TeamTalk shareholders approve Farmside purchase for up to $42m

Tue 11 Dec 1

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

Vodafone's SureSignal femtocell

Farmside launches mobile service on back of rural broadband intiative

Thu 14 Jul 6

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

Joyce reveals rural broadband contenders

Wed 30 Jun 4

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.

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Rural fibre trumps urban demand, says Minister

Wed 30 Sep 2

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.

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