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New Zealand approves increase in wholesale copper prices

Tuesday 15 December 2015 | 08:11 CET | News
New Zealand's Commerce Commission issued its final decision setting the wholesale prices that Chorus can charge for use of its local copper lines and broadband service over the next five years. In an increase from its draft decision in July, the commission set the prices from 16 December at NZD 29.75 per month for unbundled copper local loop and NZD 11.44 per month for unbundled bitstream access. The maximum monthly prices increase slightly each year for the next five years, but average a total of USD 41.69 over that period. This is up from the current price of USD 34.44 per month, set by

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: Chorus / InternetNZ / Spark / Spark New Zealand
Countries: New Zealand
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