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Tuesday, 5 August 2014

29% of Wellington UFB rolled out


A new report on the Government’s Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) network is now more than 517,000 end users can now connect to in 28 towns and cities across New Zealand. In Wellington, 29% of the roll out is now completed.

Our broadband program is estimated to deliver GDP growth stemming from the program of $5.5 billion over 20 years, and $33 billion of economic benefits to New Zealand end users of high-speed broadband applications.

Over the last quarter, the number of customers signing up to a service under the UFB program has jumped by about 44 per cent, taking the total number to nearly 39,510.