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Fibre demand at record levels as rollout remains on track

Monday, 26 August 2019, 9:02 am | Chorus

Chorus has today reported earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) of $636m for the year ended 30 June 2019, in line with guidance. More >>

Chorus network ready to tackle the Rugby World Cup

Wednesday, 12 June 2019, 10:19 am | Chorus

With just 100 days to go before the opening game of the Rugby World Cup, Chorus has confirmed its network is ready to support the streaming of the tournament in full HD for New Zealanders. More >>

Loss of broadband services on Waiheke

Monday, 8 April 2019, 4:20 pm | Chorus

Chorus technical teams are investigating a suspected fibre cut between Howick and Waiheke at around 3.00pm this afternoon. A number of Chorus telecommunications services are impacted including both copper and fibre broadband on the island. We estimate ... More >>

Chorus releases proposed unbundled GPON fibre pricing

Thursday, 28 March 2019, 9:56 am | Chorus

Chorus has today released its proposed unbundled GPON fibre pricing to the industry for feedback. More >>

Fewer than 90,000 fibre connections left before RWC

Friday, 15 March 2019, 9:47 am | Chorus

Chorus is encouraging Kiwis to get their fibre order in now to ensure they're on the best possible broadband ahead of this year’s Rugby World Cup. Fewer than 90,000 fibre connections remain and a fibre installation tracking tool, available on the ... More >>

Dunedin’s Broadband Speeds 3X Faster than Rest of Country

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 9:16 am | Chorus

New Zealand’s first Gig City – Dunedin – is well ahead of the rest of the country in broadband speeds with an average connection speed more than three times faster than the next fastest centre. More >>

$80,000 Awarded to Dunedin Organisations in GigCity Round

Friday, 18 November 2016, 2:12 pm | Chorus

Four local organisations will benefit from Dunedin’s Gigatown win with more than $80,000 awarded today by Chorus to innovative community projects using gigabit technology. More >>

Growth highlights insatiable appetite for internet data

Wednesday, 13 July 2016, 9:27 am | Chorus

The amount of internet data being consumed by New Zealand households on Chorus’ network has grown almost 100% to more than 100 gigabytes (GB) a month since the start of 2015, according to figures released today by Chorus. More >>

Chorus shapes its future workforce

Friday, 22 May 2015, 8:38 pm | Chorus

Chorus is a company focused on ensuring that its future workforce has the right skills. It has teamed up with secondary schools to introduce students to the world of telecommunications and technology through its Schools Gateway Programme. More >>

Commerce Commission releases draft FPP prices

Tuesday, 2 December 2014, 12:01 pm | Chorus

The Commerce Commission has today released its draft Final Pricing Principle (FPP) determinations which propose an aggregate price of $38.39, compared to the aggregate $34.44 price that was previously derived from the Commission’s Initial Pricing ... More >>

Gigatown Launches School Video Competition

Monday, 17 March 2014, 10:48 am | Chorus

Chorus is inviting New Zealand schools to get stuck into its Gigatown competition by creating a short, exciting video that will help drive support for competing towns. Schools are being asked to create a 2-5 minute video showcasing what a day in the ... More >>

Chorus and Crown Fibre Holdings agree UFB improvements

Tuesday, 11 March 2014, 11:47 am | Chorus

Chorus today announced a package of improvements to the UFB initiative have been agreed with Crown Fibre Holdings that ensure the roll-out is more cost effective, provides better outcomes for end users and eliminates some barriers to take-up. More >>

Dunedin wins Gigatown Supporters World Competition

Monday, 9 December 2013, 2:58 pm | Chorus

Dunedin has won the Gigatown Supporters World competition, scoring itself bonus 25,000 points in the race to become Gigatown. More >>

Wanaka wins Gigatown Instagram Home Office Competition

Wednesday, 20 November 2013, 12:25 pm | Chorus

Wanaka has won the first Gigatown promotional competition, scoring itself an additional 10,000 points in the race to become Gigatown. More >>

Regulatory black hole puts Chorus funding at risk

Tuesday, 5 November 2013, 9:06 am | Chorus

The Commerce Commission has today released its final decision on the pricing for Chorus' copper broadband (UBA) service. The Commission’s final benchmarked UBA price of $10.92 is around a 50% reduction from the current $21.46 monthly charge. More >>

New Zealand to decide ‘Gigatown’ winner

Monday, 28 October 2013, 12:07 pm | Chorus

The race is on to determine which New Zealand town will win the fastest broadband speeds in the southern hemisphere in Chorus’s Welcome to Gigatown competition. More >>

Chorus to consult on faster Ultra-fast Broadband products

Wednesday, 23 October 2013, 9:12 am | Chorus

Chorus has today proposed a new range of Ultra-fast Broadband (UFB) products, giving Retail Service Providers (RSPs) the opportunity to offer even faster speeds and better value over fibre. More >>

Chorus submission supports Govt interventionon copper prices

Tuesday, 17 September 2013, 9:14 am | Chorus

Chorus has today published its submission on the Government’s Discussion Document entitled “Review of the Telecommunications Act 2001” (Discussion Document). More >>

Dr Ross Patterson: Current framework not appropriate to support transition to fibre

Tuesday, 17 September 2013, 9:10 am | Chorus

In an independent report prepared for and included as part of Chorus’ submission on the Government’s Discussion Document entitled “Review of the Telecommunications Act 2001” (Discussion Document), Dr Patterson, the previous Telecommunications ... More >>

Chorus statement on Transfield

Friday, 6 September 2013, 1:10 pm | Chorus

Chorus welcomes assurances from Transfield that it is urgently addressing late payment issues to its sub-contractors, and is seeking assurance that there will be no repeat of this issue. More >>

 

 

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