New Chief Executive Appointed to Ultrafast Fibre

The WEL Group advises that John Hanna has been appointed as the Chief Executive of its 100% community-owned fibre business, Ultrafast Fibre Limited (UFF) replacing William Hamilton who retired in September 2018.

First ultra-fast broadband connection made in Matangi / Tamahere

Michael Cornelius has been hanging out for faster internet speeds and is very happy to be the first Ultrafast Fibre (UFF) connection in the Matangi/Tamahere area on the outskirts of Hamilton. The area is part of Ultrafast Fibre’s second phase rollout expanding into 27 smaller towns

Fibre build for Huntly gets underway

The work is part of the UFB Extension, which is the next phase of the Government’s Ultra-Fast Broadband programme and will result in 27 more towns and locations being built by UFF and having access to high-speed broadband by the end of December 2019.

100,000th connection milestone for Ultrafast Fibre

Central North Island fibre company, Ultrafast Fibre, has reached a significant growth milestone by making its 100,000th customer connection. The connection, a 200Mbps business grade service, was made in central Hamilton today for the Aotearoa People’s Network Kaharoa.

Next towns named for ultra-fast broadband rollout

Ultrafast Fibre has announced the next wave of towns for ultra-fast broadband rollout. The second stage expansion is known as UFB2 and UFB2+ under the Government’s Ultra-fast Broadband scheme, and will see 27 more towns and locations gain access to high speed broadband.

First ultra-fast broadband connection made in Ngāruawāhia

Teena Williams might own one of the older houses in Ngaruawahia but she is the first to get the latest broadband technology installed in her home. Mrs Williams’ connection through Ultrafast Fibre (UFF) is the first to be carried out.