Media Release : TUANZ welcomes the introduction of the Telecommunications (New Regulatory Framework) Amendment Bill

8th August 2017 : TUANZ MEDIA RELEASE TUANZ welcomes the introduction of the Telecommunications (New Regulatory Framework) Amendment Bill TUANZ welcomes today’s long awaited introduction of the Telecommunications Amendment Bill which is the outcome of the review of the current regulatory framework.   “Earlier this year we stated our support of many of the proposed […]

Media Release: TUANZ supports a review of the mobile telecommunications market.

31st July 2017 : TUANZ MEDIA RELEASE TUANZ supports a review of the mobile telecommunications market. TUANZ welcomes the recent letter sent from the Minister for Communications to the Telecommunications Commissioner in which he expresses his interest in the Commission undertaking a review of the mobile telecommunications market. “We have previously stated in our Telco […]

31Jul17 Letter to Telecommunications Commissioner supporting call for review of Mobile Telecommunications Market

31st July 2017 On Friday the 28th July, we wrote to Dr Stephen Gale, the Telecommunications Commissioner, supporting the call for a review of the mobile telecommunications market. 17Jul28 Letter to Dr Stephen Gale

Submission on the Telco Review Options Paper – TUANZ Submission

2nd September 2016   TUANZ (The Telecommunications Users Association of New Zealand) response to the Government’s Telco Review Options Paper.   16Sep02TUANZSubmissiononTelcoReviewOptionsPaper

Review of the Telecommunications Act 2001 ­- TUANZ comments paper

4th November 2015 TUANZ (The Telecommunications Users Association of New Zealand) response to the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment’s discussion paper: Regulating communications for the future – Review of the Telecommunications Act 2001 .   TUANZSubmissiononTelcoReviewNov15.

Media Release: Telecommunications Review announcements provides a number of wins for users but more work remains to be done

1st June 2017 : TUANZ MEDIA RELEASE Today the Government announced the latest decisions from the review of the current Telecommunications Act that has been underway for the last few years.  “ We have been active in ensuring that our members views were well represented throughout the process and Based on our initial viewing of […]

Media Release: TUANZ welcomes the future extension of fibre availability to another 10% of New Zealand’s population

26 January 2017 TUANZ welcomes today’s long awaited announcement around the extension of the Ultra-Fast Broadband programme beyond the current 75% of population coverage. “As the only independent organisation representing the users of digital technology, we have long advocated for fibre based services to be available to as many New Zealander’s as possible, and so […]

Media Release: Motu report misses the point, says TUANZ

15 December 2016 The recent report into the impact of broadband on productivity gains produced by researchers Motu misses the point, says TUANZ. Motu’s report focuses on companies signing up for UFB between 2010 and 2014 – a period of fast growth in UFB uptake which saw usage more than doubled to 22% of all […]

Media Release: TUANZ cautiously welcomes Government’s direction on the future of communications regulation

14th April 2016 TUANZ cautiously welcomes the Government’s announcements today on some key decisions for the future of telecommunications regulation in New Zealand. “These decision are generally in line with our submission to the original discussion paper” said Craig Young, CEO of TUANZ.  “We are generally supportive of the move to the utility style regulations […]

Media Release: TUANZ symposium connecting rural New Zealand.

The TUANZ Rural Connectivity Symposium is back for 2016, on 28th April at the Westpac Stadium in Wellington. Building on the valuable networks and relationships formed at the successful 2015 event, TUANZ will bring internet service providers, health providers and rural end-users of telecommunications together again to talk about the opportunities and challenges of internet […]