A Sky TV/Vodafone merger means consumers will be offered a "quad" play by adding mobile

Fiona Rotherham
Thu, 09 Jun 2016

By Fiona Rotherham June 9 (BusinessDesk) - The proposed merger between Sky Tv and Vodafone NZ has “significant potential” for expanding the current triple play offerings – fixed line voice, fixed-line broadband, and pay television services – into a quad-play by adding mobile, the parties say. Sky TV chief executive John Fellet, who will be the head of media and content in the merged group, said New Zealand’s triple play was under-penetrated relative to other markets and there is an opportunity for a brand new “quad” play. “We’re seeing...
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