ComCom: Is it time to deregulate fibre broadband?

ComCom: Is it time to deregulate fibre broadband?
Fibre broadband is regulated as a monopoly service. (Image: DepositPhotos)
Staff reporters
The rise of wireless broadband will be a focus of the first review of whether fibre broadband providers could or should be deregulated in whole or in part.Competition regulator, the Commerce Commission, announced the review of fibre broadband services, which have been regulated as regional monopolies since the national build-out of the ultra-fast broadband network (UFB).The only listed company affected is Chorus, which provides fibre services in much of New Zealand. Northpower, Enable, and Tuatahi are the three other UFB partners regulated unde...

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