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…

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…

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!