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ComCom issues final decision on Chorus Regulatory Asset Base
Today
A company's RAB amounts to the value of the assets the company has used for delivering regulated fibre services to New Zealand consumers.
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Broadband
Chorus posts $959 million 2022 revenue for fibre broadband
August 2022
Chorus' fibre broadband has continued to generate strong demand, fostering underlying revenue growth totalling $959 million, up by $4 million year-over-year from 2021.
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Gaming
Chorus announces Hyperfibre sponsorship deal with NZ Esports
August 2022
Chorus has put its support behind New Zealand's Esports community with a newly announced three-year Hyperfibre sponsorship deal with NZ Esports.
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N4L
N4L, Spark, Chorus partner for Hyperfibre school upgrade
June 2022
Networks for Learning (N4L) has partnered with Spark and Chorus to upgrade Wellington College to Hyperfibre, fostering stronger outcomes for students and teachers.
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Cloud
Chorus and Nokia launches first trial of 25G PON broadband
May 2022
Chorus and Nokia have announced the successful demonstration of 25 gigabit per second fibre (Gbps) broadband technology at the Chorus Fibre Lab in Auckland. 
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Cloud
Chorus enhances West Coast infrastructure for upgraded telecoms
May 2022
Chorus has announced the completion of a 250km infrastructure project set to provide the West Coast with upgraded and enhanced telecommunications.
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Vodafone
Cell tower sales may pay off for consumers
April 2022
The possible sale of cellular telecommunications towers by the two biggest network owners could lead to cheaper services for consumers over the longer term.
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Workday
The Warehouse Group implements Workday tools to hear employee voices
April 2022
The Warehouse Group has implemented the Workday Peakon Employee Voice listening platform to help them hear and connect with every team member and actively address ongoing feedback.
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Cloud
Chorus appoints Programmed as new caretaker for NZ sites
March 2022
Chorus has appointed a new operations and maintenance caretaker for its 2,600 sites across NZ.
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Chorus
Copper cabinet phase out to start for Chorus mid-March
March 2022
Copper cabinets are soon to be a thing of the past for many Kiwis, with Chorus announcing it will switch off its first copper cabinets in mid-March.
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Cloud
Workday helps Chorus connect well-being to business performance
March 2022
Chorus, a New Zealand telecommunications infrastructure business, has implemented technology that links well-being with business performance.
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Network Management
UCG secures Chorus contracts for fibre & network infrastructure across North Island
February 2022
“UCG has proven itself to be a strong and proactive performer that understands the importance of customer, staff and delivery partner relationships," says Chorus' Andrew Carroll.
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Cloud
Chorus fibre upgrade complete with faster broadband
December 2021
"We’ve been ten years building our share of the fibre network and we’re nearly done."
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Cloud
Fibre the most environmentally friendly broadband option according to new research
December 2021
New research has determined that fibre is the best broadband option for consumers concerned about carbon emissions.
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Telecommunications
The Commerce Commission warns telcos over unclear marketing
August 2021
The Commerce Commission urgently seeks views on proposed marketing principles to reduce consumer confusion about alternative technology. 
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Chorus
Commerce Commission lays out max revenues for Chorus
June 2021
The estimated price-quality path for Chorus announced for consultation would cap Chorus revenues for three years from 1 January 2022 at $689 million in 2022, rising to $786 million in 2024.
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Chorus
Core telecommunications services to keep being regulated to protect consumers
May 2021
The consumer watchdog will continue to regulate three core telecommunications services in order to protect consumers.
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Chorus
UoA researchers work with Māori to evaulate online mental health platform
May 2021
Researchers want to understand what encourages and prevents Māori from using an online platform to support mental health and wellbeing.
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Chorus
ComCom to revise process for implementing new regulatory regime for Chorus
May 2021
Since receiving Chorus proposal, the Commission has identified the need to update the indicative process it set out in September 2020. 
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Chorus
First West Coast fibre enabled RCG site goes live
February 2021
The first West Coast fibre enabled cell site, called Fox West, has gone live. 
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Cloud
Chorus looking to spend $1.6 billion - ComCom seeks feedback
February 2021
The Commerce Commission is consulting on a proposal from Chorus to spend $1.6 billion over the first three years of the new fibre regulatory regime. 
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Chorus
Commerce Commission to promote competition in telco markets
February 2021
The Commerce Commission has launched an online survey in a bid to help telecommunications stakeholders have their say on the next phase of regulation for fibre service providers.
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Chorus
Commerce Commission finalises consumer protections for withdrawal of copper phone and broadband services
December 2020
The code sets out the requirements Chorus must meet before it can stop providing wholesale copper phone and broadband services, including ADSL and VDSL. 
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Xero
Chorus, Xero, amongst Deloitte Top 200 winners
December 2020
Chorus, Xero and 2degrees were amongst the finalists in this year's Deloitte Top 200 Awards, with both Chorus and Xero taking out their categories.