The 145-page report says there's no close substitute for premium live sports rights in New Zealand.
The Rural Broadband Initiative 2 tender is by no means the biggest component of the government’s splurge on fast internet infrastructure, which now tops $2 billion.
Four months ago the think tank found UFB didn’t increase business productivity.
5G technology will start coming on stream in a broader commercial sense from 2020 and will be a "great complement" to the existing fibre networks.
At first glance this looks good for Chorus.