Wireless broadband advocate Chris O'Connell says choosing Chorus to build a single 5G network would mean the Crown would have to forgo a windfall from auctioning the spectrum.

UK 5G spectrum auction points to potential windfall for government here

Wed 2 May 8

There could be hundreds of millions for Crown coffers. But there are three sticking points.

IDC's Hugh Ujhazy says a shared 5G network can appeal to second-tier retail telcos without deep warchests.

MBIE request reanimates Chorus’s push for a shared 5G network

Tue 1 May 5

Spark, Vodafone and 2degrees remain violently opposed to the notion. IDC analyst referees.

The Huawei Mate Pro

TOYBOX: Huawei Mate 10 Pro


A lot of AI, but not a lot for it to do.

IDC NZ market analyst Chayse Gorton says "There hasn’t been a phone in the New Zealand market that’s this expensive"

Apple and Samsung neck and neck in NZ premium smartphone market

Thu 9 Nov

A sneak peek at preliminary third-quarter numbers shows some interesting trends. PLUS: GfK stats track the emerging 'super premium' market.

IDC analyst Chayse Gorton says "New Zealanders need to step out of their bricks-and-mortar comfort zone"

As Amazon looms, survey reveals Kiwis online vs offline buying preferences

Thu 19 Oct 2

New Zealand is out of step with the rest of the world.

IDC research manager, telecommunications Monica Collier says broadband retailers are caught in a squeeze

More mergers and acquisitions ahead in ‘under pressure’ telco sector: IDC

Wed 11 Oct 1

Report finds “glum” market for telcos but "land of opportunity" for customers.


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