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Spark announces Grant McBeath as new Customer Director

Tuesday, 9 April 2019, 9:21 am | Spark

Spark New Zealand announced today that Grant McBeath will become Customer Director on the Spark Leadership Squad, effective 1 July 2019. Mr McBeath will replace current Customer Director Jolie Hodson, who will become Spark’s Chief Executive from that ... More >>

Spark to select a growth partner for Lightbox

Friday, 29 March 2019, 9:10 pm | Spark

Spark New Zealand announced today it is beginning a formal process to engage with potential media partners to enhance and grow its Lightbox entertainment streaming business. More >>

Update following first weekend of Spark Sport

Tuesday, 19 March 2019, 9:01 am | Spark

Spark Sport delivered a solid performance over the first weekend of sporting events, with no outages to the service. The vast majority of customers streamed the Australian Grand Prix successfully. A very small number of customers experienced some minor ... More >>

NZ’s new live, on demand sports streaming service is live

Thursday, 14 March 2019, 9:53 am | Spark

• Spark Sport is now live this morning in beta; Kiwis can watch live and on demand sport on the service, in time for the Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix. • • The sport streaming service is available directly from the web, and on Android and Apple ... More >>

New Zealand's First 5G-Connected Driverless Car Tested

Wednesday, 13 March 2019, 9:53 am | Spark

Today, New Zealand’s first 5G-connected driverless car is being tested on Auckland streets, as a result of a collaboration between Spark New Zealand and Ohmio Automotion. The test is being carried out in a controlled area at Auckland’s Wynyard Quarter ... More >>

Mainfreight uses Spark’s first IoT Asset Tracking service

Wednesday, 27 February 2019, 3:23 pm | Spark

To download more pictures click here . Kiwi businesses now have the ability to track valuable assets with Spark’s new Internet of Things (IoT) Asset Tracking service. The service is already providing New Zealand’s largest freight and logistics company, ... More >>

Spark keeps fire evacuees near Nelson connected

Saturday, 9 February 2019, 7:12 pm | Spark

Spark is advising all its home broadband and landline customers who have been evacuated from their homes near Nelson due to fire risk, that they are eligible for extra data and - for landline customers - free calling on their Spark mobiles over the next ... More >>

Video shining light on parents of LGBTQIA+ community

Thursday, 7 February 2019, 4:12 pm | Spark

Spark and OUTLine develop video shining light on parents of LGBTQIA+ community For Pride 2019, Spark and partner, OUTLine, a charity that offers a free support line to members of the LGBTQIA+ community and their friends and family, want to remind ... More >>

Spark Sport adds NBA TV, World Rally Championship and LTV

Thursday, 20 December 2018, 3:08 pm | Spark

Spark Sport announced today it will distribute NBA (National Basketball Association) TV to fans in New Zealand. NBA TV is the NBA’s 24/7 dedicated channel. Spark Sport subscribers will be able to watch 6-7 NBA games per week on Spark Sport. A range ... More >>

Spark paves the way to New Zealand’s ‘smartest’ street

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 12:57 pm | Spark

To the human eye, Madden Street in Wynyard Quarter in Auckland City Centre might look like any other street, but with the help of Auckland Transport, NB SmartCities, Cisco and Auckland Council’s Panuku Development, Spark has installed for the first ... More >>

Scotty Stevenson presenter for Rugby World Cup 2019

Saturday, 15 December 2018, 11:47 am | Spark

Spark Sport and TVNZ announce Scotty Stevenson as lead commentator and presenter for Rugby World Cup 2019 More >>

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 www.spark.co.nz/iphonexr ... 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 >>

 

 

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