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Wireless Providers Ready To Speed Up Rural Broadband

Wednesday, 23 February 2022, 5:43 pm | WISPA

New Zealand’s wireless internet service providers are gearing up to take part in a major upgrade to benefit New Zealand’s rural Internet users. $47 million dollars is going to be spent to upgrade New Zealand’s rural broadband capacity with the ... More >>

Full Support For Allocation To Māori Spectrum Group

Tuesday, 8 February 2022, 9:57 am | WISPA

New Zealand’s wireless internet service providers are right behind the allocation of 5G radio spectrum to a new Māori group to help develop businesses nationwide. Communications Minister David Clark said last week the new Māori Spectrum Entity ... More >>

Going The Distance

Wednesday, 19 January 2022, 10:53 am | WISPA

Getting fast broadband to rural areas of New Zealand is the last great challenge for the country’s Internet network. Former Prime Minister Sir John Key said last week one of the top achievements of his time in government was Ultra-Fast Broadband. ... More >>

Getting Broadband To Everyone

Wednesday, 6 October 2021, 3:22 pm | WISPA

Recent Fair Go episodes have highlighted the difficulties a number of rural people have in getting access to quality, reliable broadband and how tough this makes their lives. Businesses can’t operate without a solid connection, kids can’t be educated ... More >>

Beware the Risk 5G Poses to Rural Internet Users

Friday, 2 August 2019, 10:22 am | WISPA

Despite the hype surrounding Vodafone’s launch of the next cellphone technology, it risks a serious downside to thousands of rural broadband users, according to the Wireless Internet Service Providers Association (WISPA.NZ). More >>