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Why telcos are going mad for TowerCos

Henry Burrell
Thu, 07 Apr 2022

Why telcos are going mad for TowerCos
The sale of passive mobile towers is big business. (Image: Deposit Photos)
Henry Burrell
Thu, 07 Apr 2022
New Zealand’s three telecoms operators are in flux.2degrees is teetering on the edge of acquisition, texting the Overseas Investment Office every morning to see if there’s an update. The telco waits on a “you may merge” reply, just like it got from the Commerce Commission and its current owner, Trilogy’s shareholders. Permission will see it blend its mobile network with Orcon Group’s fixed network.Meanwhile, Spark and Vodafone NZ are busy copying each other’s homework (in something eerily similar t...

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