Displaying items by tag: Dr Stephen Gale

New Zealand’s telecommunications and competition regulator 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 make the contact.

New Zealand’s competition regulator, The Commerce Commission, has released draft guidance to help the telecommunications industry understand its approach to monitoring and enforcing obligations on telco Chorus - and other local fibre companies (LFCs) - to allow retailers access to unbundled fibre services with acceptable terms and prices.

New Zealand’s competition regulator The Commerce Commission has released a draft decision on a new regulatory regime for the country’s fibre broadband networks, requiring the companies to publish performance measures, such as profits, quality of service, and expenditure.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

New Zealand mobile consumers are benefitting from an increasingly competitive market environment and the established presence of three independent national network-based providers, according to the country’s competition regulator The Commerce Commission.

Most New Zealanders are able to reliably stream high-definition video, such as Netflix and YouTube, most of the time, according to the competition regulator, The Commerce Commission, which says fibre performs the best in delivering video streaming services to consumers.

Published in Broadband

New Zealand’s competition regulator, The Commerce Commission, has issued Internet provider MyRepublic with a formal warning after it failed to meet its statutory obligations to provide information needed by the Commission to allocate the Telecommunications Development Levy.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Competition in New Zealand’s mobile services market is trending in the right direction, with pricing, coverage and choice of services a positive for consumers, according to a new report from the country’s competition enforcement agency.

Published in Market

New Zealand’s competition enforcement agency, the Commerce Commission, has released a framework paper outlining its approach to implementing new provisions under the Telecommunications Act to improve retail service quality for consumers.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

New videos released by New Zealand’s competition regulator The Commerce Commission aim to “demystify” broadband services and help New Zealander’s navigate their way through broadband options available to them.

Published in Market

New Zealand’s major mobile phone network companies will still have to provide access to their networks for new mobile operators entering the market, following a decision by the competition regulator against investigating whether mobile roaming services should be deregulated.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

New Zealand’s competition regulator, The Commerce Commission, is undertaking a study on the performance of the country’s mobile market and delivery of services to consumers.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Thousands of New Zealand households are being roped in to help the country’s competition enforcement agency, The Commerce Commission, monitor and improve broadband performance.

Published in Strategy

New Zealand’s competition regulator, The Commerce Commission, is looking for feedback from the telecommunications sector on the funding for its plan to implement new regulation for fibre networks.

New Zealand’s competition regulator, The Commerce Commission, has launched a study of fibre services, to help it prepare for future regulation of fibre networks across the country.

Published in Technology Regulation

New Zealand’s competition enforcement and regulatory agency The Commerce Commission, is resuming a study to consider what, if any, changes are needed to the telecommunications sector to better promote competition.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

New Zealand’s competition regulator The Commerce Commission has revealed increasing concern over service quality and the growing number of consumer complaints about retail telecommunications in the country.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Ninety per cent of the recent reductions in the regulated wholesale broadband prices charged by New Zealand's Chorus have gone through to consumers, according to a study by the New Zealand Commerce Commission.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

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