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Spark opens pre-order for Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 4:55 pm | Spark NZ

Spark has announced that the new Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ are now available for pre-order, both online at and in-store. The first pre-orders will receive 50% extra data for 6 months (on an eligible Open Term Pay Monthly plan) and ... More >>

Spark outlines upgrade of NZ’s voice communications

Wednesday, 19 April 2017, 12:01 pm | Spark NZ

Voice communications in New Zealand is in for a massive upgrade with Spark New Zealand announcing this morning it is switching from the ageing Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) to a next generation IP-based network. More >>

Spark’s offer to acquire TeamTalk has now lapsed

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 12:33 pm | Spark NZ

Spark’s offer to acquire TeamTalk has now lapsed Spark New Zealand has noted the shareholder vote at today’s TeamTalk special shareholder meeting to approve the sale of a 70% shareholding in Farmside. As previously advised, Spark New Zealand ... More >>

Spark and Skinny to launch ‘Freedom’ mobile plans

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 2:29 pm | Spark NZ

Spark and Skinny are launching mobile plans that allow customers to use their mobiles without restriction by providing data without a cap, unlimited voice calling and unlimited texting. From today, Spark and Skinny Direct customers can register for ... More >>

Spark moves Genesis Energy into the cloud

Wednesday, 29 March 2017, 10:28 am | Spark NZ

Genesis Energy is now running its business from the cloud, after this month completing a large-scale migration of its IT infrastructure to Spark’s Revera Cloud platform. More >>

Ōtira Village gets much needed coverage

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 2:56 pm | Spark NZ

Ōtira Village gets much needed coverage Spark has switched on a metro cell site at Ōtira Village, bringing much needed mobile coverage to the West Coast side of State Highway 73. More >>

Spark NZ responds to TeamTalk target company statement

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 12:06 pm | Spark NZ

Spark New Zealand responded to TeamTalk's target company statement and independent adviser's report, which was released today. More >>

90% 4G coverage target reached

Thursday, 16 March 2017, 12:54 pm | Spark NZ

Spark has welcomed news today from Communications Minister Simon Bridges that the target of ninety per cent of New Zealanders having access to 4G has been reached ahead of schedule, and the company is already taking the first steps towards the ... More >>

Spark launches formal takeover offer to TeamTalk

Thursday, 9 March 2017, 10:12 am | Spark NZ

Spark New Zealand confirmed today it is making a formal offer to TeamTalk shareholders to acquire 100% of their TeamTalk shares at a price of NZ$0.80 per share. More >>

Spark to establish a new office in Christchurch CBD

Tuesday, 7 March 2017, 12:35 pm | Spark NZ

Spark today announced it will be returning to the heart of Christchurch’s CBD in a new high-profile office to be built in Cathedral Square. More >>

Academic, design and business experts to share tricks

Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 2:10 pm | Spark NZ

Four live events, exploring how to win new business from academic, design and commercial perspectives, will be available free of charge to business people across New Zealand this month. The events will take place at Spark Lab in Auckland, with three of the ... More >>

Consumers are beneficiaries of decision to turn down merger

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 11:25 am | Spark NZ

Spark New Zealand said today the Commerce Commission’s decision to decline the proposed merger between Sky Network Television Ltd (“Sky”) and Vodafone New Zealand (“Vodafone”) is a big positive for kiwi consumers. More >>

Spark welcomes Court decision on Sky/Vodafone merger

Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 4:48 pm | Spark NZ

Spark New Zealand (“Spark”) said today it welcomes a High Court decision to order a short-term stay in the event the New Zealand Commerce Commission (“Commission”) gives its clearance tomorrow morning to the proposed merger between Sky Network Television ... More >>

Spark NZ Seeks Short-Term Pause

Monday, 20 February 2017, 11:51 am | Spark NZ

Pause would enable time for all parties to fairly consider their legal options before merger became a fait accompli More >>

Spark NZ H1 FY17 Results

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 3:04 pm | Spark NZ

Spark New Zealand Chairman Mark Verbiest said today the financial results for the half-year ended 31 December 2016 demonstrate it’s been another six month period of dynamic change and ongoing progress. More >>

Spark signs deal with Ericsson

Tuesday, 14 February 2017, 12:03 pm | Spark NZ

Spark New Zealand has announced today that Swedish company Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has been selected to help deliver its next-generation, fully digital voice network technology. The new solution, called IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) brings Spark’s ... More >>

Spark files notice of intention to acquire TeamTalk

Tuesday, 7 February 2017, 9:21 am | Spark NZ

Spark New Zealand Trading Limited today advised it has filed a notice of its intention to make a full takeover offer for 100% of the fully paid ordinary shares in TeamTalk Limited at an offer price of 80 cents per share. More >>

Spark partners with UnisonFibre for fibre installations

Wednesday, 1 February 2017, 11:49 am | Spark NZ

Spark has announced a partnership with network company Unison for the installation of fibre for residential and small business customers in the Napier, Hastings, Taupo and Rotorua regions. More >>

Spark Leads for Speed

Tuesday, 31 January 2017, 3:54 pm | Spark NZ

To continue our focus on the performance of webpage downloads, we have changed our reporting to show the Webpage Average Speed from our key markets, NZ, Australia and USA. On this measure Spark is the leader for ADSL and equal best with 2Degrees on ... More >>

West Coast’s Lake Brunner gets Spark 4G service

Friday, 23 December 2016, 9:37 am | Spark NZ

In anticipation of an increase in data use this summer, Spark has switched on 4G mobile service in Lake Brunner, a popular boating and holiday destination, making it even easier for Kiwis to share their summer adventures via Facebook, Instagram, ... More >>



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