Vocus Communications news stories
Vocus Communications wins a place on the NZ TaaS panel
The telecommunications-as-a-service panel aims to improve the way tel-com services are delivered to government agencies across NZ.
Vocus sets up subsea cable PoP in ST Telemedia's Singapore data center
Vocus has selected ST Telemedia’s Singapore data center, STT Tai Seng, to be the point of presence (PoP) for its new submarine cable.
Vocus ASC set to support Indonesian information infrastructure
“Indonesia is soon to be a key hub in the middle of these traffic flows, rather than an end-point of the region’s fibre optic networks.”
Superloop appoints Dan Whitford to drive strategic sales in APAC
“Dan has such a proven track record in the wholesale telecommunications space, and in particular major strategic deals.”
Vocus-NextGen acquisition gets green light from ACCC
"We look forward to welcoming the NextGen team into Vocus as we move into the next exciting phase of growth in the business."
Internet of Things
What enterprise needs to know about the future of the web
The sharing of basic files & the increasing instances in which sharing was required, started to drive the evolution of what the internet would become.
Vocus acquires NextGen Group assets in $861m deal
Vocus has snapped up Nextgen Networks along with two subsea cable projects in a $861 million deal.
Vocus offers up new M2 NBN offering for resellers
Vocus Communications has launched a new product from the M2 product suite, enabling resellers to capitalise on the fast expanding NBN footprint.
Vocus revenue soars in lead-up to M2 merger
Vocus Communications has seen its revenue soar 181%, with NPAT up 203% in its last financials prior to the M2 merger.
Vocus M2 merger step closer following shareholder approval
The proposed merger of Vocus and M2 has moved a step closer with M2 shareholders voting in favour of the deal, but court approval is still required.
Vocus and M2 enter trading halt pending court decision
Vocus and M2 have gone into a trading halt on the ASX as the companies await the outcome of a court hearing on the Vocus' proposed acquisition of M2.
ACCC greenlights Vocus' acquisition of M2
The ACCC will not oppose Vocus' proposed acquisition of M2 Group, saying there is limited business overlap and the deal will consolidate a 4th player.
M2: NZ operations to deliver 18% of company's AU$1.8b revenue
Aussie's M2 Group is counting on its CallPlus acquisition to deliver big returns and, combined with Vocus, deliver 18% of its $1.8b revenue from NZ.
M2 eyes more growth on back of FY15 results and proposed merger
M2 Group has recorded solid revenue and NPAT increases for FY2015, as the company gears up to merge with Vocus Communications.
Vocus brings new offerings to table following Amcom buyout
Vocus is ramping up its offerings as it completes its largest acquisition and adds managed services, cloud and security solutions to its lineup.
Mergers and Acquisitions
Vocus Amcom merger takes step closer
Vocus Communications took a step closer to merging with Amcom, shareholders, despite opposition from a key shareholder.
Vocus appoints new CEO for next phase of growth
Vocus Communications has announced Maxine Elliott has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of Vocus NZ, effective March 3 2015.
ASX-listed Vocus boosts NZ sales 81% after FX Networks acquisition
Vocus Communications boosted its first-half sales in New Zealand by 81 percent after buying local fibre-line provider FX Networks last year.
Vocus to spend US$58.5m to beef up Southern Cross Cable
It will increase the firm's existing capacity by almost 10 times to ensure it will continue to meet the rapid growth in internet data demand.
Vocus and Spark form construction joint venture for fibre
The joint venture puts Spark in an even better position to help New Zealand businesses navigate a digital future in which fibre will become increasing
Why data centres are the new cool
More and more businesses are favouring suppliers who have adopted a greener, smarter way to operate.
Vocus "rethinks DDoS protection strategy" with new ANZ deal
"Rather than reinvent the wheel I see Black Lotus as the perfect partner to provide our ongoing mitigation capability."
Data focus helps Vocus record "significant" financial results
"We have delivered another record result which is testament to our clearly developed strategy, aligned to increasing demand for data coupled with cloud computing and increased IT outsourcing trends."
Vocus makes $115m move to acquire Kiwi fibre optic firm
"There exists an exciting opportunity in New Zealand to mirror the success we have had in Australia as the only integrated provider of fibre, Internet and data centres."