Vodafone seeks to 'shut down competition'

In court, Telecom defends its new XT mobile network

Vodafone is trying to pretend it has exclusive rights to mobile communications, Telecom says.

New Zealand's two biggest telecommunications companies are in the Auckland High Court today in a stoush over the launch of Telecom's new XT mobile phone network which Vodafone is seeking an injunction to stop launching next week.

Today's trial has been marked by each company calling the other anti-competitive.

Earlier today Vodafone claimed Telecom was knowingly trying to degrade its services through interference from Telecom's new XT mobile network.

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