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Sustainability Festival in South Canterbury

Tuesday, 28 August 2018, 11:23 am | Farmside

To coincide with NZ Adult Learning Festival (which used to be Adult Learners Week) and the RISE response to climate change, South Canterbury environmental organisations have got together offer a Sustainability Festival from Friday 7th to Sunday 9th September ... More >>

Farmside to offer rural 4G

Wednesday, 10 June 2015, 10:26 am | Farmside

Faster 4G internet is coming to parts of New Zealand previously denied access to the latest technology, and Farmside is happy to help roll it out. More >>

Peter Cleave: Address to constituents in Taumarunui

Monday, 7 November 2011, 12:58 pm | Farmside

Peter Cleave and Mana – two ticks from Rangitikei for supporting rural communities rorted by Lines Company with their (not so)smart meters. I met Peter Cleave recently, and for my money he and MANA deserve two ticks on election day. This man is short ... More >>

Farmside Launches New Mobile Phone Service For Rural NZ

Friday, 15 July 2011, 9:35 am | Farmside

Rural telco Farmside has launched a new mobile phone service that complements the company’s existing broadband and home line services and effectively positions Farmside as a one-stop shop to meet rural communications needs. More >>

Patient Group hits back at Bowel Cancer Test Kit Criticism

Friday, 8 April 2011, 3:28 pm | Farmside

Today BowelScreen AotearoaTM has been launched. This is a collaborative initiative between Beat Bowel Cancer Aotearoa, Bowel Cancer Australia and Pharmacy Brands, and sees for the first time in New Zealand an opportunity for bowel cancer screening ... More >>

Satellite Broadband Helps Christchurch Businesses

Wednesday, 16 March 2011, 9:44 pm | Farmside

A telecommunications plan that offers an interim satellite alternative for broadband and internet phone access is helping Christchurch businesses get up and running in the wake of the quake. More >>

Farmside Supplies Communications Link In Earthquake Effort

Thursday, 10 March 2011, 11:50 am | Farmside

Farmside, New Zealand’s leading satellite telecommunications provider, is supplying a vital link to internet services for the hundreds of personnel deployed in the Canterbury earthquake search and rescue effort located inside Latimer Square. International ... More >>

Farmside Takes Action To Stop Cowboys

Tuesday, 9 November 2010, 10:20 am | Farmside

Farmside, New Zealand’s leading rural telecommunications provider, has taken action to protect New Zealand consumers from rogue satellite installers. Farmside has recently hosted the country’s largest satellite installer training conference in Timaru, ... More >>

Changes at Farmside

Friday, 18 June 2010, 9:25 am | Farmside

Farmside Chief Executive Tony Baird has resigned from his role after three years heading the fast growth telecommunications company. In the interim Board Chairman Richie Smith will assume the role of Acting Chief Executive. More >>

Farmside Technology Supports Military Operations

Sunday, 16 May 2010, 12:08 pm | Farmside

Over 500 military personnel will be able to communicate more effectively during their upcoming two-week military exercise with the support of Farmside’s mobile satellite communications platform. More >>

Satellite trial proves rural schools' net access

Friday, 7 May 2010, 11:25 am | Farmside

An eight-week trial of satellite delivered high-speed broadband for two remote rural South Island schools has been successfully completed. The trial, established to test the effectiveness of satellite as a means of providing a high-speed broadband link, ... More >>

Farmside Sets New Standard For Rural Broadband

Sunday, 25 April 2010, 12:45 pm | Farmside

Rural communities have said they need faster, cheaper and more reliable high-speed broadband access. In response Farmside, New Zealand’s leading rural telecommunications provider, has raised the standard in data provision for rural Kiwis. More >>

Ultra Fast Broadband Trialled In Rural Schools

Sunday, 28 February 2010, 2:06 pm | Farmside

Children at two rural South Island schools will soon have access to high-speed rural satellite broadband thanks to a one month trial set up by Farmside due to begin this month. More >>

Satellite technology helping save lives

Wednesday, 20 January 2010, 3:54 pm | Farmside

State-of-the-art satellite technology in New Zealand’s first digital mobile breast screening unit is helping to save the lives of women living in rural parts of Waitemata and Northland. More >>

Broadband in Rural Schools

Monday, 11 January 2010, 1:56 pm | Farmside

A computer and internet connection are now considered essential classroom tools. But for teachers in some of this country’s rural schools the idea of setting work based on access to the internet is little more than a dream. More >>

Farmside Wins Deloitte Fast 50 Category

Monday, 2 November 2009, 1:50 pm | Farmside

Farmside, New Zealand’s rural telco ranked 18th in the Deloitte Fast 50 and won the Fastest growing technology, media and telecommunications business for the Canterbury and Upper South Island region. More >>

Farewell TSO. Satellite next step for rural

Tuesday, 29 September 2009, 12:49 pm | Farmside

Farmside CEO, Tony Baird today welcomed the Communications and Information Minister, Steven Joyce’s reform of the Telecommunications Services Obligation and establishment of a transparent industry levy that focuses on developing rural telecommunications. More >>

Growth in Rural Broadband Uptake

Tuesday, 2 September 2008, 12:19 am | Farmside

Changing consumer behaviour in the rural services market is a reflection of steadily increasing rural broadband uptake, according to Nick Carter, sales and marketing director for rural broadband company Farmside. More >>

Farmside Broadband Connects with NZ Farm History

Tuesday, 1 July 2008, 2:37 pm | Farmside

New Zealand's premier rural satellite broadband provider, Farmside, has announced a silver sponsorship of the New Zealand Young Farmers national organisation. More >>

Rural people using the internet to save on fuel

Wednesday, 21 May 2008, 4:00 pm | Farmside

Rural people are increasingly turning to the internet in response to rising fuel costs, according to rural broadband provider Farmside. More >>