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GCSB declines Spark’s proposal to use Huawei 5G equipment

Wednesday, 28 November 2018, 4:12 pm | Spark

Spark New Zealand recently notified the Director-General of the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB), in accordance with the requirements of the Telecommunications (Interception Capability and Security) Act 2013 (TICSA), of its proposed approach ... More >>

Emirates Team NZ To Use Spark’s 5G Network In Cup Defence

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 9:47 am | Spark

“Today is an important day on the roadmap to the next generation of mobile technology,” said Spark Managing Director, Simon Moutter. More >>

Spark makes its unlimited mobile plan even better

Thursday, 15 November 2018, 8:40 am | Spark

Customers can now get unlimited data, calls and texts for $99.99 and share with up to 3 others on their account for just $29.99 each*. With four people on an account, the average price is now only $47.49 for an unlimited connection. More >>

iPhone XR arrives at Spark NZ on Friday, 26 October

Friday, 19 October 2018, 1:44 pm | Spark

iPhone XR arrives at Spark NZ on Friday, 26 October Spark NZ today announced it will offer iPhone XR, bringing the latest iPhone innovations to more people. Customers will be able to pre-order iPhone XR beginning 8:01pm on Friday, 19 October at ... More >>

Spark launches Kupu: picture to Te Reo Māori translation app

Monday, 10 September 2018, 6:32 pm | Spark

Kupu: Take a photo, learn a language To coincide with Te Wiki o te Reo Māori, Spark and Te Aka Māori Dictionary have launched Kupu, an interactive mobile app powered by Google that helps people learn Te Reo Māori translations by exploring the objects ... More >>

Commerce Commission mobile market study issues paper

Friday, 31 August 2018, 10:46 am | Spark

Spark New Zealand welcomes the Commerce Commission’s release today of its mobile market study issues paper. More >>

Spark launches new digital-assessment tool for agri-sector

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 1:03 pm | Spark

Spark, together with partner Digital Journey , has launched Spark Agri Assessment, a tool specifically for the agri-sector. The tool is a response to huge growth in Agribusinesses innovation, coupled with data showing below average uptake when compared ... More >>

Spark extends ‘Internet of Things’ coverage for fieldays

Tuesday, 5 June 2018, 10:51 am | Spark

Marcus Graham, Waikato farmer and co-founder of IoT company Knode says he will benefit from the new Spark IoT Low Power Network coverage More >>

Spark and TVNZ to bring coverage of Rugby World Cup 2019

Monday, 16 April 2018, 8:45 am | Spark

Spark New Zealand and TVNZ to bring coverage of Rugby World Cup 2019 and other World Rugby tournaments to New Zealanders • New Zealanders will be able to view all RWC2019 matches live or on-demand via Spark streaming over their broadband or mobile connection. ... More >>

Spark update following storm

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 9:29 am | Spark

Spark’s network has not sustained any physical damage as a result of the storm. However, due to power outages caused by the severe weather overnight, 50 Spark cellphone towers around the country are currently offline, and a number of others are running ... More >>

Spark and Skinny launching 240GB Wireless Broadband plans

Friday, 6 April 2018, 12:27 pm | Spark

Some wireless broadband customers can now access a massive 240GB of data for their broadband plan. Priced from $89.99 on Spark (available today, includes Spark’s Lightbox and Wifi offers) and from $59 on Skinny (available from mid-April), this ... More >>

Spark calls for entries to Tall Shorts Film Festival

Thursday, 29 March 2018, 1:39 pm | Spark

Spark calls for entries to inaugural Tall Shorts Film Festival Kiwi film icon Taika Waititi will judge the entries, with the winner taking home $10,000. More >>

Spark switches on long-range ‘internet of things’ network

Monday, 26 March 2018, 2:27 pm | Spark

Image: IoT technology can help New Zealand cities run smarter and safer. New Zealand organisations wanting to jump on board the internet of things (IoT) now have a new network to plug into. Spark announced today that its long-range, low-power network ... More >>

Spark announces leadership team changes

Monday, 12 March 2018, 1:13 pm | Spark

Spark New Zealand has announced today upcoming changes to its leadership team as the company works towards adopting an Agile way of working across the organisation. More >>

Free Spark WiFi throughout New Zealand

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 5:31 pm | Spark

With a state of emergency declared in Christchurch and the Buller District, and bad weather setting in across New Zealand, Spark has opened up its nationwide WiFi network. More >>

Spark’s joint Fibre build gains traction in Taranaki

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 11:41 am | Spark

Image: Spark is partnering with Chorus, Transpower and Powerco to bring 286km more fibre to the region. From left Connect 8 Chief Executive Officer Ray O’Regan, Spark Fibre Capability Manager Paul Leith, Powerco GM Asset Management and Network Transformation ... More >>

Free Spark wifi across the South Island

Thursday, 1 February 2018, 4:50 pm | Spark

With a state of emergency now declared in two South Island cities, Spark has opened up its wifi hotspots to provide free data for all Kiwis in the South Island. More >>

Grant McBeath appointed as interim CEO of Spark HMB

Tuesday, 23 January 2018, 10:21 am | Spark

Spark announced in December 2017 that Jason Paris, CEO of Spark’s Home, Mobile and Business division, would leave the business in 2018 to take up an appointment with a global company offshore. More >>

Spark Turns on 4G at Pakiri Beach for Christmas

Friday, 22 December 2017, 11:00 am | Spark

In anticipation of an increase in data use this summer, Spark has switched on 4G mobile service in Pakiri beach North of Auckland, making it even easier for Kiwis to share their summer adventures via Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat. More >>

Gisborne Gets Additional Spark Coverage for Christmas

Friday, 22 December 2017, 9:32 am | Spark

In anticipation of a huge surge in demand for mobile services in Gisborne this holiday season, Spark has brought in a temporary mobile site to improve coverage and capacity for the peak time of the year. More >>



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