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  • Telco Bill debate goes on

    A live debate is to take place in Wellington on October 16 between the authors of opposing submissions on the Telecommunications Amendment Bill.

  • Webb to quit next year

    Telecommunications Commissioner Douglas Webb today announced that he won't seek reappointment when his current five-year term expires in March next year. He was hired in 2002 as New Zealand's first telecommunications commissioner after a stint at the World Bank, as the managing counsel and deputy to the vice president of that organisation's legal department.

  • Telecom’s Big Wednesday: good news for all

    Every Tuesday I go down to my local Lotto shop and buy a Big Wednesday ticket. I know, the odds of winning are long, but there’s something about the thought of a Porsche and a nice bach that makes me go back week after week. I don’t expect to win, but I like dreaming about retiring to the Coromandel.

  • Unbundle

    Telecommunications Minister David Cunliffe stunned the nation yesterday when he announced a comprehensive regulatory package which includes local loop unbundling for the incumbent, Telecom New Zealand. Although the announcement was to have been part of the new budget on May 18, a parliamentary leak to Telecom forced Cunliffe to reveal it early.

  • Unbundling local loop ‘not enough’

    Local loop unbundling is not enough – so says InternetNZ, as well as number of panellists taking part in the New Zealand Network Operators Group (NZNOG) conference, held in Wellington last week.