NZ Sale Appears Close at Hand – Update

The latest news on the sale of Yellow Pages Group (New Zealand) is that a partnership of the private equity KKR and Australia's Seven Network has made a final offer…

Telecom NZ Replaces MSN With Yahoo! as Xtra Partner

Telecom New Zealand has formed a partnership with Yahoo!7, a 50-50 partnership between Yahoo! and Australia's Seven Network, to provide e-mail, search and other Internet services for the telco's Xtra…

Telecom NZ Confirms YP Sale

As expected, Telecom New Zealand today confirmed that it will sell its Yellow Pages division, Yellow Pages Group, and plans to complete the deal by the end of the year.…

Yahoo!, Google Vie in NZ

There are some interesting bits in this article on Telecom NZ's plans to spin off its Yellow Pages Group business for an estimated NZ$1.7 billion (US$1.1 billion). The telecom is…

Advertising Age Gets It

Under the headline "Here's a $14 Billion Print Business That's Loving the Digital Revolution," Ad Age's Abbey Klaassen writes that the Yellow Pages industry "is finding traditional plus digital equals…

Intel Continues to Push WiMax Standard

Intel is in discussions to build a new broadband network with Woosh Wireless in New Zealand. Recently, Intel invested $A37 million in a Sydney-based wireless company called Unwired. Intel's investments…

Nine-MSN Chief Hired

The Australian Age reported that Publishing and Broadcasting LTD has hired Tony Faure as chief executive running to run its Nine-MSN Internet property. Mr. Faure most recently sold HomeScreen Entertainment,…

Singapore YP on the Prowl?

Buried in an item from channelnewsasia.com on Singapore Yellow Pages' recent annual results announcement was the following: Going forward, Yellow Pages is looking to expand, including possible acquisitions in Asia.…

Yahoo! Online-Offline Venture Down Under

In the category of too much news to cover was this older item that appeared in ClickZ (and covered also in SEW blog). Yahoo! has entered a joint venture with…