By Bill Bennett, Geekzone

When Spark, Vodafone and Telstra announced plans to lay a NZ$90 million submarine cable under the Tasman Tom Pullar-Strecker reported for Stuff on a potential regulatory hurdle.

Today the Commerce Commission confirmed it had looked at plans for the Trans-Global Access project and said there are no competition issues at this stage. It went on to say it won’t be investigating further.

At the time of the announcement Pullar-Strecker reported the Commerce Commission would look into the competition implications. He quoted comments from Spark chief executive Simon Moutter who said there were no competition concerns.

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