Fibre broadband continues to take on more of Chorus' total revenue as it continues to phase out copper-based services.
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The telecommunications provider also saw its half-year after-tax income jump to AU$1.39 million from a AU$10.5 million loss.
With Vodafone scrapping copper landlines, customers will transition to voice over fibre, wireless, UltraFast HFC, or copper broadband.
Chorus CEO JB Rousselot said ComCom's draft valuation of his company's fibre network contains expenditure cuts that are not reflective of the market.
Chorus' fibre network will receive a finalised valuation at the start of 2022 to determine how much revenue the network can earn for the next three years.
NBN's regional co-investment fund has called for government at all levels to participate in its initial funding round.
In a year where both telco revenue and investment dipped by NZ$200 million and NZ$100 million, respectively.
New HFC connections were put on hold in January due to chip shortages arising from the pandemic.
The telco will also start cutting off copper services in fibre-heavy areas in September.
It also wants to rejig the pricing for its original wholesale plans.