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Reliability
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Speed
7
Support
7
Features
7
Value
7

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Farmside is a New Zealand broadband provider delivering fast and reliable internet throughout New Zealand including extremely remote and hard to reach places. Farmside’s broadband solutions include Wireless, Satellite, VDSL and ADSL. They also offer a selection of phoneline services including Landline, Wireless Phone, Farmside Voice (VoIP) and Mobile plans. 

While most urban New Zealander's can access broadband through fixed homelines, a high percentage of those who live and work beyond city boundaries experience difficulties with broadband access and performance due to the physical limitations of their local copper infrastructure. Farmside has overcome these barriers by developing a reliable rural broadband network that spans the entire country, offering broadband access to all rural and provincial dwellers, regardless of distance from an urban centre, isolated location or challenging topography.

Farmside’s Optus Satellite broadband services are not affected by terrestrial limitations. Farmside have thousands of farmers and other rural dwellers already connected.

Farmside has partnerships with rural co-operatives and suppliers such as Farmlands, Farm Source, PGG Wrightson and Ruralco. This allows customers the choice to either charge their Farmside service on their supply account or pay directly to Farmside. 

With over 15 years experience in rural telecommunications, a team of over 50 Timaru based staff and a network of installers throughout the country, Farmside is a well-established brand in rural and provincial New Zealand.

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Total: 5.9
Reliability 7.1
Speed 5.6
Support 6.0
Features 5.9
Value 4.8
Average from 14 reviews
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2021-09-17 10:52:03
Graham Murray 3.4
Not in tune to what we need in our requirements
Pros
Can not think of any
Cons
Expensive
2021-08-09 17:59:01
Jane McDonald 8.0
Our problem is with Chorus who still have not provided us with broadband despite only being half a kilometre from the joining box and upgrading the rest of district to even faster internet.
2021-05-02 08:57:19
Simon 5.8
Pathetic speeds even in good atmospheric conditions, Farmside say only 400 subscribers can be on their tower at once and they have a monopoly here... so if you resign they have plenty of people waiting.
Pros
Cons
Speed down to 0,1 Mbps, never goes over 5 Mbps at the best of times, sometimes service won´t even register a speed at all on Speedtest
2021-01-12 12:03:26
larry donnell 4.2
Certainly lacks in customer service.....Attitude from the office staff is appalling.....I found the Male tech staff to be the best if one has a issue stay away from the office....Charges for going over your limit are in my opinion way to high plus a hit and miss email from them to let you know when you are on overages...not great at all.
Pros
no
Cons
no
2020-05-08 13:18:01
Bill Davies 9.0
I am reluctantly leaving Farmside after about twenty years. They have been a great company to work with. I am only leaving because they can't connect me to fibre in our area.
Pros
Great Help Line . Wonderful staff who can relate to your problem and get it sorted quickly.
Cons
No Cons! Highly recomend their service.
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