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Telecommunications
Vodafone NZ/Sky merger is good news for its competitors
This is good news for DTS and any other business focused ISP. Everything coming out of Vodafone and Sky seems to relate to the consumer market.
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Sky TV
The Voda-Sky merger: What does it mean?
There is a lot of hype surrounding the recent announcement, but what does it all actually mean?
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Lightbox
Shots continue in global mode fracas
Global Mode developer BNSL is calling for a declaratory judgement in the global mode fracas, but says it will defend any action.
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Lightbox
Consumer: Global mode action 'protectionism' and 'huge blow for consumers'
Consumer NZ slams proposed action to block global mode, calling it a huge blow to consumers and protectionism of old content distribution models
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Telecommunications
CallPlus hits back at global mode action; subtly calls out Spark
CallPlus has hit back at legal action by broadcasters trying to stop global mode - and subtly called out Spark for its role in the legal fracas.
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Lightbox
Global mode spat: We've got the legal paperwork
It’s the most talked about letter around. We take a peek at exactly what Sky, TVNZ, Lightbox and MediaWorks are claiming – and what they’re demanding.
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Lightbox
One down... First ISP bows to geo-block pressure
Unlimited Internet has become the first New Zealand ISP to bow to pressure from broadcasters over ISPs providing access to geo-blocked content.
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Netflix
TV3 joins Banned of Brothers... Blocks Slingshot adverts
"This collusion is just the latest example of big business trying to quash competition."
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Internet
Telecom takes on Sky with 5000 hours of Lightbox content...
Lightbox will provide up to 5000 hours of TV content for Kiwis, as Telecom takes the fight to internet-television industry rival Sky.
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Gaming
Sky TV set to launch subscription video on demand
"This new service will appeal to many Kiwis who want the flexibility to watch movies and TV series when they want on a variety of devices."
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Apple
Say hello to Sky Go on iPhone and iPad…
SKY customers can now enjoy live sport, news, movies and more on their Apple iPhone or iPad with the new SKY GO App.
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Commerce Commission
Commerce Commission issues Sky with telco warning
Commission issues warning regarding Sky’s contracts with telco retail service providers, claiming the deals likely harmed competition.
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Government
Online video market ‘large and evolving’: Sky
Submission to Commerce Commission predicts ‘imminent’ arrival of ‘major international players’.
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Quickflix
Sky TV under Commerce Commission investigation
Investigation into joint venture with TVNZ throws up concerns about contracts with ISPs.
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TelstraClear
Digital switchover dates confirmed
Digital television broadcasting switch to happen region-by-region
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Cloud
Telecom to sell Sky alongside home lines
Telecom and SKY have announced a deal to enable the telco to sell television services alongside home line, mobile and broadband products.
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Apple iPhone
SonicWall's Redman resigns
ANZ country manager Dean Redman to leave the internet security solutions provider next week.
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Telecommunications
Telcos pledge unmetered iSky access
Six New Zealand telecommunications companies have promised unmetered iSky access to their subscribers.
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Gaming
Is iSKY headed to Xbox 360, PS3? - Updated
At an iSKY conference held this afternoon, the broadcaster revealed its intentions to launch its platform on the popular home-gaming consoles.