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Hawaiki Transpacific cable ready-for-service
Posted on 20-Jul-2018 11:29Tags News, Broadband

Independent telecommunications challenger, Hawaiki Submarine Cable LP has commenced commercial operations for its 15,000 km fibre optic deep-sea cable linking Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific and United States. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central launches
Posted on 10-Jul-2018 10:40Tags News, SaaS

An intelligent cloud-based solution designed specifically for SMBs to help them manage finances, operations, sales and customer service - Business Central also serves as an easy upgrade opportunity for businesses which have outgrown their entry level accounting systems and legacy ERP. Comments (Comments)

Spark completes first milestone in voice platform upgrade
Posted on 10-Jul-2018 09:36Tags News, VoIP

Spark announced today that it has completed the first major milestone in its transition from the ageing Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) to a future-ready IP-based voice network dubbed the "Converged Communications Network" (CCN). Comments (Comments)

PB Technologies charged for its extended warranties and warned for bait advertising
Posted on 3-Jul-2018 15:45Tags News, Consumer Electronics

PB Technologies Ltd (PB Tech) has pleaded guilty to 14 charges brought by the Commerce Commission for failings in its extended warranty agreements. Comments (Comments)

Almost 20,000 people claim credits from Spark
Posted on 29-Jun-2018 10:40Tags News, Mobile

Last month, Spark launched a public campaign to encourage former customers to claim refunds. Of the almost 135,000 former customers contacted by mail or email at their last known address, around 15% have so far claimed their money. Comments (Comments)

Cove sells NZ's first insurance policy via chatbot
Posted on 25-Jun-2018 10:04Tags News, Web media

Auckland based Cove Insurance, who earlier this month announced their coverholder status with Lloyd's of London, has sold what is believed to be New Zealand's first insurance policy by a chatbot. Comments (Comments)

N4L helping TAKA Trust bridge the digital divide for Lower Hutt students
Posted on 18-Jun-2018 13:08Tags News, Education

Rata Street School students to get home internet access for learning via Managed Network. Comments (Comments)

Winners Announced for 2018 CIO Awards
Posted on 18-Jun-2018 13:03Tags News, Web media

The Awards recognise the individuals and teams who have shown leadership, innovation and foresight in their contribution to ICT and business. Comments (Comments)

Logitech Rally sets new standard for USB-connected video conference cameras
Posted on 18-Jun-2018 09:27Tags News, VoIP

A premium, modular system designed for everyday conference rooms and large meeting spaces. Comments (Comments)

Russell Stanners steps down as Vodafone NZ CEO
Posted on 12-Jun-2018 09:13Tags News, Mobile

Russell Stanners has today announced that he has decided to step down from his role as Vodafone New Zealand CEO at the end of October 2018. Comments (Comments)

Intergen recognised as 2018 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for New Zealand
Posted on 12-Jun-2018 08:00Tags News, Computing

It has been a big week for Intergen who are celebrating both the Country Partner of the Year Award as well as being a finalist in three categories of the local New Zealand Partner Awards. Comments (Comments)

Finalists Announced For Microsoft NZ Partner Awards
Posted on 6-Jun-2018 15:12Tags News, Web media

This year's Awards had one clear focus - customer experience. As a result, the finalists were chosen for solutions that truly empower customers through innovative use of Microsoft technology. Comments (Comments)

Vocus Group and Vodafone announce joint venture to accelerate fibre innovation
Posted on 5-Jun-2018 10:52Tags News, Broadband

Vocus Group and Vodafone have today announced a joint venture to unbundle New Zealand's government-backed Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) fibre network. Comments (Comments)

Kogan.com to launch Kogan Mobile in New Zealand
Posted on 4-Jun-2018 14:34Tags News, Mobile

Partnership agreement signed with Vodafone New Zealand for new service. Comments (Comments)

Enable doubles fibre broadband speeds for its most popular wholesale service in Christchurch
Posted on 2-Jun-2018 20:07Tags News, Broadband

Enable has completed its fibre broadband network roll-out to more than 200,000 homes, businesses and schools across greater Christchurch 19 months ahead of schedule. To celebrate this significant achievement, Enable is doubling the speed of its most popular wholesale residential broadband service and providing this to retailers at no extra cost. Comments (Comments)

All or Nothing: New Zealand All Blacks arrives on Amazon Prime Video
Posted on 2-Jun-2018 16:21Tags News, Web media

The latest series under the Amazon Prime Video All or Nothing sports documentary banner, premiered on Friday, 1 June. Comments (Comments)

Innovation Grant, High Tech Awards and new USA office for Kiwi tech company SwipedOn
Posted on 1-Jun-2018 20:54Tags News, SaaS

Being a finalist in the NZ Hi-Tech Awards for Start-up of the year, and expanding their operation to the USA this May, the popularity of this Kiwi company has put it in high growth mode. Comments (Comments)

Commerce Commission warns Apple for misleading consumers about their rights
Posted on 30-May-2018 13:15Tags News, Consumer Electronics

The Commission has warned Apple Sales New Zealand (Apple) after it likely misled consumers about their Consumer Guarantees Act (CGA) rights and about its replacement products being new. Comments (Comments)

IBM leads Call for Code to use cloud, data, AI, blockchain for natural disaster relief
Posted on 25-May-2018 14:12Tags News, Web media

The Call for Code Global Initiative is the largest and most ambitious effort to bring startup, academic and enterprise developers together to solve one of the most pressing societal issues of our time: preventing, responding to and recovering from natural disasters. Comments (Comments)

New FUJIFILM X-T100 aims to do better job than smartphones
Posted on 24-May-2018 20:17Tags News, Consumer Electronics

The FUJIFILM X-T100 is a sleek, retro-style, compact mirrorless digital camera that packs a punch and is the perfect companion for those beginning their photographic journey. Comments (Comments)

Stuff takes 100% ownership of Stuff Fibre
Posted on 24-May-2018 19:41Tags News, Broadband

Stuff Fibre, an unlimited data, fibre-only internet service provider (ISP) start up was launched jointly with Giant Management Limited in 2016, with GML shareholder Sam Morse as CEO. Comments (Comments)

Exhibition to showcase digital artwork from across the globe
Posted on 23-May-2018 16:44Tags News, Web media

The exhibition created by global creative technology company Wacom in conjunction with artist management agency Just Another Agency, will feature work from fifty local and internationally renowned artists in what will be a one-of- a-kind event. Comments (Comments)

Auckland tops list of most vulnerable cities in a zombie apocalypse
Posted on 23-May-2018 12:52Tags News, Gaming

The consumer research commissioned by Xbox Australia, in collaboration with the University of Melbourne’s Centre for Disaster Management and Public Safety (CDMPS) to model the fictitious spread of disease throughout Australian cities, marks the launch of new videogame State of Decay 2. Comments (Comments)

ASB first bank in New Zealand to step out with Garmin Pay
Posted on 23-May-2018 00:10Tags News, Consumer Electronics

ASB has teamed up with global wearable device company Garmin to give ASB customers on-the-go the ability to make contactless purchases right from their wrist with a compatible Garmin smartwatch. Comments (Comments)

Umbrellar becomes Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider
Posted on 22-May-2018 15:43Tags News, SaaS

As demand for cloud-based services increases rapidly, Microsoft is expanding the number of CSPs (formerly known as CSP Indirect Partners) in the New Zealand market. Comments (Comments)


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