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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 >>

Spark refreshes Netflix offer for broadband customers

Tuesday, 6 March 2018, 9:51 am | Spark NZ

A year ago, Spark and Netflix announced a partnership to provide ‘Netflix on us’ to Spark customers. Since then, Spark customers have been able to benefit from 12 months of binge-worthy content on Netflix as part of a 24-month unlimited broadband ... More >>

Spark charge-up pre-orders for Samsung S9 and S9+

Monday, 26 February 2018, 12:27 pm | Spark NZ

Spark has today announced that it will be offering the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ on pre-order, both online at and instore from 12.01pm today. More >>

Spark New Zealand H1 FY18 Results

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 9:23 am | Spark NZ

Spark New Zealand Chair Justine Smyth said today the financial results for the half year to 31 December 2017 show Spark has made good progress on its bold transformation strategy. More >>

Spark to credit costs of calls and texts to Tonga and Samoa

Tuesday, 13 February 2018, 11:35 am | Spark NZ

Spark announced today it will credit its customers for the cost of landline and mobile calls and texts to Tonga and Samoa in the aftermath of Cyclone Gita. More >>

Spark expand TaaS to offer seamless end-to-end solutions

Thursday, 8 February 2018, 9:56 am | Spark NZ

Spark has added contact centre, unified communication, cloud security access brokerage and site connectivity to their already expansive Telecommunications as a Service (TaaS) portfolio. The recent additions have further strengthened Spark’s ability ... More >>

Spark Adds 4G to Four Waiheke Island Sites

Friday, 22 December 2017, 9:56 am | Spark NZ

In anticipation of a surge in demand for mobile data over the summer holidays, Spark has activated 4G on four mobile sites on Waiheke Island. More >>

Spark Improves Coverage & Capacity to Coromandel Areas

Friday, 22 December 2017, 9:52 am | Spark NZ

In anticipation of an increase in data use this summer, Spark has switched on 4G to two new sites in the Coromandel, making it even easier for Kiwis to share their summer adventures via Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat. More >>

Spark Appoints Pip Greenwood as Director to the Board

Thursday, 14 December 2017, 10:44 am | Spark NZ

The Spark New Zealand Board announced today it has appointed Pip Greenwood as an independent non-executive director to the Board, to replace Mark Verbiest who retired in November 2017. Ms Greenwood's appointment will take effect from 1 April 2018. More >>

Spark fast-tracking build of long-range IoT network

Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 1:38 pm | Spark NZ

Spark is building a long-range network to enable the Internet of Things in New Zealand’s most populated urban centres, switching on sites in Christchurch, Wellington, Hamilton and Auckland in time for the new year. Spark has been testing the technology with ... More >>

Spark already well advanced in 5G planning

Friday, 8 December 2017, 1:39 pm | Spark NZ

Recent suggestions from Chorus that 5G mobile services should be rolled out in New Zealand by a monopoly network similar to fixed-broadband are entirely self-serving and not in the interests of consumers, Spark said today. More >>

Spark Scoops up Multiple Awards in a Week of Winning

Friday, 24 November 2017, 12:13 pm | Spark NZ

This week Spark has collected six trophies at five different awards events, demonstrating how the company’s reputation has evolved, as it has repositioned from a traditional telco into a customer focused digital service business. More >>

Okiwi Bay gets coverage for boating season

Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 1:37 pm | Spark NZ

Image: Okiwi Bay now has mobile coverage along the boat ramp and surrounding area. Photo credit: Di Buckingham More >>

iPhone X arrives at Spark on Friday, 3 November

Friday, 27 October 2017, 9:45 am | Spark NZ

Spark today announced it will offer iPhone X, the future of the smartphone, featuring a revolutionary new design with a stunning all-screen display. Customers will be able to pre-order iPhone X beginning 8.01pm tonight, Friday, 27 October at ... More >>

Spark Media Advisory #2 re Krack vulnerability

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 2:10 pm | Spark NZ

Spark can confirm that our home broadband modems are not vulnerable to the “Krack” Wi-Fi security issue, which was publicised globally overnight. This is because the Krack vulnerability only applies to private Wi-Fi networks that involve multiple ... More >>



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