Vocus group stories
2degrees and Vocus merger officially complete, set to bring new offerings to NZ telco market
2degrees and Vocus NZ have completed their merger, promising new offerings for customers and cementing their position as a challenger brand.
ComCom grants clearance for Vocus, 2degrees merger
The Commerce Commission has granted clearance to a transaction that would see the merger of the Vocus Group with 2degrees.
ComCom has issues with the 2degrees, Vocus merger
The Commerce Commission is calling for public submissions on the likely competitive effects of the proposed merger between 2degrees and Vocus.
Tesserent announces cybersecurity partnership with Vocus
Tesserent partners with Vocus to address cybersecurity needs, delivering solutions to enterprise clients in Australia and New Zealand.
Australia prioritises IT hardware manufacturing on the road to digital sovereign resilience
Australia's new computer hardware manufacturing facility aims to enhance sovereign resilience in IT infrastructure.
Vocus, SoftIron to create cloud storage solution Datahub
Vocus has announced the launch of Datahub, a new cloud storage solution in partnership with open source data storage vendor SoftIron.
NEXTDC eyes up Darwin, NT, as next data centre pad
NEXTDC has purchased land in Australia’s Northern Territory, which is set to be the site of the company’s newest data centre.
Vocus announces first international submarine cable connection into Darwin
Vocus will establish Darwin as Australia's newest entry point for international data connectivity through a new $100m, 1,000km submarine cable connection.
Hurricane Electric deploys Point of Presence at Vocus' Auckland data centre
The PoP is Hurricane Electric’s second of its type, complementing an existing connection in Data Centre 220’s Auckland facility.
Macquarie, Aware Super propose AU$3.5bn acquisition of Vocus Group
Macquarie Group's MIRA and Aware Super have offered A$3.5bn to acquire Vocus Group's Australian and New Zealand arms if approved by shareholders and regulators.
Sky confirms Vocus as a key service partner for Sky Broadband
Sky partners with Vocus New Zealand for the rollout of Sky Broadband, aiming to provide quality products and services to customers.
'Money grabbing, tone deaf' - Vocus, Vodafone, 2degrees slam Chorus over fibre price increases
Vocus, Vodafone and 2degrees criticize Chorus for raising wholesale broadband prices amidst a looming economic crisis.
Vocus buys out 'strong' Stuff Fibre business
The deal, which is set to close on 20 May, reflects Vocus’ confidence in Stuff Fibre’s capabilities, particularly in ‘uncertain times’.
Vocus to resell Zoom products in ANZ as demand for remote tools soars
Demand for remote team collaboration tools is surging on an unprecedented scale, and businesses like Zoom are struggling to keep up with demand.
ComCom releases draft guidance for unbundled fibre
NZ CommCom propounds fibre access rules to spark rivalry & innovation.
Vocus showing growth in ANZ markets
Both the parent in Australia and the NZ wing of the telco are showing solid revenue in the previous financial half-year.
NZ telcos plead guilty, given fines over false invoicing
Three telco providers in New Zealand have been fined a total of $121,500 for making false representations in customer invoices.
Vocus unlocks strategic infrastructure opportunities in Northern Territory with govt partnership
Vocus and the Northern Territory government are partnering to upgrade the state's internet backbone to a capacity of 20Tbps.
Broadband Compare and TUANZ name best broadband in NZ
Over 200 professionals from New Zealand's ICT sector gathered at the Broadband Compare TUANZ Awards to honor the country's top broadband providers.
NZ mobile market in 'good shape', Commerce Commission claims
New Zealand's mobile market in 'good shape' as competitive environment benefits consumers, says Commerce Commission.
Vocus adds Hawaiki capacity, network upgrades
Vocus ups Hawaiki cable ante, boosts NZ, AU networks for top-tier connectivity.
Vodafone, Vocus welcome Com Com scrutiny on unbundled broadband
The Commerce Commission's scrutiny on unbundled broadband pricing is a step in the right direction, according to Vocus Group and Vodafone.
Vocus slams ComCom mobile review as “disgraceful”
Vocus criticises Commerce Commission for considering mobile market healthy and claims NZ MVNOs aren't working.
Chorus’ message: just be more committed to paying
Vocus says prices could increase by between $12 and $200 per user, which would have to be absorbed by the provider or paid for by the consumer.