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TeamTalk shareholders approve Farmside purchase for up to $42m

The acquisition will almost double TeamTalk's revenue, with Farmside reporting sales of $25.4 million in the 12 months ended June 30.

Satellite broadband provider quietly buys only rival, narrowing odds for $15m govt tender

New deal provides faster internet for rural NZ

IPSTAR deal will give rural New Zealander's the same internet speeds as their urban neighbours. 

Farmside launches mobile service on back of rural broadband intiative

Vodafone's SureSignal femtocell

Rural telcommunications company capitalises on the $300 million rural fibre/wireless upgrade.

Joyce reveals rural broadband contenders

A partial list of the 39 parties vying for the government’s $300 million rural broadband initiative (RBI) has been revealed for the first time.

Joyce: ‘pragmatic’ Crown Fibre changes lift investor appeal
Surprise: Fed Farmers company chases urban, rural Crown fibre

Rural fibre trumps urban demand, says Minister

About 3000 schools could benefit from the government’s rural broadband initiative within the next six years, Technology Minister Steven Joyce says.

Mr Joyce told NBR yesterday the rollout of ultra-fast broadband was more important than connecting urban areas with fibre, and it was essential for schools to have access to the internet.