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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…

Chorus Conducts WPON Trials

Chorus Conducts trials for delivering high-speed Broadband using WPON technology. New Zealand’s telecommunication service provider, Chorus has announced that it has successfully conducted trials on a wireless solution that would deliver gigabit speeds without the need for fibre from the street into a customer’s premise. The new technology if found economical and cost-effective, would benefit millions of end-users especially in…

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Chorus Plans Commercial Offer of 10Gbps Service from March 2019

Chorus, the telecommunication service provider in New Zealand announced that it is gearing up to provide 10Gbps fiber broadband services to the residential and small and medium enterprises. The commercial offer of the service is planned to start from the mid-March this year. In a press release captioned “Chorus supercharges New Zealand’s broadband with 10Gbps trial”, the provider revealed that…

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Chorus Offers Reduced Monthly Charges for Nationwide Gigabit Fiber Services

New Zealand’s telecom operator Chorus is ready to offer nationwide gigabit services from 1 October at a cost to retail telecoms operators of around $50 a month. By doing so, the operator intends to promote high-speed broadband services throughout the country. Chorus hopes the end-users will definitely get the benefit of the cheaper broadband services. Chorus first launched gigabit speeds…