New Zealand’s consumer competition regulator The Commerce Commission has received an application for clearance for a transaction that would see the merger of the Vocus Group with 2degrees.
The Commerce Commission has released its final decision on the allocation of payments for the Government’s Telecommunications Development Levy for 2020/21 among providers of telecommunications services.
The New Zealand Commerce Commission has released its draft decision on the allocation of payments for the government’s Telecommunications Development Levy, proposing that Spark, Vodafone, Chorus, and 2degrees collectively pay approximately 88% NZ$10 million levy from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021.
Mobile services revenue in New Zealand is expected to reach US$1.9 billion in 2026 with a marginal compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 1.8% over 2021-2026, supported by growth in smartphone subscriptions and mobile data service revenues, according to a new forecast by analyst firm GlobalData.
2degrees users are the first in New Zealand to enjoy an Excellent Video Experience, says Opensignal.
The divide between rural and urban dwellers in New Zealand is narrowing as far as their mobile experience goes, a report claims, adding that however there were differences in what users experienced on the country's three networks.
New Zealand’s major telcos Spark, Vodafone, Chorus, and 2degrees will collectively pay approximately 90% of the $10 million Telecommunications Development Levy (TDL) levy to be imposed on the telecommunications industry by the country’s competition regulator The Commerce Commission.
New Zealand’s competition regulator, The Commerce Commission, has released draft guidance to help the telecommunications industry understand its approach to monitoring and enforcing obligations on telco Chorus - and other local fibre companies (LFCs) - to allow retailers access to unbundled fibre services with acceptable terms and prices.
New Zealand telco Spark says the British decision to give Chinese vendor Huawei Technologies a limited role in its 5G networks has not led to "any significant change" in its own rollout.
New Zealand’s competition regulator The Commerce Commission has released its draft determination on how much 16 telecommunications providers will each pay towards the Government’s $50 million Telecommunications Development Levy(TDL) for 2018/19.
Competition in New Zealand’s mobile services market is trending in the right direction, with pricing, coverage and choice of services a positive for consumers, according to a new report from the country’s competition enforcement agency.
New Zealand’s competition enforcement agency, The Commerce Commission, has added two more telcos — Voyager and MyRepublic — to the list of companies liable to contribute to the country’s $50 million Telecommunications Development Levy.
New Zealand’s major mobile phone network companies will still have to provide access to their networks for new mobile operators entering the market, following a decision by the competition regulator against investigating whether mobile roaming services should be deregulated.
The New Zealand Commerce Commission has taken a preliminary decision to retain the power to regulate mobile roaming in the country, in the event that it is required in future.
New Zealand telecommunications services provider Two Degrees Mobile (2Degrees) has extended its contract with data management solutions provider Commvault to include the deployment of Commvault HyperScale Software that would support the modernisation of its data protection and management infrastructure.
New Zealand’s third largest mobile operator, 2degrees, has introduced new services allowing customers to call and message from their mobile phones using a Wi-Fi connection, even when they are outside a mobile coverage area.
Semble, the New Zealand integrated mobile wallet app for mobile network operators, has added public transport to its service offerings.
Vodafone New Zealand has halved the price of data roaming in Australia to $NZ0.50/MB for both pre and postpay customers, claiming it to be the lowest rate available from any of New Zealand's three mobile operators.
Vodafone New Zealand - in stark contrast to Telecom NZ and 2Degrees - has branded as "extreme" the prices for the regulated mobile terminating access service (MTAS) announced by the Commerce Commission earlier today, which represent significant reduction on the prices New Zealand's mobile operators presently charge.
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