Chorus warns regulator over proposed fibre settings

Chorus warns regulator over proposed fibre settings
Paul McBeth
Chorus says the Commerce Commission’s proposed regulatory settings undermine the success of the ultrafast broadband programme, which is at the point where the network operator can step up dividend payments. The commission is expected to set the methodology for setting regulated prices on fibre networks in the coming months, with the new regime scheduled to come into effect in 2022. Chorus said today the commission’s draft decision in November 2019 was better than earlier views, but there’s still “a significant gap between retrospective ec...

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