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Gaming
Hands–on review: Corsair’s latest MP510 NVMe SSD defies expectations
It features a third-party Phison controller, which isn’t found in many other NVMe drives.
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Cloud
Vocus sees Kiwi revenue soar on back of M2 acquisition
Vocus has seen Kiwi revenue increase 187% following its merger with M2, which included the CallPlus businesses.
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Vocus
Optus Wholesale signs up Vocus in exclusive deal
Optus Wholesale has extended its long-standing relationship with M2 Group, inking a three year deal with Vocus, which merged with M2 this year.
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Vocus Communications
Vocus offers up new M2 NBN offering for resellers
Vocus Communications has launched a new product from the M2 product suite, enabling resellers to capitalise on the fast expanding NBN footprint.
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Vocus Communications
Vocus revenue soars in lead-up to M2 merger
Vocus Communications has seen its revenue soar 181%, with NPAT up 203% in its last financials prior to the M2 merger.
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Vocus Communications
Vocus M2 merger step closer following shareholder approval
The proposed merger of Vocus and M2 has moved a step closer with M2 shareholders voting in favour of the deal, but court approval is still required.
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Vocus Communications
Vocus and M2 enter trading halt pending court decision
Vocus and M2 have gone into a trading halt on the ASX as the companies await the outcome of a court hearing on the Vocus' proposed acquisition of M2.
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Commerce Commission
NZ Commerce Commission gives green light to Vocus/M2 merger
The Commerce Commission says it is satisfied that the acquisition will not substantially lessen competition in the affected markets.
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Vocus
M2 unveils Commander high speed offering on Vocus network
M2 has announced the first of its new offerings on the Vocus network, launching the Commander ultra-fast internet service for Australia’s East Coast.
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NBN
M2 serves up NBN wholesale offerings
M2 has entered into NBN wholesale aggregation and backhaul with the launch of NBN Connect.
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Vocus Communications
ACCC greenlights Vocus' acquisition of M2
The ACCC will not oppose Vocus' proposed acquisition of M2 Group, saying there is limited business overlap and the deal will consolidate a 4th player.
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2talk
M2: NZ operations to deliver 18% of company's AU$1.8b revenue
Aussie's M2 Group is counting on its CallPlus acquisition to deliver big returns and, combined with Vocus, deliver 18% of its $1.8b revenue from NZ.
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Vocus Communications
M2 eyes more growth on back of FY15 results and proposed merger
M2 Group has recorded solid revenue and NPAT increases for FY2015, as the company gears up to merge with Vocus Communications.
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Cloud
Vocus and M2 win with merger, who loses?
What next for Vocus? Is 2degrees of interest? A mobile network would certainly cover off all of the key market segments nicely (albeit only in NZ).
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Vocus
Vocus-M2 merger last of the big telco consolidations?
Ovum has dubbed the proposed merger of Vocus and M2 as ‘a welcome addition of scale for both companies’, noting we are now in 'consolidation endgame'.
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Cloud
Vocus and M2 to merge as $3b ANZ telco giant
Vocus and M2 plan to merge creating a $3 billion telco with capabilities ‘relevant to every individual, corporate and government entity' in ANZ.
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M2
Opinion: M2 buys CallPlus – smart move
With the benefit of hindsight, I can see that M2 management had no issue linking their services inextricably to CallPlus because they intended to