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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.

NO DEAL: Vodafone Sky merger no go

NO DEAL: Vodafone Sky merger no go The Commerce Commission has decline to grant clearance for the proposed merger of Vodafone New Zealand and Sky Network Television, in a much anticipated decision this morning.The merged Sky/Vodafone entity would have been controlled by Vodafone Group.

Opposition rejoice as Vodafone Sky merger thrown out

Opposition rejoice as Vodafone Sky merger thrown out Spark, InternetNZ and Vocus are among those pleased with this morning’s decision made by the Commerce Commission to not clear the proposed merger between Vodafone and Sky.While Vodafone has said they are disappointed with the ruling, Spark says the decision is a big positive for ‘Kiwi consumers’.

One telecom carrier is fixing a major privacy problem you probably don't know about

One telecom carrier is fixing a major privacy problem you probably don't know about An telecom operator is trying to fix a major privacy problem that many of us are unaware about.The new program, called Private Recharge Mode, allows people to add credit to their phones with a unique code instead of their phone number.

Week in review: The biggest stories that went down this week on NetGuide

Week in review: The biggest stories that went down this week on NetGuide It was a busy week for NetGuide team - there were High Court decisions, a telco war, a whole lot of reviews to be done.We thought we'd make it easy for you and pick out our highlights of the week in the land of consumer tech.

Netflix partners with India's leading carriers as it faces the heat from Amazon Prime Video

Netflix partners with India's leading carriers as it faces the heat from Amazon Prime Video These partnerships were signed by Netflix Cofounder and CEO Reed Hastings on his maiden visit to India over the weekend.Amazon Prime Video roped in leading Bollywood filmmakers and internet stars to create local content.

Vodafone merges with rival to create India's largest phone company

Vodafone merges with rival to create India's largest phone company The joint entity will have a subscriber base of nearly 400 million and a revenue market share of 41 percent, according to reports.The price war triggered by Reliance Jio had prompted British Vodafone to write down the value of its Indian business by 5 billion euros ($5.