Under amendments to the Telecommunications Act 2001, the Commission is required to develop a copper withdrawal code that sets the minimum consumer protection requirements that will need to be met before Chorus can stop providing copper services.
Before Chorus can stop providing copper services, consumers must have access to an equivalent fibre service; that is, they must be able to buy the same services over fibre that they currently have over copper.
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20 Dec 2019
Final code due
30 Sep 2019
Consultation on draft code
30 Aug 2019
Draft code due
06 Mar 2019
Cross-submissions on the 'minimum requirements' of the code due
14 Feb 2019
Submissions on the 'minimum requirements' of the code due