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New Zealand's ultra-fast broadband project is 27 percent complete

More than a quarter, or 27 percent, of New Zealand's ultra-fast broadband (UFB) project has been completed, according to Amy Adams, New Zealand's Communications and Information Technology minister. 

New Zealand's Chorus introduces 1 Gbps FTTH community competition

Chorus, New Zealand's incumbent wireline service provider, has taken a cue from Google Fiber's community drive with its "Welcome to Gigatown" competition, which will provide a winning town 1 Gbps fiber to the home speeds.

New Zealand's Chorus to bring fiber to 250,000 homes, businesses in next phase of UFB build

Chorus, the wholesale operation that was spun out of Telecom New Zealand in 2011, has laid out its next two-year buildout phase of its portion of the government's Ultra Fast Broadband initiative.

Chorus takes VDSL wholesale while New Zealand fiber rollout ramps up

Telecom New Zealand's network infrastructure partner, Chorus, is keeping its wholesale options open during its ongoing rollout of fiber to the premises service by offering a VDSL solution to providers as an interim step.

New Zealand government's UFB network passes 100,000 homes

Amy Adams, New Zealand's ICT minister, on Thursday said that over 100,000 homes, businesses and schools can connect to the government Ultra Fast Broadband network, up from the 76,000 premises it said the network passed in August.

Telecom New Zealand taps Simon Moutter as its new CEO

Telecom New Zealand (NYSE: NZT) has named Simon Moutter as its new CEO, replacing Paul Reynolds, who decided to leave the service provider once it completes its demerger. Moutter (Image

Telecom New Zealand, Enable establish wholesale pact for business, consumer services

Telecom New Zealand has struck a wholesale agreement with Enable to deliver fiber-based services to businesses and consumers in Christchurch. Enable, which is the New Zealand government's Ultrafast

New Zealand telcos believe CFH is holding up country's broadband plan

A number of New Zealand's major service providers collectively think that Crown Fibre Holdings (CFH), the group overseeing the government's Ultra-Fast Broadband effort, should be "sidelined or

Chorus, Telecom New Zealand take first steps as separate companies

Telecom New Zealand (NYSE: NZT) has officially taken another step as a newly split company as it and its former wholesale arm Chorus (NZSE: CNU) both began trading on the New Zealand and Australian

Ericsson wins "non-exclusive" New Zealand Chorus UFB fiber cable deal

Ericsson has been chosen by Chorus, the wholesale arm that will soon be spun out of Telecom New Zealand, to provide fiber cable for its contribution to the country's Ultra Fast Broadband (UFB)