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December 2020

Telco industry offers tips on how to stay connected this holiday period

21 Dec 2020

Telecommunications companies are preparing their networks for a busy holiday season as more Kiwis than ever are expected to travel around rural New Zealand and holiday hotspots compared with any other year.

Telco industry and Commerce Commission work together to improve broadband performance

11 Dec 2020

The New Zealand Telecommunications Forum (TCF) welcomes the Commerce Commission’s ‘Measuring Broadband New Zealand Spring Report’ released today which confirms that New Zealand telecommunications consumers continue to receive good performing broadband services.

Telco industry welcomes certainty of Copper Withdrawal Code

10 Dec 2020

Today, the Commerce Commission has published its Copper Withdrawal Code which sets out the processes and consumer protection requirements Chorus will need to follow when it begins the process of gradually withdrawing its copper network from areas throughout the country where fibre is available.

Final decision on allocation of $10 million Telecommunications Development Levy

3 Dec 2020

The Commerce Commission has today released its final determination on the allocation of payments for the Government’s $10 million Telecommunications Development Levy (TDL) for 2019/20.

November 2020

Telco industry reminds New Zealanders to be wary of scam phone calls

17 Nov 2020

The New Zealand Telecommunications Forum (TCF) is marking International Fraud Awareness Week by urging New Zealanders to follow the “two golden rules” to minimise their risk of falling victim to scam phone calls.

Telco industry committed to keeping vulnerable home phone customers connected

17 Nov 2020

The telecommunications industry is committed to ensuring vulnerable customers can continue to access emergency services during power cuts and welcomes the publication of the Commerce Commission’s final 111 Contact Code, the NZ Telecommunications Forum (TCF) said today.

Commission completes input methodologies to valuing fibre providers’ financial loss

3 Nov 2020

The Commerce Commission has released its final decision on its approach to determining the value of the financial loss asset for fibre service providers under the new fibre regulatory regime.

October 2020

Telecommunications sector welcomes Commerce Commission review of the TDRS

29 Oct 2020

Due to recent changes to the Telecommunications Act, the Commerce Commission is required to review the Telecommunications Dispute Resolution Scheme (TDRS).

Draft decision on allocation of $10 million Telecommunications Development Levy

22 Oct 2020

The Commerce Commission has today released its draft determination on the allocation of payments for the Government’s $10 million Telecommunications Development Levy (TDL) for 2019/20.

Telco industry reminds New Zealanders to recycle unwanted mobile phones

19 Oct 2020

Recycling Week NZ is about much more than just bottles, cans, plastic and paper - the New Zealand Telecommunications Forum (TCF) is encouraging New Zealanders to rummage through their household drawers and recycle their old mobile phones.

Last Modified On Friday, 21 August 2020