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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.

Google has more problems as YouTube ad boycott reaches another country

Google has more problems as YouTube ad boycott reaches another country It takes only minutes on YouTube to find ads from major brands next to hateful videos promoting extremism and racism.The telecommunications company is now working with Google and its agencies to find a new, safer approach, a company spokesperson said.

mmerce mmission reveals ncerns for Spark/TeamTalk merger

mmerce mmission reveals ncerns for Spark/TeamTalk merger The Commerce Commission today published a statement of Preliminary Issues regarding Spark New Zealand’s proposed acquisition of TeamTalk.It’s certainly been a busy time for TeamTalk, as it was shortly afterwards that Vodafone stepped in with a $10 million bid to take a 70 percent stake in TeamTalk’s Farmside business.

Spark stays firm on TeamTalk deal – 80c or nothing and forget Vodafone

Spark stays firm on TeamTalk deal – 80c or nothing and forget Vodafone However, TeamTalk and Grant Samuel & Associates Ltd, the independent adviser, released a statement to NZX that reported on the ‘merits’ of the Spark offer and an independent assessment value.“The underlying value of TeamTalk’s shares is in the range of $1.

Vodafone, Spark & 2degrees team up to boost rural ver

Vodafone, Spark & 2degrees team up to boost rural ver Telco giants Vodafone, Spark and 2degrees have announced a joint proposal to make solid improvements to infrastructure surrounding rural broadband and mobile.Together, the three providers have made a submission to the Government for the delivery of high speed broadband and mobile infrastructure using the Rural Broadband Initiative Extension (RBI2) and Mobile Black Spot Fund.

Forget 4G, Indian telecom operators working with Nokia to deploy 5G

Forget 4G, Indian telecom operators working with Nokia to deploy 5G For years, carriers in India have been criticised for being too slow at upgrading their networks, but that’s changing quickly.As Indian carriers push to bring 4G to the local market, two carriers are already working on getting 5G in place.

Vodafone brings kiwi ideas to life with xone programme

Vodafone brings kiwi ideas to life with xone programme Last year ten companies were selected out of more than 170 applicants to take part in Vodafone xone.” “It’s opened doors and opportunities that just the two of us couldn’t have accessed without Vodafone xone.