Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line. This is a technology for delivering a high bit rate link to customers over ordinary copper.
- Asynchronous Transmission
A serial data transmission method in which each character is transmitted as a self contained unit. Transmission is controlled by start and stop elements at the beginning and end of each character. Also called Star-Stop transmission.
Asynchronous Transfer Mode - A transfer mode in which the information is organised into cells. It is asynchronous in the sense that the recurrence of cells containing information from an individual user is not necessarily periodic.
The range of frequencies assigned to a channel or system. The difference expressed in Hertz between the highest and lowest frequencies of a band.
means the Chorus baseband product. The baseband product is a technology neutral voice input service that will be bundled with a broadband product but can be provided on a standalone basis should a customer not require a broadband connection
A contraction of the term Binary Digit. A bit can either be 0 or 1, OFF/On and is the smallest possible unit of information making up a character or word in digital code.
means a stream of data in binary form
Bits per second - A measure of information transfer. The number of bits passing a point per second.
High speed internet connection
- Bursty applications
The length of the gaps between data transmissions exceed the length of the transmissions themselves. These include credit card verification, hotel and airline reservation applications and banking transactions.
Crown Fibre Holdings Limited was established to manage the Government’s $1.5 billion investment in Ultra-Fast Broadband infrastructure.
- CFH Debt Security
means a debt security issued or, as the context may require, to be issued by New Chorus to CFH pursuant to the Subscription Agreement and on the terms set out in schedule 2 of the Subscription Agreement
- CFH Equity Security
means an equity security issued or, as the context may require, to be issued by New Chorus to CFH pursuant to the Subscription Agreement and on the terms set out in schedule 3 of the Subscription Agreement
- CFH Security
means a CFH Debt Security and/or CFH Equity Security, as the context may require
- CFH Warrant
means a warrant issued or, as the context may require, to be issued by New Chorus to CFH pursuant to the Subscription Agreement and on the terms set out in schedule 4 of the Subscription Agreement
- Chorus Services Agreement
means the standard services agreement general terms of New Chorus (based on the form of such agreement used by Chorus prior to the Demerger), together with any particular terms relating to a specific service, as approved by New Chorus from time to time
- Chorus Wholesale Services Agreement
means the standard wholesale services agreement general terms of New Chorus (based on the form of such agreement used by Wholesale prior to the Demerger), together with any particular terms relating to a specific service, as approved by New Chorus from time to time
- Commerce Act
means the Commerce Act 1986 of New Zealand
- Commerce Commission
means the Commerce Commission of New Zealand
- Companies Act
means the Companies Act 1993 of New Zealand
- Copper Undertakings
means undertakings pursuant to the Telecommunications Amendment Act, relating to the provision of copper products within the New Zealand telecommunications market
- Corporations Act
means the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) of Australia
- Coverage Area
The geographic area serviced by a given Handover Point, assuming no backhaul, and will contain numerous DSLAMs.
means the Consumer Price Index (all groups) published by Statistics New Zealand from time to time, or the percentage increase or decrease in that index over the relevant period, as the context requires
means Her Majesty the Queen acting in right of New Zealand