RBI Wireless

We're bringing Rural Broadband to more places than ever before.

Our Timaru-based team has been delivering fast and reliable wireless broadband solutions to rural New Zealand for the last eight years. And now, with the power of Vodafone, it’s available in more places.

Give us a call on 0800 32 76 74 to discuss your broadband options or request for a call back here.

*Terms, conditions and eligibility criteria apply. Click here to view full terms and conditions.

RBI Wireless Broadband
30GB

30GB anytime data

20GB off peak data

$91.99/month

Fast wireless 4G capable modem (3G speeds only)

 

Managed install

RBI Wireless Broadband
120GB

120GB anytime data

$95.99/month

Fast wireless 4G capable modem (up to 4G speeds)

Self-install or managed install

RBI Wireless Broadband
& Phone 30GB

30GB anytime data

20GB off peak data

$95.99/month

Fast wireless 4G capable modem (3G speeds only)

Phone line included*

(Copper phone line not eligible)

Free national & local calling*

Managed install

*Terms and conditions apply

RBI Wireless Broadband
& Phone 120GB

120GB anytime data

$105.99/month

Fast wireless 4G capable modem (up to 4G speeds)

Phone line included*

(Copper phone line not eligible)

Free national & local calling*

Self-install or managed install

*Terms and conditions apply

RBI Wireless Broadband
200GB

200GB anytime data

$155.99/month

Fast wireless 4G capable modem (up to 4G speeds)

Self-install or managed install

RBI Wireless Broadband
& Phone 200GB

200GB anytime data

$165.99/month

Fast wireless 4G capable modem (up to 4G speeds)

Phone line included*

(Copper phone line not eligible)

Free national & local calling*

Self-install or managed install

*Terms and conditions apply

Midnight to 5pm RBI wireless data boosters

Boosting your plan is easy with our new RBI wireless off-peak data boosters** – just head to MyFarmside, choose how much extra data you want, and for how long. You can add a booster as a one-off purchase for a minimum of two months or add one to your account permanently if you simply need more data.

150GB for $15​

Unlimited* for $29

*Farmside standard terms and conditions and fair use policy applies for more information visit https://www.farmside.co.nz/broadband-terms

**Click here to view RBI Booster terms and conditions.

Important Things to Know

Data Boosters


You can build your own plan by simply adding on data boosters. Data boosters can be purchased easily via MyFarmside 24/7. Off-peak midnight to 5pm data boosters

  • 150GB - $15
  • Unlimited^ - $29
Off-peak boosters must be added for a minimum of two months. ^Farmside's fair use policy applies. Any time boosters purchased via MyFarmside
  • 15GB - $20
  • 50GB - $67
  • 100GB - $133
Any time boosters purchased via calling our team
  • 10GB - $29
  • 50GB - $109
  • 100GB - $190




Calling Rates


Only applicable with a Wireless Broadband and Phone plan.

  • National calling - FREE
  • Local calling - FREE
  • Any NZ mobiles - $0.36
  • Any AUS/Ireland/Canada landlines - $0.26
  • Any USA/UK landlines - $0.21
  • Any USA mobiles - $0.21
  • Any Canada mobiles - $0.26
  • Any Ireland/UK Mobiles - $0.61
  • AUS Mobiles - $0.36 (excludes calls to Australian Mobile Optus Satellite)
Click here to view all other international calling locations and rates




Talk Packs


Only applicable with a Wireless Broadband and Phone plan.

  • NZ mobiles 1 hour - $10.00
  • NZ mobiles 2 hours - $15.00
  • NZ mobiles 4 hours - $25.00
  • NZ mobiles 6 hours - $30.00
  • NZ mobiles 8 hours - $35.00
  • NZ mobiles 10 hours - $40.00
Only one mobile talk pack can be added per month.




Smart Calling Features


Only applicable with a Wireless Broadband and Phone plan.

  • Voicemail $7.15 - An answering service for when your phone line is busy or not answered
  • Call Waiting $4.09 - Will notify you when someone is trying to call you while you're on another call
  • Call Divert $4.09 - Let's you divert calls to a phone number of your choice wherever you are, and always stay in touch
  • Caller Display Free - Makes it possible for you to see who is calling before you answer. Your phone must have caller-id capability.
Click here to view the Smart Calling Features user guide




Self-install/Managed Install


Depending on your location, your Farmside Wireless Broadband service could be a self-install or a managed install. To find out what's available at your location please contact our friendly team on 0800 32 76 74. Self-install: Self-installs are easy and straightforward. Once you receive your modem you simply insert the SIM card supplied and power up the modem and you're set.

