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2017

ICOM NZ was sold to RWB Communications, effective from Friday 28th April 2017.

2016

St John Ambulance is the nation's leading supplier of first aid training, having taught a massive 800,000 people last year.

We've summarised the main points for you to take away before the Christmas break!

We’ve encountered a few cases recently where customers have contacted us or one of our dealers requesting support for grey import products.

Sad to report that the Icom NZ team didn't win the overall prize at the 2016 Westpac Business Awards Gala dinner but we're happy we made it as finalists! Such a great event and in our eyes we're winners for sure! Very proud of what we've all achieved as a great team.

IC-M506E Pulls a Hat-Trick at NMEA Award

New changes to HM-152/T speaker microphone cable length

Introducing the latest additions to the Icom range!

Icom NZ has been awarded finalists in two categories at the 2016 Westpac Business Awards - Excellence in Marketing & Excellence in Innovation

Ninety competitors and hundreds of spectators came together on Friday 12th December for a weekend at Dome Valley, Auckland for the fifth and final race of The NZDH Outdoor Action Downhill Series.

2015

Bus company in New Zealand makes the switch to superior Icom NXDN digital radios

To launch the annual Safer Boating Week, The Safer Boating Forum will be giving away free waterproof cell phone bags including...

Icom introduces a handheld radio that is capable of working on both the new narrowband frequencies as well as existing analogue frequencies. The IC-F1000D has been referred to as a "future proof" model by NZ Logger magazine ...

We all know that Icom is one of the global leaders in two-way radio technology but one Amateur Radio operator in the UK has proven just how 'out of this world' Icom radios are!

There are some workers that have to work alone because of the nature of their occupation. Whether they are a cleaner, security guard or night porter, they are often on their own with little interaction with others during working time.

Used in the forest harvesting industry, the Logsafe GPS Monitoring system was developed to help protect forestry workers who often work in very demanding conditions.

Simon Green, General Manager of Icom NZ answers some of the questions being asked by the forestry industry about the confusion between "going digital" and narrowbanding.

Active noise cancelling technology and bult-in GPS for simple installation

Poland's largest clothing retailer LPP (Lubianiec Piechocki i Partnerzy), based in Gdansk, Poland, has recently adopted Icom's IP Radio System for their distribution centre.

Efficiency is critical for business success. No one knows this better than one of the world’s leaders in retail, TOPSHOP. Started in 1964, UK fashion label TOPSHOP and its brother store TOPMAN have become a leading style authority and one of fashion’s biggest success stories.

If you thought having to chase down fleeing prisoners is a tough job, imagine having to do it with unreliable radios! You wouldn't be sure if your calls for backup were getting through and alerting nearby guards would be a challenge especially in the dense built up remote areas of Tonga!

After Icom New Zealand’s Principal Dealer Signals NZ Ltd dominated the Radio Frequency Users Association of New Zealand (RFUANZ) Industry Excellence Awards in 2014 by winning three out of six awards, it is with great pleasure to announce that Icom has won the 2015 Customer Service Award.

Icom radios a staple for downhill mountain biking champs!

2014

Christchurch City Council's Civil Defence Emergency Management and Rural Fire Department (CDEM) wanted to replace their ageing communications equipment and chose to partner with Signals NZ and Icom N

At the 2014 NMEA® International Marine Electronics Conference & Expo Icom's IC-M506 was awarded the title of 2014's Best Marine VHF Radio.

With New Zealand race season in full swing, Icom New Zealand is proud to announce a renewed partnership with Team Kiwi Racing.

From Labour weekend 2014 new navigation safety bylaws will be put in place to ensure safety for all craft and personnel on water.

Icom is proud to announce the New Zealand launch of the simple, smart and stylish handheld IC-F1000 series of VHF transceivers.

We congratulate our Principal Dealer, Signals on winning three awards at the RFUANZ (Radio Frequency Users Association New Zealand) Annual Conference in May. 

2014 is a very special year for the Icom family as it marks the 50th Anniversary of the founding of ICOM Inc.
 

After 16 years at Harris Road and due to our continued business growth, Icom NZ has moved to new premises which give us more office space, conference room, showroom and a much larger warehousing area. 

Icom Inc. is about to release a land mobile radio product range that is compliant with the NXDN™ Type-C Trunking protocol as an extension to its IDAS™ range of professional communications products.

Working with Icom France, Croix-Rouge Française (the French Red Cross) has positioned itself at the leading edge of radio technology by choosing the dPMR™ (digital Private Mobile Radio) standard as its radio communications interface. 

Icom NZ new product launch

2013

Like just about everything else in the 21st century, professional two-way radio is making the transition from analogue to digital. As well as potentially much clearer signals and more users in the same amount of spectrum, digital two-way radio offers many other advantages.

When Christchurch City Council's Civil Defence Emergency Management and Rural Fire Department (CDEM) wanted to replace their ageing Tait equipment they chose to partner with Signals NZ and Icom to supply them with a fully functional radio system.

Icom New Zealand has announced that with immediate effect the warranty period for all Icom land mobile and amateur radios is now 5 years - 3 years more than the industry standard of 2 years. This is a first for New Zealand and Icom is the only radio distributor to offer this.

 

 

 

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