Rural Broadband rollout approved

Cabinet has signed off plans for the rollout of high speed broadband in rural areas – signifying what the Government has labelled a “major step change” in rural broadband.

Communications and Information Technology Minister Steven Joyce said the plan would give 97 per cent of households access to broadband services of at least 5 megabits per second, with the remainder reaching at least 1Mbps.

Good news, except for the silly jargon “step change”. Would someone please send the press secretaries to a new jargon course or give them a fricken thesaurus.


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