About us

Rural Wireless – A local company for local people

Hi, I’m Peter, Managing Director of Rural Wireless Limited. I built a rural home in the Manawata some years ago and was frustrated and bewildered by the lack of broadband coverage in not only my region but thought-out the rural communities of the central to lower North Island. After looking at the alternatives I decided to setup a small local network with only a handful of customers. The word spread fast and before I knew it we were getting requests for service from all over the region. On our second year of operation we installed a wireless network at Wharite covering both the Manawatua and Tararua regions. We then acquired our competitor in late 2014 extending our coverage to the Horowhenua giving us a greater reach to the Foxton, Foxton Beach, Shannon and Levin region.

In 2018 we embraced a new faster more innovative technology, providing much faster speeds. Our Air Fibre network has now been released to a much larger area providing customers with speeds similar to that of fibre.

Our plans have also grown with substantial price reductions. Our smallest plan starts at 50GB for only $50 per month right up to unlimited for larger homes and businesses.

We can also provide you with Unlimited ADSL / VDSL and Fibre broadband throughout the entire county where available.

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