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2015  
November Affordability of Internet access in the Pacific 2015
2014  
September International bandwidth for New Zealand: are we finally getting a new fibre link?
July Unlocking the “lock-in” RAB regulation
April Pulling the plug on electricity price regulation
February Crossing lines: how much information should monopolies disclose?
January The Smartgrid: powering socio-economic growth
January Gigatown: New Zealand towns race to a fibre future
2013  
December LTE vs ARPU – data takes over
June 2013 Pacific Island mobile tariffs update
March Affordability of mobile services hampered by quasi-monopolies in the Pacific
February International bandwidth for New Zealand: the future without an alternative fibre link
January The world of convergence – services, devices, networks and sectors
2012  
December Trans-Tasman mobile data wars
November Internet access affordability in the Pacific Islands – November 2012 update
September The role of payphones in a mobile world
August 2012 Internet access affordability in the Pacific Islands
July Mobile data offloading: dealing with the mobile data traffic boom
May Landmark Australian case creates uncertainty for cloud based services
April 2012 Pacific Island mobile market update
2011  
December Convergence: regulating a “unified communications” market in New Zealand
April 2011 Pacific Island mobile market update
March Hydro-trenching, or would you like broadband with your waste water collection?
January Mobile prepaid rates: New Zealand for SMS, Australia for voice
2010  
December The “iPod tax”: putting a price on piracy
September 2010 Pacific Island mobile market update
August LTE: when will it arrive in New Zealand?
July Mobile broadband: why isn’t New Zealand doing better?
2009  
December The business plan for fibre: stacking up the building blocks
October Open for all: designing successful open access ultra-fast broadband networks
October The cost of telecoms regulation: is it too much to pay?
August Pacific Island mobile phone market update
June IPTV success: spotlight on the stars
March Internet access in the Pacific: what can users afford?
February Will VDSL2 be enough for an ultra fast broadband network?
February Progress of competition in Pacific Islands mobile phone markets
2008  
December Micro-trenching: can it cut the cost of fibre to the home?
November Fibre to the home: who’s doing it, how and why?
October Bang for buck: what you can get for your broadband dollar
July I wanna be your friend: mobile prepaid and the rise of nominated numbers
May The decline of fixed lines: implications for universal service
April The US 700MHz auction: truckloads of cash, butů
February Privacy in an Information Society: issues from the Facebook experience
February Capturing network externalities: should a surcharge apply?
January Next stop – sub-loop unbundling
2007  
December Growing the ICT industry: can New Zealand be the new Ireland?
November Shall we regulate together? Insights on the workings of a multi-national telecoms regulatory mechanism
November Halting the ARPU slide: strategies for growing mobile voice revenues
May NGNs: what regulatory challenges lie ahead?
April A new Olympic sport? The OECD broadband rankings
March Australian prepaid customers still get a better deal than New Zealanders, with the gap widening
March WiMAX vs DSL: examining the case for triple play
February The secrets of porting success: experiences in MNP
2006  
October Setting the record straight: Network Strategies’ advice on closing the NZ broadband gap
August The New Zealand Telecommunications Stocktake: key broadband issues
April NGNs and the future of regulated voice services
February Australian prepaid customers get a better deal than their Kiwi cousins
January Why is New Zealand doing so badly in the OECD broadband penetration rankings?
2005  
December Regulation in a convergent future: numbering and number portability
December Driving broadband growth: the role of government in content provision

 

 
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