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Vodafone 'excited' to bring new services to Kiwi homes and businesses

Vodafone 'excited' to bring new services to Kiwi homes and businesses ” That’s according to Matt Williams, consumer director of Vodafone NZ, off the back of the company's latest broadband announcement.On offer will be 1Gbps residential fibre broadband services from $139.

Spark and Vodafone offer gift in wake of Samsung Note7 debacle

Spark and Vodafone offer gift in wake of Samsung Note7 debacle In the wake of the Note7 debacle, Spark is offering its Note7 customers a $100 gift voucher following the return of their device to a Spark store.“We’ve been communicating directly with each of our Note7 customers throughout this process, so this is a way of completing the exchange on a good note,” he explains.

Vodafone to help take innovative Kiwi irrigation solution global

Vodafone to help take innovative Kiwi irrigation solution global By incorporating Vodafone’s global SIM, SCADAfarm is operationally compatible with telecommunications networks in 70 countries around the world - boosting the kiwi company’s global export opportunities.Ron McFetridge, WaterForce CEO, says efficiently managing and monitoring irrigation and other farming systems has become increasingly important for local producers and their counterparts across the world.

Vodafone announces pricing for gigabit broadband plans

Vodafone announces pricing for gigabit broadband plans After spending $22 million and partnering with Huawei, much of the cable network Vodafone inherited by acquiring TelstraClear is now capable of running at gigabit speeds.Where billions have been invested in installing fibre infrastructure throughout New Zealand, Vodafone was able to marry its cable network with high capacity fibre and cabinets.

Pit stop in Auckland for undersea cable ship en route to Tasman Sea

Pit stop in Auckland for undersea cable ship en route to Tasman Sea Within one day, the long awaited Ile de Re has both arrived and departed Auckland’s shores.En route to the middle of the Tasman Sea, the specialised undersea cable ship will continue laying the final section of the Tasman Global Access (TGA) undersea cable.

NZ earthquake: Kiwi tels join forces for Kaikoura revery

NZ earthquake: Kiwi tels join forces for Kaikoura revery The disaster earthquake that struck New Zealand yesterday damaged a major fibre optic cable that runs from the top of the South Island, along State Highway 1 through Clarence and Kaikoura, to Christchurch.Today, Spark is looking at following in Vodafone’s footsteps and installing a microwave backhaul link to improve mobile connectivity further.

NZ earthquake: Tels successfully restore broadband and IP voice services to Kaikoura

NZ earthquake: Tels successfully restore broadband and IP voice services to Kaikoura Since then, there has been success to restore telecommunications services in Kaikoura with broadband and IP voice services returning at last night at 11pm.And now, with the Wellington link established, the telcos advise that all of Kaikoura’s 1,466 broadband customers should see their broadband service restored.

Kaikoura earthquake: Tels successfully restore broadband and IP voice services

Kaikoura earthquake: Tels successfully restore broadband and IP voice services Since then, there has been success to restore telecommunications services in Kaikoura with broadband and IP voice services returning at last night at 11pm.And now, with the Wellington link established, the telcos advise that all of Kaikoura’s 1,466 broadband customers should see their broadband service restored.

Govt gives tel industry props for restoration efforts following quakes

Govt gives tel industry props for restoration efforts following quakes In a statement, Communications Minister Amy Adams has thanked the industry for returning services close to pre-quake levels.As a consequence of the quakes, a key fibre backbone running along the Kaikoura coast was disrupted at multiple locations.

mplaints board throws out 2degrees carryover data mplaint

mplaints board throws out 2degrees carryover data mplaint An in-store poster advertisement contained, in large white type, that “Only 2degrees gives you Pay Monthly Carryover Data that doesn't disappear every month.However, the Complaints Board determined the advertisement was clearly referring to Pay Monthly plans and did not claim that 2degrees was the only company offering carryover data in all circumstances – only on Pay Monthly plans.

mmerce mmission delays final decision on Sky-Vodafone merger

mmerce mmission delays final decision on Sky-Vodafone merger Below are short extracts from Spark and 2degrees submissions.And the harm this creates is already evident in difficulties existing broadcasters and media companies are having in dealing with Sky," said the cross-submission from Spark.

Spark is in but Alcatel is out: NZ's top five smartphone vendors reshuffled

Spark is in but Alcatel is out: NZ's top five smartphone vendors reshuffled The drop was caused by Spark's decision to reduce its own line of phones.This year Spark has six devices across its range, including the Spark Lite and Plus models, R84, as well as its line of Skinny and cobranded devices.

2016: What a year it has been

2016: What a year it has been What a year 2016 has been.We covered all of this and more this year on NetGuide.

Vodafone's two cents on what lies ahead for tech

Vodafone's two cents on what lies ahead for tech When your fridge is held hostage As more people become aware of cyber-security threats and how they can improve their safety online, Vodafone says 2017 will see the tech industry respond by further improving security tools and minimising risks.Nisha says mobile experiences are becoming richer and more immersive and this, in turn, requires more bandwidth and ever-faster speeds.

Surprise surprise: NZ tels need to up customer service game

Surprise surprise: NZ tels need to up customer service game A new survey from Consumer NZ has revealed internet and mobile companies are struggling with the basics of customer service.Nearly two-thirds of consumers experienced lengthy delays to speak with a customer service rep,” she adds.

Kiwi parents ncerned over kids' daily internet fix

Kiwi parents ncerned over kids' daily internet fix According to a new survey from Colmar Brunton – these concerns take a back seat while parents are becoming increasingly worried about internet safety.Of the 500 parents surveyed from across the country, almost two thirds (62%) have a high level of concern about their children’s internet safety.

Spark pleas for pause as Vodafone-Sky merger looms

Spark pleas for pause as Vodafone-Sky merger looms The Commerce Commision is set to release its decusin on the merger application from Vodafone and Sky this coming Thursday.However, Spark, who opposes the clearance application, is now seeking a court ruling for a short-term pause in the event the Commission clears the merger.

InternetNZ: Scrutiny essential on Vodafone-Sky merger

InternetNZ: Scrutiny essential on Vodafone-Sky merger The Commerce Commission is set to release its decision about whether or not the merger can go ahead on Thursday morning.Several telecommunications companies, including Spark and 2degrees have requested a 36-hour delay in the merger should the Commission approve the deal.

InternetNZ: Scrutiny essential on mm's Vodafone-Sky decision

InternetNZ: Scrutiny essential on mm's Vodafone-Sky decision The Commerce Commission is set to release its decision about whether or not the merger can go ahead on Thursday morning.Several telecommunications companies, including Spark and 2degrees have requested a 36-hour delay in the merger should the Commission approve the deal.

India's richest man is done with giving away 4G services for free to 100 million users

India's richest man is done with giving away 4G services for free to 100 million users The new telecom operator from India’s largest industrial house has garnered over 100 million subscribers in less than six months since its launch, the country’s richest man said today.Vodafone, which is the second largest carrier, has over 200 million subscribers.