NZ’s 2degrees acquires ISP Snap

New Zealand operator 2degrees has purchased internet service provider Snap, and plans to launch fixed-mobile services for consumers and enterprise customers this year. Stewart Sherriff, 2degrees CEO, said the two companies have had a selling partnership arrangement for the past two …

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NZ’s 2degrees acquires ISP Snap

New Zealand operator 2degrees has purchased internet service provider Snap, and plans to launch fixed-mobile services for consumers and enterprise customers this year. Stewart Sherriff, 2degrees CEO, said the two companies have had a selling partnership arrangement for the past two …

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NZ’s Spark names new leadership roles

New Zealand’s Spark today announced a number of leadership changes, following news that the head of its home, mobile and business group, Chris Quin, will leave the company by end-June. Quin has been with the company for more than 20 …

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PT Telkom drops acquisition plans for New Zealand’s 2 Degrees

Indonesia’s state-owned PT Telkom has decided to scrap plans to acquire New Zealand’s third largest operator, 2 Degrees Mobile, as the two companies were unable to come to an agreement regarding price. Speculation of the acquisition started in August last …

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Spark catches up with competition on 4G — COO

Spark (formerly Telecom New Zealand) has expanded its LTE service to more than 70 towns and cities, covering about two-thirds of the population. David Havercroft, its COO, said in a statement that since it launched 4G a year ago, it’s …

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New Zealand activates LTE700 networks

The 700MHz radio frequency is finding favour among New Zealand mobile operators with Vodafone this week switching on its commercial 700MHz LTE network, marking the activation of one of the first Asia Pacific Telecommunity (APT) 700 MHz networks in the world.

Telecoms New Zealand to launch LTE 700MHz in August

Incumbent carrier Telecom New Zealand, in the midst of changing its name to Spark, said Tuesday it intends to launch 4G LTE services in late August using the recently acquired licence for the 700MHz spectrum band. The move will supplement existing 4G services on offer in limited regions using the 1800MHz band.