fiber optic network

First Phase of Fiber Build Completes in New Zealand

In a remarkable achievement, New Zealand’s incumbent telecom provider, Chorus has completed the first phase of its fiber build to cover 28 towns and cities on time and with the allocated budget. The project took nine years for completion. Chorus could successfully complete the project as per plans. New Zealand’s Communications Minister Kris Faafoi joined the event to mark the…

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Chorus Fiber Reaches to Half A Million Subscribers in New Zealand

Chorus in a media release said that the demand for fiber connectivity has been strong for some time, but it has noticed a surge in demand in recent months. It was in April 2018, that the operator revealed the status of fiber connectivity, where the number of fiber customers was 400,000. Fiber deployments were rapidly progressing, but it has surprisingly surged and the provider has been able to meet the pressure from the market. Within approximately six months, around 100,000 numbers of fiber connections were done by its installation crew! This number corresponds to more than 5,500 fiber connections a day!

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Hawaiki Submarine Cable System Commences Construction

Hawaiki Submarine Fiber Cable System has commenced the construction of a fiber optic link to connect Australia with New Zealand. The construction of the undersea communication link will be carried out by TE Subcom, a TE Connectivity Ltd. company and an industry pioneer in undersea communications technology.