Adams gives nod for copper prices to underpin fibre

Tue, 06 Aug 2013

By Pattrick Smellie Aug 6 (BusinessDesk) - The government is proposing to cut through the regulatory mire over price-setting for fast broadband services by using the prices tendered by participants in its ultra-fast broadband rollout project instead of complex international benchmarks. Communications and Information Technology Minister Amy Adams announced the monthly regulated price for access wholesale fibre would sit in a range between $37.50 and $42.50, assuming proposals in a discussion document released today are adopted. That range is...

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