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Dunedin wins the Chorus competition to become New Zealand's Gigatown

26 Nov 2014
Chorus has today announced the overall winner of the Gigatown competition, with Dunedin taking out the title ahead of the four other finalists – Gisborne, Nelson, Timaru and Wanaka.

Chorus reduces UFB connection cost guidance

25 Nov 2014
Chorus announced today that it has signed new service company agreements for the cost of connections to its ultra-fast broadband network.

Chorus begins ultra-fast broadband rollout in Wanaka CBD

24 Nov 2014
Chorus has confirmed that work has started to build an ultra-fast broadband network in Wanaka’s central business district.

$200,000 fund to kick-start innovation in the winning Gigatown

17 Nov 2014
Chorus and Alcatel-Lucent’s ng Connect programme have launched a new fund today that will give New Zealand entrepreneurs and innovators the chance to win up to $200,000 to develop and market a new service concept that will run over gigabit ultra-fast broadband (UFB) in the winning Gigatown.

Commerce Commission suspends regulated UBA investigation

16 Oct 2014
Chorus has today been notified that the Commerce Commission is suspending its investigation into Chorus' proposed changes to the regulated Unbundled Bitstream Access (UBA) service.

New Executives appointed at Chorus

10 Oct 2014
Chorus today announced two appointments to complete the composition of its executive team.

Chorus updates connection numbers and gives regulatory update

07 Oct 2014
Chorus will today give institutional investors and analysts a presentation on its business.

Chorus submission on regulated UBA and Boost proposals

19 Sep 2014
Chorus yesterday sent the Commerce Commission its submission in response to their consultation paper on issues relating to Chorus’ proposed changes to the UBA service. The submission included Chorus’ external legal advice, from Minter Ellison Rudd Watts and Chapman Tripp, supporting Chorus’ position on the UBA proposals.

Chorus announces Gigatown finalists and first Gigatown retail broadband provider

17 Sep 2014
Chorus announced the five towns that have gone through to the final round of the Gigatown competition. Dunedin, Gisborne, Nelson, Timaru and Wanaka have all won places in the final and will go on to compete for the chance to become New Zealand's first Gigatown.

Chorus appoints Chief Commercial Officer

01 Sep 2014
Chorus today announced the appointment of Tim Harris in the newly-created role of Chief Commercial Officer.

Chorus full year FY14 result - Solid financial performance overshadowed by regulatory uncertainty

25 Aug 2014
Chorus Limited has today reported a net profit after tax (NPAT) of $148 million and earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) of $649 million for the year ended 30 June 2014.

Cabinet art is spreading in Invercargill

13 Aug 2014
Chorus is working with Invercargill City Council to bring its cabinet art programme to Invercargill and is calling for designs from local artists.  

Cabinet art is spreading in Rotorua

11 Aug 2014
Chorus is working with Rotorua District Council to extend its cabinet art programme in Rotorua and is again calling for designs from local artists.

Chorus amends committed bank facilities and dividend update

25 Jul 2014
Chorus has today agreed amendments to its committed bank facilities, providing significant additional financial flexibility and funding certainty.

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.