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Vodafone and Unitec team up to fight cyber crime

Vodafone and Unitec team up to fight cyber crime In response, Vodafone has joined forces with Unitec in a bid to combat these increasing threats.The move will see the two organisations establish a joint cyber research facility and secondment programme.

Spark cries foul: Sky-Vodafone merger officially opposed

Spark cries foul: Sky-Vodafone merger officially opposed Spark has formally announced that it is opposing the Sky TV/Vodafone merger, after previously saying that the company would welcome competition.“We’ve already gone on the record that we’re ready to compete with a merged Sky / Vodafone.

Exclusive: The unstoppable monster that is cyber crime

Exclusive: The unstoppable monster that is cyber crime “Geographical isolation is not a cyber security measure, there’s no geographic boundary,” he explains.“A ransomware attack means money lost, normally to people residing overseas somewhere faraway we can’t reach,” says Hossein.

"We're at a turning point" - Spark pleased despite profit drop

"We're at a turning point" - Spark pleased despite profit drop The telecommunications firm says mobile and platform IT services now outweigh declining areas of the business, which Spark chairman Mark Verbiest says reflects a turning point for the company.“We are very pleased with the progress made by Spark in the financial year ended 30 June 2016,” Verbiest says.

unt 'em up: More big names strike out at Sky-Vodafone merger

unt 'em up: More big names strike out at Sky-Vodafone merger The hits against the Vodafone-Sky merger just keep coming, with TVNZ, TUANZ and 2Degrees all making submissions against it in the last week.The submissions all boil down to the anti-competitive consequences both across content and networks.

Hands-on review: The Vodafone Smart Ultra 7 - a cracker for mobile games

Hands-on review: The Vodafone Smart Ultra 7 - a cracker for mobile games The Vodafone Smart ultra 7 has taken me by pleasant surprise.With the HD screen, decent audio and the smoothness of Android Marshmallow 6.

Hands-on review: Vodafone Smart Mini 7 - small and packed with features

Hands-on review: Vodafone Smart Mini 7 - small and packed with features The Vodafone Smart Mini 7 is a compact Android phone with plenty of features.The Vodafone Smart Mini 7 has fairly smooth performance due to its 1.

Smarter cycling with Vodafone's latest innovation

Smarter cycling with Vodafone's latest innovation So, Vodafone has Introduced the ‘Smart Jacket’, an innovative mobile technology that’s designed to keep cyclists safer at night.With the Smart Jacket, cyclists can connect their smart phone via a pre-programmed app with their desired travel route.

Vodafone pleads guilty to yet another Fair Trading Act breach

Vodafone pleads guilty to yet another Fair Trading Act breach It was another court appearance for Vodafone as the Commerce Commission has fined the company $165,000 after it plead guilty for false price representations that breached the Fair Trading Act.The hearing took place at the Auckland District Court yesterday, with Vodafone New Zealand being found guilty of sending misleading invoices to 15,000 customers.

Vodafone promises better customer service for all New Zealanders

Vodafone promises better customer service for all New Zealanders The paper detailed information about consumer complaints against Vodafone in 2015, and the company says it's taking all complaints very seriously.“With a significant share of New Zealand’s phone and internet customers, we always aim to provide a great service experience.

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.