New Zealand

Cable Compendium: a guide to the week’s submarine and terrestrial developments
Trilogy International Partners Q2 revenues drop 9% to USD180m
Vodafone NZ signs 5G network deal with Nokia
Wireless ISPs wary of 5G ‘land grab’
Vodafone NZ to switch on 5G network in December
Infratil and Brookfield complete Vodafone New Zealand acquisition
Commerce Commission recommends deregulating Spark’s resale copper voice service
Spark opens 5G Co-Lab for New Zealand businesses
Infratil cleared to buy Vodafone NZ
Communications Minister seeks framework for iwi radio spectrum allocations
Vodafone ditches ‘FibreX’ brand following long-running dispute with watchdog
Vodafone launches New Zealand’s first VoLTE service
Ministry releases draft of regulations governing fibre service providers
Commerce Commission publishes statement of preliminary issues regarding Infratil-Vodafone deal
EQT Infrastructure makes non-binding bid for Vocus
Commerce Commission seeks feedback on new regulatory regime for fibre networks
MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments
Cable Compendium: a guide to the week’s submarine and terrestrial developments
Vodafone Group announces sale of New Zealand unit
Infratil in talks to buy Vodafone New Zealand
Trilogy International Partners Q1 revenues drop 7% to USD188m
Commerce Commission to deregulate Spark copper voice resale
Trilogy International Partners revenue up 2% to USD798.2m in 2018
NZ govt agrees to renew bulk of 3G, 4G spectrum from 2021
MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments
NZ govt to allocate 3.5GHz 5G spectrum in 2020
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Chorus trials WPON wireless broadband solution
ATH inks financing agreement with ANZ Bank to help fund regional expansion
Chorus to stage 10Gbps trial in March
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NZ intelligence agency blocks Spark-Huawei 5G deal
Spark, Huawei activate multi-vendor 5G trial network
Dense Air acquires 2.5GHz spectrum; plans NZ wholesale network
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Spark targets 1 July 2020 5G launch
Don’t bore us, get to the Chorus: NZ wholesaler notches 500,000 fibre connections
Vodafone NZ inks 5G, IoT support deal with Ciena; targets 2020 IPO
Trilogy International Partners 3Q18 revenues down 1% to USD190.4m
Chorus taps Nokia for VDSL2 Vectoring solution across NZ
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Vodafone considering tower sale; plotting NZ IPO
MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments
Trilogy International Partners 2Q18 revenues up 2% to USD198.1m
Spark outlines 5G network plans
ComCom seeks to retain power to regulate national roaming in NZ
50% of Spark broadband users ditch copper for fibre, wireless alternatives
MyRepublic selects Hitachi to accelerate telecoms tech strategy
Vodafone NZ, Vocus to unbundle UFB fibre from January 2020
MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments
Spark, Cisco team up for 5G Innovation Hub; Vocus-Vodafone tie-up on the cards?
NZ govt accelerates RBI2, MBSI timetable
Vodafone NZ acquires remaining 30% stake in Farmside
Trilogy International Partners 1Q18 revenues up 6% to USD202.1m
Vocus abandons sale of NZ unit
Vodafone NZ ‘disappointed’ by regulator legal challenge
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Vocus denies NZ sale rumours
Vodafone trialling 5G in NZ
NZ consults on 5G as Spark conducts live trial
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TPG, 2degrees, Trustpower in the running for Vocus NZ takeover
NZ reports on UFB progress
H1 sales down 3.4% at Spark
2degrees 2G shuts on 15 March
New Zealand resumes backhaul study
Spark hits 100,000 users on LTE fixed-wireless
Chorus of disapproval greets NZ 5G plans
Chorus wants shared 5G network for NZ
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Spark buys business telco; 16 buyers lined up so far for Vocus NZ
Vocus to focus on Australia as NZ sale plans announced
Vodafone NZ launches new TV service; 70% of fibre users on 100Mbps plans or higher
Spark adds third EPC node as mobile data grows five-fold
Cable Compendium: a guide to the week’s submarine and terrestrial developments
2degrees to switch off 2G
Vodafone NZ unveils 400G network
Vodafone NZ considering share sale
NZ govt pledges NZD270m to extend UFB, RBI
Chorus posts 3% rise in FY revenue
Spark sees 3.3% rise in FY sales
NZ regulator warns of Fair Trading Act breaches
Trilogy International Partners reports 6M17 revenues of USD383.6m, up 7% y-o-y
2degrees selects Chorus as primary provider of national backhaul
NZ comms minister introduces legislative reform package to parliament
Watchdog to review NZ mobile market
Cable Compendium: a guide to the week’s submarine and terrestrial developments
Spark completes OTN upgrade
Affinity submits takeover bid for Vocus
