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Telecom organisational changes

Telecom announces that acting CEO of Telecom Wholesale, Nick Clarke is from now forward reporting to Mark Ratcliffe, Chorus CEO.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

June 5th, 2011 at 12:37 pm

Regions & Categories: Communications and IT,New Zealand

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Chorus selected as cornerstone of ultra-fast broadband initiative

Telecom’s division Chorus has been selected to complete 70% of the ultra-fast broadband (UFB) network by Crown Fibre Holdings including 30 hospitals within the first 12 months.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

May 24th, 2011 at 10:34 am

Regions & Categories: Communications and IT,New Zealand

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Unauthorised Access to Telecom Customer Details

The unauthorised use of Telecom customer details is being investigated by the Privacy Commissioner’s Office. “We are talking to Telecom about how their customer data came into the hands of a competitor’s marketing contractor” said Assistant Privacy Commissioner, Katrine Evans.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

January 23rd, 2011 at 8:39 am

Regions & Categories: Business,Government,New Zealand,Privacy

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Telecom Timeline for Structural Separation

Telecom has advised that it will announce a revised timeframe for the structural separation of its business, upon entering into a contractual arrangement with Crown Fibre Holdings for the Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) project.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

January 21st, 2011 at 7:33 am

Regions & Categories: Business,Communications and IT,New Zealand

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Telecom NZ Assisting with Australia Flood Relief

Telecom New Zealand has announced its Chorus business will be sending a team of Chorus and service company technicians to Brisbane to assist in the restoration of telecommunications services to the devastated Queensland and NSW regions. A universal text-to-donate service has also been facilitated by Telecom to support the New Zealand Red Cross in its national appeal, Australian Floods Fund, for those affected by the disaster, $3 can be donated by texting “flood” to 336 from Telecom, Vodafone or 2degrees networks.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

January 17th, 2011 at 5:10 pm

Regions & Categories: Australia,Charity

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Commerce Commission recommends resale deregulation

The Commerce Commission (www.comcom.govt.nz) on Friday recommended to Government that a number of services that Telecom provides to other telecommunications companies to be resold should no longer be subject to the Telecommunications Act 2001.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

December 18th, 2010 at 11:50 am

Santaline Phone Boxes for Christchurch

Telecom has teamed up with the Christchurch City Council, City Mission and Christchurch Cathedral to bring some festive cheer to the city centre with plans to unveil dedicated Santaline phone boxes at a public ceremony on the evening of Thursday 9 December.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

December 10th, 2010 at 8:40 am

Telecom Assistance for Pike River Mine Explosion

Telecom has offered any help and resources it can provide to assist the Pike River Mine explosion rescue effort.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

November 22nd, 2010 at 5:23 pm

Telecom Sponsor All Blacks Tour

All Blacks fans in New Zealand and the United Kingdom have plenty to look forward to with Telecom and the New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRU) today announcing that Telecom will again sponsor the All Blacks upcoming tour.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

October 16th, 2010 at 10:13 am

Regions & Categories: New Zealand,Sport

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Telecom Fibre Proposal

Telecom has submitted a proposal to Crown Fibre Holdings to deliver a national fibre to the home network.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

August 6th, 2010 at 4:16 pm

Telecom Smartphone Offer

Telecom is offering Smartphone users the opportunity to double their data for the next 3 months when they sign up to the new 500 megabyte Smartphone Extra.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

July 30th, 2010 at 9:41 am

Telecom Micro-SIMs Launch

Telecom NZ is to launch its own Micro-SIM cards from August 2010; enabling XT customers to use the latest Smartphone and notebook devices.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

July 12th, 2010 at 8:55 am

Regions & Categories: Business,Communications and IT

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Telecom NZ and 111 Service

Telecom NZ has spent several millions on improvements to process and systems of the 111 service, following issues earlier this year. Telecom NZ CIO states that New Zealanders should have faith in the 111 service, which has achieved close to 100% reliability over the past 50 years.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

July 9th, 2010 at 5:31 pm

Regulation of Mobile Termination Access Services Recommended

The Commerce Commission has recommended regulation of mobile termination access services (MTAS), and to not accept undertakings from Telecom and Vodafone. The Commerce Commission expects that regulation will ensure all mobile users benefit from increased competition, resulting in access to more competitive prices and services.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

June 21st, 2010 at 9:06 am

Refunds for Broadband Customers

As a result of a settlement between the Commerce Commission and Telecom New Zealand, 1300 customers will be refunded for potentially being misled by a broadband promotion Telecom NZ conducted in 2008.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

June 21st, 2010 at 8:59 am

0.facebook.com Free Mobile Access to Facebook

Telecom is offering their customers free mobile access to Facebook via their new 0.facebook.com site.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

May 29th, 2010 at 8:18 am

Telecom To Participate in Ultra Fast Broadband Initiative

Telecom has confirmed that it intends to participate in the Government’s Ultra Fast Broadband (UFB) initiative.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

May 24th, 2010 at 8:37 pm

Signing documents online available for Telecom Business Hub customers

With Secured Signing Telecom customers have the ability to digitally sign documents online. Signing documents online, now available for Telecom Business Hub customers.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

May 22nd, 2010 at 10:30 pm

Telecom Announces Resignation of CFO

Telecom New Zealand has announced the resignation of CFO, Russ Houlden.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

May 22nd, 2010 at 8:57 am

Regions & Categories: Business,Communications and IT,New Zealand

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Telecom XT In-Flight Mobile Services

Telecom XT customers flying to select international destinations now have access to in-flight mobile services.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

May 14th, 2010 at 1:04 pm

Regions & Categories: Business,New Zealand,Transport

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