Adams targets UFB land access, power line use in proposed law change

Tue, 09 Jun 2015

By Paul McBeth June 9 (BusinessDesk) - Communications Minister Amy Adams wants to reduce consenting delays affecting an estimated 15 percent of households in the government-sponsored ultrafast broadband roll-out, proposing law changes that would make it easier for technicians to access properties with shared spaces. The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment is seeking submissions on a discussion document launched today on how to reduce unnecessary costs and delays associated with the UFB roll-out. The document cites rules govern...
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