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

Communications and Information Technology Minister Amy Adams

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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)


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