The Hound was intrigued to read an article recently, on the Newsroom website, that shows that Education Minister Chris ‘Chippy’…
Rural Women NZ (RWNZ) is keeping up the pressure over rural broadband and mobile coverage despite recent Government announcements.
An announcement of increased rural broadband and mobile coverage has been welcomed by the sector organisations, but they say more is needed.
The acceleration of two rural communications initiatives announced by Government last week is good news, but more is needed, says the Telecommunications Users Association of NZ (TUANZ).
Communications and Digital Media Minister Clare Curran was scheduled to meet with Federated Farmers last week to discuss the rollout of rural broadband.
Rural internet suppliers have improved their time-of-day (TOD) performance over the last 12 months, now matching ADSL and VDSL in urban areas.
Improved broadband and mobile services for rural New Zealand will grow regional economies and boost tourism in key destinations, Communications Minister Amy Adams says.
Primary sector leaders interviewed by KPMG predictably rate biosecurity as the top issue for NZ's primary sector.