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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: 6.1
Reliability 7.1
Speed 6.0
Support 6.0
Features 6.1
Value 5.2
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2017-10-02 10:13:08
No problems, but left due to move to address that Farmside couldn't offer VDSL to.
2017-09-09 12:39:57
Belinda Smith Lyttle 8.4
Generally quite happy with Farmside as service provider.
Absolutely excellent customer service, easy to contact on the phone.
Farmside service reps have been capable and helpful.
Download speed are frequently slower than expected, (in part due to old and poorly maintained phone lines in our semi rural area, so not necessarily Farmside's fault.)
2017-06-14 12:22:31
Daniel 8.0
It just works. Spoke to them once at start, not had a problem since.
Small company. Great to deal with. Short wait times. Excellent customer service. Good prices.
Speeds a bit lousy but not their fault - we live in the middle of the countryside so would be slow with anyone.
2017-05-21 22:38:45
Claire williams 6.4
Internet been down a week. No follow up to my call. Still waiting to have repaired. No landline eithet because we on wireless. Not happy.
2017-02-23 08:41:40
craig maxwell 6.6
pleasant customer support
much better speed than using regular phone lines
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