Small regulatory wins for Chorus unlikely to push up prices – analyst

Small regulatory wins for Chorus unlikely to push up prices – analyst
Henry Burrell
Chorus appears to have got some regulatory relief in today’s Commerce Commission report detailing new regulation for fibre fixed line access services in New Zealand, but an analyst doesn’t expect retail margins to get squeezed.The commission’s paper is the first set of final decisions for a new regulatory framework for NZ’s fibre broadband industry designed to benefit consumers and maintain healthy market competition.Chorus, which controls about 75 percent of NZ’s fibre rollout, is unsurprisingly the most affected...

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