UFB connections up 135 per cent

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Minister for Communications   15 February 2016   Media statement UFB connections up 135 per cent The Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) programme is accelerating into 2016 with more New Zealanders taking up fibre broadband than ever before, according to latest figures released by Communications Minister Amy Adams. “The UFB programme is transforming the way we live, work…
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UFB delivers early Christmas present to businesses

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Minister for Communications   9 December 2015   Media statement UFB delivers early Christmas present to businesses The Ultra-Fast Broadband initiative has been rolled out to at least 200,000 businesses across New Zealand – ahead of schedule and within budget. “In 2009, the Government promised to make businesses a top priority for delivery of UFB,” says…
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Masterton to reap benefits of better broadband

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Minister for Communications   3 December 2015  Media statement Masterton to reap benefits of better broadband Communications Minister Amy Adams was in Masterton today to announce the completion of the town’s Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) build. More than 9500 homes and business in Masterton are now able to connect to ultra-fast internet using our world class…
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Greymouth joins ranks of fully-fibred towns

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Minister for Communications     26 November 2015       Media statement        Greymouth joins ranks of fully-fibred towns Greymouth has become the twelfth New Zealand town to be fully-fibred under the Government’s Ultra-Fast Broadband programme, Communications Minister Amy Adams announced today. “Around 4000 homes, businesses, schools and health facilities in Greymouth are now able to connect…
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Broadband rollout supporting regional growth

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Minister for Economic Development Minister for Communications 20 August 2015       Media statement        Broadband rollout supporting regional growth High speed broadband and mobile connectivity is supporting regional growth and innovation across New Zealand, Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce and Communications Minister Amy Adams say. The Ministers have released the latest regional broadband snapshots today which highlight…
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Nearly one million homes and businesses now able to access better broadband

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Hon Amy Adams   Minister for Communications     7 August 2015       Media statement        Nearly one million homes and businesses now able to access better broadbandThe Government’s Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) build and Rural Broadband Initiative (RBI) are together already providing nearly one million New Zealand premises with better connectivity, Communications Minister Amy Adams says.…
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UFB clocks up 100,000 connected customers

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Hon Amy Adams Minister for Communications   26 June 2015       Media statement UFB clocks up 100,000 connected customers Communications Minister Amy Adams today unveiled the 100,000th user to benefit from the Government’s Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) rollout. Outdoor media provider Go Media became the landmark customer to have UFB installed when it was successfully connected…
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UFB rollout hits halfway mark

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Hon Amy Adams Minister for Communications   19 June 2015       Media statement UFB rollout hits halfway mark Communications Minister Amy Adams today announced that the build programme for the first stage of the Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) initiative has now reached the midway point. Speaking at the Kapiti Tech Expo in Paraparaumu, Ms Adams says…
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Land access changes to streamline UFB rollout

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Hon Amy Adams Minister for Communications   9 June 2015       Media statement Land access changes to streamline UFB rollout Communications Minister Amy Adams has today released a raft of proposals to help speed up the installation of Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB). The Land Access for Telecommunications discussion document seeks feedback on ideas to reduce unnecessary…
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Ultra-Fast Broadband build complete in Timaru

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Hon Amy Adams Minister for Communications     9 June 2015       Media statement        Ultra-Fast Broadband build complete in Timaru Communications Minister Amy Adams today welcomed the completion of the Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) build in Timaru. More than 15 per cent of eligible users in Timaru have already signed up for UFB making it the…
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