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Hawera – the ‘breath of fire’, certainly has a history of being a hotspot!

Well now it can add digital hotspot to that reputation. Hotspot Hawera, free Wi-Fi throughout the town CBD was officially launched on Saturday 22 July.

Bizlink Hawera Chairman, Gary Brown, says the free Wi-Fi initiative is a joint effort between Bizlink Hawera (the Hawera Business Association),

the Hawera Community Board and PrimoWireless.

 

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Source - www.southtaranaki.com

 


Students plan wi-fi blueprint for school buildings

A group of New Plymouth students have been testing wi-fi signals with an eye to making a plan for installing a wireless network.

About 25 Year 12 and 13 students have been taking part in Project Wi-Finding, a three-day workshop on testing wi-fi connectivity, run by Massey University and Primo Wireless. 

 

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Source - stuff.co.nz


Students solving connectivity issues

The first week of the school holidays saw 30 Taranaki students take on solving Internet connectivity issues in their own backyard.

Students from New Plymouth Girls’ High School and New Plymouth Boys’ High School spent three days at the Project Wi-Finding workshop learning about networking essentials, protocols and addresses, signal strength, traffic and security.

 

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Source - internetNZ


Hawera Hot Spot aims to attract more than those wanting free wi-fi access

Townspeople and visitors alike will no longer have to gather at the Hawera Library for internet access - the CBD is getting free wi-fi.

The Hawera Hot Spot, intentionally named after Hawera meaning 'breath of fire', will give the town access to free wi-fi along the length of shops on High Street.

 

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Source - stuff.co.nz


PrimoWireless wants to give away a year's free internet to needy families

Taranaki's PrimoWireless is holding a campaign to give two Taranaki families free internet for a year.

Primo It Forward, a play on the pay-it-forward ethos, is a Facebook page set up as a place where people can nominate candidates...

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Source - Stuff (Taranaki Daily News)


 

Taranaki's homegrown PrimoWireless taking on big boys

An internet business started in a Taranaki man's basement is now a major player taking on the bigger providers in the region.

Primo Wireless is the brainchild of Matt Harrison, 32, who started the venture in 2006 from his Inglewood home.

After fielding inquiries and complaints by farmers when he worked as a computer technician, Harrison was inspired to set up his own business in order to come up with some solutions to improve the speed of rural internet.

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Source - Stuff


Broadband Options Explained

PrimoWireless is hosting a Primo Chat, on Wednesday 18 May 2016 at 7.30pm in the Supper room of the Oakura Community Hall.

This is an opportunity to ask the experts all the questions you have regarding Ultrafast fibre, wireless, the Rural Broadband Initiative, phone lines (copper vs VoIP), price, special deals, plans – redundancy options – UPS technology for power outages and business options. Kelly Ellis (customer relations co-ordinator) assures me everyone will come away with a greater understanding of the process and technology.

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Source - The TOM



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