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Chamber welcomes faster roll out of fast broadband

2 November 2008

Media Release

Auckland Chamber welcomes faster roll out of super fast broadband

The accelerated roll out of super fast broadband confirmed today in Labour’s economic stimulus package was welcomed by Auckland Chamber of Commerce chief executive Michael Barnett.

“In the modern economy, fast and efficient broadband is a basic tool for connecting New Zealand with the rest of the world – it is infrastructure the Chamber has been advocating for some time be rolled out with speed and urgency.”

With both major parties now promising fast broad band roll out, business will be reassured that the long sought improvements will start happening without further delay.

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