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Renee Mateparae stories

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Spark to launch satellite-connected cell tower project
Thu, 30th Nov 2023
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Spark and Lynk have begun a NZ project for a network of satellite-connected cell towers, aiming to maintain connectivity during crises.
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Spark commences 5G standalone network build in New Zealand
Tue, 18th Jul 2023
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Spark has announced it is the first telecommunications and digital services provider in New Zealand to commence its 5G standalone network build.
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UoA conducts industrial robotics 5G trial with Spark
Fri, 14th Jul 2023
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In collaboration with Spark, researchers from the University of Auckland are exploring the potential of 5G to transform the world of industrial robotics.
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Spark appoints Tony Agar as Group Sales Regional Lead
Fri, 7th Oct 2022
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Spark Business Group appoints Tony Agar as Group Sales Regional Lead for Northern region, with Michele Wong replacing him as IoT Lead.
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Spark explores future connectivity options using 5G mmWave
Thu, 21st Jul 2022
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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.
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Spark appoints Oracle veteran Heather Graham as CEO of its cloud business
Thu, 4th Feb 2021
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Graham will begin her role at the end of March, after a stint in managed isolation following a relocation from Austin, Texas.
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Spark switches on 5G in New Plymouth & Te Awamutu
Fri, 11th Dec 2020
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Te Awamutu is of particular significance because it is home to Spark’s third-busiest mobile cell site for mobile data usage in the country.
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Eight Kiwi businesses named finalists of inaugural Spark 5G Starter Fund
Wed, 30th Sep 2020
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Eight Kiwi businesses were selected by Spark as finalists for the fund and are now in the running for a share of $625,000 worth of prizes.