Local entrepreneur donates wifi to hospital

Author
Sam Thompson,
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Audio,
Publish Date
Monday, 11 December 2017, 6:24PM
Taranaki Base Hospital now has free wifi thanks to PrimoWireless founder Matthew Harrison.

Taranaki Base Hospital now has free wifi thanks to PrimoWireless founder Matthew Harrison.

He was sick in hospital and found he had chewed through a lot of data and thought about how to help other patients stay connected.

Harrison told Larry Williams a lot of DHBs have got wifi which they pay for themselves.

"We sponsor a lot of different other organisations - schools and things like that - with free broadband as well.

"It was just a natural step for us to continue with that in a bigger place where people would congregate and use it, just to help people stay connected really."

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