Thursday, 22 February 2018

Chorus welcomes NZ wholesale pricing move, Spark complains

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Wednesday 16 December 15

Incumbent operator says Commission's decision is 'worst possible Christmas present' for end-users, while network business ups its earnings guidance.

New Zealand's Commerce Commission on Tuesday published its final decision on wholesale broadband prices, the figure coming in higher than the one proposed in the summer, news that was welcomed by network operator Chorus but lamented by incumbent operator Spark. Effective on Wednesday, Chorus can charge NZ$41.19 per month for wholesale copper broadband, made up of NZ$29.75 for unbundled copper local loop (UCLL) and NZ$11…

New Zealand's Commerce Commission on Tuesday published its final decision on wholesale broadband prices, the figure coming in higher than the one proposed in the summer, news that was welcomed by network operator Chorus but lamented by incumbent operator Spark. Effective on Wednesday, Chorus can charge NZ$41.19 per month for wholesale copper broadband, made up of NZ$29.75 for unbundled copper local loop (UCLL) and NZ$11…

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