New Zealand: Rural connectivity is an issue there too

nzrgpn14-logoThe New Zealand Rural General Practice Network held their annual conference last weekend.

They’ve helpfully recorded a series of video interviews with their speakers and leaders, and these are available here.

Earlier this week, we published this article about the problems faced by rural communities in accessing adequate mobile phone coverage, and fast broadband internet.

This interview with Craig Young of Chorus, a telecoms company in New Zealand, explains some of the strategies that they have adopted to improve rollout of digital connectivity to rural areas of the country.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-vSgIr7nj7I ]

 

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