telecom new zealand - News, Features, and Slideshows


  • Telecom’s new persona: Spark

    Move reflects huge industry changes and global shifts in communications technology, says managing director Simon Moutter.

    Written by CIO New Zealand08 Aug. 14 06:00
  • Telecom to launch 4G services overnight

    Telecom NZ's 4G network will go live overnight tonight in parts of Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.

    Written by Computerworld New Zealand11 Nov. 13 12:17
  • N4L taps Telecom for NZ school broadband rollout

    Network for Learning has opened registrations for organisations interested in taking advantage of the N4L network, which will deliver high-speed fibre broadband to New Zealand schools.

    Written by Stephanie McDonald02 Aug. 13 09:53
  • Nick Olson is new Telecom CFO

    Telecom New Zealand has announced the appointment of Nick Olson as chief financial officer, effective in October.
    Olson has been with Telecom since 2002, first in the role of treasurer, moving to GM finance for four years, and most recently serving as group controller. He also served in an acting capacity as CFO in 2008.

    Written by CIO New Zealand24 Aug. 10 22:00
  • Paul Reynolds turns to Telecom CIO to manage XT crisis

    With news of CIO roles being disestablished or downsized becoming common, the recent executive changes at Telecom New Zealand have seen a raising of the profile and responsibility of its CIO, David Havercroft.
    Havercroft has taken over and led the crisis team for all the recent XT outages, said Telecom CEO Paul Reynolds.

    Written by Computerworld NZ21 Feb. 10 22:00
  • Telecom executive is new Police ICT manager

    Murray Mitchell has been appointed ICT manager of the New Zealand Police, replacing Rohan Mendis who retired in December.
    He will lead a 248-person strong IT organisation, according to the just released MIS 100.

    Written by Divina Paredes07 May 08 22:00
  • Telecom NZ defers talk on Australia

    Telecom New Zealand's recently appointed chief executive Paul Reynolds has conceded the company's market position in Australia isn't sustainable in the long term and says competitive pressures are placing "extreme margin pressure" on its corporate IT division, Gen-i.
    However, Mr Reynolds told an ABN Amro-hosted presentation to institutional investors in Sydney last week that Telecom NZ would not make strategic decisions about whether to sell or develop parts of its Australian business until next year.

    Written by Jenny Keown10 March 08 22:00
  • AAPT has a head for mergers

    A spokesman confirmed that AAPT general manager of technology and operations Bob Hennessy had been appointed to the newly created role of general manager of mergers and acquisitions, but declined to reveal more details.
    "We won't comment any further than that," the spokesman said.

    Written by Chris Jenkins04 Nov. 07 22:00