Taxpayers Union says Motu study shows UFB a waste of money: Study's findings rather more nuanced

Dec 14, 2016

The Taxpayers Union has seized on the findings of a study into the productivity benefits of the Ultra Fast Broadband network, saying it shows the $2b spent by the Government on the network was “money down the toilet.”

However the findings in the study, undertaken by Motu Economic and Public Policy Research, under a grant from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, are rather more nuanced. More...