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Spark expands its role in sports media market

Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 9:03 am | Spark NZ

Spark New Zealand announced today that it has secured the exclusive New Zealand rights to more quality sports events - signalling a bigger play into the sports content market, which Spark Managing Director Simon Moutter says is a potential future source ... More >>

Spark offers support to parents in protecting children

Friday, 10 August 2018, 12:11 pm | Spark NZ

Children’s Minister Tracey Martin has raised the important issue of how to keep children safe from online pornography. Spark shares the Minister’s view that this is a topic that deserves focus and consideration and urges the Minister to involve ... More >>

Spark New Zealand outlines 5G network intentions

Thursday, 9 August 2018, 9:44 am | Spark NZ

Spark New Zealand has published today a briefing paper that outlines how it is on track to start providing 5G services to New Zealand consumers and businesses from 2020. More >>

Spark and Netsafe partner to stand against scams

Tuesday, 7 August 2018, 9:57 am | Spark NZ

From this week scam education brochures and wallet cards will be available at Spark stores around the country and dispatched with every new phone purchased from Spark. As older customers may be more targeted by scammers, brochures have also been placed ... More >>

Spark announces WeDo: Connecting SMEs with Kiwis

Wednesday, 25 July 2018, 2:57 pm | Spark NZ

Local businesses can get ahead of the game by setting up a free profile on the site today More >>

Spark completes first milestone in voice platform upgrade

Tuesday, 10 July 2018, 9:33 am | Spark NZ

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). More >>

Spark acknowledges Commerce Commission proceedings

Monday, 9 July 2018, 9:15 am | Spark NZ

The New Zealand Commerce Commission has notified Spark that it intends to file court proceedings today against Spark under the Fair Trading Act 1986 in relation to three separate historical operational and billing issues. More >>

Spark NZ announces two additions to leadership squad

Monday, 2 July 2018, 9:53 am | Spark NZ

Spark New Zealand has announced today two additions to its leadership squad as the company commences its Agile way of working: More >>

Almost 20,000 people claim credits from Spark

Friday, 29 June 2018, 10:53 am | Spark NZ

Spark has so far refunded almost 20,000 former customers who had credits on their accounts. More >>

New Zealand broadband reaches crucial tipping point

Thursday, 21 June 2018, 9:22 am | Spark NZ

As of today, just over half of Spark's broadband customers have voted with their feet and moved off copper (ADSL and VDSL) onto new broadband technologies. Around 34% are now on fibre and 16% on wireless broadband (delivered over Spark’s 4G and ... More >>

Spark delivers to mid-range buyers with HUAWEI nova 3e

Thursday, 14 June 2018, 9:58 am | Spark NZ

Spark has today enriched its growing mid-range portfolio with the new HUAWEI nova 3e, which fuses high-end design and performance with exceptional value. Equipped with high-quality front and rear camera, maximum storage capability, 4GB RAM and ... More >>

Spark partners with SKY to offer FAN PASS

Friday, 1 June 2018, 9:10 am | Spark NZ

From today, Spark customers with an unlimited home broadband plan will be able to purchase SKY’s FAN PASS at a special rate – adding to the top-quality line-up of online entertainment options available to Spark customers. More >>

Cisco first collaborator to develop a 5G innovation hub

Tuesday, 29 May 2018, 11:20 am | Spark NZ

Spark announced today that Cisco is the first of several collaborators it will be working with to prepare and test the parameters for a 5G network in New Zealand. More >>

Spark and Revera join GovTech solutions initiative

Tuesday, 29 May 2018, 10:27 am | Spark NZ

Spark and Revera are putting their collective weight behind Creative HQ’s Lightning Lab GovTech programme, providing technology and consulting services to government agencies and local councils in an effort to establish Wellington as an innovative ... More >>

Spark takes steps to combat scammers

Monday, 23 April 2018, 9:36 am | Spark NZ

With scamming on the rise right around the world,[i] Spark is stepping up its efforts to lower the success rate of scam attempts by partnering with the New Zealand telecommunications industry to share scamming information, as well as renewing its focus on helping ... More >>

Spark delivers loaded value with Huawei P20 and P20 Pro

Friday, 13 April 2018, 9:33 am | Spark NZ

Spark has today announced that it will be offering the long-anticipated Huawei P20, with $250 account credit, both online at and instore when customers purchase 24-month interest-free on all current pay monthly mobile plans. Those holding ... More >>

iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition

Thursday, 12 April 2018, 12:54 pm | Spark NZ

Spark today announced it will offer iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition, the new generation of iPhone in a stunning red finish. Both phones sport a beautiful glass enclosure, now in red, with a matching aluminum band and a sleek ... More >>

Spark opens up free WiFi for Auckland

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 12:39 pm | Spark NZ

Due to the high number of cellphone towers currently offline across the Auckland region, Spark has opened up its WiFi network for Auckland. More >>

Spark expand security offering to enterprise

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 10:14 am | Spark NZ

Spark is the first to be offering a suite of high-grade managed security services to businesses, based on the model Government agencies under Telecommunications as a Service (TaaS) use today. This expansion will make it easier than ever before for ... More >>

Spark first in NZ to switch on a 5G mobile test site

Monday, 19 March 2018, 2:09 pm | Spark NZ

Today Spark announced New Zealand’s first live 5G mobile test site in Wellington, with Minister of Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Hon Clare Curran becoming the first member of the public to run a 5G speed test achieving speeds of ... More >>



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