Chorus suffers spike in network faults

Friday 1 July 2016 | 10:40 CET | News
New Zealand operator Chorus said it is experiencing an above-average number of faults on its network due to bad weather and damage to the copper network caused by third parties. On average Chorus fixes about 34,000 faults per month on its copper network. Faults received in June were 38,000, about 16 percent above volumes for summer months. While the company has a plan in place to deal with weather-related incidents, third-party incidents, such as a property developer cuting a network cable last week in Auckland, were harder to manage. Chorus said it was working on recruiting more technicians

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: Chorus / Spark
Countries: New Zealand
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