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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 >>

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 >>



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