Jason Paris stories
One NZ and SpaceX launch 'direct to cell' satellites for global coverage
One NZ, in cooperation with SpaceX, launched its first six 'direct to cell' satellites enabling expanded telecommunication coverage from 2024, and has joined a global alliance to offer reciprocal satellite roaming services.
Mighty Ape shakes up Kiwi telco market with prepay plans
Mighty Ape, New Zealand's iconic online retailer, is set to disrupt the telecoms sector with its new prepay mobile plan, Mighty Mobile.
Vodafone NZ to rebrand as One New Zealand in early 2023
Vodafone NZ has announced a significant rebrand, with the company announcing it is changing its name to One New Zealand in early 2023.
Google Cloud to open first cloud region in NZ - among others
Google Cloud has announced plans to bring three new cloud regions, one each in New Zealand, Malaysia and Thailand.
Vodafone $1.7b passive mobile tower sale to InfraRed and Northleaf
Vodafone NZ sells passive mobile tower assets for $1.7bn to InfraRed Capital Partners and Northleaf Capital Partners.
Vodafone NZ buys remaining stake in retail joint venture
Vodafone New Zealand has purchased the remaining 50% stake in the specialist joint venture (JV) with private equity company Millennium Corp.
Vodafone NZ donates more than $43 million to over 1000 charities
The company has supported more than 1000 charitable organisations since 2002 with donations totalling over $43 million.
Vodafone NZ completes international optical network upgrade
The project enables a dedicated, resilient and diverse set of internet pathways upon which international data can be transferred at millisecond speed.
Spark and Vodafone get behind InternetNZ's digital inclusion action plan
More than 50 organisations have now signed the plan, which was shared with Government and the public in May this year.
Vodafone NZ moves forward on digital reinvention with appointment of strategy officer
Mooney will be tasked with helping to guide the business through its ongoing reinvention towards becoming a more digitally focused business.
Spark, Vodafone and 2degrees team up with police and NZTA to tackle texting while driving
NZ agencies unite with telcos to curb driver phone use.
Former Air NZ chief people officer heads to Vodafone
Jodie King appointed chief people officer at Vodafone NZ, bringing her expertise in building culture and customer focus from Air NZ.
Telecom doubles home data plans
Telecom has increased the data caps on all of its home broadband plans by at least 100%, reflecting the massive upswing in consumer usage.