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UFB build completed in Whakatane

September 23rd, 2016

Chorus has today announced it has finished building its Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) network in Whakatane, meaning about 7000 households, businesses, schools and health facilities now have access to fibre. Chorus today joined the Government, council and local business representatives for an event at White Island Tours, which is already benefiting from UFB, to celebrate the completion of the project. To […]

      UFB build completed in Queenstown, fibre consumption soaring Chorus has today announced it has finished building its Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) network in Queenstown, meaning more than 7000 households, businesses, schools and health facilities now have access to fibre. Chorus today joined Communications Minister Amy Adams and Clutha-Southland MP Todd Barclay for an event at Skyline Queenstown, which […]

  Media Release 30 June 2016 Christchurch City takes full ownership of its digital future Enable Services Limited (ESL) and Christchurch City Holdings Limited (CCHL) have today announced that an agreement has been reached with Crown Fibre Holdings Limited (CFH) to change the structure of the Crown’s investment in the Christchurch UFB project. Under the agreement, the Crown investment changes […]

      17 June, 2016 UFB build completed in Rotorua, broadband consumption soaring Chorus has today announced it has finished building its Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) network in Rotorua, meaning nearly 26,000 households, businesses, schools and health facilities now have access to fibre. Chorus today joined Communications Minister Amy Adams and Rotorua MP Todd McClay for an event at Rotorua […]

          Hamilton network completion significant for Ultrafast Fibre Ultrafast Fibre Limited has welcomed this evening’s announcement from Communications Minister Amy Adams, that the Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) network in Hamilton has been completed. Hamilton’s completion marks the conclusion of a five-year network build for Ultrafast Fibre, covering eight urban centres across the central North Island. The Local […]

  Ultrafast Fibre proud to have completed Tauranga network Ultrafast Fibre Limited has welcomed today’s announcement from Communications Minister Amy Adams that the Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) network in Tauranga has been completed.  Having begun work in Tauranga in August 2011, Ultrafast Fibre has completed approximately 680kms of underground drilling and 94kms of fibre infrastructure across the city.  “We are very […]

          UFB rollout in New Plymouth completed Alan Baker worked hard on Friday trying to programme a robot to rescue people from a burning building.  Marfell Primary School student Alan,11, was visiting OMG Technologies, one of 20 exhibits  and eight workshops at the Beyond Broadband expo at the TSB Showplace.  The OMG stand was being run […]

        Chorus completes Masterton UFB build Chorus has today marked the completion of its Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) network build in Masterton, meaning more than 9,500 households, businesses, schools and health facilities now have access to fibre. Chorus today joined Communications Minister Amy Adams and Masterton Mayor Lyn Patterson for an event to celebrate the completion of the […]

      Chorus Completes Greymouth UFB Build   Chorus has today marked the completion of its Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) network build in Greymouth, meaning about 4000 households, businesses, schools and health facilities now have access to fibre. Chorus today joined Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce and Grey District Mayor Tony Kokshoorn for an event in Greymouth to celebrate the […]

        Enable passes 50 percent in its fibre broadband deployment to greater Christchurch Enable passes 50 percent in its fibre broadband deployment to greater Christchurch.  Local fibre company, Enable is now more than half-way through its fibre broadband network roll-out to greater Christchurch – with over 92,000 homes and businesses able to connect to fibre broadband.  This […]