Earthquake stories - Page 2
More IT equipment needed for Christchurch
Microsoft will waive all XP and Office 2007 licensing fees on refurbished PCs donated to Christchurch.
2degrees: 500 free texts for ChCh customers
The free texts were added to customers' accounts this morning and are valid through to March 20th.
Telecom extends free calls deal in ChCh
Free national fixed-to-fixed calling offer for Christchurch customers extended to end of March.
Renaissance issues Murray Wood statement
Updated: Company extends its sympathies of the board and staff to Murray's family.
Orcon goes live in Palmerston North
The unbundling of Palmerston North is complete after a slight delay following the Christchurch earthquake.
Free calls for 2degrees Christchurch customers
30 minutes of free calls to any standard line or mobile are being given to affected Christchurch customers.
Renaissance distribution continues to shrink
Company posts 6% drop in revenues in the four months to January 31st as Apple tightens margins further.
Fibre Watch: UFB on shaky ground
The fate of the project is uncertain as the government makes it clear its spending priorities have changed overnight.
Govt considering UFB delay?
InternetNZ says the option to delay or scrap the UFB process is a possibility being considered by parts of government.
Telecom CEO praises analogue phone response
Paul Reynolds applauds a "fantastic response" that's seen almost 10,000 old phones donated to the people of Christchurch.
Vodafone Christchurch update - March 2nd
Network functioning with no congestion despite the increased network load.
2degrees restores Christchurch network
Company no longer experiencing network issues and is dealing with traffic well, says Chief Executive Eric Hertz.
Free managed cloud servers for ChCh businesses
Rackspace is offering Christchurch-based firms free managed cloud servers to help in their recovery.
Kiwi app devs support New Zealand Red Cross appeal
100% of the proceeds from 31 iPhone apps will be donated to the New Zealand Red Cross appeal until March 5th.
Oxygen IT, Maxnet offer Christchurch server collocation
Christchurch-based computer firm Oxygen IT has teamed up with Maxnet to offer free server collocation to businesses affected by the earthquake.
2degrees Christchurch network - If it’s important, call
2degrees has made significant progress in restoring mobile services so customers can use their phones again.
March 8th census cancelled
The government has announced that the March 8th census will not be held following events in Christchurch.
Free wi-fi for Christchurch
Tomizone opens up its wi-fi hotspots in Christchurch to allow news and information to flow more freely.
Latest Christchurch communications updates
2degrees and Vodafone issue joint update on Christchurch communications services.
Microsoft issues Christchurch customer update
Company offers support options for Microsoft customers and partners in rebuilding IT capability.
People encouraged to fill out census form online
Update: Statistics Minister Maurice Williamson and Government Statistician Geoff Bascand have announced the March 8th census will not be held.
MagnumMac Founder Murray Wood missing in quake - Updated
Reports are coming that MagnumMac founder Murray Wood is missing in yesterday's Christchurch earthquake.
Vodafone, 2degrees, Telecom, Gen-i issue ChCh updates
Click through for all the latest updates from New Zealand's telecommunications companies about coverage and services in Christchurch.
Telecom asks for analogue landline phones
Old fashioned corded analogue phones, that don't require a power source, can be donated at any Telecom retail store.