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Digital Strategy for Port Macquarie-Hastings council

The Economic Development Digital Strategy aims to ensure that the opportunities of high speed broadband and mobile technologies are realised by local business and industry. In particular, we aim to support and facilitate uptake of existing and new technology and, work with industry champions to raise awareness and promote the benefits of digital engagement.

The Digital Strategy aims to:

  1. Expand the opportunities to access high speed broadband; and
  2. Support business and industry to maximise the benefit of high speed broadband and other digital technology  

The strategy commits to undertaking the following actions:

  • Promote and support education opportunities and information sharing
  • Identify and map current gaps, existing technologies and clusters of opportunities
  • Engage actively with private providers
  • Assess cost and benefits of a wireless mesh for town centres
  • Encourage free WiFi in areas such as retail, hospitality and tourism-related businesses
  • Incorporate digital technology in Council supported place making activities
  • Develop a central source of information and knowledge on our digital economy including a directory of broadband supplier options for local businesses

This page was last updated on: 04 August 2016