Latest Commerce Commission Stories
By PULLAR-STRECKER Tom VODAFONE has backed down over its policy of "Sim-locking" its mobile phones after being warned off the practice by the Commerce Commission and encountering criticism from customers.
By HOYLE, Jon FOR the second time in a fortnight, the Commerce Commission has announced a draft decision to cut the cost to Telecom and other telecommunications companies of providing basic services to non- commercial rural areas.
ON the face of it, you might think there had been a fine win by the anti-smoking lobby. The three big tobacco companies at present poisoning New Zealanders have agreed to stop labelling some of their products "light" and "mild" .
By HARTEVELT, John Cigarette companies will drop "light" and "mild" from their brands after the Commerce Commission ruled they risked misleading smokers.
By RANKIN, Janine Palmerston North stands to lose one of its two private hospitals, with Southern Cross and Aorangi both struggling to make a dollar.
By TIFFANY, Martin The organiser of the failed Wings and Wheels Over Waikato air show is refusing to comment on a move by an Auckland print company to put his company into liquidation.
By VAN DEN BERGH, Roeland THREE international airlines, including giants Singapore Airlines and Cathay Pacific, are facing criminal charges for allegedly failing to provide information for a price-fixing investigation.
3 foreign airlines face charges over air cargo probe in New Zealand WELLINGTON, July 16 (Xinhua) -- The New Zealand Commerce Commission has filed criminal charges against three airlines it says failed to co-operate during an investigation into air cargo practices, Radio New Zealand reported on Wednesday.
By PULLAR-STRECKER Tom VODAFONE corporate affairs manager Tom Chignell has upped the ante in a spat with the Commerce Commission over the price of mobile calls, and has questioned whether the commission is considering investigating mobile-to- mobile termination charges because it is "looking for work to do".
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