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Chorus completes first phase of fibre broadband deployment

Monday 25 November 2019 | 08:41 CET | News
New Zealand operator Chorus has announced it has completed its 9-year project to bring broadband connection to 28 towns and cities. Chorus joined Communications Minister Kris Faafoi for an event in Auckland to mark the first phase of the Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) programme completion by connecting the last piece of the fibre network.

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Companies: Chorus
Countries: New Zealand
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