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Spotify picks up its game with a slew of new features
Spotify's response to the growing competition in the music streaming space is to become a ' 24-hour entertainment destination'.
Is Netflix and co slowing down your internet?
Is TV streaming impacting ISP performance? Large dips in speed evident during peak viewing hours, according to TrueNet.
Apple attempts to lock down Taylor Swift for music app
Apple is reportedly in talks with music artists in order to gain exclusive content for its upcoming music service, Beats Music.
TV networks to take legal action against ISPs? Yeah Right
Calling in lawyers to fix a legal and technological issue compounded by mismanagement won’t work.
Apple snubs NBC for upcoming TV streaming service
In the past few weeks, rumours have been floating around that an Apple-branded streaming television service would launch this year, with 25 channels.
Freeview shakes it up with FreeviewPlus
FreeviewPlus will marry broadcast television with on-demand content allowing viewers to watch catch-up and premiere shows on their TV.
Samsung ups its TV-streaming game with new deals
Samsung’s new app line-up includes Netflix, PGA Tour and all new TVNZ OnDemand.
Vodafone scores Netflix contract
Vodafone has today announced it is teaming up with Netflix as the exclusive communications launch partner in New Zealand.
TVNZ relaunches on-demand service
TVNZ OnDemand has relaunched its on-demand video service powered by Brightcove Video Cloud.
Netflix to add ANZ 'local flavour' - but where's the Kiwi content?
There is no confirmed comment yet on what, if any, New Zealand-made content will be made available through Netflix.
Competition heats up for Netflix in ANZ
In November last year Netflix announced the internet TV subscription service would be available in New Zealand in March 2015, and as this time draws near competition is heating up.
Spark customers to get free Lightbox for a year
Spark currently has more than 600,000 home broadband customers, and each will have access to a free year-long Lightbox subscription.
Kiwi youth indulging in illegal downloads
Almost half of those surveyed admit to unauthorised streaming of TV programmes and almost a third indulge in unauthorised downloading of movies.
Australian video streaming solutions distributor looking for NZ resellers
"We’re looking for New Zealand resellers. We’re really busy in Australia and Singapore, and we want to get something going in New Zealand as quickly as we can."
Spotify reveals most streamed music of 2014
"Spotify was a big part of getting the music across the world as quickly as it did and as a new artist, that's invaluable".
Netflix is coming to New Zealand next year
Netflix has announced the internet movie and TV subscription service will be available in New Zealand and Australia in March 2015.
The music industry's move to digital: Stairway to heaven or highway to hell?
In the past few years musicians have been changing up their marketing strategies, leaving traditional sales channels behind and engaging with their audience in new ways.
Netflix's coming to NZ - That's right, you heard me...
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s bloody Netflix! Omg I can’t even...
How to get your computer/internet streaming services on your TV
Getting streaming services on your TV is very easy, with applications available for most devices across a range of streaming services.
Best streaming sites
With the introduction of Quickflix, Premier League Pass and now Ezyflix, streaming sites are coming to New Zealand. However, there's plenty of existing streaming sites out there which allows you to access some great media.
Spotify music service now available in NZ
Catalogue of 16 million tracks ready for kiwi listeners - so what'll it cost?
Five years of TVNZ On Demand
Television New Zealand marks streaming service's fifth birthday.
Fraud is a growth industry in a virtual world
Developments in technology and the internet provide exciting opportunities to build a successful business, but they also provide new ways for fraudsters to target your cash flow.
Introducing the new LinkedIN company pages
Just like Facebook created its version of a company page