Chorus kicking off NZ ultra-ultra-ultrafast broadband trial

Posted in: Government & Policy at 05/02/2019 19:35

Chorus says it will trial super-fast broadband for 30 lucky households from mid-March.

Triallists in the Auckland suburbs of Birkenhead and Avondale, and Johnsonville in Wellington, will get a fibre broadband connection with 10 gigabit per second bandwidth.

To put that in perspective, that's 10 times faster than the fastest Ultrafast Broadband (UFB) connections today, and 1000 times the bandwidth of a copper dial-up connection.
https://www.nzherald.co.nz/technology/news/article.cfm?c_id=5&objectid=12200673

Also see:

New Zealand’s Chorus to trial 10 gig services for homes, businesses
New Zealand network operator Chorus says that in mid-March it will launch a trial of a new broadband service offering speeds of up to 10 gigabits per second.
https://www.computerworld.co.nz/article/657073/new-zealand-chorus-trial-10-gig-services-homes-businesses/

Chorus to trial superfast 10Gbit UFB with selected partners
UFB network company Chorus is moving ahead with a trial of super-fast 10Gbit/s technology in selected areas.
https://www.reseller.co.nz/article/657037/chorus-trial-superfast-10gbit-ufb-selected-partners/

Test of 10 gigabit ultrafast broadband to begin in March
Consumer ultrafast broadband plans that are 10 times faster than the quickest residential plans available today are in the pipeline.
https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/110356885/test-of-10-gigabit-ultrafast-broadband-to-begin-in-march

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