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Queenstown becomes New Zealand’s first town with 4.5G

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 9:40 am | Spark

Spark announced today that Queenstown has become the town capable of getting the fastest mobile data speeds in the country, as 4.5G is switched on across five mobile towers in the area. Queenstown CBD, Frankton, and Arrowtown, and some areas in between ... More >>

Spark planning to take on direct management of all stores

Monday, 19 June 2017, 10:08 am | Spark

Moving away from a Dealer partner model to directly owned stores will allow Spark to showcase digital experiences to customers in an interactive retail environment More >>

Spark Plugs in Wellington City

Tuesday, 18 April 2017, 9:59 am | Spark

Spark and Wellington City Council partnering to extend Spark Plugs – electric vehicle charging in Spark phone boxes More >>

Spark says ‘ni hao’ to WeChat

Friday, 7 April 2017, 3:06 pm | Spark

Download images here: screen shots, language flags, One World centre Download raw video footage here, featuring Knight Hou, Manager Emerging Markets, Spark More >>

Spark affirms its 80 cent offer price for TeamTalk

Tuesday, 4 April 2017, 9:29 am | Spark

Spark New Zealand is today affirming that: · Its offer price for 100% of TeamTalk’s ordinary shares remains at 80 cents per share. This price is full and final for this offer; More >>

Spark partners with Netflix

Monday, 27 February 2017, 9:23 am | Spark

Spark and Netflix, the global internet television network, are announcing an exclusive partnership that gives Spark broadband customers a subscription to Netflix’s Standard plan for one year when they sign up to a 24 month Unlimited Data Spark broadband ... More >>

Spark partners with Enable to trial ‘street in a week’

Monday, 20 February 2017, 4:03 pm | Spark

Spark partners with Enable to trial ‘street in a week’ fibre broadband installations in Christchurch More >>

Spark store ram-raided, stolen phones blocked

Wednesday, 1 February 2017, 4:34 pm | Spark

This morning, thieves ram-raided the Spark Ponsonby store with a car and stole a number of mobile devices. This robbery follows a previous ram-raid on the same store a few months ago. More >>

Spark broadband services restored, some residual issues

Sunday, 29 January 2017, 2:48 pm | Spark

Updated media advisory: Spark broadband services restored, some residual mobile service issues still being experienced Updated media Advice on Spark mobile and broadband outages 29 January 2017: All Spark broadband services should now be fully restored ... More >>

Spark mobile and broadband are now being restored

Sunday, 29 January 2017, 11:45 am | Spark

Media Advice on Spark mobile and broadband outages 29 January 2017: Impacted Spark mobile and broadband services are now being progressively restored following this morning’s outages. From approximately 9.15am there were widespread outages intermittently ... More >>

Email Service Alert - Xtra Email Issues

Wednesday, 25 January 2017, 5:01 pm | Spark

Some customers may be experiencing problems receiving Xtra mail when using an out of date third party mail client configuration. For Windows PCs this includes for example, using Windows XP with an Outlook product. For Macs this includes for example ... More >>

Free WiFi coming to popular holiday spots this summer

Friday, 23 December 2016, 1:28 pm | Spark

Holiday makers around New Zealand will be able to enjoy free WiFi this summer. Spark is taking WiFi campervans to some of New Zealand’s popular holiday spots, so customers and non-customers alike can post their selfies, share their summer highlights, and ... More >>

Spark adds better 4G service at Hahei and Red Hill

Friday, 23 December 2016, 11:28 am | Spark

Spark has also switched on new mobile sites at Kauaeranga Valley, Manaia, Te Puru, delivering new coverage to the area. More >>

Spark adds better 4G service to three Coromandel areas

Friday, 23 December 2016, 11:27 am | Spark

In anticipation of an increase in data use this summer, Spark has switched on 4G mobile service in sites at Kauaeranga Valley, Manaia, and Te Puru in the Coromandel, making it even easier for Kiwis to share their summer adventures via Facebook, Instagram, ... More >>

Waihi beach and Matangia get better Spark 4G service

Friday, 23 December 2016, 11:25 am | Spark

Spark has upgraded the 4G mobile service in Waihi Beach and Matangia. Last summer Spark saw a 57% year-on-year increase in mobile data use at the Matangia mobile site. More >>

Okarito campground gets coverage for Christmas

Thursday, 22 December 2016, 12:01 pm | Spark

Spark has today switched on a metro cell site at Ōkārito, bringing much needed mobile coverage to the local community campground. A metro cell is a small-scale cell site solution, delivering service to a more localised area. Spark has previously ... More >>

Christchurch city 4G rollout completed

Friday, 16 December 2016, 1:44 pm | Spark

Sunday drivers and summertime ice-cream hunters will find their daytrips around Banks Peninsula better mapped with mobile services through a series of newly enabled cell sites, completing the rollout of Spark 4G services to the city and nearby areas. More >>

Update on Spark mobile network following Gisborne crash

Monday, 12 December 2016, 4:30 pm | Spark

Update on Spark mobile network, following fatal light plane crash and subsequent power outage in Gisborne today More >>

Spark launches Ultra Fast Fibre MAX

Thursday, 1 December 2016, 12:14 pm | Spark

Spark customers can now buy Ultra Fast Fibre MAX, a broadband service delivered over gigabit technology. This new broadband plan option is now the fastest residential broadband service available from Spark. More >>

Spark and Chorus to trial ‘street in a week’ fibre

Tuesday, 29 November 2016, 10:54 am | Spark

Spark and Chorus are piloting a process aiming to make it easier for homeowners to install fibre for their broadband service. More >>



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