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This is an update of New Zealand's telecoms market, covering mobile and fixed broadband market trends and regulation. It includes service provider performance, multiplay services and bundling, and operator initiatives.


  • Mobile users are quickly upgrading from GSM to WCDMA and LTE, although overall growth is limited. At end-2Q16, LTE had a market share of 35.6%.
  • The country’s Ultra-Fast Broadband program is accelerating the upgrade of fixed broadband to fiber.
  • The traditional TV business is facing the impact of new internet streaming services such as Netflix.

Features and Benefits

  • Evaluates the telecoms technology migration progress.
  • Provides an outlook on the country's TV business.

Key questions answered

  • What are the key trends in New Zealand's telecoms market?
  • What have operators done to deal with the new entrants in TV?
  • What are the challenges that mobile operators are facing?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: New Zealand Update, February 2017

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