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Vodafone
Vodafone NZ buys remaining stake in retail joint venture
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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Commerce Commission
ComCom appeals $2.25 million fine in Vodafone FibreX case
The Commerce Commission has filed an appeal in the High Court against a $2.25 million fine imposed on Vodafone NZ for its offending under the Fair Trading Act.
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Smartphone
HMD Global launches G21 smartphone with Vodafone prepaid handset
HMD Global has launched the Nokia G21 G-series smartphone, along with a prepaid handset on the Vodafone network.
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Vodafone
Opensignal report analyses and awards NZ network providers
The recent Opensignal Mobile Network Experience Report has revealed new findings and award recognitions for the NZ telco market.
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IBM
Vodafone extends collaboration with IBM, MATRIXX Software
"To realise the promise of 5G, decisions need to be made with the right technology solutions, skills and support to execute and succeed."
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Network Management
Vodafone, Anodot to transform network, customer experience
Vodafone New Zealand has chosen Anodot to transform its network performance visibility and improve customer experiences.
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Vodafone
Cell tower sales may pay off for consumers
The possible sale of cellular telecommunications towers by the two biggest network owners could lead to cheaper services for consumers over the longer term.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
Vodafone partnering with Consegna to harness AWS expertise
Vodafone has announced a partnership with Consegna to utilise joint Amazon Web Services (AWS) expertise to address the cloud needs of New Zealand companies.
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Sustainability
Vodafone looks to sell billion dollar mobile towers
Vodafone NZ has begun a market engagement process, with Barrenjoey and UBS brought on board to advise the company.
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Cybersecurity
Vodafone bolsters cybersecurity portfolio with DEFEND
The company recently signed a conditional agreement to acquire a 60% majority share of cybersecurity specialists DEFEND.
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Disaster Recovery
Vodafone New Zealand completes Australasian telco first
Vodafone has expanded its partnership with FiberSense to Wellington, and is the first company in NZ to utilise existing underground fibre cables.
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Broadband Compare
Best New Zealand broadband providers of 2021 revealed
The best New Zealand broadband and energy providers of 2021 have been revealed at this week's NZ Compare Awards.
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Unified Communications
RingCentral & Vodafone launch UC solution in Hong Kong, Singapore
“Enterprises today have growing global communications needs to meet the ever-evolving demands of their mobile and distributed workforce."
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Vodafone
Vodafone, Te Rourou foundation launch emergency grant, match donations for Tonga tsunami recovery
Vodafone and Te Rourou, Vodafone Aotearoa Foundation are joining forces to support relief efforts in Tonga, as the island nation faces significant damages caused by the eruption of Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai. 
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Vodafone
Huge jump in data use over new year period - Vodafone NZ
55% more data was used by Vodafone customers this year, compared to NYE 2020/2021.
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Vodafone
2degrees, Orcon merger to take on telco powerhouses Vodafone and Spark
Challenger telcos 2degrees and Orcon Group have announced plans to merge, as they look to form New Zealand's third-largest integrated telecommunications company. 
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Vodafone
Vodafone data use jumps more than 50% over Christmas
“With international travel still on hold, we expected a large amount of internet traffic around the holiday season but once again we've been blown away by the sheer volume."
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Vodafone
Vodafone commits to SMEs, joins Digital Boost Alliance Aotearoa
“SME’s are the backbone of New Zealand business, and are facing unprecedented hardship and challenges due to COVID-19 and the subsequent lockdowns and restrictions."
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Microsoft
Vodafone hits Microsoft Gold Security milestone
Vodafone is also helping customers protect themselves by showing them how to invest in their people, processes and technologies in a real-world cyberattack experience.
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Copper Network
Vodafone's copper landline network to be axed next year
10,000 customers are still using its copper phone network, but they will need to move to voice over fibre, wireless, UltraFast HFC, or copper broadband (VoIP).
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Vodafone
Vodafone announces new business marketplace featuring Microsoft 365, Acronis cyber backup
Vodafone New Zealand has unveiled a new business marketplace for New Zealand business owners to purchasing different top-tier software solutions.
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Remote Working
Vodafone NZ launches new remote working security tool
Partnering with Palo Alto Networks, the solution uses advanced threat protection technology to safeguard users and ensures a secure remote working environment.
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Contact Centre
Vodafone and AWS create unique Kiwi voice for Amazon Connect
Vodafone New Zealand has announced the launch of a Kiwi voice for Amazon Connect, the omnichannel cloud contact centre. 
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Internet of Things
Vodafone increases IoT network footprint
"We are seeing increasing numbers of New Zealand businesses expand their Internet of Things strategies."