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Weather impact on telecommunications services #4

Monday, 9 December 2019, 4:24 pm | Chorus

Chorus technicians have replaced a section of damaged fibre at Arundel and this has restored services to the majority of the 3,000 homes without broadband and phone services. About 80 customers remain without telecommunications services due to separate ... More >>

Chorus advisory | Weather impact

Sunday, 8 December 2019, 3:58 pm | Chorus

Chorus advisory | Weather impact on telecommunications services Faults remain in parts of the telecommunications network throughout the South Island impacting broadband and landline services. On the West Coast the land slip has resulted in a number of ... More >>

Chorus rolls out gifts to community groups

Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 3:13 pm | Chorus

To celebrate the completion of the first major stage of the ultra-fast broadband rollout, Chorus is rewarding Kiwis with Little Fibre Miracles to help them take further advantage of the opportunities provided by fibre connectivity. More >>

Chorus completes first phase of fibre build on time

Sunday, 24 November 2019, 1:31 pm | Chorus

Chorus has today announced that a nine-year project to bring 28 towns and cities world-class broadband has been completed – on time and on budget. More >>

ComCom’s draft Fibre Input Methodologies Decision

Tuesday, 19 November 2019, 9:37 am | Chorus

The Commerce Commission has today released its draft Fibre Input Methodologies Decision. “We thank the Commission for the considerable work that has gone into the draft decision and welcome this step towards establishing a utility style framework for ... More >>

Chorus’ Hyperfibre set to redefine ‘fast’ for broadband

Monday, 18 November 2019, 2:26 pm | Chorus

A new era of broadband speed is planned, with Chorus today unveiling Hyperfibre - its next generation of fibre technology. More >>

Chorus names JB Rousselot as its new CEO

Wednesday, 9 October 2019, 8:35 am | Chorus

Chorus has today announced that experienced telecommunications and media executive JB Rousselot will take over as CEO on 20 November 2019. More >>

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 >>