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Statement From Spark Re Call Congestion

Monday, 23 March 2020, 5:26 pm | Spark NZ

Following the Prime Minister’s COVID-19 announcement today telecommunications providers experienced call volumes beyond any level of calling ever seen in New Zealand to date. This is creating significant congestion for voice calling at an industry-wide ... More >>

Subsidised Broadband To Help Bridge The Digital Divide For New Zealanders

Wednesday, 18 March 2020, 2:25 pm | Spark NZ

Spark is set to relaunch its subsidised broadband service to help bridge the digital divide in New Zealand by providing internet access to those who currently go without. The new-and-improved service – Skinny Jump – is not-for-profit and the result ... More >>

Spark teams up with Google

Monday, 16 December 2019, 9:21 am | Spark NZ

Auckland, 16 December, 2019: Today Spark became one of the first New Zealand carriers to offer customers Android zero-touch enrolment, reinforcing its commitment to enabling businesses and government agencies to embrace the future workplace by giving their ... More >>

Spark smart rugby ball to balance screen time with playtime

Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 2:20 pm | Spark NZ

Kiwi children are facing an upbringing dominated by technology – the struggle to find balance in today’s fast-paced environment is an ongoing challenge for New Zealand families. More >>

5G broadband introduced into five heartland communities

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 10:43 am | Spark NZ

Spark is delivering New Zealand’s first 5G commercial service into selected areas of five South Island towns and communities. Spark 5G wireless broadband services are now live in selected areas of Westport, Clyde, Twizel, Tekapo, and Hokitika. ... More >>

Spark appoints Future Director

Monday, 18 November 2019, 11:37 am | Spark NZ

Spark announced today it has appointed Ana Wight as a ‘future director’ under the Future Directors programme, effective 1 February 2020 for a period of 12 months. More >>

Spark announces 5G roll out plans into 2020

Monday, 18 November 2019, 9:20 am | Spark NZ

Spark today outlined the next phases of its progressive roll out of 5G services. Spark will deliver 5G wireless broadband into five more South Island heartland locations prior to Christmas, followed by further heartland communities from March 2020. A ... More >>

Spark unveils ‘Unplan Metro’

Monday, 11 November 2019, 7:50 am | Spark NZ

Spark has revealed its latest wireless broadband offering – Unplan Metro – which offers selected Auckland customers the largest ever data allowance available on wireless broadband in New Zealand to date. More >>

Spark New Zealand announces new Chief Financial Officer

Friday, 18 October 2019, 9:08 am | Spark NZ

Spark New Zealand announced today Stefan Knight will become Chief Financial Officer, effective 1 March 2020. Mr Knight will succeed David Chalmers who after three years is leaving to return home with his family to Melbourne, Australia. Currently Finance ... More >>

Spark expands sport offering by securing NZ Cricket rights

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 11:14 am | Spark NZ

Spark is pleased to announce that from April 2020, Spark Sport will be the official rights partner for all New Zealand Cricket’s (NZC) matches played in New Zealand, with TVNZ joining as the free-to-air partner for a selected number of T20 International ... More >>

Agreements signed for build of new Southern Cross NEXT cable

Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 11:04 am | Spark NZ

In line with updates provided as part of Spark New Zealand’s annual results announcement on 21 August 2019, the Southern Cross Cable Network (Southern Cross) and its shareholders have now signed agreements and received regulatory approval for: More >>

Spark team up with Air New Zealand

Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 5:13 pm | Spark NZ

Spark has today announced it is the first and exclusive telecommunications provider to join Air New Zealand’s Airpoints™ programme with eligible customers now able to earn Airpoints Dollars on selected mobile plans*. Joe Goddard, Customer Lead ... More >>

New rural broadband and mobile services in twenty locations

Thursday, 22 August 2019, 11:26 am | Spark NZ

Spark, Vodafone and 2degrees today announced that new rural broadband and mobile services are now live into twenty rural locations across New Zealand. More >>

Spark New Zealand announces annual results

Wednesday, 21 August 2019, 8:36 am | Spark NZ

Spark New Zealand has delivered profit growth, stronger operating margins and market share gains in its financial results for the year to 30 June 2019. More >>

Spark announces Heather Polglase as new HR Director

Tuesday, 6 August 2019, 10:16 am | Spark NZ

Spark New Zealand announced today that Heather Polglase will become Group Human Resources Director on the Spark Leadership Squad, effective 1 September 2019. Ms Polglase will succeed Joe McCollum, who is stepping down after seven years in the ... More >>

Spark Sport goes live on Apple TV

Thursday, 11 July 2019, 2:03 pm | Spark NZ

From today, Spark Sport is available as an app on selected Apple TVs. Customers with a new or existing Apple TV 4K or Apple TV HD will be able to download Spark Sport from the App Store to start streaming Spark Sport direct to their TVs. More >>

Get the Rugby World Cup for free when you join Spark

Monday, 17 June 2019, 1:34 pm | Spark NZ

Media release: Get the Rugby World Cup for free when you join Spark or re-contract to selected Spark mobile or broadband plans More >>

Spark first to launch eSIM compatibility in New Zealand

Tuesday, 30 April 2019, 1:29 pm | Spark NZ

Spark is the first New Zealand mobile provider to support the long-anticipated eSIM technology in time for today’s launch of the latest eSIM compatible Samsung Galaxy Watch 4G[i] . The watch will be paired with Spark’s new Unlimited Wearable Plan ... More >>

Spark New Zealand announces Chief Executive transition

Wednesday, 3 April 2019, 10:15 am | Spark NZ

Spark New Zealand announced today Simon Moutter has resigned from his positions as Managing Director and as a Director of the Company, effective 30 June 2019. More >>

Spark’s newly completed Cat-M1 IoT network reaches 98% of NZ

Monday, 18 February 2019, 3:09 pm | Spark NZ

Smart metering service, intelliHUB, start switching off old 2G connections in favour of the completed IoT network starting in Tauranga with 150,000 Trustpower smart meters. More >>



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