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Radware and Spark NZ enter cybersecurity partnership
Wed, 30th Aug 2023
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Radware and Spark NZ have signed a partnership agreement to offer application and network security services in New Zealand.
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Earnings wrap: Spark reports positive growth for 2023
Tue, 22nd Aug 2023
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Spark New Zealand reports strong FY23 results with revenue, EBITDAI, and NPAT growth. The company is confident in its ability to continue growing in FY24.
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Spark Unveils 'ServiceFlex': A New Service Management Solution for Business and Government
Tue, 8th Aug 2023
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The system integrator launches a new IT management for businesses & governments using artificial intelligence.
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CCL launches CloudIQ, a managed hybrid cloud service
Wed, 26th Jul 2023
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CloudIQ provides organisations with a unified platform and comprehensive visibility and control across various cloud environments.
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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 prepares to unveil satellite-to-mobile service
Tue, 6th Jun 2023
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Spark announced it will provide a satellite-to-mobile service for Spark mobile customers, with a trial set to launch as early as the end of the year.
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AA Insurance appoints Angela Nash as GM of Digital, Data & Technology
Tue, 16th May 2023
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Angela Nash, an executive from New Zealand Rugby, was appointed as AA Insurance's new General Manager of Digital, Data, and Technology.
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Inaugural NZ tech event addresses our digital future
Fri, 12th May 2023
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Spark Business Labs held Future State 2023 yesterday at Auckland's Spark Arena, inviting a range of business and thought leaders to discuss the future of work.
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NSW govt appoints NZ's MATTR as technology partner
Fri, 7th Apr 2023
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Global digital trust firm and Spark subsidiary, MATTR, appointed technology partner for the New South Wales Government's Digital ID program.
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Spark Business achieves AWS Migration Competency status
Thu, 6th Apr 2023
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The designation recognises Spark Business Group, through CCL and its cloud consultants Leaven, provides proven technology and deep expertise to help customers.
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Spark to close 3G network, makes way for 5G in rural Aotearoa
Wed, 29th Mar 2023
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Spark will close down its legacy 3G network towards the end of 2025, freeing up limited radio spectrum that will enable its 5G roll out across rural Aotearoa.
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Spark delivers $837 million half-year profit following tower sale
Thu, 23rd Feb 2023
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Spark has reported a $837 million profit for the six months to the end of December, thanks to the sale of a majority stake in its cellphone towers.
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Spark becomes technology partner for Parliamentary Service
Mon, 23rd Jan 2023
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Spark named as new technology partner for the Parliamentary Service, replacing Datacom. The move aims to enhance technology services for Parliament.
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Spark to exit Spark Sport in the second half of 2023
Fri, 16th Dec 2022
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Spark Sport announces that TVNZ will be the home of the majority of its content starting from July 2023. New Zealand Cricket has already agreed to the deal.
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PGG Wrightson uses Spark IoT tech to store animal vaccines
Wed, 14th Dec 2022
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The temperature and humidity sensors by Spark IoT include an easy-to-use dashboard to manage assets from desktop or mobile.
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Spark Business Group awarded 2022 AWS partner award
Wed, 30th Nov 2022
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Spark Business Group receives AWS Innovation Partner of the Year Award for Asia-Pacific and Japan for its technology and expertise on Amazon Web Services.
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How to accelerate modernisation using a slow start
Fri, 11th Nov 2022
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Technology modernisation is no longer a nice-to-have – instead, it’s a must for the vast majority of businesses, writes Ashok Mysore.
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Spark, Vodafone team up for Aotearoa's Public Safety Network
Fri, 11th Nov 2022
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Spark and Vodafone have announced the establishment of Hourua, a new joint venture that will provide priority cellular services to the Public Safety Network.
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Ex LANtech CEO to join Datacom in growth role
Fri, 11th Nov 2022
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Former LANtech CEO Hayden McKee joins Datacom as Associate Director Growth Enablement, focused on generating business growth in Hawke's Bay.
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Spark partners with Infosys and Microsoft on transformation project
Wed, 2nd Nov 2022
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Infosys and Microsoft have announced the successful migration of Spark’s corporate functions to Microsoft Dynamics 365.
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iSANZ ceremony recognises Aotearoa's efforts for 2022
Wed, 2nd Nov 2022
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Various cybersecurity professionals, firms and initiatives were honoured at last night's Information Security Awards of New Zealand (iSANZ).
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Spark launches scholarship for women, Māori, and Pasifika
Wed, 2nd Nov 2022
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Qrious, Spark Business Group’s AI and data analytics specialist, has a NZ$1 million scholarship programme for women, Māori and Pasifika.
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Coherent appoints Joel Lim as CEO
Fri, 21st Oct 2022
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Coherent, the financial services technology provider, announces new leadership, geographic expansion across the US, Canada, and four new partnerships.