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SKY, Vodafone NZ abandon merger plans
Spark launches 4.5G in Queenstown
Spark enlists Nokia to prepare core infrastructure for 5G, IoT
NZ unveils Telecommunications Act ‘reform package’
KKR offers AUD2.2bn for Vocus Group
Vodafone NZ completes 70% Farmside takeover
Overseas Investment Office approves SKY, Vodafone merger
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Spark NZ to switch from PSTN to IP-based network by 2022
TeamTalk shareholders approve Vodafone NZ’s Farmside takeover
Spark, Vodafone, 2degrees propose joint rural broadband scheme
Cable Compendium: a guide to the week’s submarine and terrestrial developments
TeamTalk rejects Spark takeover, agrees to sell 70% stake in Farmside to Vodafone NZ
SKY and Vodafone NZ lodge appeal against ComCom’s rejection of proposed merger
Spark applies for regulatory clearance of TeamTalk takeover
Vodafone LTE network now available to 94% of New Zealanders
Chorus, Nokia agree three-year managed services extension
Sky, Vodafone NZ takeover denied by Commerce Commission
Spark requests court to suspend Sky takeover of Vodafone NZ
Northpower Fibre, Calix demonstrate ‘world’s first’ NG-PON2
Spark in takeover bid for TeamTalk
UFB second phase rollout to reach 85% of NZ population by 2024
Chorus extends ultra-fast broadband to 200,000 more customers
Vodafone NZ and Sky merger approval delayed
Nokia and Spark deliver 200Gbps optical transport solution
Spark launches 900Mbps fibre broadband speeds
Spark and Chorus to trial fibre installation service in Whakatane
Voyager buys broadband provider Actrix
Vodafone NZ set to provide LTE home broadband
Spark plugs new upgrade schemes
Competition concerns cast doubt on Vodafone-Sky deal
New Zealand to extend rural broadband scheme
Sky in talks with NZ telcos to allay competition fears
New Zealand's Chorus to offer nationwide 1Gbps fibre service
TPG denies 2degrees interest
Spark New Zealand confirms opposition to Vodafone NZ, Sky Network merger
MBIE issues progress update on UFB, RBI projects
New Zealand’s 2degrees looking for buyer
NZ regulator lays out issues in Vodafone-Sky merger
New Zealand consults on regulatory changes
Vodafone NZ and Sky apply for merger clearance
Spark claims revenue lead in NZ mobile sector
Optus Satellite signs NZ broadband deal
2degrees and NEC announce IoT tie-up
Vodafone NZ and Sky confirm merger
Chorus extends Nokia contract for three years
Telecoms revenues down in NZ in 2014/15
Woosh in administration; Vodafone NZ facing court case
NZ broadband schemes reach 1.2m premises
New Zealand cellco could launch IPO to fund network expansion
Spark welcomes regulatory review
NZ watchdog opens review of bitstream services
Spark launches wireless broadband service as DSL replacement
ComCom clears Spark for 2.3GHz spectrum purchase
Six-month net income rises 9% at Spark
Skinny Mobile expands
Spark announces higher fees following wholesale decision
Spark laments ‘worst possible Christmas present’
Bright Spark: NZ telco acquires additional spectrum
Kordia upgrades backhaul networks
New Zealand’s UFB scheme hits 130,000 users
Vodafone NZ to upgrade cable networks to 1Gbps
Chorus picks Alcatel-Lucent for managed services
New Zealand raises broadband targets
M2 and Vocus announce merger plans
NZ legislation under the microscope
Up to 90% of New Zealanders could be reached by UFB rollout
Chorus blames drop in profits on regulator’s wholesale pricing decision
Spark sees drop in FY sales, though net income up 16%
Vodafone NZ completes 4G upgrade programme
NZ broadband schemes pass one million premises
Spark unveils Rural Wireless Broadband service in NZ
2degrees enters broadband market following Snap purchase
ISP Woosh splutters to a halt; sells user base to Slingshot
Spark flares up at wholesale charging proposals
New Zealand fibre project gets 100,000th subscriber
Vodafone NZ buys VoIP provider WorldxChange
New Zealand telecoms market worth NZD5.17bn in 2013/14
Spark to use 700MHz LTE for rural broadband
2degrees reduces losses in 2014, while Spark continues 700MHz 4G rollout
New Zealand extends rural broadband tax
Data use soaring in New Zealand
Spark completes divestment of international voice carrier business in five out of six country divisions
Australia's M2 acquiring NZ's CallPlus
2degrees Snaps up ISP
NZ government confirms broadband expansion plans
Vodafone NZ tests VoLTE
Spark calls for U-turn on wholesale charges
Chorus sees drop in first-half revenues and profits
NZ UFB end-users reached 69,301 at end-2014
Spark and Vocus form NZ fibre joint venture
Indonesia’s Telkom abandons 2degrees purchase
New Zealand ISP raises satellite broadband speeds
Final decision made on TDL contributions
Bright Spark: NZ telco now offers LTE in 70 cities
Chorus of approval: wholesaler welcomes UBA rate hike
