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Free wi-fi has come to Eltham thanks to Primo and the Eltham-Kaponga community board.

Famous for its cheese factories, scones and second hand stores, Eltham’s central business now has another reason to visit – free wi-fi.

The free wifi has been provided by local telco Primo and will cover the main shopping areas and Bridger Park..

Read the full article here. - Via Taranaki Daily News


Primo named Taranaki's best business

New Plymouth broadband provider and technology company Primo has been named Taranaki’s top business for 2021.

Primo featured prominently at the awards on Saturday night. It won three categories, Business Continuity, Technology and Best Medium Business, and team members quickly became crowd favourites with their witty acceptance speeches.

Read the full article here. - Via Stuff


Egmont Village to be better connected with installation of fibre optic cables

Work is under way to give Egmont Village faster and more secure internet connection.

Primo is installing fibre optic cables in the area with the aim to give consumers the same broadband speed and capacity as urban users.

Read the full article here. - Via NZ Herald


Primo aims to make Christmas connected for three Taranaki families

As part of its annual scheme called Primo It Forward, it's looking for three families that could do with a bit of a hand in the form of free internet for a year.

Jasmine Harrison, who runs Primo It Forward, says the scheme has helped more than 20 families over its eight years.

Read the full article here. - Via NZ Herald


Big leap forward for Coastal Taranaki broadband

The wireless broadband tower on the southern end of the Kaitake Range is getting a near million-dollar overhaul as part of the government’s Rural Capacity Upgrade (RCU) initiative.

Read the full article here. - Via Rural News


How local WISP from New Zealand onboard clients 3 times faster with Splynx

The previous billing system that Primo used was Inomial. It was enough to cover their billing processes but the company had to work across multiple systems to cover all other workflows like customer sign-ups, job scheduling, ticketing, etc. All these processes required manual entries and were really time-consuming. As we all know, manual entries are prone to errors, so it was a process of duplication of efforts.

Read the full article here. - Via Splynx


Taranaki Community Rallies To Protect Coast From More Flooding

A couple who spent two days helping fill and deliver sandbags in costal Taranaki ahead of the second major storm in a week are buoyed by the unity in the community still recovering from last weekend’s flooding.

A deluge over Waitangi Weekend saw roads washed out around South Taranaki, school grounds flooded, and a section of SH45 closed during the worst of the flooding.

Read the full article here. - Via Stuff


Putts For Bucks To Raise Funds For Hospice Taranaki

Two Taranaki IT companies are linking up to raise money for Hospice Taranaki, which is facing a shortfall of about $4.5million.

Broadband provider Primo and data experts OurCloud will be running Inglewood Mini Golf on the weekend of January 29 and 30, with proceeds going to Hospice Taranaki.

Read the full article here. - Via Stuff

Read another article here. - Via Stratford Press/NZ Herald


Primo donates money to Taranaki foodbanks to get them through Christmas

While Covid concerns have scuppered this year's Festival of Lights in New Plymouth, Taranaki foodbanks will see some benefit from the cancellation.

Broadband provider Primo has divided up its returned sponsorship money and given nearly $3900 to each of the Stratford, New Plymouth and Waitara foodbanks to help them stock up for Christmas.

Read the full article here. - Via Stratford Press/NZ Herald


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