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  • National promises $150m fund for RBI on re-election

    National’s Communications and Information Technology spokeswoman, Amy Adams, has promised that a re-elected National-led Government will establish a new $150 million fund to extend the Rural Broadband Initiative (RBI).

  • UFB ahead of schedule: Chorus

    Chorus claims its Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) network rollout is ahead of schedule, reporting that 228,000 premises had been passed by a fibre connection at March 31.

  • Almost all homes to get free UFB connection - until 2016

    The government and Crown Fibre Holdings have reached agreement with UFB partners Chorus, Enable and Northpower that provides for free residential connections for distances of up to 200 metres per house from the road, until at least the end of 2015.

  • Chorus begins South Island UFB rollout

    Chorus and Crown Fibre Holdings have officially started the rollout of the ultra-fast broadband (UFB) network in the South Island by deploying new network infrastructure in Blenheim.