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It’s Time To Hit Fast Forward: Spark Study Finds Uplift In Advanced Digital Technologies Could Boost Productivity

Thursday, 22 February 2024, 1:37 pm | Spark

Spark and the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) today launched a new study – Accelerating Aotearoa businesses one technology generation forward – to explore how Aotearoa’s well-documented productivity challenges can be addressed ... More >>

Spark To Provide Free Mobile Data, Hotspotting, And Calling For Its Broadband Customers During Fixed Network Outages

Thursday, 14 December 2023, 3:23 pm | Spark

Spark broadband customers will now automatically receive 14GB of max speed data with hotspotting and unlimited NZ calls and texts on their Spark mobile when a fibre or copper network outage is impacting their home broadband connection, as well as ... More >>

Bluecurrent And Spark Celebrate One Million IoT Connections In New Zealand

Tuesday, 5 December 2023, 10:10 am | Spark

Spark is pleased to announce a milestone of one million Spark IoT connections for Bluecurrent’s (formerly Vector Metering) smart electricity meter network. The smart meters enable real-time access to energy usage data to improve operational efficiencies ... More >>

Spark Sends First Satellite Text Message And Announces Plans For A Network Of Satellite-connected Cell Towers

Wednesday, 29 November 2023, 11:34 am | Spark

After successfully sending its first text message via satellite, Spark has unveiled plans to establish a network of satellite-connected cell towers throughout the country, aiming to ensure that every region in New Zealand has access to a basic level of ... More >>

Spark Encourages Aotearoa To Give A Gift That Unleashes Potential This Christmas

Wednesday, 1 November 2023, 11:44 am | Spark

This Christmas Spark is inspiring Aotearoa to give a gift that shines a light on their talent with the help of technology, by ‘giving a gift that unleashes theirs.’ Handpicked to lead this initiative in Spark’s Christmas campaign is Reuben Moffett, ... More >>

Spark And AirSuite™ Join Forces To Tackle Health, Safety And Sustainability

Tuesday, 24 October 2023, 3:34 pm | Spark

Spark has partnered with AirSuite to provide an indoor air quality (IAQ) solution businesses can rely on. As more employees return to the office, it is more crucial than ever for organisations to unlock the benefits of healthier people, plus gain ... More >>

Spark’s ‘home Of Innovation’ Gets A Refresh

Wednesday, 4 October 2023, 10:52 am | Spark

New Zealand’s largest digital services provider Spark is showcasing the latest in innovative technologies for businesses with a refresh of its ‘Innovation Studio’. From October 9, Aotearoa organisations can book studio tours to learn more about ... More >>

Spark Enters Gaming With Launch Of Spark Game Arena And Its First Online Tournament ‘The Rise Cup’ Featuring Fortnite

Tuesday, 3 October 2023, 9:14 am | Spark

Spark announced today it is entering gaming with the launch of Spark Game Arena, kicking off with a nationwide online tournament – The Rise Cup featuring Fortnite – in partnership with Aotearoa’s leading esports tournament organiser, ... More >>

Spark Uses AI To Help Customers Ensure They’re On The Best Plan For Them

Monday, 2 October 2023, 1:11 pm | Spark

Spark is proactively contacting pay monthly mobile and broadband customers1 and recommending the best plan based on their individual needs with ‘Made For You Review’ – a data-driven right planning programme that harnesses the power of artificial ... More >>

Radware And Spark Sign Cybersecurity Partnership Agreement

Wednesday, 30 August 2023, 7:02 am | Spark

Provide application and network security for organizations in New Zealand, including those in banking, transport, health, and the public sector MAHWAH, N.J., and AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Aug. 30, 2023 — Radware ®, a leading provider of cyber security ... More >>

Spark Launches New Service Management Solution For Corporates, Enterprises And Government

Tuesday, 8 August 2023, 11:02 am | Spark

Spark today announced the launch of ServiceFlex, a flexible and modular service management solution that leverages smart technology, automation, and artificial intelligence to help corporates, enterprises and government organisations achieve their business ... More >>

Spark Commences 5G Standalone Network Build To Bring Advanced 5G Capabilities To Aotearoa

Tuesday, 18 July 2023, 1:48 pm | Spark

Spark today announced it is the first telco and digital services provider in New Zealand to commence its 5G standalone network build, which will enable New Zealanders to realise the full potential of 5G, with technology vendors Ericsson and Red Hat. ... More >>

Research Predicts Enterprises That Don't Address Talent & Digital Skills Gap Could Experience 20% Fall In Revenue Growth

Thursday, 13 July 2023, 12:03 pm | Spark

In a new report, IDC predicts that by 2026, New Zealand enterprises that do not effectively address the talent and digital skills gap in their organisation will constrain revenue growth opportunities by 20 per cent due to job attrition and underperforming ... More >>

University Of Auckland Conducts Industrial Robotics 5G Trial With Spark

Thursday, 13 July 2023, 10:30 am | Spark

In collaboration with Spark, researchers from the University of Auckland are exploring the potential of 5G to transform the world of industrial robotics. Industrial robots are commonly used in electronics, food and medical manufacturing as they can be programmed ... More >>

Selwyn District Council Partners With Spark For NZ-first Digital Community Engagement Services

Wednesday, 24 May 2023, 12:56 pm | Spark

  In partnership with Spark IoT, Selwyn District Council is the first New Zealand organisation to embark on an innovative digital community engagement service offering, which aims to deliver a more personalised user experience for the local ... More >>

IoT Sensors To Monitor Water Quality In Real-time

Thursday, 20 April 2023, 1:08 pm | Spark

New smart sensors will measure water quality every 15 minutes at four sites along the Ōtākaro Avon River. Monitoring sites have been set up in Riccarton Drain, Addington Brook, Dudley Creek and near Gloucester Street and will test for a range of water ... More >>

Leading Digital Trust Specialist MATTR Appointed Partner For NSW Govt NSW Digital ID & Verifiable Credential Program

Wednesday, 5 April 2023, 6:25 am | Spark

Global leader in digital trust and Spark subsidiary, MATTR, has been appointed technology partner for the New South Wales (NSW) Government’s pioneering NSW Digital ID and Verifiable Credentials program. MATTR will provide products that enable verifiable ... More >>

Watercare Rolls Out Digital Water Meter Solution To Better Service Commercial Properties

Tuesday, 21 March 2023, 10:26 am | Spark

New Zealand’s largest water services provider, Watercare has started rolling out smart loggers on water meters for commercial premises in Auckland to better manage water usage across the city, save on manual reads and improve billing accuracy for ... More >>

New Findings Show Smart IoT Technology Is Forecast To Contribute $15.8 Billion To NZ GDP By 2030

Wednesday, 15 March 2023, 10:00 am | Spark

New insights into the economic value of Internet of Things (IoT) in New Zealand shows forecast IoT technology growth is expected to contribute $15.8 billion to GDP in New Zealand by 2030.1 The research analysis commissioned by Spark IoT and undertaken ... More >>

Parliamentary Service Welcomes Spark As New Technology Partner

Thursday, 19 January 2023, 11:47 am | Spark

Parliamentary Service is pleased to announce Spark as its new IST (Information, Systems and Technology) technology partner. Spark has been onboarded to ensure they can best support people working in the Parliamentary environment. Parliamentary Service ... More >>





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