Telkom Indonesia targets 25%-30% stake in 2degrees
Spark, Huawei ink MoU to boost 3G, 4G
UFB network now has 55,000 users
Regulator publishes draft ruling on TDL contributions
New Zealand’s UFB project beats rollout goals
2degrees announces fourth live LTE market
2degrees expands 4G to Wellington
Chorus loses appeal against UBA price cut
PM Key announces NZD210m UFB extension; coverage could increase from 75% to 80%
Spark ignites 700MHz LTE network
Telkom Indonesia eyes New Zealand move
Rural broadband could get NZD150m boost
Chorus reports stable revenues in FY2014 but net profit slips 13%
Spark FY revenue down 2.6%, mobile subs exceed 2m
Vodafone NZ taps Nokia for 700MHz LTE
Telecom calls for nationwide 1Gbps availability
Vodafone NZ plots VoLTE trial by year-end; outlines LTE coverage targets
Vodafone first to switch on 700MHz LTE
Chorus taps Crown Fibre Holdings for funding advance
Telecom NZ to launch 700MHz LTE next month
Regulator opens consultation on UBA and UCLL
Telecom launches naked fibre plan
Vocus confirms FX Networks buyout
Spark into life; Telecom NZ prepares for rebranding
Australia’s Vocus looking at NZ backbone buy
2degrees launches 4G in Auckland
Telecom NZ launches fibre broadband in North Island markets
2degrees narrows losses in FY 2013
If you see me walking down the street; Orcon buy - CallPlus confirms deal
CallPlus maybe? Rival ISP named as potential buyer for Orcon
Telecom New Zealand buys cloud computing firm
Ultrafast Fibre unveils new 1Gbps offering
Telecom NZ achieves 260Mbps speeds in CA trial
ComCom clears Telecom spectrum purchase
New Zealand’s telecoms minister confirms details of 700MHz spectrum allocation options
Telecom NZ teams with Huawei for 700MHz LTE trial
Vodafone New Zealand activates millionth M2M connection
Vodafone NZ launches LTE in Rotorua
2degrees unveils LTE launch plans
Chorus, Crown Fibre Holdings tweak UFB blueprint to bridge NZD1bn ‘funding gap’
2degrees, CallPlus among five bidders for ISP Orcon
Vodafone NZ notches up 300,000 LTE users in first year of service
Chorus H1 net profit down 7%
Telecom NZ 6M revenues down slightly; telco set to re-brand as ‘Spark’
Adams: 27% of NZ UFB rollout complete
Vodafone launches VDSL in NZ
Telecom NZ scoops final 700MHz block
Telecom Mobile: 40,000 LTE SIM cards already in circulation
Telecom, Vodafone, 2degrees scoop 700MHz spectrum
Vodafone extends LTE connectivity to Hamilton
No surprises as incumbent trio line up for 700MHz auction
Telecom Mobile clarifies LTE launch date; confirms participation in 700MHz auction
Hanging on the telephone? Telecom NZ turns phone boxes into Wi-Fi hotspots
Telecom Mobile expects to delay LTE launch
Hawaiki Cable project taps TE SubCom for deployment
Vodafone NZ taps Ciena for network improvements
Don’t bore us, get to the Chorus! NZ firm plots 1Gbps fibre scheme
NZ govt outlines terms for 700MHz spectrum auction
Vodafone extends LTE network to New Plymouth
Telecom NZ sees annual revenues drop 8.1%
Vodafone incorporates new company in NZ
Vodafone extends LTE network to Palmerston North
CFH ‘delighted’ with UFB progress, despite limited take-up
Ciena upgrades Southern Cross transmission equipment to 100G; total capacity reaches 2.6Tbps
Vodafone launches LTE in Wellington; subs base passes 150,000 mark
Vodafone NZ stops subscriber rot after nine quarters
4G spectrum headache for government as Maori lodge claim
Vodafone NZ launches LTE in Taupo; claims 135,000 4G subs
Chorus confirms 2014-16 UFB rollout programme
2degrees posts first positive EBITDA since Aug-09 launch
Telecom NZ hardest hit as Commerce Commission sets TDL figures
Vodafone NZ demands stricter 700MHz coverage obligations
Vodafone NZ switches on LTE in Queenstown; 4G user count reaches 120,000
Google unveils ‘Project Loon’ Wi-Fi balloons in NZ
2degrees gets NZD165m funding for Huawei-built LTE network
Telcos issue tender for Tasman Global Access cable
Chorus: complicated regulatory landscape off-putting to overseas investors
Vodafone customers invited to investigate LTE deployment in Mystery Creek
Vodafone NZ launches LTE in Christchurch on schedule; cellco claims 60,000 4G connections in Auckland
Chorus to offer interim VDSL solution during UFB rollout
700MHz consultation launched
NZ govt reveals UFB, RBI progress; just 5,100 customers signed up to fibre
Vodafone demonstrates LTE in Christchurch ahead of 29 May switch-on
Vodafone NZ stages rural LTE trial using 700MHz band
Question mark hangs over Woosh future after NZD2.4m loss
Kordia sells Orcon to private investors
Craig Wireless scoops up 2300MHz spectrum from Kordia
Telecom set to launch LTE in Auckland in October
All aboard the spectrum gravy train as Woosh completes 2.3GHz deal
Kordia set to offload Orcon to industry veteran
Vodafone set to dump TelstraClear moniker
Vodafone launches LTE in Auckland
Is Vodafone set for LTE announcement?
