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ComCom grants clearance for Infratil to acquire shares in Vodafone
The Commerce Commission has granted clearance for Infratil Limited to acquire up to 50% of the shares in Vodafone New Zealand.
Canstar Blue’s SMB Internet Provider award winners are...
“It’s getting harder to be a small business in New Zealand, but technology is making life easier for us.”
Vodafone, Vocus welcome Com Com scrutiny on unbundled broadband
"Chorus is torpedoing broadband innovation with predatory pricing, and its proposed price drop of 15c a month is pathetic."
Vodafone begins Voice over LTE (4G) rollout, a first for NZ
Vodafone has introduced VoLTE (4G) sites throughout Auckland’s North Shore. This is the first VoLTE offering in New Zealand, and the first of a nationwide approach for Vodafone.
Infratil seeks clearance to acquire up to 50% stake in Vodafone NZ
The commission will give clearance to a proposed merger if they are satisfied that the merger is unlikely to have the effect of substantially lessening competition in a market.
Vocus slams ComCom mobile review as “disgraceful”
The Commission says there is no need for measures to improve competition in the NZ mobile market. Vocus says this decision will be “crippling.”
Study finds NZ mobile services in good stead due to competition
The study found indicators such as pricing, coverage and choice of mobile services were trending in a positive direction for consumers.
Spark, Vodafone, and 2degrees team up for Christchurch
Chief executives from New Zealand’s largest internet providers have jumped on board with the Christchurch Call to Action.
SOLD: Infratil & partner snap up Vodafone NZ
Brookfield Asset Management and Infratil will hand over NZ$3.4 billion to acquire Vodafone New Zealand.
Infratil throws its hat into the buyer's market for Vodafone NZ
Vodafone has been through a turbulent time lately, after the threat of staff redundancies, constant fines from the Commerce Commission, and the addition of Vodafone CEO Jason Paris late last year.
Vodafone NZ into the finalists for Rainbow Excellence Awards
The Rainbow Excellence Awards are fast approaching, and one telco is celebrating about being among the finalists.
Study finds international roaming has cost Aussies $1.4 billion
“There is no reason for travellers to fear bill shock while they are out of the country."
NZ ISPs issue open letter to social media giants to discuss censorship
Content sharing platforms have a duty of care to proactively monitor for harmful content, act expeditiously to remove content which is flagged to them as illegal.
Updated: NZ ISPs block internet footage of Christchurch shootings
2degrees, Spark, Vodafone and Vocus are now blocking any website that shows footage of the mosque shootings.
AA, Vodafone, How to DAD explain how to text and drive... sort of
How to DAD is the star of a driver distraction video that explains some of the more…. Unconventional ways to keep yourself away from your phone while driving.
Vodafone Group picks up Kiwi domestic violence initiative
Vodafone New Zealand’s extra 10 days of ‘safe leave’ for its employees has now been implemented in a total of 25 countries.
Vodafone sets latest round of redundancies into motion
Vodafone has offered the bulk of its staff voluntary redundancy with rumours saying it aims to drop as many as 400 of its 2700 employees.
Vodafone boosts its 4G network in New South Wales
As a result of the upgrades, some older devices that are only compatible with 3G 2100MHz spectrum will no longer work.
2degrees lays down the gauntlet with price promise
The telco provider has promised that its residential broadband customers won’t face a pay rise this year.
VMware's 5G ready cloud platform to power Vodafone’s networks
“The ability to be flexible and agile as we continue to automate our network operations and management could only be achieved through software-defined infrastructure."
Why APAC IoT deployments lack maturity
“IoT is central to business success in an increasingly digitised world, with 72% of adopters saying digital transformation is impossible without it.”
Vodafone releases phones with child-safe features
Along with the restriction capabilities, the Vodafone Smart N9 range also has a range of emergency and safety controls.
Vocus & Vodafone unbundle NZ's fibre network
“Unbundling fibre will provide retail service providers with a flexible future-proofed platform regardless of what tomorrow brings."
Vodafone and PNSol champion new ‘invisble network’ broadband project
"As an industry, we've increased the speed of broadband to one gigabit and beyond, which is a remarkable achievement, but we now have to look beyond speed."