Up to 1000 households without broadband due to wild weather, Chorus says

Clearing snow on the Lewis Pass (NZTA)

Chorus says today's severe weather has affected service from 60 roadside cabinets.

The network provider says up to 1000 households all over the country were without broadband as of 5pm.

The problems are spread around the country. An outage map, including estimated restoration times, is here.

Chorus says it is deploying generators to cabinets that service priority customers – medical centres, shopping areas and mobile cell sites.

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