Vocus NZ makes inroads in broadband

Vocus NZ makes inroads in broadband
Paul McBeth
Vocus New Zealand made inroads into the gap between it and the major broadband players as it lifted first-half earnings 6 percent. The country’s third-largest retailer service provider operates the Slingshot, Orcon and Flip brands. It lifted its fibre broadband customer numbers 45 percent to 123,000 in the six months ended Dec. 31 from a year earlier, more than offsetting the 25 percent decline in copper customers to 82,000. Overall, broadband customers were up 6 percent at 204,000, and Vocus lifted its fibre market share to 14 percent fr...

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