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2011-04-04 02:00:00

PARIS/> and SINGAPORE/> (Femto Cells Asia), April 4, 2011/> /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Enabling "5-star, 5-bar" 3G Mobile Coverage for Residential and Business Users Vodafone New Zealand has selected Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) to power its commercial "Sure Signal" (http://www.vodafone.co.nz/services/femtocell/) service. Building on Alcatel-Lucent's small cells expertise, Vodafone's "Sure Signal" is taking 3G network coverage and capacity in New Zealand/> to the...

2009-09-08 09:18:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) http://www.reportlinker.com/p0131235/Global-System-for-Mobile-Communications-(GSM).html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) in Millions of US$ by the following technology segments: 2G & 2.5G (including GSM, GPRS & EDGE), and 3G (including WCDMA &...

2008-10-07 15:00:17

Third mobile network operator NZ Communications has reached a breakthrough agreement with Vodafone that will let it install its own equipment on up to 116 Vodafone cellphone towers. The deal will make it quicker and cheaper for NZ Communications to build its network, which is expected to open to the public some time next year. Chief commercial officer Bill McCabe said the heads of agreement on co-location was a "step in the right direction" that he hoped would provide a foundation for...

2008-10-06 15:00:14

THIRD mobile network operator NZ Communications has reached a breakthrough agreement with Vodafone that will let it install its own equipment on up to 116 Vodafone cellphone towers. The deal will make it quicker and cheaper for NZ Communications to build its network, which is expected to open to the public some time next year. Chief commercial officer Bill McCabe said the heads of agreement on co-location was a "step in the right direction" that he hoped would provide a foundation for...

2008-10-04 15:00:17

By HOYLE, Jon VODAFONE New Zealand will probably intensify its strategy of snatching Telecom customers this year, a telecommunications analyst says. Yesterday, the company's British-based parent, the Vodafone Group, announced a (PndStlg)6.6 billion (NZ$16.5 billion) profit and gave some scant details about its New Zealand subsidiary's performance. They showed flat average revenue per user (ARPU) for the year to March 2008, despite a rise in customer numbers and subscribers talking...

2008-10-01 15:00:16

By PULLAR-STRECKER Tom VODAFONE New Zealand has continued to make hay, posting a 18 per cent jump in profits to a record $191 million in the year to March. Revenue was up 10 per cent to $1.5 billion, according to accounts just filed with the Companies Office. Vodafone agreed to pay a $742 million dividend to its British parent, after a $500 million dividend in 2006. The increase in Vodafone's pre- tax profit margins to 15 per cent comes as the Government steps up efforts to bring...

2008-09-30 15:00:44

By PULLAR-STRECKER Tom VODAFONE New Zealand has continued to make hay, posting a 18 per cent jump in profits to a record $191 million in the year to March. Revenue was up 10 per cent to $1.5 billion, according to accounts just filed with the Companies Office. Vodafone agreed to pay a $742 million dividend to its British parent, after a $500 million dividend in 2006. The increase in Vodafone's pre-tax profit margins to 15 per cent comes as the Government steps up efforts to bring...

2008-09-10 15:00:28

By PULLAR-STRECKER Tom NEW ZEALANDERS should have a choice of five mobile companies within weeks, with Australian-listed telco M2 and locally owned start-up Black and White set to join Telecom, Vodafone and TelstraClear in the $2.2 billion market. M2 and Black and White will supply connections through a "mobile virtual network operator" agreement that M2 struck with Vodafone last year, with M2 providing back- end administration and billing for both services, but will compete separately....

2008-09-05 15:00:08

By PULLAR-STRECKER Tom Telecom's execution has been poor, says ABN Amro analyst -------------------- TELECOM will not be ready to sell connections to its new $300 million mobile network till the second quarter of 2009, sources say. That means it will need to rely on its CDMA network that chief executive Paul Reynolds has described as a "dead end" for the company for at least another six months. Spokesman Nick Brown says overseas visitors should be roaming on the new network by...


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