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Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones and Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister Kris Faafoi have today announced significant additional rural broadband and mobile coverage across New Zealand, taking coverage to 99.8% of the population.

Nearly 1.4 million New Zealand households and businesses can now connect to some of the best broadband technology available, with more than 60,000 new connections in the last quarter, says Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister Kris Faafoi.

Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister Kris Faafoi says a new diploma will help address the shortage of cyber security professionals.

111 calls made from all mobile phones in New Zealand will soon have their locations verified, enabling a faster response in an emergency.

The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) will invest $40 million to improve digital connectivity in the regions, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones and Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister Kris Faafoi has announced today.

The Ministerial Advisory Group on Public Media’s terms of reference have been updated and two new appointments made, the Minister of Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Hon Kris Faafoi announced today.

A Supplementary Order Paper introduced to Parliament by Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister Kris Faafoi will ensure vulnerable people can call 111 in an emergency using a supplied mobile phone or battery back-up.

Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister Kris Faafoi says the new reduced price cap for Chorus’ most commonly purchased wholesale fibre product protects New Zealanders from future price shocks, while providing a fair price for the telecommunications infrastructure company and certainty for retail service providers.

Minister for Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Hon Kris Faafoi is encouraging everyone to take a few easy steps to protect themselves online this Cyber Smart Week.

Wellingtonian Judge Bill Hastings has been appointed as member and chair of the Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA), the Minister of Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Hon Kris Faafoi announced today. Lawyer Susie Staley of Dunedin also joins the board.

Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister Hon Kris Faafoi has welcomed a new milestone for the Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) programme, which has reached 44 per cent uptake – far above initial expectations.