Telecom lowers FY earnings guidance
New Zealand outlines plans to offer 700MHz spectrum
Telecom, Vodafone and Telstra to jointly construct Auckland-Sydney cable
Telecom slates March for UFB launch
Telecom NZ unveils small-scale LTE trial in Auckland, Wellington
Telecom NZ taps Alca-Lu for core network upgrade
RBI rollout reaches Great Barrier Island
Vodafone doubles capacity of Auckland network
Telecom New Zealand outlines LTE trial plans
CallPlus boasts improved LLU footprint
Vodafone New Zealand offers rural communities chance to boost mobile coverage
Govt confirms 100,000 homes passed by UFB, but sluggish uptake paints bleaker picture
Telecom keen to explore common ground with Telstra
Welcome to the Team: CityLink owner heads Farmside
ComCom gives Vodafone, TelstraClear merger the green-light
Kordia, Orcon to merge into ‘Kordia New Zealand’
Commerce Commission outlines approach to telco levy
Telecom eyes DC-HSPA+ launch by year-end
Craig Wireless lifts Woosh stake to 75%
Vodafone NZ pays the price for misleading consumers
Are SPIN doctors attempting to patch up old cable plans?
Vodafone updates TelstraClear takeover plans
Wireless Nation puts the Chat amongst the pigeons with Waitangi deployment
Polynesian leaders confirm interest in new NZ-Hawaii submarine cable
Cooks in a stew: adding fibre to dishes a recipe for success?
Telecom struggles to hit the high notes following Chorus demerger
Trans-Tasman roaming under examination by local regulators
NZ aims to put the Chat amongst the pigeons on far-flung archipelago
Kordia in discussions with govt over its future
2degrees reaches the one million subscriber mark
UFB network rollout surpasses initial projection
Pacific Fibre cable project cancelled; Optikor to step in?
Commerce Commission unveils new TDL list; up to 29 companies identified for inclusion
Telstra contemplates pre-sale spectrum swap with Vodafone NZ
Vodafone agrees NZD840m TelstraClear deal
Chorus of disapproval; Telecom network arm refunds TelstraClear
Proposal for common Australia/NZ telecoms market, regulator on the cards
Telecom NZ signs wholesale UFB agreement with Northpower Fibre
Telecom NZ plans to delist from NYSE
Vodafone sounds out Telstra over TelstraClear deal
Telecom NZ confirms customer LTE trials by end-2012
TelstraClear trumps UFB network with cable speeds of 100Mbps
RBI scheme extended to remote schools, hospitals, libraries
NZ cellcos team up with Paymark for ‘virtual wallet’ JV
NZ MNP approaches fifth birthday; half a million mark looms
Telecom NZ inks Christchurch UFB wholesale deal with Enable
Telecom NZ revenues drop 7.7%; net profit reaches NZD1bn after Chorus demerger
NZ telcos urge minister to strip fibre company of its tarnished Crown
Huawei wins second major UFB contract
Southern Cross Cable slashes wholesale prices by 44% after progress by Chinese rivals; Kordia denies management deal
Skinny launch takes rivals by surprise; NZ price war anticipated
Commerce Commission reports on MTR cut
NZ media chews the fat on ‘Skinny’ rumours
UFB, RBI ‘open access’ deeds finally approved
Maori Trust borrows NZD2.6m to maintain 2degrees stake
BlackRock snags 5% of Telecom NZ
NZD7m Woosh deal splutters to a halt
Clear Mobitel sets its sights on NZ LTE concession
99.8% of Telecom NZ shareholders approve structural separation
Telecom NZ coughs up USD25m to placate rivals
For your eyes only: NZ attempts to assuage doubts over Chinese cable partners
CallPlus, Slingshot switch MVNO allegiance to Telecom
Vodafone, Kordia agree corporate-focused tie-up
Chinese consortium unveils trans-Tasman cable plans; Axin wants ‘to see NZ broadband flourish’
Telecom, Alca-Lu stage NZ LTE showcase
California’s Craig Wireless snags Woosh for USD5 million
Auckland UFB rollout gets underway; 17,000 premises targeted
Telecom NZ will hold out for 700MHz LTE spectrum
Telecom NZ FY2010/11 revenues drop 3.2%
Seven year glitch: Telecom, Vodafone call TSO truce after protracted legal dispute
2degrees MNP total reaches 200,000
Telecom to slash corporate fibre prices in non-UFB areas
Pacific Fibre taps US firm to construct international link
Vodafone chief advocates 4G cash for Maori ICT projects
UFB rollout commences in Hamilton; Tauranga and Wanganui next in line
TelstraClear abandons 100Mbps broadband plans due to ‘lack of demand’
2degrees posts net loss of NZD78.6 million in 2010; reshuffles shareholding
Foreign companies allowed to acquire Telecom’s retail arm
Southern Cross Cables trials 100Gbps transmission equipment
Telecom NZ poised to launch new mobile brand?
