Displaying items by tag: VHA

Tuesday, 27 July 2021 09:23

The spectrum wars - again

The limits on the amount of spectrum that can be purchased by the Telco's in the November spectrum auction is creating some vocal comments in the main media.

Published in 5G

Vodafone Hutchison Australia chief executive Iñaki Berroeta has welcomed the decision by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission not to appeal against the Federal Court's ruling that the merger with TPG Telecom could go ahead.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Thursday, 06 February 2020 16:04

Kevin Millroy departing Vodafone Hutchison

Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) has announced a number of changes to its senior leadership team with the impending departure of chief technology officer Kevin Millroy after seven years with the company.

Published in People Moves
Thursday, 28 February 2019 08:08

TPG writes down $76m due to cancelled mobile rollout

Telecommunications firm TPG Telecom says it has written down its mobile network assets by $76 million and reduced the value of the spectrum licences it holds by $92 million ahead of issuing its results for the first half of the financial year 2019.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Vodafone Hutchison Australia chief Iñaki Berroeta is buoyant about the telco’s latest financial results and an increase in its mobile subscriber numbers to six million in the face of “significantly increased” market competition and continued hefty financial losses.

In the wake of the recent Vodafone Australia announcement that it will slash one quarter of the workforce in its Hobart call centre, it may be good to remind Australia’s number three telco of its less than auspicious customer service history in this country.

Published in Beerfiles

Presumably in the hope that the regions will go all the way with VHA, the company has delivered expanded 4G coverage in Westdale in Kootingal as part of a $5.3 investment to build 15 new sites in New England this year.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

In the wake of its legal action against the ACCC in support of a domestic roaming declaration, Vodafone Hutchison Australia has issued a call for its mobile users in regional Australia to lobby their local federal government MP.

Published in Technology Regulation

Optus has disputed suggestions that regulation of mobile roaming services in Australia might lead to price reductions for consumers and has taken a swipe at competitor Vodafone Hutchison Australia and its response to an ACCC draft decision on roaming.

Tuesday, 13 June 2017 05:40

Vocus bid to hike sale price begins

Vocus chief executive Geoff Horth and chairman David Spence will host an investors day tomorrow, looking to persuade US private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts to raise its $2.2 billion bid, or else to attract another buyer.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Thursday, 23 February 2017 22:42

VHA blames ACCC MTR rates for big loss

Vodafone Hutchison Australia has posted a net loss of $241.8 million for the 12 months to the end of December, with the loss being put down to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's decision to cut mobile termination rates (MTR).

Marketing services company Salmat has achieved Google accreditation and appointed a new head of search in a move designed to beef up clients’ online marketing activities.

Published in People Moves

Ericsson and Cisco are working together to transform and virtualise Vodafone Hutchison Australia's (VHA) networks which VHA says will better prepare the company for new emerging services and to evolve its core network to increase the level of agility and programmability from network slicing.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Monday, 12 December 2016 11:55

Vodafone confirms Millroy as CTO

Vodafone Australia has appointed 30-year telecommunications industry veteran Kevin Millroy as chief technology officer to replace Benoit Hanssen who left the telco in August.

Published in People Moves

Vodafone and Nokia have teamed up to deliver a proof-of-concept to demonstrate how Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) powered by 4G networks can improve public safety.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Vodafone Australia chief executive Iñaki Berroeta will be the latest of a long-list of high profile ICT industry and business leaders to give the Telecommunications Association’s Charles Todd Oration when he addresses the TelSoc event in Sydney in October.

While Telstra’s share of the total mobile market has remained ‘relatively stable’ YoY at 39%, Optus, Amaysim and Aldi are up, at the expense of VHA, Virgin and TPG.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Monday, 24 August 2015 06:27

Vodafone - new plans, new ads

Vodafone Australia has released new ads to bolster awareness of the  major revamp of its mobile plans announced last week. The ads featuring a demonstration of irate mobile users marching and holding up SIM sized placards to protest bill shock may actually be closer to the truth than some carrers care to admit.

Published in Mobility

Mobile penetration across Australia has soared to 137% of the country alongside a slowing in the number of mobile subscribers in recent years.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 05:45

Vodafone puts Stan on phones

Vodafone Australia has entered into a mobile content partnership with streaming service Stan, continuing its drive for video on demand on mobile phones.

Published in Mobility

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