Faster rural UFB-RBI roll-out welcomed

Date published
30 Aug 2017

The announcement by the Government to roll out Ultra-Fast Broadband to 190 more small towns and extend rural broadband to another 74,000 households and businesses earlier than planned is further recognition of the economic importance of rural and regional New Zealand.  

Enhanced and earlier than planned access to fast and reliable broadband in rural New Zealand will be welcomed by rural medical practices, businesses, communities and individuals alike, says New Zealand Rural General Practice Network deputy Chief Executive Linda Reynolds.

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