Spark trials portable wireless broadband

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by Jessica Amir

Spark New Zealand (ASX:SPK) customers will now be able use their home broadband while they are on holidays via a trial.

Over the summer 100 customers will get to trial the portable option.

At the same time the telco announced it now has 100,000 customers on its wireless broadband.

Spark says the company’s significant investment in its mobile network now allows the company to change the services that it offers.

43 per cent of its customers are now on its new generation technologies, either on fibre on wirleless broadband, and that’s grown from the 37 per cent at the end of the June 2017.

Shares in Spark New Zealand (ASX:SPK) are trading 0.15 per cent higher to $3.37

Jessica Amir

Finance News Network
Jessica joined FNN in January 2017 after having worked in financial advising for seven years and in TV journalism for seven years, specialising in finance, equities and analysis. She has interviewed former Prime Ministers of Australia, Tony Abbott, Julia Gillard and Kevin Rudd and ex Treasurer Jo Hockey. Jessica has worked as a journalist with Sky News Business, ABC 1, ABC's The Business, ABC24 and has also been a regional Channel 7 and 9 TV reporter with Prime7 and Win News.