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Telecom New Zealand's chief technical officer, Frank Mount, has resigned in the wake of the XT Mobile network’s fourth outage since Christmas.
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Neither the listed arm of China Unicom or its parent are part a consortium that has offered $2.5 billion for a 75% stake in state-owned telco Nitel.
 
The National Council on Privatisation (NCP) said earlier this week that Unicom-backed New Generation Telecommunications had emerged as the preferred bidder for Nitel. 
 
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Telecom New Zealand’s troubled 3G XT network experienced “service issues” in several areas yesterday, the day the firm revealed that a serious hardware failure was the cause of last month’s prolonged network outage. Analysys Mason Group (AMG) has been cal

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Telecom New Zealand’s December quarter sales fell 6.5% year-on-year to NZ$1.3 billion ($905m), with ebitda down 1.7%.

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Small US cellco Leap Wireless has hired Goldman Sachs to help it find a buyer or arrange a merger, WSJ reports.
 
The number of young internet addicts in China has doubled in the past four years to 24

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This week Google called time on Chinese web censorship, while India considered trimming its 3G auction.

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Chorus, Telecom New Zealand’s network business, will deploy NetCracker’s workforce management solution to manage disparate parts of its operations.

The solution is expected to improve overall business process efficiencies, deliver a higher level of automation, and increase customer satisfaction.

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India's telecom minister has stated that there will be no delay to the nation's 3G auction.

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Telecom New Zealand has paid out fines and compensation of almost NZ$9 million ($6.45m) for misleading ads that promised “maximum speed internet”.
 
The company was fined NZ$500,000 in the Auckland District Court today after pleading guilty to 17 charges of breaching the Fair Trading Act with its Go Large broadband plan in 2006.
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Vietnamese operator VinaPhone has joined the Conexus Mobile Alliance, expanding the coalition's reach to over 240 million mobile subscribers. The Alliance now has 11 member operators.

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