zealand welcomed a small group of customers in Auckland and Wellington on to its 4G LTE trials this week. Comments (Comments)

Telecom to start 4G LTE trial
Posted on 6-Dec-2012 13:42Tags News, 4G

The Auckland trial will take place in parts of the North Shore on the 2600MHz spectrum and will be conducted by Huawei Technologies. Alcatel-Lucent will run the trial in the Lower Hutt area of Wellington, also on the 2600MHz spectrum. Comments (Comments)