NorthPower completes its leg of the UFB as Whangarei becomes first fully-fibred city — the lessons for Chorus

NorthPower Fibre has completed its leg of the UFB rollout, making Whangarei the first fully-fibred city. ICT Minister Amy Adams is heading up north for the official completion ceremony on Thursday. The target completion date was the end of June.

Why is Chorus taking until 2019, while NorthPower (a subsidiary of local lines company NorthPower) and other UFB companies have moved at such a rapid clip?

Of course, planning and logistics are easier when you're focussed on a single city, and dealing with a single local authority.


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