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UK telecoms sector loses £2.3 billion, jobs on the line
Wed, 29th Nov 2023
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UK's telecoms industry is losing an alarming £2.3bn annually, endangering jobs, according to Sagacity research.
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NZ telco market reinvents itself post COVID-19
Thu, 21st Oct 2021
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New Zealand telcos are rebounding from COVID-19 impacts, with revenues remaining relatively flat despite the pandemic, according to IDC research.
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Sky confirms Vocus as a key service partner for Sky Broadband
Fri, 25th Dec 2020
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Sky partners with Vocus New Zealand for the rollout of Sky Broadband, aiming to provide quality products and services to customers.
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Sky to become NZ’s next ISP
Tue, 26th May 2020
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Sky NZ takes broadband plunge in fight to curb customer churn and rejuvenate market stance amidst sports rights losses.
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Spark drops Lightbox video streaming service & sells it to Sky TV
Thu, 19th Dec 2019
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Sky plans to merge Lightbox with its own streaming platform Neon, creating what it calls a ‘supercharged’ service for New Zealanders.
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Annoyed, angry and devastated: How Kiwis really feel about streaming the Rugby World Cup
Sat, 7th Sep 2019
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Kiwis frustrated with streaming-only Rugby World Cup coverage; older viewers and Sky customers most negative, new research reveals.
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LPL to broadcast weekly programming on Sky Sports
Tue, 12th Feb 2019
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Let’s Play Live (LPL) has now announced it will broadcast weekly programming for the rest of 2019 on the Sky Sports channel from Sky TV.
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Dell Boomi expands its enterprise iPaaS portfolio
Thu, 8th Nov 2018
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cloud services
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paas
Dell Boomi announces new additions to its integration Platform as a Service, providing tools for today's enterprise.
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Sky TV set to launch new pop up channel called GINX Esports TV
Tue, 7th Aug 2018
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Competitive video gaming has grown over the years and it's becoming more mainstream. This is why a new channel is being launched to reflect this.
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Vodafone TV arrives at Kiwi homes across the country
Thu, 3rd May 2018
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Vodafone bundles free TV with Ultimate Home plans, now offering Kiwis integrated television experience.
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One of New Zealand’s largest companies farewells CEO
Mon, 26th Mar 2018
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CEO of SKY TV in New Zealand, John Fellet, has announced his retirement as the company secures exclusive rights to all HBO content.
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Go on a VR tour of the Natural History Museum with David Attenborough
Mon, 26th Mar 2018
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Attenborough's VR tour at the Natural History Museum offers close-up of rare treasures.
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ComCom blocks Trade Me's move to acquire Motorcentral
Mon, 12th Mar 2018
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Berry argues that the merger could also entrench the market power Trade Me holds for online classified advertising to motor vehicle dealers.
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The Amazon Prime video app is now available on Apple TV
Thu, 7th Dec 2017
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Prime Video hits Apple TV in 100+ nations, offering 4K HDR and live sports starting tomorrow.
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Industry players weigh in on Sky TV’s move to block websites
Thu, 30th Nov 2017
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Sky TV takes legal action to block certain websites in New Zealand, prompting backlash from ISPs and InternetNZ.
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Vodafone TV partners up with SKY and Netflix
Wed, 1st Nov 2017
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Vodafone TV revolutionises viewing with SKY and Netflix on board.
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Freeview takes on Sky in an all-out brawl for Kiwi viewers
Tue, 24th Oct 2017
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Freeview is set to launch a high-end recorder and a new On Demand platform combining Live TV and On Demand services.
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Sky NZ updates camera and lens fleet bringing high-quality video to Kiwis
Tue, 29th Aug 2017
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Sky NZ ramps up broadcast quality with new Fujinon lenses, bolstering their coverage for Kiwi viewers.
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Prominent line-up of speakers announced for IBC Cyber Security Forum
Thu, 20th Jul 2017
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Some of the big names announced include executives from ITV, Sky, News Corp, Google and HBO to discuss exclusive insights in cybersecurity.
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Sky TV is increasing the price of its Fan Pass subscriptions to watch sport online
Fri, 5th May 2017
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Sky TV released its own streaming app called Fan Pass a few years ago so it was more affordable for fans to watch sport. Now the price has risen.
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Sky TV's NEON streaming service getting a PlayStation 4 app today
Fri, 28th Apr 2017
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Sky TV's NEON online streaming service is now making its way onto the PlayStation 4 today. It finally has its own app for the console.
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Exclusive: SKY Sport Highlights app first look
Tue, 28th Mar 2017
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sports
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Sports fans can now stay up to date with all the latest highlights thanks to the new SKY Sport Highlights app.
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Week in review: The biggest stories that went down this week on NetGuide
Fri, 24th Feb 2017
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It was a busy week for the NetGuide team. We thought we'd make it easy for you and pick out our highlights of the week in the land of consumer tech.
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Opposition rejoice as Vodafone Sky merger thrown out
Thu, 23rd Feb 2017
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commerce commission
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Commerce Commission decision to block proposed Vodafone-Sky merger is 'positive' for Kiwi consumers, says Spark.