Patrick Strange

Chorus chairman challenges telcos on slow VDSL uptake

Fri 28 Oct 13

 Oddly, there are 179,000 customers on the fast copper line-based VDSL broadband service versus around 400,000 subscribers to the slower ADSL service.

Chorus chief executive Mark Ratcliffe

Chorus, government agree to extend free UFB installation period – potentially paid for by two-year debt holiday

Tue 18 Oct

New deal with Crown Fibre Holdings could save Chorus up to $60 million in Crown loan repayment costs.

Craigs Investment Partners private wealth research head Mark Lister

Rising US yields begin to bite New Zealand shares and kiwi dollar

Mon 17 Oct

Bond yields in the United States are rising as investors become more convinced the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in December and that’s already biting New Zealand shares and the kiwi dollar.

Chorus gives more fibre work to Visionstream, warns build cost will be at top end of guidance

Fri 7 Oct 1

Chorus has handed more of its New Zealand ultrafast broadband network building work to Australia's Visionstream.

Telecommunications Users Association of NZ (Tuanz) chief executive Craig Young

Orcon latest ISP to offer one gig UFB fibre

Wed 28 Sep 1

New plans from October 1 but Spark proper still not onboard.

Malcolm Dick

The fastest house in New Zealand?


Bragging rights match with Malcolm Dick.


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