  • $15 freight charge applies for the self-install equipment
  • 30 day connection guarantee
Managed Install: A managed install requires a technician to install an aerial and setup your modem. There are two types of managed installs depending on your house and location. Standard Managed Install:
  • Standard installation $99
  • Travel charges may apply
Standard managed install applies where:
  • The premises is a single story home or building made of wood or Brick and has easy access to the roof using a ladder (not scaffolding)
  • The roof pitch is less than 15 degrees
  • 10 metres of cabling or less is required
  • The modem is located against an exterior wall
  • Connecting the service up to a single computer
Non-standard Managed Install:
  • A non-standard managed installation will incure additional labour and parts charges.
  • Travel charges may apply
Non-standard managed install applies where:
  • The premises is a 2 story or architecturally designed (1 or 2 story) home or building
  • The roof pitch is more than 15 degrees
  • Scaffolding or an elevated work platform is required
  • The house is difficult to access (e.g on the side of a cliff)
  • Internal cabling is required
  • Additional cable in excess of 10 metres is required
  • Modem needs to be located in a difficult area to access (e.g in the roof space of an internal office)




Terms and Conditions


  • Plan prices exclude data cap overages of $5.00 per GB.
  • A 24 month service term applies. If you require an open term please contact our sales team on 0800 32 76 74 to discuss open term options.
  • Farmside Standard Terms and Conditions and Fair Usage Policy applies
  • If power is not available then broadband, and any services which run over it including voice calling (and all calls, including emergency calls to 111), may stop working unless there is battery backup in the home. We recommend always having a charged mobile phone ready to use as a backup.




Capped Calling


Benefit from our capped calling (up to 2 hours).

  • Any AUS homelines - $3.00
  • Any Canada, Ireland, USA& UK homelines - $4.50





 

2 months free RBI rural broadband terms and conditions

*Offer is only available to new Farmside RBI customers, signing up to a 120gb or 200gb RBI Wireless Broadband plan for a 24-month term. See https://www.farmside.co.nz/wireless for eligible plans. 2 months free only applies to the standard monthly plan charge and is applied when your broadband becomes active and will appear on your first or second bill. 2 months will be debited back if plan is downgraded during the first 6 months of the term or terminated before the end of the term. Early Disconnection Fees apply see https://www.farmside.co.nz/terms. Rural Wireless Broadband and 4G not available everywhere. Connection not guaranteed. Additional charges may apply for Managed Installations and additional travel. For more information call Farmside on 0800 32 76 74. Farmside will supply required equipment. $15 modem postage and handling fee applies. Modem must be returned at the customer’s cost if the plan is terminated within 12 months of the 24 month term. Offer available until 30 June 2021, unless Farmside, in its sole discretion, chooses to extend it. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other Farmside promotions. Farmside’s Standard, Broadband and Terms and Conditions apply see https://www.farmside.co.nz/terms

RBI Broadband 150GB and Unlimited off-peak booster terms and conditions

  1. The 150GB off-peak booster provides 150GB of data between the hours of midnight (12.00 am) to 5:00pm over and above the broadband plan.

  2. The unlimited off-peak booster provides unlimited data between the hours of midnight (12.00 am) to 5:00pm over and above the broadband plan. Fair usage applies as outlined in Farmside's Broadband Terms and Conditions, section 2.12.

  3. Off-peak data boosters must be purchased for a minimum two month period, over two consecutive billing periods.

  4. Customers can purchase boosters either on an as required basis or elect to buy a data booster for future usage periods.

  5. Customers can purchase boosters by either calling the Farmside Customer Services team 0800 32 76 74 or via the MyFarmside portal

  6. The booster usage billing period is from the 21st of the month to the 20th of the following month.

  7. Boosters take effect from the date of purchase to the next 20th of the month.

  8. Where boosters are purchased for future usage periods, they are billed one month in advance.

  9. Off-peak data boosters purchased partway through the month are retrospective and will take effect from the start of the usage billing period, any previous off-peak data consumed will be deducted from the off-peak data booster data allowance.

  10. Once the 150GB off-peak booster has been consumed, any further usage between midnight (12.00 am) – 5:00pm will use the broadband plan data allowance. If this has been fully consumed then overage up to 6GB will apply charged at the overage rate, the connection will then be throttled. Throttling can be removed by adding further data boosters. 

  11. The overage charge is $5.00 per GB.

  12. Any unused off-peak booster data will not be carried forward to the following month.

  13. Farmside’s Standard and Broadband Terms also apply.