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Environmental effects of implementing ultra fast broadband and mobile infrastructure

Publication date:  March 2015
Publication reference number:  CR 199

In 2014, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment contracted Jacobs SKM to undertake an assessment of the environmental effects associated with selected telecommunications infrastructure and their construction/installation. This report presents the findings of that assessment and outlines the application of the Resource Management Act 1991 to the rollout of telecommunications infrastructure; in particular telecommunications cables and mobile network antennas.