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Lightwire innovation for extending connectivity to multiple properties

Connecting multiple properties by extending wireless rural broadband coverage is something Lightwire is well known for in the Waikato and Bay of Plenty regions. We've always risen to the challenge of connecting rural properties and farms in tricky locations. No two farms are the same and so rather than being constrained by commercial limitations, our Lightwire Field Technicians and Network Engineers have the freedom to develop customised, creative network so...

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Site upgrades and new technologies improve internet speeds

We have been working hard on exciting new initiatives to continuously improve the performance of our rural network and provide internet connectivity that exceeds customer expectations. These initiatives fall into two main groups: (1) upgrading and/or optimising the performance of sites, and (2) deploying the next generation of technologies.

Site upgrades and optimisation
Lightwire’s rural network comprises over 200 rural broadband towers (si...

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Ingenuity to build Hamilton City’s Traffic Lights Network

In collaboration with the Hamilton City Council’s Infrastructure Alliance and Ultrafast Fibre, Lightwire has successfully built a complex, private network that connects all 104 traffic light sites across Hamilton City and the wider Waipa District. The network enables the Infrastructure Alliance to have 24/7 monitoring and control over the SCATS (traffic lights controllers) located at each set of traffic lights. This service is particularly important during...

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