Spark stokes controversy on its push to wireless broadband over copper

Fiona Rotherham
Fri, 04 Nov 2016

By Fiona Rotherham Nov. 4 (BusinessDesk) - Spark New Zealand managing director Simon Moutter has reinforced its push to steer customers away from copper broadband at the company’s annual meeting today, after earlier trading insults with Chorus over the issue. “As you might have noticed, there has been some controversy between us and Chorus on this issue around the future of copper network,” he told shareholders. “We’re driving both a fibre and wireless broadband story today and rapidly shifting our customers off the copper network." A...

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