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Spark is in but Alcatel is out: NZ's top five smartphone vendors reshuffled

Spark is in but Alcatel is out: NZ's top five smartphone vendors reshuffled The drop was caused by Spark's decision to reduce its own line of phones.This year Spark has six devices across its range, including the Spark Lite and Plus models, R84, as well as its line of Skinny and cobranded devices.

Spark and 2degrees respond to Gisborne power outage

Spark and 2degrees respond to Gisborne power outage Due to a fatal plane crash and power outage in the Gisborne area, Spark has been keeping a close eye on its network in the region.However, there are five mobile cell-sites running on back-up battery power.

Xtra mail cuts support for outdated email clients; warns customers to upgrade

Xtra mail cuts support for outdated email clients; warns customers to upgrade The company is strongly recommending that customers should upgrade their operating systems and mail clients.The company is also urging customers to take note of what is supported from a security perspective.

What went down with Spark’s weekend outage

What went down with Spark’s weekend outage According to the telco, the outages impacted 263 of the approximately 1500 Spark mobile sites in New Zealand, predominantly in the Auckland region.On Sunday, Spark says technical teams were working hard on resolving the issues as a ‘matter of urgency’.

Updated: What went down with Spark’s weekend outage

Updated: What went down with Spark’s weekend outage According to the telco, the outages impacted 263 of the approximately 1500 Spark mobile sites in New Zealand, predominantly in the Auckland region.On Sunday, Spark says technical teams were working hard on resolving the issues as a ‘matter of urgency’.

REPORTS: Auckland Spark store ram-raided

REPORTS: Auckland Spark store ram-raided A Spark store in the upmarket Auckland suburb of Ponsonby was raided yesterday after thieves rammed the store with a car, taking off with a number of mobile devices.This is the second time the store was ram-raided a few months ago.

Surprise surprise: NZ tels need to up customer service game

Surprise surprise: NZ tels need to up customer service game A new survey from Consumer NZ has revealed internet and mobile companies are struggling with the basics of customer service.Nearly two-thirds of consumers experienced lengthy delays to speak with a customer service rep,” she adds.

Spark talks business with new acquisition on the horizon

Spark talks business with new acquisition on the horizon The first is TeamTalk (mobile radio services), then there is CityLink (provision of metro fibre services primarily in the Wellington CBD), and Farmside (internet service provider focused on the rural market).“This offer is advantageous to TeamTalk shareholders in being an offer for the full TeamTalk business,” he explains.

Spark pleas for pause as Vodafone-Sky merger looms

Spark pleas for pause as Vodafone-Sky merger looms The Commerce Commision is set to release its decusin on the merger application from Vodafone and Sky this coming Thursday.However, Spark, who opposes the clearance application, is now seeking a court ruling for a short-term pause in the event the Commission clears the merger.

InternetNZ: Scrutiny essential on Vodafone-Sky merger

InternetNZ: Scrutiny essential on Vodafone-Sky merger The Commerce Commission is set to release its decision about whether or not the merger can go ahead on Thursday morning.Several telecommunications companies, including Spark and 2degrees have requested a 36-hour delay in the merger should the Commission approve the deal.

InternetNZ: Scrutiny essential on mm's Vodafone-Sky decision

InternetNZ: Scrutiny essential on mm's Vodafone-Sky decision The Commerce Commission is set to release its decision about whether or not the merger can go ahead on Thursday morning.Several telecommunications companies, including Spark and 2degrees have requested a 36-hour delay in the merger should the Commission approve the deal.

Check engine light on? Here are 10 reasons why

Check engine light on? Here are 10 reasons why Loose gas cap A loose gas cap is one of the most common reasons why the check engine light turns on.A quality spark plug costs between $10 and $20, while a coil is generally in the $50 range.

NO DEAL: Vodafone Sky merger no go

NO DEAL: Vodafone Sky merger no go The Commerce Commission has decline to grant clearance for the proposed merger of Vodafone New Zealand and Sky Network Television, in a much anticipated decision this morning.The merged Sky/Vodafone entity would have been controlled by Vodafone Group.

Opposition rejoice as Vodafone Sky merger thrown out

Opposition rejoice as Vodafone Sky merger thrown out Spark, InternetNZ and Vocus are among those pleased with this morning’s decision made by the Commerce Commission to not clear the proposed merger between Vodafone and Sky.While Vodafone has said they are disappointed with the ruling, Spark says the decision is a big positive for ‘Kiwi consumers’.

Spark sres landmark Netflix deal

Spark sres landmark Netflix deal The partnership signals the first time that Netflix has been bundled with broadband in New Zealand.Terms of the partnership will see Spark broadband customers receive a subscription to Netflix’s Standard plan for one year when they sign up to a 24-month Unlimited Data Spark broadband plan.

Spark makes formal offer to acquire TeamTalk

Spark makes formal offer to acquire TeamTalk 80 per share, Spark’s Chief Financial Officer, David Chalmers, says they strongly believe this offer is in the best interests of TeamTalk shareholders.” The TeamTalk Board has also suggested that there may be significant value in the business above Spark’s offer price, based on the promise of a new strategic business plan.

Spark welmes 90% 4G rollout announcement; says 4.5G is where the future lies

Spark welmes 90% 4G rollout announcement; says 4.5G is where the future lies 90% of the country now has access to 4G services ahead of schedule, according to Communications Minister Simon Bridges.We are the first and only provider in New Zealand to give people a taste of the future with 4.

Week in review: The biggest stories that went down last week on NetGuide

Week in review: The biggest stories that went down last week on NetGuide So we thought we'd make it easy for you and pick out our highlights of the week in the land of consumer tech.It was a busy week for the NetGuide team – forget 4G, 4.

Spark applies for TeamTalk acquisition clearance from mm

Spark applies for TeamTalk acquisition clearance from mm The Commerce Commission has acknowledged that it has received a clearance application from Spark for its proposed acquisition of mobile radio firm TeamTalk.The acquisition, if approved, will see Spark acquire up to 100% of TeamTalk shares, either directly or indirectly.

TeamTalk fights back against Spark's 'hostile takeover bid'

TeamTalk fights back against Spark's 'hostile takeover bid' The company says an independent adviser valuation range was put at $1.“The underlying value of TeamTalk’s shares is in the range of $1.