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Introduction

This is an update of the New Zealand telecoms market, covering fixed broadband and mobile market trends and regulation. It includes service provider performance, MVNO, TV, and OTT market outlooks.

Highlights

  • Operators have been putting effort into innovative plans to attract customers. In the mobile segment, unlimited plans have been introduced by all three main operators. Now the unlimited plans are evolving by letting customers share them with family and friends. In the fixed segment, telcos continue to strengthen partnerships with quality content players.
  • Spark has seen a further opportunity for a standalone sports media business. In March 2019, Spark announced the launch of its new sports streaming service, Spark Sports, aiming to transform the way sport is distributed and viewed in New Zealand.
  • LTE is currently the leading mobile technology. Spark intends to launch a 5G commercial service by July 1, 2020. However, the 5G commercial date in New Zealand is still subject to the government's timetable regarding available 5G spectrum.

Features and Benefits

  • Analyzes service provider KPIs.
  • Identifies key developments across telecoms, TV, and OTT video.

Key questions answered

  • Who are the market leaders in the fixed and mobile markets?
  • What is the regulatory change in New Zealand's telecoms market?
  • What are operators' pricing strategies?

Table of contents

Summary

  • Introduction
  • Download 1: New Zealand: Mobile, Broadband, TV, and OTT Video Report