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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.

Fibre 100 broadband plans delivering great experience to customers

17 Dec 2019

The Commerce Commission’s latest Measuring Broadband New Zealand report, from independent testing partner SamKnows, shows that Fibre 100 broadband plans are offering high speeds and reliable internet performance across all tested providers and regions.

Final decision on telco providers’ contributions to $50 million development levy

13 Dec 2019

The Commerce Commission has released its final decision on how much 16 telecommunications providers will each pay towards the Government’s $50 million Telecommunications Development Levy (TDL) for 2018/19.

Received a scam call or text message? Tell your telco

11 Dec 2019

Every New Zealander who has a phone will likely receive a scam call or scam SMS at some point. By telling your telecommunications provider promptly about any suspected scam calls or text messages you receive, you can help protect yourself and other New Zealanders from being scammed.

Telecommunications Dispute Resolution shares 2018-2019 complaint data

5 Dec 2019

The Telecommunications Dispute Resolution (TDR) has released their Annual Report for the 2018/19 financial year.

November 2019

NZ a top 10 connected nation with stage one of ultra-fast broadband roll-out completed

24 Nov 2019

More New Zealanders now have better internet access with the Government delivering the first phase of roll-out of its Ultra-Fast Broadband programme, Minister of Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media, Kris Faafoi, says.

Collaboration between Telco Industry, Government agencies and Netsafe enhances scam call protection

21 Nov 2019

A collaboration between the telecommunications industry, Government agencies and Netsafe is enabling improved protection from scam calls for consumers.

October 2019

Draft decision on contributions to $50 million telecommunications development levy

29 Oct 2019

The Commerce Commission today released its draft determination on how much 16 telecommunications providers will each pay towards the Government’s $50 million Telecommunications Development Levy (TDL) for 2018/19

How are telco complaints tracking in 2019?

23 Oct 2019

The Telecommunications Dispute Resolution (TDR) has share the mobile, broadband and home phone complaints data for the first half of 2019

Kiwis encouraged to recycle mobile phones on International E-Waste Day

14 Oct 2019

New Zealanders are being encouraged to recycle their unwanted mobile phones with RE:MOBILE in support of International E-Waste Day.

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