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NZ telecom investment boosted by ultra-fast network roll-out

Thursday 22 May 2014 | 09:41 CET | News
New Zealand industry investment rose to NZD 1.58 billion in 2012/13 from 1.24 billion in 2010/11, pushed by the roll-out of ultra-fast broadband fibre, according to the latest telecom monitoring report by New Zealand's Commerce Commission. Fixed broadband connections continued to grow, to 1.32 million at the end of June 2013 from 1.24 million the year before. Around 85 percent of households had broadband at end June, up from 65 percent three years earlier. Fixed-line calling volumes continue to fall, while mobile calling volumes increased. Total mobile minutes grew to 83 minutes per person

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