New Vodafone NZ boss Jason Paris wasn't 100 per cent happy with one of his company's products when the Herald first interviewed him in November - Vodafone TV.

The next-generation Vodafone TV, previewed exclusively to the Herald today, addresses its predecessor's deficiencies and adds some nifty features - bringing it much closer to Paris' ambition for it to be "the entertainment platform for all New Zealanders".

But along the way, one of the Vodafone boss's central aims - to get Spark Sport on to Vodafone TV - has fallen by the wayside. More on that shortly.

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Next-gen Vodafone TV at a glance