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It may not be at the top of everyone’s reading list, but for journalists, editors and publishers the site was a must-read.

Now sadly, paidContent has closed.

From today the coverage is wrapped into GigaOm.

You could view the closure as a case of job done.…

Auckland's first fibre
Steven Joyce installing Auckland’s first UFB cable – Albany – 24 August 2011

Australia’s politicians continue wrangling over that country’s FTTP (fibre-to-the-premises) project. Meanwhile New Zealand’s is progressing. Yet New Zealand’s low fibre uptake could yet inform Australia’s FTTP debate.

Figures released yesterday by communications minister Amy Adams show 134,000 homes and businesses can now connect to the UFB network.…