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ComCom announces a much broader next phase of MBNZ
Tue, 29th Nov 2022
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internet
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The Commerce Commission has unveiled the next phase of Measuring Broadband New Zealand (MBNZ), widening the programme to cover new technologies.
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ComCom issues final decision on Chorus Regulatory Asset Base
Thu, 6th Oct 2022
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finance, leasing & rental
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commerce commission
A company's RAB amounts to the value of the assets the company has used for delivering regulated fibre services to New Zealand consumers.
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Most NZ broadband can deliver four HD Netflix streams at the same time
Mon, 13th Jun 2022
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video
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broadband
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digital entertainment
99% of top broadband plans in New Zealand can handle four simultaneous high-definition Netflix streams, says Measuring Broadband New Zealand programme report.
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ComCom finds NZ broadband compares well with Australia
Wed, 1st Jun 2022
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cloud services
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broadband
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wireless networks
A new report published by the Commerce Commission has found New Zealand's Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) compares well to Australia's National Broadband Network.
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ComCom seeks feedback on broadband performance programme
Thu, 24th Feb 2022
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cloud services
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broadband
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The Commerce Commission is inviting feedback on enhancements to its Measuring Broadband New Zealand programme.
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Watchdog expects telecommunications retail service issues to be addressed
Wed, 15th Sep 2021
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commerce commission
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telecommunications
The Commerce Commission wants to see an improvement in the quality of retail services offered by the telecommunications industry.
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Commerce Commission wants better outcomes for complaints about telecommunications industry
Thu, 2nd Sep 2021
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commerce commission
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telecommunications
Commerce Commission calls for improvements to telecommunications dispute resolution scheme to benefit consumers and industry.
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The Commerce Commission warns telcos over unclear marketing
Thu, 12th Aug 2021
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chorus
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commerce commission
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telecommunications
The Commerce Commission urgently seeks views on proposed marketing principles to reduce consumer confusion about alternative technology.
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Commerce Commission lays out max revenues for Chorus
Tue, 1st Jun 2021
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chorus
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commerce commission
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fibre
The Commerce Commission has revealed its draft decisions on price-quality regulation for Chorus and information disclosure requirements for fibre companies.
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Core telecommunications services to keep being regulated to protect consumers
Thu, 13th May 2021
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cloud services
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wireless networks
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chorus
The consumer watchdog will continue to regulate three core telecommunications services in order to protect consumers.
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ComCom to revise process for implementing new regulatory regime for Chorus
Sat, 1st May 2021
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chorus
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commerce commission
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fibre
Since receiving Chorus proposal, the Commission has identified the need to update the indicative process it set out in September 2020.
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ComCom: Broadband pricing stagnant in 2020 despite NZers flocking online
Tue, 16th Mar 2021
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byod
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mobility
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mdm
Despite increased demand, fixed line broadband pricing remains expensive tor all tiers compared to other countries in the OECD.
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Chorus looking to spend $1.6 billion - ComCom seeks feedback
Mon, 15th Feb 2021
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chorus
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The Commerce Commission is consulting on a proposal from Chorus to spend $1.6 billion over the first three years of the new fibre regulatory regime.
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Commerce Commission confirms approach to enforcing telco obligations
Fri, 2nd Oct 2020
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fibre
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telecommunications
Commerce Commission releases guidance on monitoring and enforcing obligations of telecom operators to offer wholesale services on non-discriminatory basis.