Sunday, 23 July 2017

Chorus, Spark welcome NZ's utility-style fixed network regulatory overhaul

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Tuesday 12 July 16

Government shares more details of plan to adopt utility-style regulation in New Zealand's telecoms network sector.

The New Zealand government on Tuesday unveiled more details of its plan to overhaul the regulatory regime that will govern the fixed-line market going forward, particularly with regard to the transition from copper networks to high-speed fibre, a move that was welcomed by some of the country's major telcos. The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is in the process of reviewing the country's Telecommunications Act 2001 and aims to make changes to the regulatory landscape for 2020 and beyond…

The New Zealand government on Tuesday unveiled more details of its plan to overhaul the regulatory regime that will govern the fixed-line market going forward, particularly with regard to the transition from copper networks to high-speed fibre, a move that was welcomed by some of the country's major telcos. The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is in the process of reviewing the country's Telecommunications Act 2001 and aims to make changes to the regulatory landscape for 2020 and beyond…

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