Mega founder Kim Dotcom

Visa inconsistent in its stances on Fifa, Mega

Sat 30 May

Credit card giant must follow through on pressure for change.

Former Tuanz director Chris O’Connell

Taxpayer funding extension of Vodafone’s network, 2degrees says

Fri 29 May

As the second wave of rural broadband funding goes up for grabs – taking total spend on the rural rollout to more than half a billion – a fight breaks out over accountability, plus fees for sharing cell towers | Adams releases new RBI uptake figure.


Chris Keall talks about rural broadband on NBR Radio, and on demand on MyNBR Radio.

True Detective star Colin Farrell

Sky TV sends another A-list HBO show express to Neon

Wed 27 May

Another surprisingly front-foot move.

2degrees CEO Stewart Sherriff with erstwhile Snap owner Mark Petrie. The 34-year-old now owns 2.46% of 2degrees and heads its fixed-line business (Chris Keall)

2degrees narrows loss, reveals new customer number

Tue 26 May 2

Analysts see a number of positives; Paul Budde takes off his Grim Reaper hood | Mark Petrie stake revealed.

First NZ Capital analyst Arie Dekker

Sky TV grabs rights to 2018, 2022 World Cup soccer rights

Tue 26 May 4

Follows multi-year rugby, HBO and Disney deals.