Telecommunications News

The iPhone X will have face ID and an edge-to-edge screen.

iPhone X with face ID, edge-to-edge screen unveiled

A radically redesigned iPhone rammed with new features celebrates 10 years of the device.

Four NZ telco companies have been served warnings.

Telcos warned over misleading offers

MyRepublic, Two Degrees New Zealand, Spark and Vodafone have been served warnings.

Telecommunications

2018's new emoji candidates released

Happy poop could soon have a sad alter-ego.

Phone scammers frequently change their tactics and are difficult to crack down on.

Fresh warnings after phone scam targets Spark customers

Some have become abusive when the scam is unsuccessful.

Telecommunications

Campaign launched to ban cigarette emoji

Emojis. Harmless little pictures, or a gateway to a life of smoking and ill-health?

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Former All Black left hanging by Spark

Adam Thomson vents his frustration about being on the phone for hours.

Telecommunications

SKY and Vodafone 'disappointed' merger is off

Shares in SKY have plummeted since Thursday's rejection of the deal.

Telecommunications

SKY, Vodafone merger a no-go

SKY TV and Vodafone NZ have been refused permission to merge their New Zealand operations.

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D-day looms for Sky TV

Losing subscribers - and ravaged by Netflix - Sky desperately needs approval tomorrow to merge with Vodafone, writes Simon Shepherd.

Less than half of Spark and Vodafone customers are satisfied with their retailer (Getty)

NZ customers unhappy with below-par telcos - Consumer NZ

Two-thirds of consumers complained of lengthy delays and poor service.

Telecommunications

How Yahoo came up with new name Altaba

Donald Trump (Getty)

Donald Trump's first 100 days as President: Sue his accusers, scupper media deals

In his first 100 days as President, Donald Trump says he will stop media companies merging and sue the women who've accused him of sexual assault.

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AT&T to buy Time Warner - report

AT&T has reached an agreement to buy Time Warner in a deal valued at more than NZ$111 billion, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Telecommunications

TeamTalk tables new strategy after review

The board and management of TeamTalk says it's undervalued and a new strategy will unlock "significant value for shareholders", following a review in August.

A whale in the Cook Strait. (Supplied/DOC)

Cook Strait cable celebrates 150th anniversary

The Cook Strait cable is celebrating its 150th anniversary, following the "near disaster" of its laying attempts.

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NZ's telecommunications sector 'performing well' within OECD

New Zealand is "performing well above its international competitors" within the OECD, the New Zealand Telecommunications Forum (TCF) has boasted in a report released today.

Telecommunications

Poor communication not hurting Spark, Vodafone

Vodafone and Spark are rubbing their internet customers up the wrong way by being difficult to contact, but people stick with them all the same as it's too hard to compare services, according to a survey by Consumer NZ.

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New Govt contracts save $20 million

The Government says it has saved $20 million through new contracts with 12 telecommunications companies.

Communications Minister Amy Adams (File)

Regulation of communications under review

The Government has launched a review of the regulations around communications; saying new technology is changing the way New Zealanders live, work and do business.

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State-owned Kordia's profit inflates

Telecommunications network operator Kordia has surprised itself with an annual profit of $9.2M, beating its own forecast by 400pct.