The Commerce Commission (“Commission”) gives public notice under section 181 of the Telecommunications Act 2001 (“Act”) that it has amended the Fibre Input Methodologies Determination 2020  NZCC 21, as previously amended (“fibre IMs”).
Summary of the Amendments
The amendments have been published in the Fibre Input Methodologies (base capex and connection capex baseline allowance determination dates) Amendment Determination 2021  NZCC 17 (“amendment determination”).
The amendments change the date by which the Commission must determine a “base capex allowance” and “connection capex baseline allowance” for Chorus Limited for the first regulatory period, which starts on 1 January 2022 and ends on 31 December 2024.
Copies of the amendment determination, and the supporting reasons paper, are available on the Commission’s website via the fibre input methodologies project page at https://comcom.govt.nz/regulated-industries/telecommunications/projects/fibre-input-methodologies and for inspection free of charge, or for purchase at a reasonable price, at the Commission’s Office at 44 The Terrace, Wellington (during ordinary office hours).
Dated at Wellington this 29th day of September 2021.