Telecommunications stories - Page 65
Mobile marketing opportunities
Although mobile marketing currently only shares a minor sector of the wider advertising industry, the userability, interaction and personal nature of mobile phones make it the medium of the future, says 2Degrees CEO Eric Hertz.
SCOOP: Telcos enter crowded events market
The Telecommunications Industry Group - whose membership consists of the CEOs of the major telcos bar TelstraClear and 2degrees – is planning a mega conference for March.
Text spam - fact or FUD?
[UPDATED - Have your say] If sending a text were free would there be widespread text spam? Vodafone thinks so.
Who's top in New Zealand telecommunications?
[UPDATED] The annual Top 40 Most Influential in Telecommunications has produced some surprising results this year.
Free calling to Samoa
Telecommunications companies are offering free calling to Samoa (and in some cases, Tonga) in the wake of the earthquake and tsunami disaster there.
Rural - Uneconomic says Telecom, Important says Vodafone
Telecom CEO Paul Reynolds says the telco has recently invested $200 million a year in rural services, despite the fact its "uneconomic" to serve rural areas.
Networking or not working?
Social networking changes business both today and tomorrow, and as such, its security measures must grow.
BlackBerry, watch your back Smartphones for business users
For so long the BlackBerry has ruled the business mobile handset market.
There appear to be some in the industry that speak out a lot about the Commission’s decisions.
Our ticket to the dance
We’re living in a world in transition to a digital future. The internet has changed everything.
Evolution to Fibre to the Home – the Chorus way
In its final plan for ultra-fast broadband the government rejected Telecom’s proposals, but it didn’t shut the door on the incumbent.
Yellow app takes top spot
In less than a week the yellow.co.nz business search directory became New Zealand’s most popular free iPhone application.
Telcos best and worst in Ad Awards
"It was the closest run race in years in the Worst, it literally came down to a handful of votes.”
Vodafone signs Amway
In a media statement, Vodafone director of sales Grant Hopkins says the deal will see Vodafone handsets and services being promoted through Amway’s network of independent business owners in New Zealand.
Endace appoints new executive team members
Neil Livingston has been appointed to the newly-created role of Chief Product Officer, where he will be responsible for product strategy, development and delivery.
Work smarter, not harder
We've heard a lot about workforce productivity recently, with particular regard, to mobility, thanks to XT and 2degrees.
Telecom in breach
After breaching its separation undertakings, Telecom Wholesale (TW) has had to ditch its broadband and residential PSTN ‘loyalty’ offer.
Telecom launches mobile TV - free until December
The service is available via the WAP platform TWorld, which is installed on the range of XT Network cellphones.
10 facts about 2Degrees
10 facts about Kiwi company 2degrees with branches in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Queenstown.
To Port or not to Port *
Without a doubt the 2degrees offering falls down on data.
Kiwi share may be unfair
If you’re living in an area in which it is uneconomic to supply you with a telecommunications service, please stand up.
What’s in a name?
Femtocells are mini cellsites that you install in your living room in order to receive better coverage for your mobile phone when you’re at home.
“Take a deep breath because you’re in for the ride of your life.”
Planning for a pandemic
What technical solutions will be required to enable a widespread teleworking deployment should the H1N1 virus threaten the health of employees?