Preliminary EY report on Chorus says UFB at risk | Coalition, CallPlus, Orcon react.
"If the govt is to make concessions then if should be on terms that make it absolutely the last option. Maybe an additional $400m for 75-95% of the business. Then lets see if other shareholders might be willing to step up"
UPDATE: CallPlus confirms filing in the Hight Court at Wellington.
"Chorus knew the price of copper would fall and should have built that in to its business model. That it didn't or is saying it didn't should not result in yet more public spending on the network."
Flip, a pre-pay homeline phone service offering no contracts and free broadband, is being launched across New Zealand today.
With 1000 customers pre-registered, the ISP is set to reveal more plan details.
As flagged by NBR on Monday, Slingshot is set to launch its $79.95 a month unlimited data plan today.
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