Posts Tagged ‘telecommunication news’

Brightstar signs fresh three year supply chain agreement with Telecom New Zealand Ltd

Comments Off | 02-17-2011

Brightstar has signed a new; three-year supply chain agreement with Telecom New Zealand Ltd. Brightstar is a global leader in services and solutions for the wireless industry. The deal will see Brightstar provide supply chain services for all mobile, broadband and fixed line products for New Zealand’s largest telecommunications service provider.
As part of the agreement, [...]

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New Zealand’s mobile provider 2degrees plans to invest $100 million in its network over the next two years

Comments Off | 02-10-2011

New Zealand’s newest mobile provider 2degrees is to invest more than $100m in its network over the next two years, following an agreement with global telecommunications provider Huawei.
2degrees already provides its customers with nationwide 2G and 3G mobile services via its own network and through commercial roaming. Today’s announcement will see a significant increase in [...]

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Yellow Pages Group buys a small kiwi online bulk-buying company

Comments Off | 01-26-2011

Yellow Pages Group purchased www.groupy.co.nz; a New Zealand based small online bulk-buying company. The Yellow Pages Group is currently negotiating its way through the next stage of its massive and fraught restructuring. The group announced Monday it had bought the group-buying site www.groupy.co.nz.
The Yellow Pages is expected to announce a new look soon. The group [...]

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NZ Telecom unable to structurally separate its business by June 2011, says the NZ telecoms giant

Comments Off | 01-22-2011

After failing to sign a contract with the New Zealand government in its Ultra-Fast-Broadband (UFB) network plans, the NZ Telecom has reported it may not be able to attain its goal of structurally separating its business by the end of June this year. The telecoms giant flopped in a bid to win the multi-billion New [...]

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Pacific Fibre closes fourth round of financing for its fibre Optic cable between Australia, New Zealand and the US

Comments Off | 01-22-2011

Pacific Fibre announced Thursday it had closed its fourth round of funding, raising over NZ$5.5 million. Pacific Fibre plans to build a fibre optic cable connecting Australia and New Zealand to the USA. According to Pacific Fibre, the existing external investors all contributed to the subscription round, while San Francisco investor Peter Thiel’s New Zealand [...]

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New Zealand paper merchant BJ Ball and Maui Capital acquire Focus Paper

Comments Off | 12-1-2010

The ProPrint reported Tuesday that New Zealand paper merchant BJ Ball and Maui Capital are to acquire Focus Paper. The investment is expected to enable Focus paper competes favorably with market leaders, bolstering its positions. Focus director, Darell Price said the deal is to be completed and take effect from today, 30th November, 2010.
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Sky TV launches online TV content service iSky in New Zealand

Comments Off | 11-26-2010

In a bid to expand its dominance of TV, Sky TV Wednesday launched its online TV service; coming months after the firm announced the plans. The move is aimed at expanding the pay TV firm’s dominance and enhances its offering. However, Sky is still waiting for Telecom and TelestraClear, New Zealand’s two largest internet service [...]

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M2 Communications buys assets of the New Zealand based telecommunications provider Black and White Group Ltd

Comments Off | 11-11-2010

M2 Communications reported it had acquired the assets of Black and White Group Ltd. M2 said it had gone into a deal with the New Zealand based telecommunications provider and had successfully picked up its assets.
Black and White Group Ltd’s assets that were acquired by M2 include customer contracts, all operating systems and all associated [...]

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Telecom New Zealand forking out $2 million in monthly costs over its ultra-fast broadband bid

Comments Off | 11-8-2010

Telecom New Zealand is forking out around $2 million in monthly costs over its bid for the country’s proposed ultra-fast broadband network project. The firm announced the figure during its fiscal year quarterly briefing. Nick Olson, New Zealand Telecom chief financial officer said the firm had accumulated about $6 million of costs related to the [...]

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Yellow Pages Group unveils $8 million investment plans, creates 100 new sales jobs throughout the New Zealand

Comments Off | 10-27-2010

New Zealand firm Yellow Pages Group is mulling plans for an $8 million investment to create a new workforce spread all over the country.  The firm has unveiled plans for the creation of 100 new sales jobs that are to be spread across New Zealand. According to Yellow Pages, the new investment is testament of [...]

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