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TCF launches blacklisted IMEI checker
Posted on 8-Apr-2014 13:18Tags News, Mobile

The New Zealand Telecommunications Forum (TCF) has today launched an online service that allows mobile phone users to check whether a handset has been blocked from use on New Zealand networks before they buy, saving innocent purchaser's time and money. Comments (Comments)

Telecom/Spark to offer Spotify Premium free in select mobile plans
Posted on 27-Feb-2014 10:03Tags News, Mobile

Telecom is joining forces with music service Spotify to offer Spotify Premium free and exclusively on selected mobile plans, giving customers access to more than 20 million tracks on desktop, tablet and mobile devices. Comments (Comments)

Intel announces 64-bit Intel Atom Processor for mobile applications
Posted on 25-Feb-2014 19:09Tags News, Mobile

Intel launched the 2.13GHz Intel Atom processor Z3480 ("Merrifield") that offers the ideal combination of fast, smart performance and long battery life for Android smartphones and tablets. Comments (Comments)

New Zealand startup Postr to launch lock screen hire out app
Posted on 21-Feb-2014 19:21Tags News, Mobile

Hire out your lock screen and get paid to swipe your phone. Comments (Comments)

International Telematics and Gen-i join forces in M2M partnership
Posted on 11-Feb-2014 19:33Tags News, Mobile

International Telematics Limited (ITL) and Telecom New Zealand's ICT services division Gen-i have signed a "machine-to-machine" (M2M) partnership deal that will see the ITL utilise Telecom's mobile network for its fleet management solutions for some of the country’s biggest transportation operators. Comments (Comments)

Final 700 MHz spectrum block auctioned: Telecom win with $83 million bid
Posted on 22-Jan-2014 16:21Tags News, Mobile

The Government has announced today that Telecom is the successful bidder in the auction of the final 2x5 MHz lot of 700 MHz radio spectrum. Comments (Comments)

2degrees Tops Mobile Phone Provider Customer Survey
Posted on 27-Dec-2013 10:22Tags News, Mobile

Survey also find Gen Ys most likely to sneak a peek and text/talk and drive. Comments (Comments)

Viber Launches "Viber Out" Worldwide
Posted on 10-Dec-2013 21:00Tags News, Mobile

Viber announced today the release of Viber 4.1 for Android and iPhone which includes the full global launch of Viber Out, a new feature that allows users to make low-cost calls to any mobile or landline phone number. Comments (Comments)

New Zealand mobile operators work together to stop phone theft
Posted on 9-Dec-2013 15:06Tags News, Mobile

The New Zealand Telecommunications Forum (TCF) has today launched a blacklisting system for lost or stolen mobile devices which Police say will help prevent crime by making mobiles less attractive to thieves. Comments (Comments)

Sush Mobile develops investment app for Craigs Investment Partners
Posted on 4-Dec-2013 19:06Tags News, Mobile

Sush Mobile have been hard at work developing a powerful mobile experience for Craigs Investment Partners called CIP Mobile, which officially launched today. Comments (Comments)

Air New Zealand expands mobile and online technology
Posted on 4-Dec-2013 08:57Tags News, Mobile

Air New Zealand customers travelling on the airline's services, both domestic and international, can now check in using their smartphones, tablets and online. Comments (Comments)

Vodafone introduces High Definition Voice calls today
Posted on 6-Nov-2013 15:01Tags News, Mobile

Vodafone is rolling out its latest innovation in calling technology today, High Definition (HD) Voice, delivering crystal-clear voice quality and noticeably reducing background noise on calls made between customers using Vodafone's network. Comments (Comments)

Telecom New Zealand see spike in mobile data related to America's Cup races
Posted on 18-Sep-2013 19:12Tags News, Mobile

As Team New Zealand set off in the first race shortly after 8am, data consumption rose to almost double the normal level for that time of day – and spiked again an hour or so later when the second race began. Comments (Comments)

Radio spectrum auction details announced
Posted on 4-Sep-2013 15:29Tags News, Mobile

Communications and Information Technology Minister Amy Adams has today announced the timing, reserve price, and implementation conditions for the upcoming auction of the digital dividend radio spectrum. Comments (Comments)

2degrees appoints new Chief Executive
Posted on 27-Aug-2013 10:23Tags News, Mobile

The 2degrees Board has appointed the company’s Chairman and Interim Chief Executive Stewart Sherriff as its permanent CEO. Comments (Comments)

PriceMe launches updated iPhone App
Posted on 8-Aug-2013 18:02Tags News, Mobile

New Zealand-based comparison website PriceMe have just announced the launch of the latest version of their shopping app for iPhone users. With a smarter-looking UI and some nifty features, this latest version should make comparison shopping on-the-fly a real breeze ! Comments (Comments)

Westpac New Zealand launches challenge for mobile app developers
Posted on 24-Jul-2013 13:48Tags News, Mobile

Westpac is launching an initiative to crowdsource ideas for mobile banking apps from New Zealand developers and designers with up to $70,000 of incentives and the opportunity for those chosen to take their app to the world. Comments (Comments)

Nokia to acquire Siemens' 50% stake in Nokia Siemens Networks
Posted on 1-Jul-2013 16:38Tags News, Mobile

The purchase price totals EUR 1.7 billion, of which EUR 1.2 billion will be paid in cash at the closing of the transaction. Comments (Comments)

Smartphones expected to grow 32.7% in 2013 says IDC
Posted on 5-Jun-2013 11:17Tags News, Mobile

It is also expected 2013 will mark the first year that smartphone shipments surpass those of feature phones, with smartphones expected to account for 52.2% of all mobile phone shipments worldwide. Comments (Comments)

Android and iOS combine for 92.3% of all smartphone OS shipment in the first 2013 quarter
Posted on 17-May-2013 08:38Tags News, Mobile

Windows Phone goes past BlackBerry to assume third position in market share. Comments (Comments)

Demand for mobile data doubles for second year in a row says telco report
Posted on 29-Apr-2013 11:13Tags News, Mobile

The Commerce Commission today released its 2012 telecommunications annual monitoring report analysing the state of New Zealand’s telecommunications markets. Comments (Comments)

HP improves enterprise mobility with cloud-based management solution
Posted on 5-Apr-2013 10:55Tags News, Mobile

HP Enterprise Cloud Services - Mobility integrates leading industry technologies, including solutions from Citrix and SAP, which are fully managed and maintained by HP to simplify deployment and ongoing operations. Comments (Comments)

2Degrees board appoints interim CEO
Posted on 2-Apr-2013 16:12Tags News, Mobile

In a release telco provider 2degrees announced business will continue, with the news of an interim CEO providing business continuity and support. Comments (Comments)

Oracle buys Tekelec
Posted on 26-Mar-2013 09:29Tags News, Mobile

Acquisition adds network signaling, policy control and subscriber data management solutions to Oracle Communications portfolio. Comments (Comments)

Nielsen reports 1.7 million New Zealanders own a smartphone
Posted on 20-Mar-2013 10:11Tags News, Mobile

Digitally connected consumers use wireless and mobile technology to make their lives easier and save time, shows the latest report from Nielsen, a global information and measurement company. Comments (Comments)

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