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Chorus says the clock's ticking if you want UFB before the Rugby World Cup
“We know demand is going to be high for fibre installations in the lead up to the tournament and we want to make sure New Zealand’s most ardent supporters don't miss out."
15 Mar 2019
Average connection speed hits a record 100Mbps on Chorus network
“Dunedin has the highest average connection speed at 361Mbps, largely due to the high volume of gig connections."
05 Mar 2019
Chorus to trial 10Gbps fibre broadband service
“We're truly thrilled to be trialling our 10Gbps fibre service, a service we know will underpin New Zealand's digital future."
04 Feb 2019
Chorus fibre roll out picks up pace
Chorus has announced that 50% of fibre installations are now being completed within a day.
18 Jan 2019
Chorus reckons Kiwis have an insatiable appetite for data
New Zealanders love the internet – and we love Fortnite even more.
16 Jan 2019
ComCom releases findings from fibre services study
The Commerce Commision has released the summary report for its study to inform the development of regulations for Chorus and other fibre companies.
20 Dec 2018
ComCom outlines plans for telco oversight
The Commerce Commission has released a paper outlining how it will go about approaching service quality management of telecommunications providers.
30 Nov 2018
How Nokia and Chorus aim to enhance broadband access for Kiwis
Chorus has deployed Nokia's VDSL2 vectoring technology to deliver improved broadband access to users across New Zealand.
11 Oct 2018
97% of Chorus subcontractors fail employment standards inspection
73 of 75 inspected subcontractors found to be in breach of minimum employment standards, which could have ramifications across the channel.
08 Oct 2018
Kiwis embrace age-diverse workforces, but communication needs work
“These generational differences are quite literally the ‘future of work’ and having such a rich and diverse talent pool can be a huge advantage."
22 Aug 2018
Chorus to expand Wi-Fi trials following Christchurch success
Chorus and N4L announced they are expanding a trial that uses Chorus network infrastructure to bring free internet into the homes of students.
18 Jun 2018
Chorus reshuffles executive team as company veterans say goodbye
“I’m pleased to be joining Chorus at such an important point in its development as a company.”
24 May 2018
Govt must be wary of increasing digital divide with 5G deployment - Chorus
The company has responded to a request from MBIE for feedback on the challenges and opportunities of a 5G rollout.
01 May 2018
Chorus and Spark comment on the impact of last night’s storm
The majority of issues have been caused by power outages.
11 Apr 2018
Dunedin’s free Wi-Fi network complete
The city network offers free gig-enabled hotspots in 15 separate locations across the city – from Mosgiel to Port Chalmers.
10 Apr 2018
Chorus to trial live 4K broadcasting service over fibre
Chorus has announced that it will commence a proof of concept trial using its fibre network to provide a direct broadcasting service.
26 Mar 2018
Secrets of Otago’s sea life to be shared in gigcity-funded ‘fishy webcam’
The habits and behaviour of Dunedin’s marine life will be shared with the world through a new GigCity project that will livestream underwater footage.
12 Mar 2018
Chorus posts profit, trims staff - will invest in infrastructure, CX
Chorus nets $47m in profit. CEO says company will continue to improve customer experience and invest in infrastructure across NZ.
26 Feb 2018
Ex-Cyclone Gita may have blown away your internet
The majority of the issues on the networks have been caused by power outages.
21 Feb 2018
LPWAN market about to boom, hand-in-hand with IoT - IDC NZ
The low power WAN market is about to get competitive thanks to the rise of IoT, according to a new IDC NZ report.
14 Feb 2018
The Warehouse Group creates new executive role to drive "crucial" IT transformation
“Our strategy is to fix the retail fundamentals and invest in our digital future."
12 Feb 2018
Has Chorus broken the law?
Chorus may have broken the law, or at least proved that they can beat it.
31 Jan 2018
Chorus has an Internet of Things network in the works
"We will be able to offer levels of IoT network coverage that competing networks will struggle to achieve."
07 Dec 2017
4 major telcos pay 90% of $50m development levy in ComCom's draft decision
Today’s draft decision sees Spark, Vodafone, Chorus, and 2degrees Mobile collectively paying for more than 90% of the $50 million levy.
26 Oct 2017