Sunday, December 16, 2018
New Zealand technology

Curran gets Comms and Broadcasting portfolios

New Zealand’s new Minister for Communications and Broadcasting is Clare Curran, who also picks up Digital Media for Government Digital Services,...

We have danced with SkyTV, we know how it ends – Vocus

SkyTV may be waiting some time before it partners with a telco other than Vodafone – if the reaction from Vocus...

SkyTV looks for more dance partners

Yesterday Vodafone premiered its new internet TV product. Tomorrow SkyTV boss John Fellet wants another internet retailer to do the same....

Competition is key in rural broadband – TUANZ

Critical to the success of the $250 million rural broadband rollout will be strong competition at the retail level, says Telecommunications...

ComCom warns telcos to play fair

The Commerce Commission says it may open an investigation into infrastructure sharing agreements between mobile telcos, if there is a return...

Rural Connectivity Group appoints interim head

An executive programme director has been appointed to lead the Rural Connectivity Group (RCG) – the joint venture formed by Spark,...

Amazon weighing on Kiwi retailers

Was there ever a company whose arrival was more feared, more anticipated then Amazon? The announcement the retail giant intends to set...

TUANZ chair steps down, organisation continues to rebuild

After seven years as chair of the Telecommunications Users Association (TUANZ), Pat O’Connell is standing down from the role following the...

Air NZ chatbot still in beta, but success rate climbing

Air New Zealand’s move into AI (artificial intelligence) for customer service delivery appears to be paying off, with its chatbot Oscar...

Fonterra’s strike rate on innovation

The milk price, the profit and the CEO’s salary were top of mind in the coverage following Fonterra’s annual results yesterday,...