When the competition kicked off in October 2013, 50 towns from around New Zealand signed up to become the country's first Gigatown. In September 2014, only five towns made it through to the final round - Dunedin, Gisborne, Nelson, Timaru and Wanaka.
Chorus has reached an agreement with Crown Fibre Holdings to extend our ultra-fast broadband (UFB) rollout to a further 169 areas extending from Taipa–Mangonui in Northland to Bluff in Southland. This will make fibre available to an additional 200,000-plus homes and businesses beyond the 1.1 million customers in our existing UFB rollout areas.
Even with the best broadband connection, there are a number of factors that can affect your online experience. Watch our videos for some tips on getting the most out of your connection.
Getting the best out of your broadband isn’t just about speed. A combination of the best connections, best plan, and best set-up will give you the best experience online.