Telecom NZ, Enable Networks secure remainder of UFB contracts; Telecom must spin off network arm to proceed
Ten-year ‘regulatory holiday’ quashed by ComCom after telco, political pressure
ComCom announces ‘significant reductions’ in MTRs
Pacific Fibre appoints banks to lead fund raising
MED, Telecom, Vodafone reach RBI agreement
Pacific Fibre seeks submarine cable vendor; Pacnet no longer involved with project
Leaked 'price book' reveals CFH wholesale rates
2degrees confirms 2010 subscriber figures
OMG: 13 ISPs agree to re-sell UFB for CFH in NZ
Crown Fibre selects Central Fibre Consortium for UFB negotiations in North Island
Telecom New Zealand sees revenues and profits fall
2degrees confirms NZD100 million network expansion plans
RBI tender awarded to Telecom and Vodafone; Kordia calls decision a ‘tragedy for rural New Zealand’
MTRs too high for Commerce Commission
Vodafone confirms that HSPA+ cell towers are live in Auckland and Wellington
LLU broadband speeds faster than Telecom wholesale speeds
Commerce Commission confirms six-year MNP extension; drops probe into national roaming services
Work begins on UFB project; first fibre connection to be deployed in Whangarei
Crown Fibre changes tack and picks Telecom NZ for UFB negotiations
Government announces RBI shortlist; RFG misses the cut
TelstraClear picks GENBAND for VoIP interconnection solution
Commerce Commission announces TSO costs for 'unprofitable customers'
NZ to extend LMNP by a further six years; Vodafone loses 35,000 customers to 2degrees
New Zealand gets five bids for RBI; Telecom NZ, Vodafone submit surprise joint bid
Telecom New Zealand Q1 earnings halve; wireless and broadband fail to offset decline in fixed lines
Vodafone to introduce 28.8Mbps transfer speeds; RBI bid confirmed
Telecom New Zealand under investigation; potential NZD10 million fine mooted for breach
UnisonFibre selects Alcatel-Lucent for ultra-fast fibre-optic rollout in Hawke’s Bay, Rotorua and Taupo
Telecom New Zealand breaks its silence on UFB bidding process, offers CFH new bid
Southern Cross Cable customers get five-year extension
Court allows Kordia to upgrade shared fibre network
Six ISPs offer iSky un-metered broadband access
Kordia to reconsider trans-Tasman cable plans?
