An announcement of increased rural broadband and mobile coverage has been welcomed by the sector organisations, but they say more is needed.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 04 April 2017 07:55

Faster internet speed

Rural internet suppliers have improved their time-of-day (TOD) performance over the last 12 months, now matching ADSL and VDSL in urban areas.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 20 July 2016 11:55

Getting more out of the RBI rollout

The first phase of the government's rural broadband initiative (RBI) is now complete.

Published in Agribusiness

Visitors to the Vodafone Fieldays site had access to free Vodafone Rural Connect wi-fi and were able to gauge mobile and broadband coverage on their properties using Smart Farm Test stations.

Published in Machinery & Products
Thursday, 30 June 2016 09:55

Wireless farming makes life much simpler

South Auckland farmer Tony Walters is not a computer buff, instead relying on his teenage children to help him navigate the internet.

Published in Management
Friday, 24 June 2016 15:59

Connectivity is key

Primary sector leaders interviewed by KPMG predictably rate biosecurity as the top issue for NZ's primary sector.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 14 June 2016 07:55

More co-op farmers going digital

More Fonterra farmers are using cellphones to keep track of their businesses, the co-op reports.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 08 June 2016 15:55

Putting technology to work

The Red Meat Profit Partnership (RMPP) is to launch a series of computer courses to help farmers put technology to work.

Published in General News
Monday, 30 May 2016 06:55

Daring to blog

Noticing a dearth of wine bloggers in New Zealand, two former Villa Maria employees have taken matters into their own hands.

Published in General News

The online sale of wine is now commonplace and an increasing number of both local and international retailers are using this forum for promoting and selling wine.

Published in Industry
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