We are responsible for setting the wholesale prices Chorus can charge other telecommunications providers to access its copper network and cabinet software. We also determine the terms of supply for these services.
The pages below detail the copper services we regulate and include the latest standard terms determinations, the latest price determinations, any codes relating to those services, and any recent reviews into whether the service should be deregulated.
The unbundled copper low frequency co-location (UCLF co-location) service provides space within Chorus's local telephone exchanges for retail service providers' equipment, so that they can provide services to consumers.
The unbundled copper low frequency backhaul (UCLF backhaul) services allows retail service providers to pick up their traffic from Chorus at a more convenient point for them (than the specified point).
The unbundled bitstream access (UBA) service enables telecommunications retailers to access Chorus’ copper telephone lines, electronic equipment and software, to provide fixed-line broadband services to customers throughout New Zealand.
Unbundled bitstream access backhaul (UBA backhaul) is a service that allows retail service providers to pick up their traffic from Chorus at a more convenient point for them (than the specified point).
The unbundled copper local loop (UCLL) service enables retail service providers to access Chorus’ copper telephone lines to provide fixed line voice and broadband services to customers throughout New Zealand.