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UFB, RBI schemes connect 1.2 million New Zealanders

Wednesday 11 May 2016 | 18:28 CET | News
The New Zealand confirmed that more than 1.2 million New Zealanders can now connect to faster and more reliable internet as a result of the Government's Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) and Rural Broadband Initiative (RBI) programmes. Communications Minister Amy Adams said that more than 921,000 households, businesses, schools and hospitals are able to connect to the UFB network, and more than 285,000 rural premises are able to access a RBI service.

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