Wednesday, 23 February 2011
Telecom Media statement: Canterbury earthquake
Our infrastructure has proven resilient overnight, however disruption to landline and mobile services in Christchurch continues, and widespread power outages mean large parts of the network are still working off backup power.
Wednesday, 8 December 2010
Christchurch to get a direct line to Santa
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.
Thursday, 2 December 2010
New voicemail innovation on Telecom's XT
From tomorrow (3 December 2010) postpaid customers signing up to Telecom XT will experience a new, easier way to retrieve voicemail.
Wednesday, 1 December 2010
Santaline now open and taking wish lists
More than 70,000 hopeful children (and adults!) have already called Telecom’s Santaline on 0800 222 222 to ensure their wish lists are received by the North Pole in time for the big day.
Friday, 9 July 2010
Telecom set for August launch of Micro-SIMs
From early August, Telecom will launch its own Micro-SIM cards, making it even easier for XT customers to use the latest Smartphone and notebook devices.
Monday, 21 June 2010
Sue Sheldon appointed as independent Telecom director
Telecom New Zealand has today announced that professional company director Sue Sheldon has been appointed as an independent director.
Wednesday, 16 June 2010
A Milestone for New Zealand mobile users
Telecom is set to deliver a Milestone to New Zealanders, with the launch of its latest Android phone on 1 July.
Thursday, 3 June 2010
New XT customers can join risk free
Telecom has resumed full XT Mobile marketing activity with today’s introduction of a customer-friendly 30 day Risk Free Trial.
Wednesday, 26 May 2010
Telecom launches 0.facebook.com, a free way to access Facebook on your mobile phone
Telecom NZ and Facebook today announced that Telecom is offering their customers free mobile browsing on the new 0.facebook.com site.
Thursday, 13 May 2010
Do you want to follow the All Blacks around NZ this season?
Are you one of the All Blacks' biggest supporters, have stars in your eyes and are up for a challenge? Think you’ve got what it takes to help kick-off a new fan movement in support of New Zealand’s favourite team? If so, Telecom and Scott on Tour need your help.
Tuesday, 11 May 2010
Coffee, Tea or Texting? Welcome Aboard!
In a first for Kiwi mobile users, Telecom XT customers en-route to select international destinations around the world now have access to in-flight mobile services.
Monday, 10 May 2010
Three Telcos to offer Telecom's 3G Network from July
Digital Island, Telcoinabox and Zintel Cogent will begin offering 3G mobile services to their customers from July with the launch of Telecom Wholesale’s Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) services.
Wednesday, 14 April 2010
Telecom appoints Kieren Cooney as Director of Mobile
Telecom has announced the appointment of Kieren Cooney as Director of Mobile.
Thursday, 24 December 2009
A corporate Christmas gift with a difference
It’s been a tough year for many New Zealanders but thanks to a new take on corporate Christmas gifts, six kiwi charities have received an end of year bonus.
Friday, 18 December 2009
Gaming and mobile phones top this year's Christmas wish lists for Kiwi kids
Thousands of Kiwi kids calling Telecom’s Santa Line this year are clear about what they would most like this Christmas ─ a gaming consol or games to play on one.
Tuesday, 8 December 2009
Thousands of music lovers tune in to New Zealand's first online-only gig
C4 and Telecom broke new ground on Sunday with New Zealand’s first online-only concert.
Monday, 30 November 2009
Seven storey tree lights up Auckland's Western Park
Hundreds of children helped ignite 37,000 lights on the 7-storey high Telecom Tree in Western Park on Saturday night (28 November).
Tuesday, 10 November 2009
Back by popular demand The Telecom Tree returns to Auckland this Christmas
Santa’s little elves have begun work extra early this year to ensure the return of the much-loved Telecom Tree to Auckland this Christmas, with opening night scheduled for the evening of Saturday 28 November.
Monday, 2 November 2009
Free uploads for summer holidays
Take the rapid growth in photo-sharing sites and social media, add the Kiwi fondness for passing the holiday photo album around the rellies, top it with a bit of Christmas spirit, and you’ve got the recipe for a great broadband summer.
Wednesday, 28 October 2009
Telecom changes the mobile pricing game
Telecom has revealed new text and mobile broadband pricing offers that will shake up the mobile market this Christmas.
Tuesday, 27 October 2009
No actors were harmed in the making of this Telecom ad
Telecom’s new brand campaign screened for the first time on television this week and not a single actor appears in the advertising.
Saturday, 17 October 2009
Aucklanders and Telecom light up an icon
The iconic Auckland ferry building is being transformed into an interactive light and sound experience on a scale never before seen in New Zealand.
Thursday, 24 September 2009
NZ Artists rewarded in 2009 Mobile Music Awards
Telecom announce fifth annual Mobile Music awards winners.
The 2009 Telecom Mobile Music Awards were announced last night at a function at the Long Room in Auckland.
Thursday, 17 September 2009
Telecom and Hybrid TV bring TiVo to NZ living rooms from November
Telecom broadband will enable TiVo entertainment downloads with no impact on customers monthly data allowance.
Monday, 14 September 2009
Press send for Mr or Mrs Right
While many people say they are currently forgoing a night out on the town for a quiet night in, perhaps they are spending it in front of a computer trying to find their perfect match instead, at least that’s what the 2009 NetGuide Telecom Broadband survey reveals.
Tuesday, 18 August 2009
Kiwis going online for medical diagnosis
Is it saving pennies or the current epidemic that is driving more Kiwis online to diagnose their illness?
Well over a third of those surveyed in the 2009 NetGuide Telecom Broadband survey had sought medical advice from the array of internet-based resources available today rather than visiting their GP.
Monday, 3 August 2009
'Free-spirited' art in national exhibition - Regional winners announced
Free-spirited, unconventional, spontaneous and deeply personal - that’s how the judges of the IHC Telecom Art Awards described the 400 works they judged in three regional exhibitions.
Friday, 24 July 2009
Kids urged to keep safe online
More than half of kiwi teens say they spend two hours or more a day on the
Internet and texting friends* and key organisations are joining forces to
ensure they are aware of how to stay safe.
Tuesday, 14 July 2009
Telecom hits 100,000 on XT & invites iPhone users to join
Telecom has passed the milestone of 100,000 customers on its new XT mobile network and today launched a special incentive for iPhone users to join the movement and bring their device to XT.
Thursday, 25 June 2009
Chorus announces planned service company cahnge
Chorus, Telecom’s network access business, is reshaping its field force operations to deliver even better customer services, with plans to appoint a third service provider and make changes in some areas where the current service companies operate.