2degrees urges Adams to keep remaining spectrum until after telco review

Tue, 29 Oct 2013

By Paul McBeth Oct. 30 (BusinessDesk) - Two Degrees Mobile, which has grabbed about a fifth of the mobile phone market since its entry in 2009, is urging Communications Minister Amy Adams to hang on to unsold 700 megahertz radio spectrum until after a review of the telecommunications market. Chief executive Stewart Sherriff will write to Adams asking her to shelve the spectrum until the outcome of the market review to stop dominant incumbents Telecom Corp and Vodafone New Zealand from cementing their position with more spectrum, he said in...

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