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Teamtalk takes 67% stake in Citylink

By Antonios Karantze, in , posted: 27-Nov-2006 05:27,2106,3877313a6405,00.html

Announced on a saturday afternoon, appears to have been missed by most commentators.

Loaded with $10m of new debt.

City went on an acquisition binge some months ago, fire-selling internet connections. seems to have stopped, but i wonder how long they will keep going for.

The cost of providing internet and wan connections keeps going up, but the margins just keep getting slimmer....

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Antonios Karantze
New Zealand


Antonios has been actively employed in the IT & Technology sector since 1991, and has worked on many commercials projects and products in New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom. Working in product or actively managing programmes of work, he has always focused on building for the end customer, and not just promoting new technologies. Industry experience includes all telecommunications areas for business and private customers, private insurance, loyalty, media, energy and gambling. 

Since 2013, he has been involved with the development and launch of many popular smartphone applications in New Zealand, including

- TAB Mobile
- AMI & State Insurance digital experience
- Fly Buys
- Newshub for web and app
- Genesis Energy & Energy Online
- MyACC for Business

Genuinely passionate about technologies, internet and computing in general, he lives in the city he was born in - Wellington, New Zealand, the creative heart of hub of digital sector for the country.