Mark Callander

Vocus Communications NZ chief executive Mark Callander

M2 is dead, long-live Vocus

Mon 22 Feb 2

Anyone remember CallPlus dept: Merger concludes with a re-branding. M2 NZ  boss and Vocus NZ boss both stay on, but there can be only one in the Big Chair.

M2 Group New Zealand (formerly CallPlus) boss Mark Callander

New CallPlus owner M2 wants to merge with Vocus

Mon 28 Sep

If approved by M2 shareholders, deal would create a $A3 billion company | M2 shooting for 25% market share against Spark, Vodafone, others | UPDATED with comment from M2 NZ boss Mark Callander and IDC.


M2 Chief Executive Mark Callander talks about an M2-Vocus merger on NBR Radio and on demand on MyNBR Radio.

M2 New Zealand chief executive Mark Callander

M2 eyes expanded Roku rollout

Wed 29 Jul 4

The company formerly knowns as CallPlus quietly opens a new front in the streaming video streaming war | Telstra launching new SVOD service centred on Roku.

M2 New Zealand chief executive Mark Callander

M2 buys Woosh's 9000 customers

Mon 27 Jul 3

Purchase price revealed as the company formerly known as CallPlus Group makes another deal. UPDATED


Chris Keall talks about Woosh on NBR Radio and on demand via MyNBR Radio.

M2 New Zealand boss Mark Callander

After buying CallPlus for $250m, M2 cuts jobs

Thu 9 Jul 1

New Aussie owner has the knife out.

CallPlus CEO Mark Callander

Sky, Spark, TVNZ, MediaWorks take action against CallPlus, other 'global mode' ISPs

Thu 2 Apr 30

Traditional broadcasters, telco go nuclear on ISPs. UPDATE: CallPlus-owned ISP almost immediately tweaks its service, CEO responds.


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