UFB companies Enable and Ultrafast Fibre are both set to take a larger financial thumping from the Commerce Commission as fibre uptake grows.

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The watchdog has just released its draft list of which companies it should pay what share of the annual Telecommunications Development Levy - a $50 million-a-year tax on the telco industry, which is used to part-fund the government's share of public-private fibre rollouts, plus services for the hearing impaired and emergency calling.

Any broadband provider with qualifying revenue above $10m is liable to pay a share of the

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