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What will Labour-NZ First govt deliver for tech?

The new Labour-NZ First government inherits a tech sector with $10 billion in revenues1 and a telecommunications infrastructure that will see...

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...

Our friends on dial-up

It didn’t make the key facts in the Stats NZ announcement on internet use, but the figure surprised me – 24,000...

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,...

Our newest telco – defined by name or parentage?

A brand new telco – let alone one endowed with hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars before it is even constituted...

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...

Spark boss takes on macho culture

Spark CEO Simon Moutter openly admits that the company has a long way to go before it becomes a truly diverse...