Ultrafast Fibre to trial 10Gbps fibre broadband as it nears the end of UFB2 rollout

Today Hamilton-based Ultrafast Fibre is launching a trial of exponentially faster internet speeds of up to 10 Gigabits per second (Gbps) for the 52 internet retailers servicing the 230,000 residents and businesses in the Central North Island region.

Ultrafast Fibre CEO Relishes The 5G Opportunity As Data Usage Surges

But for a very large rock, Ultrafast Fibre would have completed its UFB rollout - two years ahead of schedule. It could take Australia decades to recover from its decision to roll fibre out to the node rather than to the home, says Ultrafast Fibre CEO John Hanna.

Demand for Fibre Connections Double in Whanganui

Demand for fast fibre connections in the Whanganui area is soaring, with twice as many Whanganui residents and businesses ordering high speed internet connections in October compared to the previous six months.

Ultrafast Fibre Releases Provisional Unbundled Fibre Pricing

We have released our provisional Layer-1 unbundled point-to-multipoint service (also known as PONFAS) wholesale pricing that will apply from 1 January 2020 in our UFB1 areas.

New Chief Executive Appointed to Ultrafast Fibre

The WEL Group advises that John Hanna has been appointed as the Chief Executive of its 100% community-owned fibre business, Ultrafast Fibre Limited (UFF) replacing William Hamilton who retired in September 2018.

First ultra-fast broadband connection made in Matangi / Tamahere

Michael Cornelius has been hanging out for faster internet speeds and is very happy to be the first Ultrafast Fibre (UFF) connection in the Matangi/Tamahere area on the outskirts of Hamilton. The area is part of Ultrafast Fibre’s second phase rollout expanding into 27 smaller towns