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One NZ and SpaceX launch 'direct to cell' satellites for global coverage
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One NZ, in cooperation with SpaceX, launched its first six 'direct to cell' satellites enabling expanded telecommunication coverage from 2024, and has joined a global alliance to offer reciprocal satellite roaming services.
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Mighty Ape shakes up Kiwi telco market with prepay plans
Mon, 28th Aug 2023
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Mighty Ape, New Zealand's iconic online retailer, is set to disrupt the telecoms sector with its new prepay mobile plan, Mighty Mobile.
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Vodafone NZ to rebrand as One New Zealand in early 2023
Wed, 28th Sep 2022
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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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Google Cloud to open first cloud region in NZ - among others
Wed, 10th Aug 2022
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Google Cloud has announced plans to bring three new cloud regions, one each in New Zealand, Malaysia and Thailand.
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Vodafone $1.7b passive mobile tower sale to InfraRed and Northleaf
Mon, 18th Jul 2022
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Vodafone NZ sells passive mobile tower assets for $1.7bn to InfraRed Capital Partners and Northleaf Capital Partners.
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Vodafone NZ buys remaining stake in retail joint venture
Thu, 19th May 2022
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Vodafone New Zealand has purchased the remaining 50% stake in the specialist joint venture (JV) with private equity company Millennium Corp.
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Vodafone NZ donates more than $43 million to over 1000 charities
Thu, 12th Nov 2020
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The company has supported more than 1000 charitable organisations since 2002 with donations totalling over $43 million.
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Vodafone NZ completes international optical network upgrade
Fri, 25th Sep 2020
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The project enables a dedicated, resilient and diverse set of internet pathways upon which international data can be transferred at millisecond speed.
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Spark and Vodafone get behind InternetNZ's digital inclusion action plan
Mon, 14th Sep 2020
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More than 50 organisations have now signed the plan, which was shared with Government and the public in May this year.
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Vodafone NZ moves forward on digital reinvention with appointment of strategy officer
Tue, 7th Jul 2020
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Mooney will be tasked with helping to guide the business through its ongoing reinvention towards becoming a more digitally focused business.
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Spark, Vodafone and 2degrees team up with police and NZTA to tackle texting while driving
Fri, 3rd Jul 2020
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NZ agencies unite with telcos to curb driver phone use.
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Former Air NZ chief people officer heads to Vodafone
Thu, 16th Jan 2020
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Jodie King appointed chief people officer at Vodafone NZ, bringing her expertise in building culture and customer focus from Air NZ.
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Telecom doubles home data plans
Fri, 27th Apr 2012
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Telecom has increased the data caps on all of its home broadband plans by at least 100%, reflecting the massive upswing in consumer usage.