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April 2020

Telco industry advises New Zealanders to take care with DIY during Covid-19 lockdown

3 Apr 2020

The New Zealand Telecommunications Forum (TCF) is reminding New Zealanders looking to get into the garden, or tackle outdoor home maintenance chores, to be careful where they dig.

How to ensure you have the best connection during the Covid-19 lockdown

2 Apr 2020

Telecommunications is essential infrastructure at any time, but it is especially top of mind during the current Covid-19 lockdown. Many New Zealanders will be asking themselves if they have the best connection for their needs during this time.

March 2020

How the telco industry is supporting Kiwis during the COVID-19 lockdown

31 Mar 2020

The New Zealand telecommunications industry has a range of initiatives in place to support New Zealanders during the COVID-19 lockdown.

Telco industry creating no-contact retail stores for essential hardware provision during lock-down

25 Mar 2020

Telecommunications companies are lifeline utilities and as such are expected to continue to provide their services to New Zealanders during all Alert Levels.

New Zealand telco industry urging consumers to check their home networks ahead of COVID-19 Level 4

24 Mar 2020

With the entire country going into self-isolation, demand for data will increase as Kiwis use the internet to continue to work, learn and to entertain themselves over the coming four weeks.

New Zealand telco industry prepared for increasing demand due to COVID-19

16 Mar 2020

New Zealand telecommunications networks are well positioned to keep up with increasing demand as more people are working from home due to COVID-19.

New Zealand telco industry keeping up with demand for data

12 Mar 2020

The New Zealand Telecommunications Forum (TCF) welcomes the Commerce Commission’s Annual Telecommunication Monitoring Report released today which confirms that the telecommunications industry is responding positively to New Zealanders’ demand for access to high quality and world class telecommunications services.

Annual Telecommunications Monitoring Report shows fibre broadband overtakes copper

12 Mar 2020

The Commerce Commission has released its Annual Telecommunications Monitoring Report highlighting trends in the industry, including that fibre has overtaken copper as the main way Kiwi households access the internet from home.

Feedback sought on draft protections for consumers who rely on home phones to contact 111

11 Mar 2020

The Commerce Commission is seeking feedback on a code to protect consumers who are at particular risk of needing to contact emergency services and only have access to a home phone to do so.

December 2019

First geographic areas identified for transition away from copper telco services

19 Dec 2019

The Commerce Commission has published an interactive map showing its initial assessment of locations where Chorus will eventually be able to stop providing copper services, such as landlines and ADSL or VDSL broadband, because fibre is available.

Last Modified On Thursday, 26 October 2017