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Telecommunications Bucks Inflation Trend Again

Monday, 18 October 2021, 3:27 pm | NZ Telecommunications Forum - TCF

As the cost of buying goods hits a record high, telecommunication services and devices remain one of the few areas to report a continued fall in prices for consumers. Statistics NZ reports the consumer price index has risen 2.2 percent in the September quarter, ... More >>

Scam Alert: Flubot Malware Hits New Zealand

Wednesday, 29 September 2021, 2:01 pm | NZ Telecommunications Forum - TCF

The New Zealand telecommunications sector is warning customers of a new scam text message alert that is showing up in large numbers in New Zealand. Pretending to be an alert from a courier company, the text asks users to click on a link or download ... More >>

Three quarters of customers satisfied with telco service

Tuesday, 14 September 2021, 9:46 am | NZ Telecommunications Forum - TCF

The New Zealand Telecommunications Forum (TCF) welcomes the Commerce Commission’s draft prioritisation paper on retail service quality (RSQ) released today which reports that 78% of respondents are satisfied or very satisfied with the service they receive. ... More >>

Telecommunications Industry Supports Commerce Commission Review Into Consumer Dispute Resolution Scheme

Friday, 23 April 2021, 9:28 am | NZ Telecommunications Forum - TCF

The telecommunications industry is looking forward to engaging with the Commerce Commission over the coming months on its review of the Telecommunications Dispute Resolution Scheme (TDR), the New Zealand Telecommunications Forum (TCF) said today. ... More >>

Latest Commerce Commission Report Confirms Consumer Broadband Performance Remains High Quality

Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 1:49 pm | NZ Telecommunications Forum - TCF

The New Zealand Telecommunications Forum (TCF) welcomes today’s release of the latest broadband measurement report from the Commerce Commission, which confirms New Zealand consumers continue to enjoy well performing broadband services. TCF CEO, ... More >>

Telecommunications Industry Launches New 5G Facts Website

Thursday, 17 September 2020, 9:26 am | NZ Telecommunications Forum - TCF

Only a quarter of New Zealanders feel they know a reasonable amount about 5G mobile technology, and 86% would like easier ways to learn more factual information, according to a new consumer survey published today. The nationwide survey of 1000 New Zealanders ... More >>

New Global Rankings Confirm World-class Status Of New Zealand’s Mobile Telecommunications Sector

Tuesday, 15 September 2020, 12:47 pm | NZ Telecommunications Forum - TCF

New Zealand ranked 3rd in world in GSMA index, retaining top 3 ranking for sixth year in a row New Zealand has again been rated among the world’s best in the largest global survey of mobile networks and services. In its latest Mobile Connectivity ... More >>

Telco Industry Warns Of Increase In Scam Calls

Wednesday, 10 June 2020, 12:04 pm | NZ Telecommunications Forum - TCF

The New Zealand Telecommunications Forum (TCF) is warning people to be aware of scam calls after a noticeable increase of Wangiri-type calls. Wangiri calls are typically missed calls from an overseas number, with the caller hanging up after one ring or ... More >>

Spark, Vodafone & 2degrees Warn Arson Attempts On Cell Sites May Impact Connectivity In Auckland

Friday, 15 May 2020, 1:07 pm | NZ Telecommunications Forum - TCF

Following a spate of suspected arson attempts around New Zealand, including a concentration of attacks in South Auckland, the New Zealand Telecommunications Forum (TCF) supports the country’s three mobile operators Vodafone, Spark and 2degrees in urging community ... More >>

Contractors Reminded Of Necessity To ‘look Before They Dig’

Thursday, 7 May 2020, 5:25 pm | NZ Telecommunications Forum - TCF

The New Zealand Telecommunications Forum (TCF) is reminding companies undertaking civil works to be extremely careful where they dig. “The inconvenience caused by a loss of telecommunications services during Alert Level 3 will be huge and can affect ... More >>

More Telco Services Permitted Under Covid-19 Alert Level 3

Sunday, 26 April 2020, 4:32 pm | NZ Telecommunications Forum - TCF

The New Zealand Telecommunications Forum (TCF) is pleased that installations and infrastructure builds will be able to recommence when the country moves into Covid-19 Alert Level 3 from 11:59pm on Monday 27 April. “Fibre installations can resume ... More >>

Telco Industry Condemns Wilful Damage To Mobile Network

Thursday, 9 April 2020, 1:25 pm | NZ Telecommunications Forum - TCF

The NZ Telecommunications Forum (TCF) strongly condemns wilful damage to New Zealand’s mobile networks, which is causing disruption when the industry is responding to increased demand for phone and internet services during the Alert Level 4 Covid-19 lockdown. ... More >>

New Zealand Telco Industry Welcomes Schools Support Package

Wednesday, 8 April 2020, 2:37 pm | NZ Telecommunications Forum - TCF

The New Zealand Telecommunications Forum (TCF) welcomes the student support package, announced by the Minister of Education Chris Hipkins today. As part of this initiative the telecommunications industry is assisting with connecting households with school-aged ... More >>

Telco Industry Advises New Zealanders To Take Care With DIY During Covid-19 Lockdown

Friday, 3 April 2020, 1:25 pm | NZ Telecommunications Forum - TCF

The New Zealand Telecommunications Forum (TCF) is reminding New Zealanders looking to get into the garden, or tackle outdoor home maintenance chores, to be careful where they dig. “During Covid-19 lockdown, many Kiwis who are confined to their ... More >>

NZ Telecommunications Forum Provides A Q&A On Connectivity During Covid-19

Thursday, 2 April 2020, 2:35 pm | NZ Telecommunications Forum - TCF

Telecommunications is essential infrastructure at any time, but it is especially top of mind during the current Covid-19 lockdown. Many New Zealanders will be asking themselves if they have the best connection for their needs during this time. It’s ... More >>

Telco Industry Working Quickly To Fix Calling Issues

Monday, 23 March 2020, 2:11 pm | NZ Telecommunications Forum - TCF

The New Zealand telecommunications industry is working quickly and collaboratively to remedy calling issues that have stemmed from a significant increase in the volume of voice calls on both mobiles and landlines. CEO of the New Zealand Telecommunications ... More >>

New Zealand Telco Industry Prepared For Increasing Demand Due To COVID-19

Monday, 16 March 2020, 3:54 pm | NZ Telecommunications Forum - TCF

New Zealand telecommunications networks are well positioned to keep up with increasing demand as more people are working from home due to COVID-19. “The New Zealand telecommunication industry has high quality networks which are more than able to respond to extra demands ... More >>

New Zealand Telco Industry Keeping Up With Demand For Data

Thursday, 12 March 2020, 10:10 am | NZ Telecommunications Forum - TCF

The New Zealand Telecommunications Forum (TCF) welcomes the Commerce Commission’s Annual Telecommunication Monitoring Report released today which confirms that the telecommunications industry is responding positively to New Zealanders’ demand ... More >>

Consumers urged to tell their Telcos about scams this Xmas

Wednesday, 18 December 2019, 11:29 am | NZ Telecommunications Forum - TCF

Consumers are being urged to tell their telecommunications provider about any scam calls or scam SMS (text messages) they receive this Christmas period in order to help combat scams. More >>

Collaboration enhances scam call protection for consumers

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 1:56 pm | NZ Telecommunications Forum - TCF

A collaboration between the telecommunications industry, Government agencies and Netsafe is enabling improved protection from scam calls for consumers. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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