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Analysts say New Zealand telco market "relatively flat"

Analysts say New Zealand telco market "relatively flat"

Continuing to lift itself out of COVID-19 impacts.
Juha Saarinen Nov 16 2022, 10:05PM Service Providers
OIO greenlights Spark's sale of TowerCo business

OIO greenlights Spark's sale of TowerCo business

Ontario Teachers now own 70 per cent of incumbent's cell site assets.
Juha Saarinen Oct 14 2022, 12:38PM Business
Vodafone rebrands as One New Zealand

Vodafone rebrands as One New Zealand

Truncates original name to last three letters.
Juha Saarinen Sep 28 2022, 11:03AM Service Providers
EU to consult on making Big Tech contribute to telco network costs

EU to consult on making Big Tech contribute to telco network costs

Any new measures should be consistent with bloc's net neutrality rules.
Mathieu Rosemain and Foo Yun Chee Sep 12 2022, 11:17AM Business
Ventia scores outsourcing support services contract with DXC

Ventia scores outsourcing support services contract with DXC

Digital transformation for infrastructure builder.
Juha Saarinen Aug 31 2022, 1:29PM Business
Vodafone to sunset 3G by August 2024

Vodafone to sunset 3G by August 2024

To be replaced by 4G and 5G service.
Juha Saarinen Aug 24 2022, 2:07PM Tech
Spark launches $350 million share buy-back after strong results

Spark launches $350 million share buy-back after strong results

Following $900 million TowerCo asset sale.
Juha Saarinen Aug 24 2022, 10:24AM Service Providers
Spark claims NZ first for 5G standalone tech

Spark claims NZ first for 5G standalone tech

In collaboration with Mavenir, AWS, Nokia and Oppo.
Juha Saarinen Aug 24 2022, 7:30AM Service Providers
Spark made to refund 113,000 customers for unusable wire maintenance service

Spark made to refund 113,000 customers for unusable wire maintenance service

Collected $15.7 million over a six year period.
Juha Saarinen Aug 9 2022, 9:45PM Service Providers
Vodafone veteran Russell Stanners joins new 2degrees board

Vodafone veteran Russell Stanners joins new 2degrees board

Liz Coutts new chair, with Kathy Meads appointed as director.
Juha Saarinen Aug 9 2022, 7:41AM Service Providers
Auckland's Quantifi Photonics picks up $24 million funding

Auckland's Quantifi Photonics picks up $24 million funding

To develop test instruments for 800G connectivity.
Juha Saarinen Jul 22 2022, 10:57AM Tech
Spark appoints new indie non-executive directors

Spark appoints new indie non-executive directors

Paul Berriman to retire in November.
Juha Saarinen Jun 14 2022, 10:54AM Business