There is an important role for local Govenment to play in intervening in the Broadband market and supporting the government's Ultra Fast Broadband Initiative (UFBI). BERL has been commissioned to provide an economic case that supports the Wellington Urban Area's bid to be included in the first stage roll-out of UFB by providing an economic case for the Wellington Urban Area.
From an economic perspective, there are three key factors that support the Wellington Urban Area's case to be a prioritised player in the government's UFBI. These are based on the demographic, industry, and geographical shape of the region
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