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Broadband Compare and TUANZ name best broadband in NZ
"This year’s winners highlight the growing range of options available to the consumer in the NZ broadband market.”
Spark, TUANZ positive about ComCom mobile market study
The Commerce Commission has announced a study into the national mobile market. Spark and TUANZ have both released statements welcoming the study.
Enable and TUANZ partner to develop Canterbury’s future tech leaders
FLINT is a national leadership programme run by TUANZ that provides networking development opportunities for the next generation.
Modernising NZ's telco sector: TUANZ applauds introduction of new Telco Bill
“One element not addressed as a result of the review is the inequality of resourcing for consumer voice research."
Simon Bridges to introduce Bill to modernise Telco Act to Parliament
The Commission will be able to make codes that address retail service quality if the industry fails to develop industry-led codes that are adequate.
More competition needed - Tuanz backs Govt's request for review of mobile market
"New Zealand needs a fully functioning mobile virtual network operators (MVNO) environment with the competition that will bring."
TUANZ gets behind next phase of Kiwi telco review
“It’s critical that in this very technical review of regulation of telecommunication services, that the voice of the user is heard."
Count 'em up: More big names strike out at Sky-Vodafone merger
Blue Reach, Freeview, InternetNZ, Spark, Trustpower, TUANZ, TVNZ and 2degrees all have serious concerns about the Sky-Vodafone merger.
Spark, Vodafone and 2Degrees announce merger
"I'm euphoric that a solution to industry bickering has been found," the Minister declared. "There will be no more wasteful use of taxpayers money."
Time to reassess your internet services
“Our focus now needs to turn to how we are going to use UFB and RBI to turn New Zealand into a digital economy."
Tuanz sets ambitious goal for Kiwi business digital tech use
Tuanz has set itself the bold goal of making sure that New Zealand is among the top 10 countries for digital technology business use by 2020.
Nextgen leadership programme to drive Kiwi digital enablement
Tuanz is launching a NextGen leadership programme to provide cross-industry fertilisation of digital enablement ideas.
'Ambitious vision' required to drive NZ connectivity forward
Tuanz is calling on the government to have 'an ambitious vision' for rural connectivity and accept that connectivity is a right, not a want.
Tuanz aids Kiwi businesses to leap into digital future
Kiwi businesses have another avenue to help ensure they're on top of the game in the leap into the digital future, with Tuanz' Digital Journey tool.
Rural connectivity under microscope at Wellington symposium
Service providers and rural users will have their chance to help shape the future of rural connectivity at a Rural Connectivity Symposium in Wellingto
Tuanz, RHAANZ team up for rural connectivity
“We welcome the expertise that Tuanz can bring to our advocacy around the importance of connectivity for the improvement of rural health outcomes.”
Chris Quin leaves Spark after nearly 25 years
Craig Young, TUANZ chief executive, says Quin’s open leadership, experience and general ability took Spark through some interesting times.
Spark's free Lightbox offer earns praise
Spark offering the service for free to its 600,000 customers is exactly the sort of thing that helps push internet-based solutions into the limelight for mainstream New Zealanders.
Chorus chief quits for TUANZ CEO role
"I’m keen to continue to raise awareness of how the developments in telecommunications can add to the lives of all New Zealanders at work and at home."
Chris Quin becomes Telecom Retail CEO
Gen-i Australia CEO takes on new role within Telecom's Retail business unit to fight for market shares in broadband and mobile.
Pressure on Telstra to confirm NZ plans
Two days on from confirmation of potential NZ subsidiary sale, and the speculation still hasn't died down.
TUANZ to cut staff
Event organisers dropped as user group refocuses on telecommunications advocacy.
Telcos agree to allow payments via phone bills
Telecommunications Carriers' Forum working party develops trusted mobile payments framework.
IT industry to establish code of practice for cloud
Businesses and advocacy organisations combine to develop standards around new technology.