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Spark eyes simpler, digital model to drive out cost

Gavin Evans
Wed, 16 Sep 2020

Gavin Evans
Wed, 16 Sep 2020
Spark New Zealand is aiming to increase annual revenue by as much as $290 million within three years and to generate savings of up to $115 million by simplifying its business, accelerating the uptake of 5G technology and building out its health and sports offering.The firm, which is aiming to have 5G operating in up to seven locations by mid-2021, wants to have a national core 5G network operating on a stand-alone basis by 2023. By then it also wants its exchanges on the copper wire telephone network decommissioned – it has decommissioned...

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