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Spark stays firm on TeamTalk deal – 80c or nothing and forget Vodafone
Spark New Zealand today released a statement to affirm their position in their attempted acquisition of TeamTalk.
Commerce Commission reveals concerns for Spark/TeamTalk merger
The Commerce Commission today published a statement of Preliminary Issues regarding Spark New Zealand’s proposed acquisition of TeamTalk.
Genesis Energy teams up with Spark's Revera cloud platform
“Like Genesis Energy, Spark’s driving force is to deliver truly useful technologies that enable businesses and consumers to do their best work"
TeamTalk fights back against Spark's 'hostile takeover bid'
TeamTalk yesterday recommended that its shareholders reject Spark’s 'hostile takeover bid' of $0.80c per share because the price is far too low.
Spark applies for TeamTalk acquisition clearance from ComCom
The Commerce Commission has acknowledged that it has received a clearance application from Spark for its proposed acquisition of TeamTalk.
Week in review: The biggest stories that went down last week on NetGuide
We thought we'd make it easy for you and pick out our highlights of the week in the land of consumer tech.
Spark welcomes 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. Spark says it welcomes the news, but it also has its eyes on 4.5G.
Nividous and Salient Process join forces in strategic partnership
The companies says this integration will enable developers to reduce the time, cost and technical skills necessary to build process applications.
Spark makes formal offer to acquire TeamTalk
“With all these factors in mind, we simply do not believe TeamTalk can deliver a better outcome for its shareholders than Spark’s offer.”
Spark to return to Chch CBD in ‘striking’ new Cathedral Square office
"We are now ready to honour a commitment we made to get back into the CBD when the timing was right to move,” says Simon Moutter.
Spark scores landmark Netflix deal
“Long gone are the days when New Zealanders had no choice in the way they watched TV and video."
Opposition rejoice as Vodafone Sky merger thrown out
"That market power in a country like New Zealand would have been a disaster."
NO DEAL: Vodafone Sky merger no go
The Commerce Commission has declined clearance of the Vodafone/Sky merger, saying it could not exclude the chance the merger could lessen competition.
Spark partners with Enable for 'street in a week' in Christchurch
Trials are taking place in parts of Avonhead, Riccarton, Burnside, Russley and Sockburn this week.
InternetNZ: Scrutiny essential on ComCom's Vodafone-Sky decision
InternetNZ gets behind calls for a delay following the Vodafone-Sky merger decision expected this week.
Spark pleas for pause as Vodafone-Sky merger looms
"This is a question of natural justice: to allow them to push ahead without this breathing space would mean the merger already has been effected."
Spark NZ: Dynamic change, fibre movement & the road ahead
Mark Verbiest and Simon Moutter address Spark's financial results for the half-year ending 31st December 2016.
Spark & Ericsson partner up to deliver Kiwis a fully digital voice network
“Ericsson helped us deliver New Zealand’s very first analogue mobile network in the 1980s, and we’re pleased to be working with them again."
Spark talks business with new acquisition on the horizon
“This offer is advantageous to TeamTalk shareholders in being an offer for the full TeamTalk business."
Surprise surprise: NZ telcos need to up customer service game
The latest Consumer NZ survey on NZ telcos has revealed Kiwis aren't to happy when it comes to customer service.
Spark digitally transforms NZRB in time for summer racing season
“If a major disaster were to occur, it was likely our current data centre would fail."
REPORTS: Auckland Spark store ram-raided
“It’s also a really pointless theft. As all the devices have now been black listed, they might as well have stolen some paper weights."
Updated: What went down with Spark’s weekend outage
Spark mobile and broadband services were down on Sunday, with widespread outages impacting some customers across the country.
NZ energy retailer shifts into cloud after nine month migration
It’s clear that digitisation is continuing its steady march onward, with another major Kiwi company migrating to the cloud.