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Chorus
ComCom issues final decision on Chorus Regulatory Asset Base
Yesterday
A company's RAB amounts to the value of the assets the company has used for delivering regulated fibre services to New Zealand consumers.
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Broadband
Vodafone NZ to rebrand as One New Zealand in early 2023
Last week
Vodafone NZ has announced a significant rebrand, with the company announcing it is changing its name to One New Zealand in early 2023.
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TeleGeography
Internet bandwidth rising internationally amidst slower growth pace
Last month
Market research from TeleGeography has found that global internet bandwidth has risen by 28% in 2022, now standing at 997 Tbps with a four-year CAGR of 29%.
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Broadband
Samsung and Spark switch on 5G in over 20 Auckland suburbs
Last month
This comes after a successful rollout of commercial 5G services in the urban areas of Auckland and Christchurch beginning in March 2021.
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Smartphones
OPPO releases ColorOS 13 operating system globally
August 2022
OPPO has officially released the global version of its latest Android-based operating system, ColorOS 13.
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Microsoft Teams
How MSPs can add value with Teams Phone
July 2022
As a Managed Service Provider, you know the Microsoft suite better than any telco ever will. But how do you retain ownership of the ecosystem, ensure system security, and minimise churn risk?
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Customers
Mercury charged by ComCom following complaints of misleading customers
July 2022
Mercury NZ has been charged for misleading customers following a complaint to the Commission Commission.
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CSG
To win at 5G, telcos must tame their quoting chaos
July 2022
The catalogs of CSP (communication service providers) market offerings are set to explode as new digital services emerge, powered by B2B2X business models.
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ABI Research
NaaS market expected to reach $150B by 2030 - research
July 2022
"The market is immature and fragmented, but telco market revenue will exceed US$75 billion by 2030 if they act now and transform to align with requirements."
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Broadband
2degrees and Vocus merger officially complete, set to bring new offerings to NZ telco market
June 2022
2degrees has today officially announced it has joined forces with Vocus NZ upon the completion of their merger, with promises of new offerings for customers across both business and personal markets.
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Telco
New Kiwi distributor to focus on telecommunications solutions
March 2022
Paul Batchelor of Allied Telessis fame, is launching a new specialist telecommunications distributor based in Wellington.
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Cloud
India’s largest IX operator surpasses 500 connected networks
March 2022
India's largest carrier and data centre neutral Internet Exchange (IX) operator has exceeded 500 connected networks across the country, making it the fastest-growing interconnection platform.
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Telcos
5G is a backup connectivity breakthrough
October 2021
While most of the public discussion of 5G is for primary connectivity, businesses are far more interested in its potential to act as a failover option.
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VMware
Ori Industries partners with VMware to facilitate enterprise implementation of edge computing
October 2021
Ori Industries is partnering with VMware to facilitate enterprise implementation of edge computing across hybrid, telco and multi-cloud deployments. 
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Distribution
SourseAI enters NZ distribution agreement with Devoli, eyes up telco market
September 2021
SourseAI’s AI platform Sourse will enable Devoli customers to more effectively adopt machine learning, including real-time data on the New Zealand retail telco market covering broadband and mobile market insights.
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Telco
Why graph data platforms are crucial to telco success
July 2021
Graph data platforms provide telcos with performance boosts and agility benefits over relational databases, enabling new levels of performance and insight.
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Digital Transformation
Google Cloud partners with Axiata Enterprise to modernise digital transformation of Asia's telcos
June 2021
“To resource-strapped SMBs, cloud technology is a game changer that enables them to compete with larger players in the market.”
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Data Protection
Number porting fraud prompts extra measure from telcos
June 2021
Telcos have banded together in an attempt to stamp out a relatively uncommon but potentially devastating type of fraud.
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Customer service
Customer service vital to long term success for Australian telcos
May 2021
Customer loyalty is at stake as telcos fail to deliver adequate service, prompting organisations to adapt or fail to gain a competitive advantage.
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5G
ABI Research: Telco cloud revenue set to rise 27% over 5 years
November 2020
The growth will be driven by cloud infrastructure-related investments, such as virtual networks, orchestration, and cloud-native functions.
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5G
VMware adds cloud-native support to 5G telco cloud portfolio
September 2020
The 5G-ready Telco Cloud Platform supports cloud-native technology and delivers applications and services across multi-cloud infrastructure.
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Managed Services
Aussie-born telco services platform Carbon adds 100th partner
July 2020
It was built entirely in-house by Aussie Broadband’s development team, who also developed the award-winning MyAussie app for residential customers.
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5G
HPE launches extensive 5G-deployment suite
March 2020
The offerings are designed to help telco companies rapidly deploy 5G services and put them on the path to revenue growth within the emerging market, HPE says.
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Cloud platforms
Leading operators to create a global Telco Edge Cloud Platform
March 2020
China Unicom, Deutsche Telekon, EE, KDDI, Orange, SIngtel, SK Telecom, Telefonica and TIM have created a shared Telco Edge Cloud Platform with GSMA support.