Permit to Connect Specifications

Permit to Connect (PTC) specifications describe the important characteristics necessary for compatibility of terminal equipment with Spark's networks. The specifications provide information for manufacturers who need to know how to design or modify a product to suit the New Zealand network.

 

Telecommunications Network Advisory (TNA) specifications provide additional technical information New Zealand network conditions and other general information. Much of the information does not directly relate to the granting of Telepermits, but provides design and other information of assistance to suppliers of equipment for the New Zealand network.

Number Title Format Size
PTC100 Telecom Permit to Connect: General Conditions HTML  
PTC103 Telecom Code of Practice for Residential-Type Customer Premises Wiring This document is retained for historical purposes only, and as a reference for those repairing legacy installations. For all new installation work the TCF premises wiring code of practice shall be used PDF 414kb
PTC106 Telecom specification PTC106 has been withdrawn and replaced by a new wiring code of practice written and maintained by the Telecommunications Carriers' Forum.
The new document is: TCF Premises Wiring Code of Practice : February 2010.
It can be downloaded from the TCF site at:TCF premises wiring code of practice 
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PTC107 PABX External Port Interface Requirements  PDF 128kb
PTC131 Telecom ISDN User - Network Interface, Layer 1: Basic Rate Interface  PDF 39.3kb
PTC132 Telecom ISDN User - Network Interface, Layer 1: Primary Rate Interface  PDF 39.3kb
PTC190 Requirements for the connection of 0 - 4 kHz systems to metallic copper cable  PDF 94kb
PTC200 Requirements for Connection of Customer Equipment to Analogue Lines 1998  HTML 128kb
PTC200 Requirements for Connection of Customer Equipment to Analogue Lines May 2006 (minor amendments September 2006)  PDF 651kb
PTC208 Specification of the PTC Requirements for Headsets for use in Telephony applications   PDF 202kb
PTC213 2004 Requirements for Pay Telephones  PDF 328kb
PTC220 Requirements for Private Voice Networks connected to PSTN/ISDN (July 2008)  PDF 307kb
PTC222 1999 Telecom Requirements for Customer Premises Cable (2 or 4 pairs with 0.5mm conductors)  PDF 252kb
PTC223 2004 Telecom Requirements for 2-wire Jack Points for Residential Customer Premises  PDF 348kb
PTC225 2003 Draft Requirements for Star Wiring Boxes and Small Office/Home Office (SOHO) Cabling Installations  PDF 179kb
PTC226 V1.1 Telecom Requirements for 2-wire 2 pin Sockets for Residential Use  PDF 208kb
PTC229 Interim Telepermit arrangement for connection to Gen-i Voice Connect PBX SIP Trunking Service  PDF 455kb
PTC251 Technical Requirements for Permission to Connect Radio Paging Receivers  PDF 236kb
PTC253 Technical Requirements for Connection of Trunked Mobile Radio Equipment  PDF 64.8kb
PTC257 Requirements for connection of WCDMA devices to the Telecom New Zealand WCDMA network: September 2013  PDF 285kb
PTC257 Requirements for connection of WCDMA devices to the Telecom New Zealand WCDMA network: September 2013_Addendum 1  PDF 19kb
PTC273:2012 Requirements for ADSL2+ CPE  PDF 71.1kb
PTC274 Requirements for Connection of VDSL2 CPE to the Spark VDSL2 Network   PDF 67kb
PTC281 Telecom Requirements for Customer Connected ADSL2+ Line Filters  PDF 214kb
PTC285 Telecom Requirements for Customer Premises VDSL2 Splitters  PDF 298kb
PTC331 Introduction to PTC331 2012 update  PDF 40kb
PTC331 Telecom Network Interconnection using ITU-T no.7 Signalling Part A Introduction  PDF 112kb
PTC331 Telecom Network Interconnection using ITU-T no.7 Signalling Part B Technical Definition of ITU-T Signalling System No.7 Message Transfer Part (MTP)  PDF 268kb
PTC331 Telecom Network Interconnection using ITU-T no.7 Signalling Part C ISUP Specification Recommendation Q.763 - Message and Parameter Formats and Codes and Recommendation Q.764 - Signalling Procedures  PDF 511kb
TNA102 1996 Telecom Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) Analogue Line Interface  PDF 142kb
TNA102 Amendment to Section 10 and New Section 12  PDF 14kb
TNA133 Telecom ISDN User - Network Interface, Layer 2 PDF 44.4kb
TNA134 Telecom ISDN User - Network Interface, Layer 3 - Table of Contents PDF 82.2kb
TNA134 Telecom ISDN User - Network Interface, Layer 3 - Part A: General Matters  PDF 82.2kb
TNA134 Telecom ISDN User - Network Interface, Layer 3 - Part B: Basic Call Control Procedures (Sections 1-2)  PDF 77kb
TNA134 Telecom ISDN User - Network Interface, Layer 3 - Part B: Basic Call Control Procedures (Section 3)  PDF 95.5kb
TNA134 Telecom ISDN User - Network Interface, Layer 3 - Part B: Basic Call Control Procedures (Section 4)  PDF 484kb
TNA134 Telecom ISDN User - Network Interface, Layer 3 - Part B: Basic Call Control Procedures (Section 5)  PDF 484kb
TNA134 Telecom ISDN User - Network Interface, Layer 3 - Part B: Basic Call Control Procedures (Sections 6 - 8)  PDF 80.2kb
TNA134 Telecom ISDN User - Network Interface, Layer 3 - Part B: Basic Call Control Procedures (Section 9)  PDF 25.8kb
TNA134 Telecom ISDN User - Network Interface, Layer 3 - Part B: Basic Call Control Procedures (Annex)  PDF 99.8kb
TNA134 Telecom ISDN User - Network Interface, Layer 3 - Part B: Basic Call Control Procedures (Appendix)  PDF 118kb
TNA134 Telecom ISDN User - Network Interface, Layer 3 - Part C: Generic Procedures for the Control of ISDN Supplementary Services  PDF 167kb
TNA134 Telecom ISDN User - Network Interface, Layer 3 - Part D: Procedures for Specific Supplementary Services  PDF 117kb
TNA136 Primary Rate Lite  PDF 47.4kb
TNA137 Basic Rate Access - Ericsson AXE  PDF 65.5kb
TNA151 Telecom Telephone Network Transmission Plan  PDF 607kb
TNA160 1991 General Installation and Earthing Requirements for Customer Switched Systems  PDF 106kb