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Optus annual profits plunge, but rebound for the quarter
Australia’s second largest telco Optus has suffered a drop in net profits for the year ended 31 March, with profits plunging by 15.8% on the previous year.

Vodafone NZ acquired by Infratil, Canada’s Brookfield
Vodafone New Zealand has been bought by a consortium of long-term investors, New Zealand-based Infratil, and Canada-based Brookfield Asset Management for €2.1 billion (NZ$3.59 billion).

Optus reveals first 50 Ericsson 5G site locations
Optus has revealed the list of the first 50 5G site locations to be built by Ericsson across Sydney and Melbourne as part of its multi-vendor 5G rollout.

NZ fund Infratil in talks to buy Vodafone New Zealand
New Zealand infrastructure fund Infratil says it is in talks with the Vodafone Group to buy the company's New Zealand business, along with another unnamed party.

ACCC says it opposes TPG-Vodafone merger

5G potential ‘dispels myth’ on the value to consumers: report

ACMA warns telcos for ‘not helping’ vulnerable customers

TPG, Vodafone will make concessions to ensure merger: analyst

ACCC wants continued regulation of wholesale mobile services
Australia’s competition watchdog, the ACCC, has proposed that the country’s wholesale mobile voice services should continue to be regulated for a further five years.

British defence minister sacked over Huawei policy leak
British Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has been sacked for leaking information about the UK's policy on Huawei which was decided at a meeting of the country's National Security Council on 23 April.


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