Telecom has won the bulk of the contract to roll out an ultra
fast broadband (UFB) network, the Government has announced.
Telecom has reduced
its full-year capital expenditure forecasts in the latest
trading outlook released yesterday.
Telecom has been fined a record $12 million by the High Court
in Auckland for anti-competitive practices.
Telecom yesterday played a strong card in its pursuit of
winning the major contracts to provide the Government's
ultra-fast broadband (UFB) initiative throughout the country.
A conspicuous $200,000 Telecom mobile tower in Frankton will
blend in with its surrounds once more development occurs
around it, Shotover Park Ltd co-director Alastair Porter
Telecom and Vodafone seem to have the inside running in
building the $285 million rural broadband network under the
A Government decision to award a rural broadband contract to
Telecom and Vodafone might leave rural internet users with
worse service than those in urban centres, the Labour Party
Telecom is investigating what it says is potentially
fraudulent accessing of customer information on its database.
Vodafone is warning consumers there is no guarantee the price
of cellphone-to-cellphone calls will drop despite the
Commerce Commission's recommending a slashing of wholesale
The Commerce Commission has decided that Telecom's new
wholesale broadband service VDSL2, or very-high-speed digital
subscriber line 2, does not need to be regulated.
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