rural broadband update

Broadband build progressing well in Waiuku and Pukekohe

More homes, schools and businesses in both Waiuku and Pukekohe now have access to world-leading fibre-to-the-premises under the Government’s Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) programme, Communications Minister Amy Adams says.
“By 2019, 75 per cent of New Zealanders will have access to fibre under the first phase of our UFB programme. Waiuku and Pukekohe’s build is on track and we’re seeing good uptake across the region. Faster, more reliable broadband will bring significant social, educational and economic benefits to this community,” Ms Adams says.
Under UFB phase one: Waiuku – The build is 59 per cent complete, with 2101 homes, schools and businesses that can connect. The rollout in Waiuku will be completed in 2017. Pukekohe – The build is 43 per cent complete with 3481 homes, schools and businesses that can connect. The rollout in Pukekohe will be completed in 2018.

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