Case follows 15 years on from similar claims made by then Auckland mayor John Banks.
The regulator gives itself a pat on the back. Is it deserved?
"For many years we were told that regulation would quash investment and that New Zealanders would rue the day it introduced a regulator. Instead, the advent of a regulator with the teeth to engage with the telcos, particularly Telecom which was in need of some serious regulation, met with renewed investment, lower prices, faster speeds and an increase in quality. "
The pay-TV operator and telecommunications group filed an appeal against the Commission's ruling in the High Court in March.