UFB now in reach of 517K, with 7.7% connection rate — Adams

Communications and Information Technology Minister Amy Adams

UFB fibre is now rolled passed 517,000 premises, with 39,510 customers (or 7.7%) choosing to connect, according to the latest MBIE update released by ICT Minister Amy Adams.

The update says the rollout is 7% ahead of schedule.

The 10-year rollout is happening faster in some areas than others.

In Northland, for example, NorthPower Fibre has finished its rollout. In Auckland, Chorus' is 26% of the way through.

RAW DATA: Read the quartely report (PDF)

This article is tagged with the following keywords. Find out more about My Tags

NZ Market Snapshot

Forex

Sym Price Change
USD 0.7697 -0.0086 -1.10%
AUD 0.9465 -0.0003 -0.03%
EUR 0.6240 0.0017 0.27%
GBP 0.4942 -0.0002 -0.04%
HKD 5.9692 -0.0647 -1.07%
JPY 91.5400 0.6490 0.71%

Commods

Commodity Price Change Time
Gold Index 1189.4 -4.520 2014-12-17T00:
Oil Brent 61.2 1.170 2014-12-17T00:
Oil Nymex 56.8 0.530 2014-12-17T00:
Silver Index 15.9 0.170 2014-12-17T00:

Indices

Symbol Open High Last %
NZX 50 5496.6 5518.3 5496.6 0.35%
NASDAQ 4556.9 4651.9 4547.8 2.12%
DAX 9455.7 9589.2 9563.9 -0.20%
DJI 17069.2 17389.3 17068.9 1.69%
FTSE 6331.8 6359.7 6331.8 0.07%
HKSE 22697.7 22726.6 22670.5 -0.37%
NI225 16689.3 16891.0 16755.3 0.38%