New Zealand (Country Regulation Overview)

New Zealand (Country Regulation Overview)

January 18, 2011
28 Pages - SKU: OV6135469
License type:
Online Download      US $1,500.00
Global Site License      US $3,750.00
Countries covered: New Zealand


New Zealand has emerged from a period of dramatic regulatory reform that began in 2006. New access arrangements for broadband services and infrastructure are now in place, and the functional separation of the incumbent TNZ has been completed. This high level of activity and intervention is in stark contrast to the light-handed and stable regime that preceded it.

Features and benefits
  • This report provides a comprehensive overview of the regulatory framework and current developments in New Zealand.
  • We offer an extensive overview of the (fixed and mobile) retail and wholesale obligations, digital strategies, and overall regulatory framework.

The government promotion of FTTH investment could generate a new wave of change in the next two years. It has announced that it will contribute $1.01bn (NZ$1.35bn) to the construction of a fiber access network, as well as set up a government-backed investment vehicle for further development of the network. A selection process is under way.

It is still not clear how this program will affect Telecom New Zealand’s existing fiber-to-the-node (FTTN) program, and whether this will disrupt current investment in DSLAMs by TNZ’s competitors. In our view, there are likely to be many obstacles on the road to a fiber environment that will challenge policy-makers.

Your key questions answered
  • What are the details of the current obligations imposed at the retail and wholesale level for fixed and mobile services in New Zealand?
  • What are the recent regulatory developments in New Zealand?

More Regulation reports by Ovum Plc

Colombia: Country Regulation Overview by Ovum Plc
Introduction Unlike other South & Central American countries, the liberalization of the telecoms market in Colombia preceded privatization, and state and local government enterprises ...
Sweden (Country Regulation Overview) by Ovum Plc
During 2009, Sweden saw revenue growth in mobile and data services, while fixed service revenues declined. The country has one of Europe’s most advanced broadband ...
Denmark (country regulation overview) by Ovum Plc
The Danish government and the regulator, the National IT and Telecom Agency (NITA), are focusing on increasing broadband adoption in Denmark and have set a ...
The status of mobile termination regulation in the EU15 by Ovum Plc
Slowly but surely, a revolution is taking place in the way that mobile termination rates (MTRs) are determined in Europe. Starting with Ofcom (in the ...
See all reports like this >>

More New Zealand Regulation reports

Wireless Telecommunication Services in New Zealand by MarketLine
Wireless Telecommunication Services in New ZealandIntroductionWireless Telecommunication Services in New Zealand industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market share, market size ...
See all reports like this >>

More New Zealand reports

D&B Country RiskLine Report: New Zealand by Dun & Bradstreet Inc.
This D&B Country RiskLine Report will help you analyze the risks, opportunities and likely payment delays when doing business in this country. It includes ...
D&B Country Report: New Zealand by Dun & Bradstreet Inc.
D&B Country Report. Comprehensive information for evaluating risks and opportunities when trading or investing in this country. Providing critical information and analysis on ...
See all reports like this >>