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One New Zealand Extends 3G Switch-off Date
Posted on 11-Apr-2024 08:56 News, 3G

The operator also announced 2G switch off for the end of 2025.

2degrees to Close 3G Services Late 2025
Posted on 10-Jul-2023 11:04 News, 3G

3G technology was first introduced in 2009, and 2degrees says the time has come to focus on 4G and 5G services.

Nokia 3310 review
Posted on 7-Nov-2017 14:24 Reviews, 3G, by M Freitas

Nokia is again playing the smartphone market with its Android series, but in a throwback moment the company has launched an updated version of the 3310, the new 3310 3G which is available now in New Zealand.

Nokia 3310 to be available through Spark New Zealand
Posted on 4-Nov-2017 13:31 News, 3G

Introducing new colours and a customisable retro user interface, the Nokia 3310 will be available in New Zealand .

Vodafone Foundation supports Fjii recovery with Instant Network
Posted on 24-Feb-2016 15:55 News, 3G

Vodafone Foundation deploys Instant Network to assist Fiji with recovery in wake of Tropical Cyclone Winston

Telstra testing LTE and adding 900 MHz to support increased mobile usage in regional areas
Posted on 20-Feb-2013 12:27 News, 3G

Telstra has unveiled a comprehensive network strategy to support Australia’s love affair with mobile technology.

Gen-i wins Ricoh business
Posted on 15-Jan-2013 10:14 News, 3G

At the same time, Ricoh has extended its relationship with Gen-i by renewing its voice, internet and mobile data services for another two years and has selected Gen-i for the provision of data centre hosting services.

Mobile operators agree on mobile billing for apps and content
Posted on 22-Oct-2011 11:30 News, 3G

New Zealand mobile phone operators have agreed a framework allowing customers to purchase apps and digital content on their phone and have it charged to their phone bill.

Telstra lights up 4G mobile services in Australia
Posted on 27-Sep-2011 16:05 News, 3G

Australians will enter a new era of mobile telecommunications today with Telstra launching the Australia's first superfast 4G LTE mobile network in capital city CBDs and more than 30 regional and metropolitan centres.

Alcatel-Lucent and Telecom New Zealand open LTE showcase
Posted on 16-Sep-2011 09:30 News, 3G

Alcatel-Lucent, in conjunction with Telecom, today launched New Zealand�s first LTE Showcase � demonstrating next generation technology and applications that will change the way New Zealanders work, play and use mobiles.

Telstra to launch first commercial 4G LTE device in Australia
Posted on 8-Aug-2011 23:19 News, 3G

Businesses in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane will be the first to experience 4G/LTE mobile broadband after Telstra announced it would commence selling Australia�s first commercial LTE device later this month.

Vodafone Australia and Huawei announce improvements to national mobile network
Posted on 22-Feb-2011 16:47 News, 3G

Vodafone today announced that it had selected Huawei to replace all 2G and 3G equipment at all base stations throughout Australia as part of its overall plan to improve mobile coverage and download speeds.

Mobile-only Internet users to reach 1 billion users by 2015
Posted on 27-Jan-2011 17:14 News, 3G

The global market for mobile broadband will continue to grow rapidly, and by 2015 one billion people will use it as their only form of internet access, according to new research from independent analyst house Ovum.

2degrees launches mobile data and SMS bundles
Posted on 25-May-2010 16:00 News, 3G

The company is clearly placing bets on enticing iPhone users who signed up for two year contracts back in July 2008 when Vodafone launched the first of these devices in the country, and will soon be free to port their numbers to other mobile networks if they feel so inclined - and if they see value in it.

Telecom New Zealand appoints Kieren Cooney as Director of Mobile
Posted on 14-Apr-2010 16:42 News, 3G

Mr Cooney�s responsibility will be the commercial operations of Telecom�s mobile business such as product management, plans, handsets, and roaming as well as supply chain, retail promotions and sales. The role doesn�t include the management of network infrastructure.

AT&T announces U.S. nationwide plans for 3G Microcell
Posted on 25-Mar-2010 13:26 News, 3G

The AT&T 3G MicroCell is a solution that allows residential customers to route wireless phone calls and data connections (or sessions) across a home broadband connection.

Mobile operators unite in global apps potential
Posted on 16-Feb-2010 14:39 News, 3G

Wholesale Applications Community to push apps market to over 3 billion customers with strong support by world-leading device manufacturers.

AT&T selects Alcatel-Lucent and Ericsson as LTE equipment suppliers
Posted on 12-Feb-2010 09:03 News, 3G

Agreements with Alcatel-Lucent and Ericsson extend existing 3G relationships to cover planned deployment of next-generation LTE mobile broadband network.

NETGEAR announces 3G mobile enabled MBRN3300E 3G Wireless Router
Posted on 10-Feb-2010 09:51 News, 3G

New mobile router developed in collaboration with Ericsson integrates internal 3G HSPA Radio, 802.11n Wireless with 10/100LAN.

Vodafone 3G vs Telecom XT
Posted on 20-Jan-2010 21:59 Reviews, 3G, by Steve Biddle

Whether you realise it or not, New Zealand is one of the luckiest countries in the world when it comes to mobile phone networks. We have two nationwide 3G WCDMA (Wideband Code Division Multiple Access) mobile networks that both deliver coverage to approximately 97% of the population.

Vodafone launches MiFi in New Zealand
Posted on 15-Dec-2009 08:58 News, 3G

Vodafone takes mobile broadband to the next level with the launch of its MiFi mobile broadband hotspot.

Telecom New Zealand announces plans to wholesale XT network
Posted on 12-Nov-2009 10:42 News, 3G

Telecom will begin wholesaling its new 3G, WCDMA 850 mobile network by mid-2010.

Telecom changes the mobile pricing game
Posted on 28-Oct-2009 11:39 News, 3G

Telecom has revealed new text and mobile broadband pricing offers that will shake up the mobile market this Christmas. Heavy text users will welcome the introduction of �Non Stop Text�, a text offer that gives customers all the texts they need to any NZ network, for just $12 a month.

New LG handsets coming to Vodafone before Christmas
Posted on 6-Oct-2009 14:45 News, 3G

LG Mobile is set to launch a new range of QWERTY handsets, perfect for heavy text and internet users, with two models available on the Vodafone mobile network. Both the GW300 and GW525 feature large colour screens. The GW300’s layout comes in pink or blue options, while the GW525 hides its QWERTY keyboard behind a slide screen featuring touch technology.

Vodafone trials next generation of mobile technology
Posted on 31-Jul-2009 15:58 News, 3G

After being the first telco in New Zealand to launch a 3G network back in 2005, and being first to offer 3G to 97% of the population, Vodafone is again raising the bar in terms of network performance.

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