Welcome to our Broadband Blog, made by rural Kiwis for rural Kiwis. If you are living rurally, on a farm, or in remote parts of New Zealand, there are many broadband technology options available. Navigate our rural broadband blog to find out more about the latest evolutions in rural internet technology and discover the best option for you.
January 28th, 2022
We purchased and reviewed the Starlink connection and thoroughly examined the dish, connection speeds, and reliability among other aspects. During our tests, we came across some pros and cons of the connection. Starlink looks like it will be a great connection for some New Zealander’s, but it is not for everyone.
August 10th, 2021
Find Internet jargon a bit much sometimes? We’re here to break down the nitty gritty terms in a way that even your grandma could understand. Take 5 mins to read our jargon buster below and see how many you actually know. You might be surprised at what you learn.
July 23rd, 2021
Can you get the internet on your farm? Fast, reliable Internet is no longer a luxury for New Zealand farmers; it is an absolute necessity in this digital age. Being part of Rural New Zealand, doesn’t mean you can’t get decent broadband.
June 14th, 2021
Last year, 50% of dairy farmers surveyed in the Dairy NZ ‘View from the Cow Shed’ survey still didn’t have access to broadband. 50%! For 50% of dairy farmers, the simple act of ordering online is anything but simple.
May 17th, 2021
Can I get the internet where I am? It’s a common question that a whole bunch of Kiwi’s who live in the middle of nowhere ask. Odds are, if you have found this blog, then you’ve got some internet concerns. The good news is we can help.
March 29th, 2021
With Starlink entering beta testing stage in New Zealand, we want to shed some light on where we see Starlink fitting into the local ISP scene. At Gravity, we are ‘satellite agnostic’.
February 17th, 2021
Myth One: Rural Internet Speeds are Slow and Barely UseableBUSTED: People living in rural New Zealand now have access to high speed internet
Most people, especially those in the cities, think they need far more internet speed than they actually do.
November 13th, 2020
Have you ever looked up at your roof and wondered what the heck is actually up there? Take a gander at any Kiwi rooftop and you'll spot a bunch of spiky aerials, metallic dishes, and maybe even that old tennis ball from last summer’s backyard cricket game.