“The 4G Mobile network is a modern Broadband ICT platform that was once a dream of our past generations is now made real by this generation.” Hon. Mose Pelasio.
As National government inaction locks out Realm countries from high-internet connectivity, Communications Minister Amy Adams confirmed National has delivered on its commitment to connect virtually every New Zealand household to the Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) network – free of charge.
NZ’s lack of action, whether by ignorance or just poor advise, has huge impacts on Realm nations. The omission from Hawaiki and therefore high-speed connectivity to the rest of the world drills far deeper than just the price of the sea-cable infrastructure build. The price being paid is the cost of ‘time-delay’ that will stunt developmental progress by decades, perhaps longer for these countries.
I had always planned to go back to Niue. Dad wanted me to plan for that as someone has to stay there to look after our ancestral land and pass down our genealogy. Colin Talamahina.
Even though companies and agencies that use Cortex will inform employees their communications can be monitored by the GCSB, the relevant piece of information could be hidden in the term of conditions of internet use.
The free outdoor Wi-Fi area will cover from Tutu Place to Mungavin Bridge, and from Titahi Bay Road to Porirua Stream. Businesses in the same area will be able to connect to the gigabit-speed fibre network under contracts directly with Smartlinx3 or by way of a range of Internet service providers able to operate on the fibre network.
“I can see the broadband cable from my house at Hakupu but it’s useless to me as no one’s been able to connect me to it”, said Michael Jackson from Niue, speaking loudly into...