Vodafone NZ halves trans-Tasman data roaming charges, introduces new data usage alerts
Crown Fibre Holdings reveals UFB shortlist; Telecom shunned from ‘priority negotiations’
2degrees benefits from MNP, 100,000 new subscribers added since launch
Commerce Commission says low wholesale up-take justifies deregulation
Telecom New Zealand net profits slump 21%
Telecom New Zealand backhaul links ‘no longer regulated’
NZ government finally agrees to regulate MTRs
15 proposals for ultra-fast broadband initiative
Kordia suspends nationwide Wi-Fi plans
Kordia abandons plans for trans-Tasman cable after Pacific Fibre announcement
Pacnet joins Pacific Fibre to build trans-Pacific subsea cable
2degrees to launch 3G
Broadband provider Orcon enters NZ wireless market
Telecom NZ to close CDMA network by mid-2012
New Zealand to select broadband partners by October
TelstraClear’s ‘ultra-fast’ broadband arrives
Telecom talks structural separation in broadband bid
ComCom recommends MTA regulation
Bad news x2 for Alca-Lu
Vodafone and Axia form alliance for ultra-fast broadband
Telecom’s 3Q profit down
Government asks ComCom to reconsider mobile ruling
ComCom rules on regulating VDSL
More than 100,000 numbers ported since August
Woosh? More like phut! as operator reports another loss
New Zealand’s RBI finalised
Pacific Fibre plans international fibre cable connecting Oz, NZ and US
ComCom decides against MTR regulation; 2degrees unhappy
Telecom New Zealand reports 23.8% drop in Q2 net earnings
TelstraClear launches 3G over Vodafone's network
Crown Fibre partnership deadline passes
ComCom considers single 4G network
Joyce outlines New Zealand’s 4G plans
Commerce Commission fines Telecom over false broadband claims
Telecom reports rising profits despite falling revenues
Telecom NZ hits out at proposals
Mobile number porting trebles in August
Telecom NZ probe launched
2degrees to launch 3G in 2010; Telecom reviews LTE plans
Telecom NZ: Net income down 32%
2degrees launches commercial services
TelstraClear to deploy DOCSIS 3.0
2degrees to launch on 5 August
Trilogy increases 2degrees stake
TelstraClear signs 3G MVNO agreement with Vodafone
Kordia presses ahead with alternative trans-Tasman submarine cable
25,000 XT network subs in first five days
Telecom and Vodafone roll out 3.5G
NZ announces broadband investment for 2009
Vodafone proposes NGN plan
NZ Comms to launch in August
Telecom NZ profit rises in 3Q 2009
Cellcos settle dispute out of court
Vodafone seeks legal action against Telecom over new 3G network
Telecom NZ proposes NBN collaboration
Telecom New Zealand announces 3G launch date
ComCom reports on 2008
Government to invest NZD1.5 billion in NBN
Digital Island signs MVNO deal with Telecom New Zealand
Vodafone aims for 97% broadband coverage
Consumer group urges government to ignore telco report
Vodafone 3G network rollout sooner than expected
Vodafone renews 900MHz licence
Telecom NZ profit down 92% in 2Q, 59% in 1H
Virgin has no plans to open up down under
BIF knocked out
Telecom NZ VDSL2 upgrade
Commerce Commission receives undertakings for mobile termination access services
Alca-Lu wins with Telecom NZ
Telecom wants rivals to pay more towards TSO
Woosh seeks NZD160m investment
Telecom New Zealand selects Alca-Lu to deploy IP/MPLS-based mobile backhaul
Regulator sets draft TSO for 2006/07
Telecom NZ profits down
Telarus signs WSA
Vodafone unbundles Auckland two months early
Mobile termination fees back on the agenda
Kordia confident on cable plans
New Zealand, new reseller
Telecom will retain exclusivity on new 850MHz network
TelstraClear launches VDSL2 service
Telecom unveils details of new 3G network
Telecom launches new Total Home tariff
NZ Communications reports annual loss
Kordia sees profits tumble
NZ Communications signs agreement with Vodafone
LLU casts its net beyond Auckland
Boost for competition in wholesale market
Telecom gets NZD40m bill for TSO
Minister offers help to settle interconnect dispute
TSO cost announced
More competition for Kiwi mobile subs
Telecom launches new business hub
TelstraClear: national fibre rollout plans flawed
TelstraClear goes mobile – again
BayCity ‘roll-ers’ out phone service
TelstraClear reverses loss though sales fall
Telecom NZ rejects shareholder calls for separation
Minister brokers co-location talks
New Zealand Telecom full year results
TelstraClear upgrades with Juniper
Third cellco launch delayed to 2009
New IP service for SMEs
WiMAX licensees unhappy with spectrum cap
Telecom breach unintentional says regulator
Vodafone unveils 3G expansion plans
Telecom IP deal
Wireless Nation launches new cable-free packages for rural customers
Broadband pilot
Telecom NZ makes first W-CDMA call
Vodafone introduces cut-price local call package
Vodafone red network
Minister calls for TSO review
New Zealand government’s broadband plans
Econet sells up in NZ
Third cellco coming up on the inside
'Free' broadband for phone users
TSO costs reduced
Telecom NZ increases credit limit
TelstraClear’s cheap portal launch
Profit down 28% at Telecom New Zealand
Lock in the experience
Orcon on ‘go slow’
TelstraClear finds North Island partner
Opposition party unveils NZD1.5 billion broadband plan
Telecom New Zealand to invest over NZD1 billion
Telecom seeks management rights to 850MHz spectrum
Kordia to deploy New Zealand’s second international link
Telecom split is go
Orcon delays MVNO launch again
Telecom hints at offering iPhones
TNZ submits revised separation plan; ruling expected within a week
Orcon makes first foray into unbundled market
No roaming regulation
Telecom’s acquisition of radio spectrum rights unlikely to hamper competition
Telecom Corp’s separation plans need more work
TelstraClear back in black
TelstraClear back in the black
Auckland deploying Wi-Fi hotzones
Telecom sees profits fall
Telecom looks to acquire wireless spectrum for WiMAX or cellular
Vodafone drops ihug; TelstraClear completes South Island ring
WiMAX spectrum auction ends
TelstraClear exits NZ WIMAX auction
NZ Communications signs second radio spectrum deal
Telecom completes Rev A rollout
TelstraClear and Vodafone both target fixed-mobile sector
Telecom Q1 results flat-line, announces shift in focus
Government approves 2.3GHz-2.5GHz spectrum auction
Telecom says network split will bring broadband expansion
Kordia announces 31% jump in sales
Telecom will hang on to network division, new CEO says
Orcon delays MVNO launch
Kordia launches two metro Wi-Fi networks
Telecom network split to go ahead
Vodafone offers triple-play; Telecom plans internet TV
TelstraClear tops broadband poll
Third cellular network faces delays
Rivals want quicker LLU rollout
Kordia to enter municipal Wi-Fi market
TelstraClear tests Telecom’s HSNS
ComCom publishes draft ruling on UBA
Telecom sorry for email outages
CallPlus to launch as MVNO?
