Coronavirus: Covid-19 exposes digital divide, internet have-nots further cut off

Kris Faafoi says Covid-19 has highlighted the digital divide between New Zealanders who do and don’t have internet access and the technology needed to communicate and secure essential services.

The Minister of Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media’s comments follow calls from the Auckland Council’s Southern Initiative for the government to come to the table and support homes in some of south Auckland’s poorest suburbs that don’t have internet access.

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