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Telcos criticise Chorus price rise

Victoria Young
Thu, 09 Jul 2020

Broadband retailers have expressed disappointment over Chorus’ plan to increase wholesale broadband prices, saying now is not the time. While it had delayed its usual price hike on March 23 as the country went into lockdown, yesterday Chorus said from October 1 it will implement ultrafast broadband pricing increases, which are linked to the consumer price index. Annual CPI rose 2.5 percent in the March quarter. The pricing affects a service used by 80 percent of 2degrees’ customers, and its cost makes up more than half of Vodafone’s most...

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