Government considers TSO change
More details of WiMAX auction
TelstraClear plans MVNO launch
Telecom makes history: opens up exchanges to rivals
Commission wants mobile roaming regulation
Telecom NZ reports year end results
ComCom publishes draft LLU rates
M2 looks to offer MVNO service in NZ
TelstraClear offers broadband boost
Network split to cause profit fall at Telecom
CallPlus refutes financing claims
Vodafone first to reduce cost of fixed-to-mobile calls
Regulator announces TSO
TelstraClear to turn to Telecom?
NZ billing confusion
Telecom halfway through Rev A rollout
TelstraClear completes cable upgrade
TelstraClear’s latest withdrawal prompts fresh concerns over its long term ambitions
Woosh welcomes WiMAX sale
Telecom confirms W-CDMA deployment
Telstra threatens to hang up the phone
Six providers in line for national WiMAX broadband spectrum
Woosh moves to stop WiMAX auction, papers say
Telecom close to finalising hybrid network deal
Orcon heads for mobile resale
Vodafone dismisses rumours it is looking to sell NZ/Australia units
Government gives green light to industry-led termination rates plan
Kordia selects Alcatel-Lucent to enhance IP network
TelstraClear cancels 3G rollout; Vodafone says it is not to blame
New Zealand fares badly in OECD pricing study
NZ to re-auction ‘some’ mobile spectrum in sector shake-up
Government sticks to Telecom NZ plan
Telecom denies ‘two-finger salute’
Telecom to switch off TDMA
Econet secures funding for 3G development
Telecom offloads Yellow Pages Group
Telecom denies W-CDMA rumours
Discussions may result in Econet investment
Telecom lights South Island cable system
Telecom launches online service
Telecom offers broadband rebate
Orcon awards IP deal to Siemens
Telecom expands Rev A networks
Telecom CEO quits; 4Q results released
NZ Wireless has WiMAX funding
Telecom goes Yahoo!
Telecom debuts EV-DO Revision A
Telecom split
WiMAX spectrum will be reallocated
Telecom getting closer
Wellington WiMAX
Telecom results; Yellow Pages spin-off
Telecom upgrades mobile internet platform
Telecom Mobile switches off and on
Vodafone launches HSDPA
Commission to launch mobile market probe
Vodafone acquires iHug
Telecom prepared for market share slide
Telecom may be forced into CDMA switch
Alternative ops will not be squeezed out of market
Regulator sets zero interconnect fee
TelstraClear selects Swede
iHug goes up against Telecom
Telecom defends broadband pricing
Vodafone getting HSDPA
We’ll spend our wad: TelstraClear
Telecom goes roaming
CallPlus places WiMAX order
HSDPA launch expected next week
First WiMAX CPEs reach New Zealand
New resale deals at Vodafone
Price cuts hurt Vodafone profits
TelstraClear profit drops as spending rises
Oz hits Telecom earnings
iHug up for sale
NZ to get new 3G network
WiMAX woes
New safety service from Vodafone NZ
Woosh blow
Telecom NZ to separate wholesale/retail operations
Telecom NZ launches Wi-Fi payphones
New Zealand introduces new broadband bill
Regulator orders Telecom to open up
Telecom gets Rev A
Ozzie-based People Telecom to launch in NZ
Telecom considers plan to split network
Econet Wireless closer to 3G launch
Woosh secures rights to additional wireless spectrum
Telecom announces shake-up
Telecom scales back on rural developments
Australia hits Telecom profits
Telecom hit by unbundling plan
Consolidation gathers pace as Orcon buys up rural ISP
Telecom NZ to merge fixed, wireless units?
