Telecommunications Media Releases

September 2017

Commission releases Consumer Issues Report for 2016/17 year

13 September 2017

The Commerce Commission has released its Consumer Issues Report for the year to 30 June 2017.

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August 2017

New infographic series to demystify telecommunications for consumers

31 August 2017

The Commerce Commission has today released the first in a series of infographics aimed at helping consumers navigate the often complex world of telecommunications.

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June 2017

Next steps outlined for the Commission’s decision on Powerco’s application for $1.32 billion in lines network investment

22 June 2017

The Commerce Commission has today released a process paper detailing the next steps for assessing lines company Powerco’s application proposing price increases to meet the cost of its planned $1.32 billion investment in its electricity lines network.

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Wholesale broadband price drop passed through to consumers

21 June 2017

The Commerce Commission has today released a study showing that 90% of the recent reductions in Chorus’ regulated wholesale broadband prices have flowed through to consumers.

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May 2017

Consumers of broadband and mobile services get better value for money

18 May 2017

New Zealand consumers are receiving increased value for money across a range of telecommunications services, the Commerce Commission’s latest annual telecommunications monitoring report has found.

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March 2017

Chorus network capacity to continue to grow to meet customer need

14 March 2017

The Commerce Commission has today released the final decision in its review of the non‑price features of the Unbundled Bitstream Access (UBA) service.

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February 2017

Commission declines clearance for Vodafone/Sky merger

23 February 2017

The Commerce Commission has declined to grant clearance for the proposed merger of Sky Network Television and Vodafone New Zealand.

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