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Chorus partners with Nlyte, expands edge data centre offerings
Chorus announced today that it is going ahead with expanding its Chorus EdgeCentre Colocation product to three sites across New Zealand.
How Chorus aims to reshape service company maintenance contracts
“These contracts are the first step in moving Chorus beyond the major UFB network build."
Record-breaking data usage over school holidays
Rather than pulling their hair out thinking of potential activities, it would appear Kiwi parents are turning to the internet to entertain their little ones.
How Chorus aims to create a fair supply chain
“Chorus, Visionstream and UCG needed to step up what we are doing in order to identify and mitigate the risk of breaches in employment law."
Chorus’ message: just be more committed to paying
Vocus says prices could increase by between $12 and $200 per user, which would have to be absorbed by the provider or paid for by the consumer.
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."
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."
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."
Chorus fibre roll out picks up pace
Chorus has announced that 50% of fibre installations are now being completed within a day.
Chorus reckons Kiwis have an insatiable appetite for data
New Zealanders love the internet – and we love Fortnite even more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.”
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.
Chorus and Spark comment on the impact of last night’s storm
The majority of issues have been caused by power outages.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ex-Cyclone Gita may have blown away your internet
The majority of the issues on the networks have been caused by power outages.