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New Zealand broadband speeds unaffected by high traffic increase during COVID-19 lockdown

Friday 22 May 2020 | 09:24 CET | News
On average, copper and fibre broadband connections in New Zealand experienced no significant decrease in download speeds during lockdown, despite unprecedented demand on broadband networks, according to a report from the country's Commerce Commission. "A huge increase in the number of New Zealanders staying connected, working and learning from home caused heavy demand on broadband networks during the lockdown period", said Telecommunications Commissioner, Dr Stephen Gale.

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