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Government receives Commerce Commission decision

Hon Amy Adams

Minister for Communications and Information Technology

5 November 2013     Media Statement

Government receives Commerce Commission decision

Communications and Information Technology Minister Amy Adams has today received the Commerce Commission’s final Unbundled Bitstream Access price.

The Commerce Commission today announced a final Unbundled Bitstream Access (UBA) price of $10.92, an increase from the draft price of $8.93.

When added to the current UCLL price, this gives a combined wholesale copper price of $34.44. This compares to the current price of $44.98 and the entry level fibre price of $37.50 to $42.50.

“Now that the final UBA price is known, the Government will consider its options in detail before making any further decisions,” Ms Adams says.

ENDS

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