Vodafone extends LTE network to Palmerston North

19 Aug 2013

Vodafone New Zealand has announced that it has introduced 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) services to Palmerston North, in the Manawatu-Wanganui region, also confirming that the town of New Plymouth is next in line for deployment. At launch 93% of Palmerston North will be covered by the network.

According to TeleGeography’s GlobalComms Database, Vodafone already boasts LTE coverage of Auckland, Christchurch, Lake Brunner, Queenstown, Wanaka, Taupo and Wellington. The company’s LTE user base passed the 150,000 mark in late-July.

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