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Chorus agrees funding option with CFH

18 Jul 2014
Chorus announced today that it has entered into a conditional agreement with Crown Fibre Holdings (CFH), which gives Chorus the option to bring forward part of CFH’s existing investment funding earlier in the build of the ultra-fast broadband (UFB) network.

Chorus Introduces Specialist Provider for Complex UFB Connections

13 Jun 2014
Chorus has today announced a new service agreement with Australian company Universal Communications Group (UCG) to connect UFB for multi-dwelling units, including terraced houses and low to high rise apartment blocks and offices, in Auckland and Wellington.

Chorus Accelerate delivers step change to New Zealand’s broadband capability

14 May 2014
Chorus has today announced a new set of broadband products designed to deliver greater speeds, enhanced HD video capability, more choices for the telecommunications industry and a clear path to fibre.

Gigatown launches school video competition

17 Mar 2014
Chorus is inviting New Zealand schools to get stuck into its Gigatown competition by creating a short, exciting video that will help drive support for competing towns.

Chorus and Crown Fibre Holdings agree package of UFB improvements

11 Mar 2014
Chorus today announced a package of improvements to the UFB initiative have been agreed with Crown Fibre Holdings that ensure the roll-out is more cost effective, provides better outcomes for end users and eliminates some barriers to take-up.

Chorus interim FY14 result - Reshaping the business to be sustainable

24 Feb 2014
Chorus Limited has today reported a net profit after tax (NPAT) of $78 million andearnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) of $329 millionfor the six months ended 31 December 2013.

Victoria Crone to leave Chorus

15 Jan 2014
Chorus has today announced that Victoria Crone, GM Sales and Marketing, is to leave the company on 4 April 2014.

Ultra-fast broadband on the horizon for Greymouth

17 Dec 2013
Chorus has today commenced work to deploy its ultra-fast broadband network in Greymouth, supported by local lines company Westpower.

Trade offs will be weighed carefully to protect consumers

16 Dec 2013
Chorus has today said that the findings of the Ernst and Young (EY) ‘Independent Assessment of Chorus’ Financial Position’ confirm Chorus’ own assessment of a $1bn funding gap by 2020.

Regulatory decisions should not be a blood sport

11 Dec 2013
Chorus has today said the regulatory health check that the Minister of Finance has proposed is essential to protect and balance the interests of consumers while also incentivising investment in New Zealand’s progress.

Dunedin wins Gigatown Supporters World Competition

09 Dec 2013
Dunedin has won the Gigatown Supporter’s World competition, scoring itself bonus 25,000 points in the race to become Gigatown.

Wanaka wins Gigatown Instagram home office competition

20 Nov 2013
Wanaka has won the first Gigatown promotional competition, scoring itself an additional 10,000 points in the race to become Gigatown.

Semi-Permanent creative laboratory opens its doors to collaboration

12 Nov 2013
The Semi-Permanent Research Lab, will open its doors to local artists, creative agencies, digital and fashion designers at a launch event at 65 MacKelvie St, Ponsonby at 4pm on Friday, 15 November.

Regulatory black hole puts Chorus funding at risk

05 Nov 2013
The Commerce Commission has today released its final decision on the pricing for Chorus' copper broadband (UBA) service. 

New Zealand to decide 'Gigatown' winner

28 Oct 2013
The race is on to determine which New Zealand town will win the fastest broadband speeds in the southern hemisphere in Chorus’s Welcome to Gigatown competition.

Wanaka to get Ultra-fast broadband in 2014

25 Oct 2013
New Zealand's largest telecommunications infrastructure company, Chorus has confirmed that Wanaka is to enjoy next generation ultra fast fibre broadband.

Chorus to publish international broadband benchmarking

24 Oct 2013
Chorus has today said that New Zealand has the potential to be a top ten broadband market and generate more wealth if we can use the internet to boost innovation and productivity.

Chorus to consult on all new faster Ultra-fast broadband products

23 Oct 2013
Chorus has today proposed a new range of Ultra-fast Broadband (UFB) products, giving Retail Service Providers (RSPs) the opportunity to offer even faster speeds and better value over fibre.

Chorus submission supports Government intervention on wholesale copper prices

17 Sep 2013
Chorus has today published its submission on the Government’s Discussion Document entitled “Review of the Telecommunications Act 2001” (Discussion Document). Chorus supports the Government stepping in and updating the policy framework, as proposed in its Discussion Document. It is clear that the current framework is no longer fit for purpose.

Dr Ross Patterson: current framework not appropriate to support transition to fibre

17 Sep 2013
In an independent report prepared for and included as part of Chorus’ submission on the Government’s Discussion Document entitled “Review of the Telecommunications Act 2001” (Discussion Document), Dr Patterson, the previous Telecommunications Commissioner, states that the current regulatory framework is not appropriate to support the transition to fibre.