Debate is continuing in New Zealand about whether the
deployment of fibre to all homes is affordable. While the
talking continues, Qualcomm is pushing mobile broadband as an
alternative. Dene Mackenzie reports.
The Government has
committed $80.2 million as the first step in upgrading
KiwiRail, including some funding to see whether it is
feasible to assemble locomotives at the Hutt workshops with
help from Hillside, in Dunedin.