Telco news stories
2degrees and Vocus merger officially complete, set to bring new offerings to NZ telco market
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.
New Kiwi distributor to focus on telecommunications solutions
Paul Batchelor of Allied Telessis fame, is launching a new specialist telecommunications distributor based in Wellington.
India’s largest IX operator surpasses 500 connected networks
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.
5G is a backup connectivity breakthrough
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.
Ori Industries partners with VMware to facilitate enterprise implementation of edge computing
Ori Industries is partnering with VMware to facilitate enterprise implementation of edge computing across hybrid, telco and multi-cloud deployments.
SourseAI enters NZ distribution agreement with Devoli, eyes up telco market
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.
Why graph data platforms are crucial to telco success
Graph data platforms provide telcos with performance boosts and agility benefits over relational databases, enabling new levels of performance and insight.
Google Cloud partners with Axiata Enterprise to modernise digital transformation of Asia's telcos
“To resource-strapped SMBs, cloud technology is a game changer that enables them to compete with larger players in the market.”
Number porting fraud prompts extra measure from telcos
Telcos have banded together in an attempt to stamp out a relatively uncommon but potentially devastating type of fraud.
Customer service vital to long term success for Australian telcos
Customer loyalty is at stake as telcos fail to deliver adequate service, prompting organisations to adapt or fail to gain a competitive advantage.
ABI Research: Telco cloud revenue set to rise 27% over 5 years
The growth will be driven by cloud infrastructure-related investments, such as virtual networks, orchestration, and cloud-native functions.
VMware adds cloud-native support to 5G telco cloud portfolio
The 5G-ready Telco Cloud Platform supports cloud-native technology and delivers applications and services across multi-cloud infrastructure.
Aussie-born telco services platform Carbon adds 100th partner
It was built entirely in-house by Aussie Broadband’s development team, who also developed the award-winning MyAussie app for residential customers.
HPE launches extensive 5G-deployment suite
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.
Leading operators to create a global Telco Edge Cloud Platform
China Unicom, Deutsche Telekon, EE, KDDI, Orange, SIngtel, SK Telecom, Telefonica and TIM have created a shared Telco Edge Cloud Platform with GSMA support.
Vocus showing growth in A/NZ markets
Both the parent in Australia and the NZ wing of the telco are showing solid revenue in the previous financial half-year.
Vocus slams ComCom mobile review as “disgraceful”
The Commission says there is no need for measures to improve competition in the NZ mobile market. Vocus says this decision will be “crippling.”
Study finds NZ mobile services in good stead due to competition
The study found indicators such as pricing, coverage and choice of mobile services were trending in a positive direction for consumers.
Spark, Vodafone, and 2degrees team up for Christchurch
Chief executives from New Zealand’s largest internet providers have jumped on board with the Christchurch Call to Action.
Data Centre Interconnection
Vertiv survey reveals telco 5G hopes and fears
Together with analyst firm 451 Research, Vertiv has unveiled the findings from its report that delves into the state of 5G.
VoIP / SIP
VoiP new-comer upgraded and ready to take on NZ
UFONE is an Auckland-based VoIP provider that has just completed a massive upgrade of its back-end and is ready to take on the market.
NTT Communications hangs on to top rung in APAC telco cloud market
The telecom cloud market in Asia Pacific (APAC) is a fierce one, but a new report purports NTT Communications to be the dominant player - for now.
AT&T offloads 31 data centers to trim $1.1b off colossal debt
The giant telco reportedly has $189 billion of debt, and the data center sale (18 in the US and 13 international) is a move to reduce that.
Vonex now officially listed on the ASX after $6 million IPO
The company the listing will kick-start its rapid expansion plans for its retail division, with investment in NBN-related channel partners.