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

UFB company Enable books maiden profit

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