Spark stories - Page 16
CallPlus hits back at global mode action; subtly calls out Spark
CallPlus has hit back at legal action by broadcasters trying to stop global mode - and subtly called out Spark for its role in the legal fracas.
Global mode spat: We've got the legal paperwork
It’s the most talked about letter around. We take a peek at exactly what Sky, TVNZ, Lightbox and MediaWorks are claiming – and what they’re demanding.
Spark giddy as HTC One M9 hits the shops
The HTC One M9 smartphone is available from Spark retail stores across the country from today.
Aussies to buy Spark's international voice business
My Net Fone, an ASX-listed provider of hosted voice and data communications services, will buy Spark NZ's international voice business for $22.4M
MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares follow ASX lower, paced by Spark, Xero
New Zealand shares fell paced by Xero, Spark New Zealand and other dual listed stocks as investors across the Tasman sold off stocks after a major cap
Skinny, 2degrees tops - and so is data
Skinny Mobile tops for prepay, while 2degrees wins for those on plans - but what exactly are we using mobile phones for these days?
Spark gets its hands on the new Samsung smartphones
Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge will launch in New Zealand on April 11, and Spark is officially offering customers an exclusive preview.
Lightbox drops price on Netflix launch, 2degrees may need online TV too
Spark's online television service Lightbox has responded to tomorrow's arrival of newcomer Netflix by dropping its monthly pricing.
MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares mixed; Spark gains, Kathmandu falls before earnings
New Zealand shares were mixed, with the benchmark index rising but more stocks in decline.
2degrees: No, not sold, buying!
After plenty of speculation that 2degrees was about to be sold, it turns out they're the ones doing the buying.
Change at top as Chorus chair steps down
Sue Sheldon steps down as Chorus chairman after nearly four years.
Sue Sheldon steps down as Chorus chair, Hartley to be acting chair
Sue Sheldon is standing down as chair of Chorus at the end of the month and the role will be filled by Jon Hartley on an interim basis.
Spark cries foul over Netflix GST dodge
“To all intents and purposes they are a local operation but constructing their affairs to avoid paying tax here.”
Spark doing 'everything it can' to restore comms following cyclone
Spark is doing ‘everything possible’ to help restore vital communications services to Vanuatu following the devastating effects of Cyclone Pam.
Spark to offer new Sony Xperia E4 exclusively
Sony Mobile Communications has today announced the arrival of the Xperia E4. Available today, with operator exclusivity through Spark.
Full steam ahead for Spark's re-engineering programme
Spark New Zealand has successfully implemented the second major stage of its programme to re-engineer and update its key customer service IT platforms
MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall, led by Meridian, Spark, Fletcher
New Zealand shares fell, led by Meridian Energy ahead of its second instalment receipt coming due in May.
Spark sells Telecom Rentals for $106M to Australia's FlexiGroup
Spark New Zealand, formerly Telecom Corp, agreed to sell its Telecom Rentals business for $106 million to Australian financial services company FlexiG
Entry level mobile plan misses out on Spark’s new upgrades
Spark has announced that it is packing more value into its pay-monthly mobile plans, excluding its entry level plan.
Fastest broadband services officially live in Dunedin
Gigabit broadband services are now live in Dunedin today, meaning the city can now access the fastest broadband speeds in the southern hemisphere.
Spark Chief Turnaround Officer out, new focus in
Spark New Zealand has announced that Matt Crockett, its Chief Turnaround Officer, will be leaving the company in the middle of this year.
Spark dumps Telecom Cook Islands on Teleraro
Spark has finalised the sale of its 60% interest in Telecom Cook Islands, for around NZ$23 million.
Spark New Zealand calls Chorus out
“Our experts’ analysis shows that the Commission’s draft model loads an enormous amount of unnecessary costs onto New Zealand consumers."
MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise, Xero climbs on tech favour; Auckland Airport falls
New Zealand shares rose paced by Xero and Diligent Board Member Services, as investors favoured technology-based stocks.