The 2011 amendments to the Telecommunications Act 2001 introduced new information disclosure requirements for the companies building the UFB fibre network and Chorus's copper network.
Reviews and Studies
The Commission may conduct inquires, reviews and studies (including international benchmarking) into any matter relating to the telecommunications industry or the long term benefit of tend users of telecommunications services within New Zealand.
Defining Scope of Regulation
The Telecommunications Act 2001 requires that the Commission consider, at intervals of not more than 5 years after the date on which a designated service or specified service comes into force, whether there are reasonable grounds for commencing an investigation into whether the service should be omitted from Schedule 1 of the Act.
Telecommunications Development Levy
The Telecommunications Development Levy (TDL) was introduced by the Telecommunications (TSO, Broadband, and Other Matters) Amendment Act 2011.
Standard Terms Determinations
The Telecommunications Amendment Act (no 2) 2006 enables the Commission to make, as an alternative to bilateral access determinations, a determination on which a designated access or specified service must be supplied with reference to all access seekers and access providers of the service.
Access determinations and pricing reviews related to the designated interconnection services.
Local and cellular telephone number portability are both regulated services under the Telecommunications Act 2001.
Register of Chorus' non-retail users
The register of non-retail users lists all companies who may purchase telecommunications services directly from Chorus.
The Commerce Commission has made submissions regarding ultra-fast broadband.
The complete list of current Telecommunications resources available as PDF downloads.