TelstraClear steals Telecom’s thunder on broadband
Major ISP moves to block spam traffic
ADSL2+ at Telecom
Ericsson announces contract with NZ Police
Telecom to keep CDMA network running
Telecom inks remote access deal with iPass
Vodafone to increase number of 3G cellsites ‘exponentially’
Vodafone to roll out true 3G broadband later this year
Telecom restructures its struggling Australian unit
Vodafone NZ is unhappy with planned termination charges
Australia hits Telecom results
TelstraClear is clear on investment
Ozzie-based M2 signs wholesale agreement with Telecom
Telecom loses a battle but could win the war
Telecom settles with rival
Wireless grows in NZ
Telecom to raise rental
TSO set
Commission stands by regulation
Telecom to challenge ComCom’s broadband ruling
Telecom boosts 3G coverage
ComCom throws TelstraClear a bone
Telecom letter angers competitors
Woosh extends South Island coverage
TelstraClear bemoans slow LLU progress
EWNZ selects Huawei for 3G network rollout
New regulations planned for 2006
Telecom catching Vodafone
TelstraClear questions Telecom’s broadband commitment
Subscriber growth hits Telecom profits
Telecom lands NZD100 million contract
iHug unveils 2Mbps service
Telecom requests clearance to buy radio spectrum
Telecom’s converged future
Telecom agrees compensation
18% jump in profits for Vodafone
TelstraClear ends speculation not with a bang but a whimper
X-network MMS a reality for Telecom, Vodafone users
TelstraClear’s 3G network rollout, less certain than ever
Telecom services likely to remain regulated
Telecom must open up data market
Woosh completes interconnect deal with Telecom
Vodafone in no rush to Woosh
Number portability deadline announced
Telecom announces USD203 million IP upgrade
Satellite broadband launch to boost rural coverage
Telecom ups the ante in fight for mobile users
Cautious response to Telecom offer
Telecom will double 3G speeds
3G launch for Vodafone
ISPs unite
Government asks Commerce Commission to rethink mobile termination stance
Vodafone to launch 3G on Wednesday
Telecom ups 3G spend
Growth slows at Vodafone
Speculation over TelstraClear’s 3G plans intensify
It’s not a bluff: TelstraClear hits back over 3G plans
Vodafone filing could put mobile regulation back to ‘square one’
Telstra’s chances for 3G success marked as ‘slim’ to poor
Vodafone hopes to regain initiative with 3G launch
Regulator scolds Telecom over failed targets
Rats! Massive outage exposes vulnerable telecoms network
Lucent selected for Telecom EV-DO upgrade
Telecom plans 3G expansion
Regulator: mobile charges should fall
Telstra to spend AUD150mn on 3G network
Telecom’s 3G service hits Vodafone
NZ Post dumps legacy networks for IP
Telecom extends mobile offer
Econet to resume roaming talks with Vodafone
Telecom releases nine-month figures
Internet users up to 2.45 million; broadband users reach 165,000
DSL decision goes TelstraClear’s way
Vodafone rules out legal challenge to TSO
Telecom hopes for bigger slice of the IT pie
Woosh expansion
Draft interconnect ruling published
Telecom launches limited video over 3G service
Vodafone gets OK for 3G sites in Auckland
Broadcast Communications to offer rural broadband services
Telecom launches push-to-talk
Vodafone goes for PTT
Telecom’s quarterly profits drop due to big spending, but six-month income is up
Network rollout costing Telecom NZD1 million a day
Telecom Corp battles Vodafone invasion
Mobile boosts Telecom results
Telecom completes first phase of EV-DO upgrade: plans mid-November launch
Telecom responds to TelstraClear launch
Telecom buys back Australian stake
Taxman drops Telecom for TelstraClear
Technical problems delay Telecom’s wholesale broadband service
Vodafone and Telecom race to be first with PoC
Vodafone warns against over-regulation
Telecom to enter hotspot market
Telecom looking to steal a march on rivals with 3G by Christmas
Telecom snaps up Gen-i
Telecom not required to open copper-line network
Telecom profits rise but not for long
Telecom in the dock over price fixing allegations
Telecom Corp planning dividend hike on the back of increased profitability
CDMA network helps Telecom offset falling share of GSM market
Telecom makes last ditch offer to rivals to prevent unbundling
Telecom increases profits ahead of LLU ruling
No more cdma2000 for Telecom?
Telecom mulls technology switch
Telecom to unbundle local loop
Kiwi telco reports first profit for five years
Walker Wireless to launch high-speed network
Telecom’s subsidies NZD100 million below estimates
Telecom signs three outsourcing deals in a week
Alcatel hired to help manage network
Lucent contracted by Telecom NZ to provide CDMA network management
Telecom announces first profit in five years
Telecom’s results solid if uninspiring