23 December 2005The Commerce Commission has released its draft determination on the calculation of Telecom New Zealand Limited's net cost of complying with its telecommunication service obligations (TSO) for the period 1 July 2003 to 30 June 2004 (the end of Telecom's financial year). The Commission has calculated the cost for that period to be $41.2 million.
23 December 2005The Commerce Commission has asked the Interislander ferry service to stop advertising its fares with a separate three dollar per person "fuel surcharge", saying the company should be incorporating the cost of fuel into its overall prices.
23 December 2005The Commerce Commission has published its final determination in a dispute over transport costs paid by the Waharoa-based Open Country Cheese Company Limited when it purchases raw milk from Fonterra.
23 December 20052005 has been a busy year for the Commerce Commission, with some great results for New Zealand consumers.
22 December 2005The Commerce Commission has released its draft report to the Minister of Communications recommending that termination of fixed line voice calls on a cellular telephone network - known as 'mobile termination' - be regulated.
22 December 2005The Commerce Commission today published its intention to declare control of the electricity transmission services supplied by Transpower New Zealand Limited, the owner and operator of the national grid.
21 December 2005The Commerce Commission has declined to grant clearance for Energy Market Services Limited (EMS) to acquire all of the shares of The Marketplace Company (M-co).
20 December 2005The Commerce Commission has released a final determination under the Telecommunications Act providing TelstraClear with regulated access to a wholesale bitstream service supplied by Telecom.
12 December 2005The Commerce Commission has released its final determination under the Telecommunication Act on resale by TelstraClear Limited of several Telecom broadband retail services for business.
9 December 2005The Commerce Commission has received an application from Wellington Pathology Limited and Valley Diagnostic Laboratories Limited seeking clearance for a proposed merger of Wellington Pathology and Valley Diagnostic's diagnostic laboratory services businesses in the Hutt Valley and Capital & Coast District Health Board (DHB) districts.