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Data is key to performance & productivity in Gen Z workforce: Report
Tue, 10th Oct 2023
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New report by Slingshot finds that data is key to productivity for Gen Z workers, with 72% using it to enhance performance.
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2degrees announces sale of telco tower assets to Connexa
Thu, 15th Dec 2022
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2degrees has announced the pending sale of its passive mobile telecommunications tower assets to Connexa for NZD $1.076  billion.
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Slingshot partners with Open for single-bill insurance
Fri, 10th Jun 2022
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Slingshot partners with Open to offer insurance, energy, and telecoms on a single bill, providing convenience and discounts.
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Slingshot launches e-waste initiative to Keep New Zealand Beautiful
Thu, 1st Oct 2020
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Slingshot launches trade-in initiative to reduce e-waste in New Zealand, allowing new customers to choose pre-loved modems.
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Slingshot makes Te Reo Maori important part of customer experience
Wed, 16th Sep 2020
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Internet service provider, Slingshot, is recruiting Te Reo-speaking support staff to provide customer service in Te Reo Maori.
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NZ telcos plead guilty, given fines over false invoicing
Fri, 14th Feb 2020
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Three telco providers in New Zealand have been fined a total of $121,500 for making false representations in customer invoices.
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Finalists for the 2019 Broadband Compare TUANZ Awards revealed
Thu, 3rd Oct 2019
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Finalists for the 2019 Broadband Compare TUANZ Awards have been announced, showcasing the best of the broadband industry in New Zealand.
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Telcos in the hot seat after ComCom lays charges
Fri, 19th Jul 2019
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Commerce Commission charges Vocus subsidiaries for false billing claims.
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Canstar Blue’s SMB Internet Provider award winners are...
Thu, 27th Jun 2019
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Nearly two-thirds of Kiwi small businesses say New Zealand is no good for them, according to a survey commissioned by Canstar Blue.
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Slingshot warned for misleading discount claims
Thu, 28th Mar 2019
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Slingshot warned by Commerce Commission for likely breaching Fair Trading Act in online ad campaign.
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Slingshot recruits celebs to design modems that aren’t eyesores
Thu, 21st Mar 2019
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With most modems being banished to dark corners or closets, Slingshot is looking to change the trend with its uniquely designed modems.
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Who’s the greatest NZ Internet provider of them all? Winners announced
Fri, 3rd Nov 2017
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​The inaugural Broadband Compare Awards ceremony took place last night to determine New Zealand’s best broadband provider. So who won?.
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Vocus New Zealand, Aussie data centres on the chopping block
Tue, 24th Oct 2017
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Vocus NZ is up to be put up for sale, with Australian parent Vocus Group also looking to sell the company’s Aussie data centre assets.
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New platform helps corporate giants connect to Australian startups
Mon, 29th May 2017
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Businesses participating in the initiative include Australia Post, Accenture, IBM, Optus, and Westpac.
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Orcon & Slingshot offer quick fix for fibre broadband limbo
Wed, 22nd Feb 2017
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Orcon and Slingshot launch new service to prevent Kiwis going offline when moving into a fibre-ready home.
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Surprise surprise: NZ telcos need to up customer service game
Thu, 2nd Feb 2017
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The latest Consumer NZ survey on NZ telcos has revealed Kiwis aren't to happy when it comes to customer service.
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Slingshot launches anti-porn control switch
Tue, 9th Aug 2016
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New Zealand ISP Slingshot launches tool to block online pornography in response to parental concerns.
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2degrees crushes competition to win Canstar broadband satisfaction award
Fri, 26th Feb 2016
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Just six months after entering the broadband fray, 2degrees has cleaned up in the Canstar Consumer Satisfaction awards for broadband services.
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Slingshot questions industry pricing with mobile + broadband bundles
Thu, 17th Sep 2015
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Slingshot accuses big telco firms in New Zealand of failing to offer better pricing, as it announces aggressive mobile and broadband bundles.
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Woosh customers sold to rival Slingshot
Mon, 27th Jul 2015
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Today Slingshot purchased the entire customer base of Woosh, the internet service provider.
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Slingshot comes to the rescue of elderly Wellington residents
Wed, 6th May 2015
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Slingshot and Consumer NZ have finalised an agreement to provide more affordable services to elderly UFB customers in Wellington.
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Slingshot tops for quality service
Tue, 28th Apr 2015
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Slingshot comes out on top of the ISP pile in the inaugural Reader's Digest Quality Service Awards.
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CallPlus hits back at global mode action; subtly calls out Spark
Wed, 8th Apr 2015
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CallPlus has hit back at legal action by broadcasters trying to stop global mode - and subtly called out Spark for its role in the legal fracas.
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Kiwi streaming companies VS the world
Tue, 7th Apr 2015
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In response to what they believe is a breach of copyright, Lightbox, MediaWorks, SKY and TVNZ intend to take action against ISPs promoting Global Mode.