How to accelerate modernisation using a slow start
Technology modernisation is no longer a nice-to-have – instead, it’s a must for the vast majority of businesses, writes Ashok Mysore.
Spark, Vodafone team up for Aotearoa's Public Safety Network
Spark and Vodafone have announced the establishment of Hourua, a new joint venture that will provide priority cellular services to the Public Safety Network.
Spark partners with Infosys and Microsoft on transformation project
Infosys and Microsoft have announced the successful migration of Spark’s corporate functions to Microsoft Dynamics 365.
iSANZ ceremony recognises Aotearoa's efforts for 2022
Various cybersecurity professionals, firms and initiatives were honoured at last night's Information Security Awards of New Zealand (iSANZ).
Spark migrates to Genesys Cloud CX contact centre platform
Spark wanted its contact centre technology to support its vision for customer service: frontline teams able to shift to where demand is most significant
Samsung and Spark switch on 5G in over 20 Auckland suburbs
This comes after a successful rollout of commercial 5G services in the urban areas of Auckland and Christchurch beginning in March 2021.
Dunedin City Council uses Spark IoT network for new water measuring system
Dunedin City Council is using a new, smart water metering solution that it says will help to deliver the objectives of the Three Waters policy using Spark's IoT network.
Spark explores future connectivity options using 5G mmWave
Spark has carried out New Zealand’s first rural trial of 5G millimetre wave (mmWave) technology to showcase the potential benefits of faster 5G data speeds.
Spark sells 70% of TowerCo for $900 million to Ontario Teachers
Spark expects $900 million at completion but that's subject to OIO approval which is anticipated to occur in the first half of FY23.
Spark delivers 5G Multi Access Edge Compute pilot with EnviroNZ
The pilot of the computer vision system helps solve a key business issue for EnviroNZ at its resource recovery centre identifying health and safety risks.
Southern Cross Cable launches the SX NEXT cable to connect NZ to the world
The new Southern Cross NEXT fibre cable (SX NEXT) is set to connect Australasia to the US and further enhance connectivity between New Zealand, Australia, and the US.
Unknown connections: How safe is public WiFi in Aotearoa?
If it's not your own household WiFi, then who has control of your data and is your connection actually safe?
N4L, Spark, Chorus partner for Hyperfibre school upgrade
Networks for Learning (N4L) has partnered with Spark and Chorus to upgrade Wellington College to Hyperfibre, fostering stronger outcomes for students and teachers.
Opensignal report analyses and awards NZ network providers
The recent Opensignal Mobile Network Experience Report has revealed new findings and award recognitions for the NZ telco market.
Spark launches Microsoft Dynamics 365 upgrade across enterprise
Spark and Microsoft NZ have recently collaborated to launch Microsoft Dynamics 365 across the entire Spark business enterprise.
Cell tower sales may pay off for consumers
The possible sale of cellular telecommunications towers by the two biggest network owners could lead to cheaper services for consumers over the longer term.
Spark takes major shareholding in Adroit to enhance IoT
Spark has announced that it will take a significant shareholding in IoT company Adroit, which will enhance IoT solutions for potential customers of both organisations.
Spark now a member of the Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand
The membership appointment will allow Spark to continue working closely with communities to help them thrive using innovative technology and practices.
Spark NZ launches Beyond Binary Code for gender inclusion
Spark NZ has launched a new tool intended to promote visibility and inclusion for non-binary communities online.
Mobile madness: Unpacking the business and personal risks of digital mobile in Aotearoa
Should Kiwis practice better smartphone security, and are they one swipe or tap away from a colossal data breach?
2degrees, Orcon merger to take on telco powerhouses Vodafone and Spark
Challenger telcos 2degrees and Orcon Group have announced plans to merge, as they look to form New Zealand's third-largest integrated telecommunications company.
NZ pours billions into IoT - so what are we doing to secure it?
"Any vulnerable device can potentially become a bot for an attacker, however, IoT devices are especially at risk because New Zealand is at a very early stage in terms of IoT maturity."
Telegistics changes name to Entelar in major branding overhaul
The NZ-owned and operated ICT distribution and services company will now be known as Entelar.
Spark IoT network enables Evnex to bring EV chargers to rural Aotearoa
EV charging company Evnex is on a mission to roll out more charging stations in rural parts of Aotearoa, thanks in part to Spark’s extension of its IoT network.