Telecom New Zealand announces 3G launch date

27 Apr 2009

Telecom New Zealand has announced that it will launch its 3G ‘XT’ mobile network on 13 May 2009. Telecom CEO Paul Reynolds said the rollout of the UMTS 850MHz platform had progressed extremely well and the network will be operational across the country from launch day. Reynolds added, ‘This will mean world class 3G mobile service is available, for the first time, in 97% of places where Kiwis live and work.’

New Zealand , Spark, Spark New Zealand Group



Have feedback, corrections, or story ideas? Send them to

Browse Past Issues


Filter CommsUpdate by the following categories or use the search.


Visit our help page information on performing advanced searches, including how to restrict the results by country or company.


CommsUpdate is an outstanding advertising venue for companies seeking to reach:

  • International carriers
  • Wholesale service providers
  • Equipment and software vendors
  • Telecom investors
  • Regulators

Learn more about advertising on CommsUpdate.