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JB Hi-Fi to partner with Telecom and Skinny Mobile

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 10:57 am | Telecom New Zealand

Telecom announced today it has an exclusive partnership with JB Hi-Fi, one of New Zealand’s largest home entertainment specialists, to offer customers Telecom and Skinny Mobile in store. More >>

Gen-i and Interactive Intelligence transform contact centres

Monday, 31 March 2014, 2:51 pm | Telecom New Zealand

Telecom’s ICT services division Gen-i and Interactive Intelligence Group Inc. (Nasdaq: ININ) have partnered to bring the first fully monitored, managed and integrated cloud contact centre solutions into the New Zealand market. More >>

Telecom to choose alternative name for Internet TV service

Wednesday, 19 March 2014, 3:12 pm | Telecom New Zealand

Telecom said today it intends to launch its cutting edge internet-delivered TV and movie service later this year under an alternative brand name to ShowmeTV. Within days of the brand being unveiled on 21 February, two companies that are related to ... More >>

Yahoo Xtra Email Security Update - New Settings

Thursday, 13 March 2014, 12:19 pm | Telecom New Zealand

From Monday (17 March) some Xtra email users may need to change their email account settings before they can access their email accounts on “third party” email clients, as Yahoo and Telecom apply an additional encryption setting to Yahoo Xtra email. More >>

Qrious delivers greater insight into a smart data world

Monday, 10 March 2014, 11:59 am | Telecom New Zealand

Telecom Digital Ventures is pleased to announce the launch of an exciting new standalone business, Qrious. Qrious will provide a better way for New Zealand organisations to tap into the world of insights and create value from data, analytics and applications. ... More >>

Telecom customers first in queue for a Samsung Galaxy S5

Thursday, 6 March 2014, 5:31 pm | Telecom New Zealand

Telecom today announced that its customers can be among the first in the country to buy the new Samsung Galaxy S5 - pre-loaded with Spotify - with pre-orders of the device opening up on its website today ahead of its April launch. More >>

Telecom And Spotify Launch Free Music Deal

Thursday, 27 February 2014, 10:07 am | Telecom New Zealand

Telecom is joining forces with music service Spotify to offer Spotify Premium free and exclusively on selected mobile plans, giving customers access to more than 20 million tracks on desktop, tablet and mobile devices. More >>

Gathering Momentum On Execution Of Strategy - Telecom

Friday, 21 February 2014, 9:05 am | Telecom New Zealand

Telecom announced today a flat net profit after tax of NZ$167 million for the half year ending 31 December 2013. Chairman Mark Verbiest said Telecom has been focused for nearly a year now on a clear long-term strategy and is gathering momentum in ... More >>

Telecom changing its name to Spark

Friday, 21 February 2014, 9:02 am | Telecom New Zealand

Telecom intends to change its name later this year to Spark, marking the next step in a series of far-reaching changes the company has made during the past year. More >>

Telecom’s expanding mobile network connects Reporoa

Monday, 17 February 2014, 6:53 pm | Telecom New Zealand

Locals and visitors to Reporoa may notice a boost in mobile coverage in the area , with Telecom announcing today that it has invested more than $175,000 on improved coverage and capacity in the Reporoa Township and along State Highway 5 from Rotorua ... More >>

Telecom Update on Yahoo Xtra Email Security Enhancements

Monday, 10 February 2014, 2:23 pm | Telecom New Zealand

Telecom will be contacting select Xtra email users from today, as together with service provider Yahoo it applies the latest in a programme of security enhancements to the Xtra email platform. More >>

Telecom to launch a ‘GigaWiFi’ competition

Tuesday, 4 February 2014, 10:53 am | Telecom New Zealand

Telecom Digital Ventures, the Telecom digital services and innovation unit, has announced it is launching a competition called GigaWiFi, using next-generation Cisco WiFi technology to help deliver arguably the fastest WiFi towns in the Southern Hemisphere. More >>

Telecom Data Shows Kiwis ‘Most Shared Summer’ Yet

Monday, 27 January 2014, 11:23 am | Telecom New Zealand

Telecom has revealed how increasingly tech-savvy Kiwis are experiencing iconic summer events and holiday celebrations in an entirely new way, by taking to their smart devices ‘live’ in their masses to connect, share and document personalised experiences ... More >>

Telecom successful bidder for final lot of 700 MHz spectrum

Wednesday, 22 January 2014, 2:58 pm | Telecom New Zealand

The Government has announced today that Telecom is the successful bidder in the auction of the final 2x5 MHz lot of 700 MHz radio spectrum. Telecom Chief Executive Simon Moutter said, “We are very pleased to have been informed that we have successfully ... More >>

Advice for Yahoo Xtra Customers Following Increase in Spam

Thursday, 16 January 2014, 3:57 pm | Telecom New Zealand

Telecom Retail Chief Executive Chris Quin is today warning Yahoo Xtra customers about a spam email that has been sent to some Yahoo Xtra email accounts. The email claims to be from the Yahoo Security Department and asks customers to download an attached ... More >>

Telecom Adds Indonesia, Thailand to Flat Rate Data Roaming

Monday, 13 January 2014, 11:13 am | Telecom New Zealand

Telecom announced today some changes to its pricing for international data roaming when customers use their smartphones and other mobile devices while travelling overseas. More >>

Telecom improves mobile coverage in Gisborne for Festivals

Friday, 20 December 2013, 2:48 pm | Telecom New Zealand

Locals and visitors to Gisborne over the summer holiday period will be even better connected with Telecom’s announcement that it has expanded its mobile network capacity across the area. More >>

Telecom Adds More Value into Ultra Mobile Plans

Thursday, 19 December 2013, 3:22 pm | Telecom New Zealand

Telecom today announced some changes to its pay-monthly mobile plans for both business and consumers, which will see the telco offer even more value to its customers. More >>

Calls for Chorus - Put forward constructive pricing proposal

Monday, 16 December 2013, 9:01 am | Telecom New Zealand

Chorus should put forward a constructive proposal to resolve its funding issues and achieve industry pricing certainty that does not involve eroding the current network and service levels across its monopoly copper network. More >>

Telecom welcomes Slingshot convictions for “slamming” .

Thursday, 12 December 2013, 7:12 pm | Telecom New Zealand

Telecom welcomes Slingshot convictions for “slamming” of Telecom customers Telecom is pleased that Callplus Services Limited (trading as Slingshot) has been convicted and fined $250,000 for illegal ‘slamming’ practices. ‘Slamming’ is an illegal ... More >>