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Econet Welcomes Commerce Commission Report

Tuesday, 10 October 2006, 2:46 pm | Econet Wireless New Zealand

Econet Wireless New Zealand (EWNZ) is encouraged by the Commerce Commission’s mobile market report. The report confirms a number of significant barriers to competition in mobile and the Commission will, as a result, launch a formal investigation. More >>

Private equity investors commence negotiations

Wednesday, 6 September 2006, 2:41 pm | Econet Wireless New Zealand

Private equity investors commence negotiations for capital injection into Econet Wireless New Zealand Limited More >>

New York Competition Law Guru Joins Econet

Monday, 4 September 2006, 10:08 am | Econet Wireless New Zealand

David G. Rauscher, a New York telecommunications lawyer known as much for his combative style as for his substantive legal skills and intimate understanding of telecommunications issues, has joined the Econet team in New Zealand. More >>

Vodafone Disregards Environment - Econet

Tuesday, 22 August 2006, 12:53 am | Econet Wireless New Zealand

Econet Wireless New Zealand (Econet) is staggered Vodafone has abandoned any pretence of environmental principle by now arguing the distinction between “co-location” and “mast-sharing” is irrelevant. More >>

Vodafone's Reseller Timing Impeccable

Thursday, 17 August 2006, 2:17 pm | Econet Wireless New Zealand

The timing of its announcement regarding its heads of agreements with three mobile resellers is classic regulatory gaming on Vodafone's part - particularly with the Commerce Commission reviewing mobile and Parliament just about to get its teeth stuck ... More >>

NZ Financial Community Lazy

Thursday, 10 August 2006, 10:12 am | Econet Wireless New Zealand

NZ Financial Community Lazy Econet has lambasted the New Zealand financial community’s reaction to yesterday Vector announcement by the Commerce Commission. More >>

Econet Welcomes Commerce Commission action

Wednesday, 9 August 2006, 5:33 pm | Econet Wireless New Zealand

Econet, an aspirant mobile telecommunications company, has complimented the Commerce Commission on its recognition of the inherent behaviour of network monopolies and for the strength of the policy rationale behind its decision to take action against ... More >>

Econet available to Help Vodafone with billing

Wednesday, 9 August 2006, 5:32 pm | Econet Wireless New Zealand

Econet Wireless New Zealand (Econet) has offered to supply and install a billing system for just 20% of the unbelievable $300 million Vodafone is apparently spending on its new system. More >>

Econet comments on Vodafone’s claims

Wednesday, 9 August 2006, 10:31 am | Econet Wireless New Zealand

Econet Wireless New Zealand (Econet) has responded to Vodafone Commercial Manager’s comments to The Line on 8 August. Vodafone’s offer to Econet for 900 spectrum was a complete façade intended to mislead the Regulator and the MED. More >>

Econet requests spectrum discussion to continue

Monday, 7 August 2006, 10:57 am | Econet Wireless New Zealand

Econet Wireless New Zealand (Econet) has complimented the Ministry of Economic Development on its open-minded request for submissions on Broadband Wireless Spectrum Use. More >>

Econet Comments on Telecom Annual Result Web-Cast

Friday, 4 August 2006, 2:50 pm | Econet Wireless New Zealand

Econet Wireless New Zealand (Econet) today participated in the Telecom’s annual result web-cast. More >>

Telecom’s statement illustrative of monopoly

Friday, 4 August 2006, 2:49 pm | Econet Wireless New Zealand

Econet Wireless New Zealand (Econet) has observed that Telecom’s annual statement illustrates Telecom will continue behaving as a monopolist and that urgent regulation is required to ensure meaningful and effective structural separation that ensures ... More >>

Vodafone annual report embarrasses policy makers

Friday, 28 July 2006, 3:44 pm | Econet Wireless New Zealand

Econet Wireless New Zealand (Econet) today commented on Vodafone PLC’s annual report, where Vodafone disclosed it has three GSM mobile phone licenses in New Zealand. More >>

Commerce Commission delays damaging industry

Tuesday, 25 July 2006, 9:22 am | Econet Wireless New Zealand

Econet Wireless New Zealand (Econet) today publicly expressed concern about how long it is taking the Commerce Commission to make judgments on the anti-competitive behavior of monopoly businesses. More >>

Econet suggests TCF renamed Telecomms Cartel Forum

Friday, 21 July 2006, 3:47 pm | Econet Wireless New Zealand

Econet today expressed its disgust at the three and a half year delay the Telecommunications Carriers Forum (TCF) has taken to generate a workable industry co-location code. Despite the establishment of the TCF on the 26th August 2002, there is still no industry ... More >>

Vodafone statements misguided and collusive

Friday, 21 July 2006, 11:36 am | Econet Wireless New Zealand

Econet Wireless New Zealand (Econet) questions Vodafone’s statement that Telstra’s Tauranga network construction announcement illustrates that further regulation is not required. More >>

Spectrum management needs to be passed on

Wednesday, 19 July 2006, 2:40 pm | Econet Wireless New Zealand

Econet Wireless New Zealand (Econet) is calling upon the Ministry of Econet Development (MED) to transfer its responsibility for spectrum management to the Commerce Commission’s specialist Telecommunications Commissioner. More >>

Econet warns the broadband community

Friday, 14 July 2006, 12:28 am | Econet Wireless New Zealand

Econet Wireless New Zealand (Econet) has warned the broadband industry about the risks of allowing the wholesale broadband industry working groups to be subsumed underneath the Telecommunications Carriers Forum (TCF) – as was signaled earlier ... More >>

Students Highlight Issues with Cellphone Market

Monday, 19 June 2006, 11:17 am | Econet Wireless New Zealand

New Zealand compares poorly with other OECD countries when it comes to pricing and competition in the cellphone market. These are the findings of secondary and tertiary students around New Zealand, who were challenged to research the cellphone market ... More >>

Econet Challenges Vodafone to Review of Spectrum

Thursday, 1 June 2006, 11:08 am | Econet Wireless New Zealand

Econet Wireless New Zealand (Econet) has proposed independent analysis of Vodafone New Zealand’s spectrum ownership – at Econet’s expense. This comes after Vodafone’s GM Commercial Development once again, in last month’s Telecommunications Review, ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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