UFB expansion for local towns

Pokeno, Meremere and Port Waikato are amongst six towns in the Waikato who will be benefiting from the Government roll out of ultrafast broadband (UFB).
Announced last week, this is the third wave of the roll out, which will provide mobile coverage through the Rural Broadband initiative.
“It’s gratifying that the Government has recognised an ongoing need to support our case for broadband, especially since we are such a fast-growing district,” says Waikato District Council Mayor Allan Sanson.

“This will ensure that residential and commercial growth across the district, including some rural locations that are important to our growing tourism sector, will now be supported by broadband coverage.”

Eight Waikato district towns are already in the pipeline for fibre-based broadband, which include Tuakau and Te Kauwhata.
Since you’re here… we have a small favour to ask. More and more people want the Post than ever but advertising revenues across the media are falling fast. And unlike many news organisations, we haven’t put up a paywall – we want to keep our journalism as open as we can. So you can see why we need to ask for your help. The Post’s independent, investigative journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce. With investigative reporting, we often don't know at the beginning how a story will unfold and how long it might take to uncover. This can mean it is costly – particularly as we often face legal threats that attempt to stop our reporting. But we remain committed to raising important questions and exposing wrongdoing. And we do it because we believe our perspective matters – because it might well be your perspective, too. If everyone who reads our reporting, who likes it, helps to support it, our future would be much more secure. For as little as NZ$5, you can support the Post – and it only takes a minute. Thank you. Support The Post

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *