Assessing the proposed merger between Sky NZ and Vodafone NZ

In 2016, Vodafone New Zealand and Sky Network Television Limited proposed to merge their businesses, and applied to the New Zealand Commerce Commission (NZCC) for clearance. Under the New Zealand Commerce Act 1986, the NZCC can grant clearance if it is satisfied that the Proposed Transaction will not have the effect or likely effect of[…]

Plum Insight: The implications of Brexit for telecommunications markets

The date for the referendum on whether Britain should remain in the European Union has been set. Companies within the telecoms sector, their boards and customers are all likely to be impacted if Britain was to exit – Brexit. Here we provide a short overview of the possible legal and regulatory implications for the telecoms[…]

Fibre pricing and margin squeeze testing in Malta

  Over the past few years Plum has undertaken a series of projects for GO, Malta’s leading provider of communications services, to help it develop its investment strategy for the deployment of high-speed broadband infrastructure. The work was carried out in the following stages. Business case for fibre investment Plum carried out an assessment of[…]