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The RCG Liven 27 additional sites across rural New Zealand connecting thousands of households and providing new mobile coverage across the State Highway network. As New Zealand continues to ‘stay home’ in our fight against Covid-19, the importance of the
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Long awaited mobile broadband coverage has now been switched on at the popular TECT Park in the Western Bay of Plenty. The move ensures that the more than 30,000 visitors, thrill seekers and outdoor adventurers can rely on seamless connectivity
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The Rural Connectivity Group (RCG) and Chorus have agreed that Chorus will play a key role in providing backhaul fibre to new mobile sites scheduled to be built under the RBI2 initiative. Scalable backhaul is a critical component for the
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The Rural Connectivity Group (RCG) together with its partners Spark, Vodafone and  2degrees have announced that new rural broadband and mobile services are now live into twenty new rural locations across New Zealand. These new sites will provide high speed
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The Rural Connectivity Group (RCG) joined Wireless Internet Service Providers onsite at the 2019 WISPA Conference in Wellington, where the co-location of mobile services was the talk of the day. Interest from WISPs is increasing as many operators are looking
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The Rural Connectivity Group (RCG) have celebrated reaching the milestone of securing the land needed for the first 100 cell sites to be built. The team are now ahead of schedule as they roll towards providing a minimum of 400
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Imagine not being able to check your emails or check the weather report online. These days our expectations of being able to connect to the internet have increased. But, believe it or not – black spots still exist, particularly across
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10 January 2019 With the holiday period notorious for an increased road toll, RCG has three new roadside telecommunications solutions installed and operational in time for summer. The new sites are located at popular spots along State Highway 6 –
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 18 October 2018 The Rural Connectivity Group has been meeting with landowners throughout the Wairoa District to discuss new telecommunications infrastructure that is planned for the region, and along the way has discovered many local connections to the area. RCG
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28 June 2018 The Rural Connectivity Group (RCG) has been busy making excellent progress in the Westland region with new mobile towers built and operational in Lake Wahapo and Haast, and plenty more underway. NZ Transport Agency contractors have also
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