Friday, September 9, 2016

New Zealand Launching Gigabit Services Nationwide

Chorus, the New Zealand wholesale access provider,  is extending its gigabit (1Gbps) residential and business fiber Internet access service across its entire “Ultra-Fast Broadband” (UFB) footprint, starting October 1, 2016.

Currently, the average download speed across Chorus' networks is 30.5 Mbps.

In practice, customers will see download speeds between 900 Mbps and 970 Mbps and upload speeds of up to 500Mbps.

Chorus’ residential wholesale gigabit broadband service will be available to broadband retailers at an introductory price of $60 per month until 30 June 2017, after which it increases to $65 per month.

The business service will be priced at $75 per month from launch.

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