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June 2020

Telco industry warns of increase in scam calls

10 Jun 2020

The New Zealand Telecommunications Forum (TCF) is warning people to be aware of scam calls after a noticeable increase of Wangiri-type calls.

Feedback sought on draft review of Mobile Access Termination Service (MTAS)

10 Jun 2020

The Commerce Commission is seeking feedback on its draft review findings that the Mobile Access Termination Service (MTAS) should remain regulated.

May 2020

Independent tests show NZ’s broadband performed well during COVID-19 lockdown

21 May 2020

The Commerce Commission’s latest Measuring Broadband New Zealand report shows that on average, copper and fibre broadband connections experienced no significant decrease in download speeds during lockdown, despite unprecedented demand on broadband networks.

Commerce Commission is seeking feedback on draft copper withdrawal code

20 May 2020

The Commerce Commission is seeking feedback on its draft ‘copper withdrawal code’.

Mobile operators warn arson attempts on cell sites may impact phone and internet connectivity

15 May 2020

Following a spate of suspected arson attempts around New Zealand, including a concentration of attacks in South Auckland, the New Zealand Telecommunications Forum (TCF) supports the country’s three mobile operators Vodafone, Spark and 2degrees in urging community members to report any suspicious activity near cell sites.

Telcos in lockdown and beyond

8 May 2020

NZ Telecommunications Forum CEO Geoff Thorn looks at how the telco sector has responded during Covid-19 Alert Levels 3 and 4.

Contractors reminded of necessity to ‘look before they dig’

7 May 2020

The New Zealand Telecommunications Forum (TCF) is reminding companies undertaking civil works to be extremely careful where they dig.

April 2020

More telco services permitted under Covid-19 Alert Level 3

26 Apr 2020

The New Zealand Telecommunications Forum (TCF) is pleased that installations and infrastructure builds will be able to recommence when the country moves into Covid-19 Alert Level 3 from 11:59pm on Monday 27 April.

Telco industry condemns wilful damage to mobile network

9 Apr 2020

The New Zealand Telecommunications Forum (TCF) strongly condemns wilful damage to New Zealand’s mobile networks, which is causing disruption when the industry is responding to increased demand for phone and internet services during the Alert Level 4 Covid-19 lockdown.

New Zealand telco industry welcomes schools support package

8 Apr 2020

The New Zealand Telecommunications Forum (TCF) welcomes the student support package, announced by the Minister of Education Chris Hipkins today.

Last Modified On Friday, 15 December 2017