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Sky TV
Christchurch schools to benefit from $200,000 donation from SKY
Eleven primary schools across Christchurch are set to benefit from a $200,000 donation from SKY.
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John Key
Pacific Islands to access more NZ TV and Sport, for free
The Government has launched a new broadcasting initiative that will see several Pacific Islands have access to more NZ TV content and sports coverage.
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CFO
Changes ahead as Sky TV announces new developments
Sky outlined three key developments; its partnership with Vodafone, Neon service and online access for certain sporting events.
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Lightbox
Kiwi streaming companies VS the world
In response to what they believe is a breach of copyright, Lightbox, MediaWorks, SKY and TVNZ intend to take action against ISPs promoting Global Mode
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Lightbox
Lightbox, SKY, TVNZ legal action won't stop piracy
"Efforts to undermine competition like this aren't innovation: they are just trying to reduce our choices," says InternetNZ chief executive.
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Gaming
TV networks to take legal action against ISPs? Yeah Right
Calling in lawyers to fix a legal and technological issue compounded by mismanagement won’t work.
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CFO
Sky TV shares dip as investors react to loss of subscribers; 1H profit gains
Shares of Sky Network Television dropped 0.9 percent after NZ's pay-TV operator delivered a strong first-half profit, but had a loss of subscribers.
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Gaming
Sky go after online sports fanatics with Fan Pass
Us Kiwis are almost as mad about sports as we are about our TVs, and this hasn’t exactly escaped the attentions of the clever folks at Sky TV.
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Gaming
The world loses its mind over Netflix outage
Netflix’s website and streaming service was briefly interrupted yesterday, sending its users into a panic.
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Gaming
MediaWorks to produce Prime News as part of new SKY and Prime partnership
"This is a ground breaking partnership for the group, and testament to MediaWorks' news leadership in the New Zealand market."
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Lightbox
Vodafone being coy about Lightbox counter attack
Vodafone is setting up to offer Sky TV’s Neon free for six months to Vodafone customers on unlimited data plans.
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Sports
Spark to bring the NBA to its broadband customers
Partnerships like these bypass Sky's sports channels and allow fans to watch games without the need for a Sky Sport subscription
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Microsoft
SKY TV Announces Video on Demand Service
SkyTV has finally given a launch date, name and pricing for its soon to launch video on demand service
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Gaming
Behind the scenes secrets at Sky TV
We get the behind the scenes tour of Sky's impressive facilities.
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Internet
TV giants question Slingshot's interpretation of the law...
"The reference to parallel importing is a red herring..." And yet it's still legal.
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Internet
Opinion: Broadcasters, it’s over to you…
Do we want to lose our New Zealand content and get fed on a diet of overseas tripe, or do we want to challenge the world with the amazing content we create here?
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Sky TV
TVNZ joins the party... Bans Slingshot adverts
TVNZ has joined Sky TV in banning Slingshot’s latest TV ads, leading to the Internet Service Provider labelling the move as "anti-competitive, undue censorship, and an example of old-school thinking."
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Gaming
Let the Sky Fall… TV giant bans Slingshot adverts
Sky TV has banned Slingshot’s Global Mode related advertisements, a move which the Internet Service Provider brands "unjustified and petty."
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Android
Sky TV launches Android app
Free app lets users scan what’s on without aggravating other viewers.