New Zealand cans auction, hands telcos cheap 5G spectrum – Telco/ISP- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

A rigger adding Nokia 5G aerials to a Vodafone 4G mast in Auckland. Juha Saarinen With economists predicting New Zealand will enter its deepest recession since the Great Depression of the 1930s due to COVID-19, the government has taken the surprise move to directly allocate radio spectrum to telcos at a low, fixed cost, in […]

Apple borrows on the cheap to fund buybacks, dividends – Benchmarking Change- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Apple Inc on Monday capitalised on the Federal Reserve’s emergency measures in response to the coronavirus outbreak to issue its cheapest bonds in years, making it the latest blue-chip company to do so to fund stock buybacks and dividends. Apple’s offering illustrates how companies with the best credit ratings are boosting shareholder returns by tapping […]