Chorus submission supports Govt interventionon copper prices
Chorus submission supports Government intervention
on wholesale copper prices
Chorus has today
published its submission on the Government’s Discussion
Document entitled “Review of the Telecommunications Act
2001” (Discussion Document).
Chorus supports the
Government stepping in and updating the policy framework, as
proposed in its Discussion Document. It is clear that the
current framework is no longer fit for purpose.
submission outlines why Chorus believes the current
framework is broken and why the Government is right to
intervene. It also explains the specific changes to the
copper pricing regime that would support the transition to
fibre as well as the benefits that are being delivered to
The submission also includes reports from three
independent ex-regulators, Dr Ross Patterson, Richard Hooper
CBE, and Professor Stephen Littlechild.
included these independent views from three internationally
respected ex-regulators to support the development of a high
quality, stable and predictable regulatory environment in
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