And Amy Adams makes a slightly suspect comparison with Singapore.
In the face of sluggish UFB uptake, the communications minister overcomes her previous aversion to a little property rights invasion to speed the fibre rollout.
Chorus and Vodafone's worst fears confirmed.
Chris Keall talks about the UFB rollout on NBR Radio and on demand on MyNBR Radio.
The median time to complete a fibre installation in a simple property, such as a stand-alone house is 18 days, chief executive Mark Ratcliffe said.