Adams proposes hybrid price regulation for telco networks

Paul McBeth
Mon, 11 Jul 2016

By Paul McBeth July 12 (BusinessDesk) - Communications Minister Amy Adams is proposing a mix of price and revenue caps for telecommunications network operators such as Chorus in an overhaul of legislation regulating the sector and how it can charge for services.  The government had already signaled plans to change the way prices are regulated, mirroring regulation used in the electricity sector. Adams today proposed a revenue cap for an ultrafast broadband provider's regulatory asset base, and price caps for basic services such as voice-o...

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