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More funds for rural connectivity

More funds for rural connectivity

ByStaff reporterJul 5, 2022
The Ministry for Primary Industries’ (MPI’s) Sustainable Food and Fibre Futures fund is co-investing $149,500 to help WISPA Network Limited (WNL) tackle the commercial roll-out of a rural-focused Long Range Wide Area Network (LoRaWAN). MPI director of investment programmes Steve…

Focus on impact of cell tower sales

ByRichard RennieApr 19, 2022
TUANZ chief executive Craig Young says the planned sale of Spark and Vodafone cell towers could hold some upside for rural users, depending who buys them.The impact on rural connectivity…

Rural IoT connectivity still a struggle

ByTony BennyFeb 28, 2022
Connectivity issues are stopping many farmers from adopting technology to use on the farm.The adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) in world agriculture is being hampered by unreliable connectivity, according…

Rural broadband speeds boosted by cash injection

ByRichard RennieFeb 24, 2022
Mike Smith said WISPA members are welcoming the injection of funds to improve rural broadband speeds.The Government’s latest tranche of funds for rural broadband is giving some wireless operators the…


WISPA challenges ex-PM’s fibre desire

WISPA challenges ex-PM’s fibre desire

ByRichard RennieJan 20, 2022
Mike Smith says new technology is emerging that can offer internet speeds close to fibre, without the expense.Sir John Key’s…
Affordable portable satellite internet on the road

Affordable portable satellite internet on the road

ByGuest writerJan 19, 2022
When Sandy Corbett received a cancer diagnosis at the beginning of 2021, she and her husband decided to retire early,…
Satellite internet enables mobile lifestyle

Satellite internet enables mobile lifestyle

ByGuest writerDec 7, 2021
The new traffic light system opens our highways to the camping spots around New Zealand. It means you can finally…
Partnership to improve backcountry communications

Partnership to improve backcountry communications

ByGuest writerNov 30, 2021
Land Search and Rescue (LandSAR) is a national volunteer organisation which provides search and rescue assistance to the lost, missing…

Why Woi works better for farmers

ByGuest writerNov 22, 2021
If you live outside one of New Zealand’s major urban centres (and let’s face it, not a lot of farming…
Keeping guests and staff connected

Keeping guests and staff connected

ByStaff reporterAug 16, 2021
Holidaymakers often talk of wanting to get away from it all, but they don’t always entirely mean it. Deprive them…
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