Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




Mad Scientist
19330 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2531

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

Topic # 154733 6-Nov-2014 07:07
Send private message

(Spark to follow, mind you ... )

But can I ask why they spent so much money buying telstraclear

And what have they gained so far, from that venture

Thanks




Swype on iOS is detrimental to accurate typing. Apologies in advance.


Filter this topic showing only the reply marked as answer Create new topic
925 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 606

Trusted

  Reply # 1169660 6-Nov-2014 07:12
Send private message

A very large mainly corporate focused customer base and infatructure, something Vodafone was lacking previously.

They had the mobile network but how many corporates used ihug as their IP provider. Now they can offer a true fully bundled enterprise product

13587 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 6366

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 1169661 6-Nov-2014 07:15
3 people support this post
Send private message

When they merged they would have gathered a lot of duplicated roles, now as they sort their processes and systems they can remove those duplications. That occurs in almost every merger.

What have they gained? VF NZ are a much bigger operation with a much broaderr network and increased customer base.




Mike
Retired IT Manager. 
The views stated in my posts are my personal views and not that of any other organisation.

 

 Mac user, Windows curser, Chrome OS desired.

 

The great divide is the lies from both sides.

 

 


 
 
 
 


2284 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 375

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 1169701 6-Nov-2014 08:04
2 people support this post
Send private message

Mike you're dead right, just amazes me how these culls always happen just before Christmas when job hunting is at it's hardest.

13587 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 6366

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 1169702 6-Nov-2014 08:08
Send private message

Harsh as it will sound if they terminate before Xmas it avoids a costly statutory leave cost. I agree its a tough time and one I always avoided when restructuring and left with unavoidable terminations.




Mike
Retired IT Manager. 
The views stated in my posts are my personal views and not that of any other organisation.

 

 Mac user, Windows curser, Chrome OS desired.

 

The great divide is the lies from both sides.

 

 


7912 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 801

Subscriber

  Reply # 1169716 6-Nov-2014 08:34
3 people support this post
Send private message

As it was explained to me by a xTelstraClear worker last time I was at Vodafone , Vodofone is a cell company that has bought a wireline company but doesn't know how to run it..




Regards,

Old3eyes


BDFL - Memuneh
61791 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 12442

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Lifetime subscriber

ckc

321 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 107
Inactive user


  Reply # 1169947 6-Nov-2014 12:33
Send private message

freitasm:
joker97: (Spark to follow, mind you ... )


Already happening...



Difference is that Spark made a lot of money last year, had no synergy to complete, and they're still shedding people.

383 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 132


  Reply # 1169962 6-Nov-2014 12:47
One person supports this post
Send private message

old3eyes: As it was explained to me by a xTelstraClear worker last time I was at Vodafone , Vodofone is a cell company that has bought a wireline company but doesn't know how to run it..

I wonder if the xTCL person took into account that they purchased ihug 7 years ago and have successfully built that up over the last several years.






Please note: I have a professional bias towards Vodafone.

Filter this topic showing only the reply marked as answer Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Geekzone Live »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.