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News about rural broadband
  • Minister seeks independent review of Chorus' financial position

    Communications and Information Technology Minister Amy Adams has instructed her officials to commission an independent assessment of Chorus’ financial position and its capability to deliver on its contractual commitments under the Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) and Rural Broadband (RB) initiatives.

  • Upgrade to boost rural web speeds

    The Government expects Telecom, electricity lines companies and possibly community organisations to express interest in partnering with it for a $300 million upgrade to rural broadband.

  • Analyst criticises TSO transition

    Telecommunications analyst Ovum is criticising New Zealand's approach to delivering universal telecommunications services in the wake of the changes to rural services policy that sent Telecom's shareprice into a tailspin last week.

  • Hide protests over burden on Telecom

    ACT leader Rodney Hide has attacked government plans to make Telecom pay the lion's share of a splurge on rural broadband – but says he does not intend resigning over the issue.