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Spark launches the first broadband plan that flexes with you

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 10:16 am | Spark NZ

Spark is launching the first broadband plan in New Zealand that flexes the price you pay based on your monthly usage. Called the Unplan, it gives you the freedom to use more, and savings when you use less. More >>

Spark adds Heineken Champions Cup rugby to sports line-up

Wednesday, 10 October 2018, 9:40 am | Spark NZ

Spark is announcing today it has secured the exclusive rights to broadcast the Heineken Champions Cup rugby for four years from the current 2018/19 season through to 2021/22. This prestigious competition adds to Spark’s growing sports line-up, which so far ... More >>

Spark switches on new ‘Internet of Things’ network

Monday, 24 September 2018, 12:07 pm | Spark NZ

Spark has switched on its second Internet of Things (IoT) network, LTE Cat-M1 (M1), which will run over Spark’s 4G mobile network to provide quality, low bandwidth IoT connectivity and will deliver a new capability for New Zealand in IoT. More >>

iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, Apple Watch Series 4 at Spark

Monday, 17 September 2018, 11:42 am | Spark NZ

Spark NZ today announced it will offer the most advanced iPhones ever, iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, and Apple Watch Series 4 (GPS), beautifully redesigned with breakthrough communication, fitness and health capabilities. Customers are now able to pre-order ... More >>

Spark’s Kupu app proves popular this Māori Language Week

Friday, 14 September 2018, 1:57 pm | Spark NZ

This Māori Language Week, Spark and Te Aka Māori Dictionary launched Kupu, an interactive mobile app powered by Google that helps people learn Te Reo Māori translations by exploring the objects around them. The app has proved popular with over 80,000 people ... More >>

Spark launches Kupu

Monday, 10 September 2018, 10:13 am | Spark NZ

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 around them. More >>

Emirates Team NZ partners with Spark to gain a winning edge

Tuesday, 4 September 2018, 9:19 am | Spark NZ

Emirates Team New Zealand and Spark announced today that Spark will be the official telecommunications and connectivity partner for the team and for the 36th America’s Cup event presented by PRADA, which takes place in Auckland in early 2021. More >>

Spark New Zealand FY18 results show strong performance

Wednesday, 22 August 2018, 9:22 am | Spark NZ

Spark New Zealand’s financial results for the year to 30 June 2018 show the business continued to deliver against key financial and operational targets, while undertaking one of the biggest change programmes in the company’s history as it transitioned ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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