Unlimited calls to NZ landlines anytime^

Rural Broadband and Calling

80

GB data

  Benefits
  • Discount dollar icon Get $10 off your New On Account plan*
  • Home Phone icon Home calling line
  • Moderate users icon National landline calling  
  • Heavy Users Icon All local calls included
  • Wireless icon Superfast wireless 4G capable modem
  • Data Icon Flexi Data – 15GB for $20

$105.99

per month
24 month term
Call 0800 777 042

INCLUDES 99c TELECOMMUNICATIONS LEVY CONTRIBUTION.

4G not available everywhere and requires a capable device.  For coverage and what you need go to vodafone.co.nz/4G. *Discount is $10 per month on up to 3 currently in market On Account mobile plans linked to your active plan.  Offer applies to new mobile connections only. Customers must keep their Rural Broadband connection to retain the $10 discount and eligible On Account mobile plan(s) must be linked to the Rural Broadband plan. The discount will cease to apply if you no longer have your Rural Broadband connection. Eligible On Account mobile plans are $39 Plan, $69 Plan, Red+ Essentials, Red+, Red+ Super, Black, Black Data, Red+ Business Essentials, Red+ Business, Red+ Business Super Business Black or Business Black Data plans.

^$5 monthly fixed line discount applies to residential plans. All plans available on 1 or 24-month terms. All prices include GST. Early termination fee of $350 applies on a 24 month contract. ^Charges apply to calls over 2 hours. National landline calling offer is the Talk 2 calling plan and applies for calls of up to 2 hours each.

Prices include GST


Important things to know

The rural broadband and calling service requires mains power. In the event of a power failure, service will not be available, including access to emergency services. You'll need to keep a landline phone connection if you use (or intend to use);

  • A medic alarm link through a phone line
  • Fixed line broadband or dial up
  • Fax
  • EFTPOS
  • A monitored building alarm through a phone line
  • The SKY remote to download SKY "pay per view" movies or games, or SKY betting. You can still order SKY "pay per view" movies or games by calling SKY TV
  • 3 way calling or audio conference features

If you have more than one phone line

Rural Broadband & Calling supports a single phone line. Only one line will be transferred to the wireless connection. The others will remain as landline connections which you pay for separately.

If you have one phone line and multiple phones

  • Additional wiring can be requested, at an extra cost, so existing phone jackpoints (up to 3) link to the wireless connection
  • Alternatively, multiple DECT phones can share the wireless connection by plugging a DECT base unit into the wireless connection

Rural Broadband Terms & Conditions apply

$10 Discount offer on a new On Account mobile plan

Discount is $10 per month on up to 3 currently in market On Account mobile plans linked to your active plan.  Offer applies to new mobile connections only. 

All plans available on 1 or 24 month terms, all installation costs payable on a 1 month term.  Early termination fee of $350 applies on a 24 month term.

Calling rates, Add-Ons and features

Rural Broadband & Calling comes with local calls and includes unlimited calls to national landlines anytime, with great rates to international landlines and mobiles. National landline calling offer is the Talk 2 calling plan and applies for calls of up to 2 hours each.

Calling rates

  • Calls to New Zealand mobiles are $0.36 per minute
  • Calls to Directory Assistance (018) are $1.03. Direct Connect is a further $0.49
  • Calls to International Directory Assistance are $1.88

More about international calling rates

Get Add-Ons for more calling

Add-On

Per month

Gives you

National calls - NZ & Australia

$25

Calls to NZ and Australian (excluding Norfolk Island) landlines anytime

International calls

$40

Calls to landlines in 21 countries* including NZ, Australia (excluding Norfolk Island), USA, China, Japan and the UK.

*Includes NZ, Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, UK and USA.

Calling line features

Call Divert

$4.09

Divert calls to another number of your choice. Diverted calls are charged at standard Wireless Calling rates.

Call Waiting

$4.09

Lets you know when someone is trying to reach you when you're already on the phone.

Voicemail

$7.16

Anyone trying to reach you can leave a message without you needing a conventional answer phone.

All prices include GST
Caller ID is free with Wireless Broadband and Calling plans. A compatible phone is necessary to use this feature.

 

Important things to know 

Rural Broadband

80

GBdata

  Benefits
  • Discount dollar icon Get $10 off your New On Account plan*
  • Discount dollar icon $5 discount off your fixed line service^
  • Wireless icon Superfast wireless 4G capable modem
  • Data Icon Flexi Data – 15GB for $20

$99.99

per month
Call 0800 777 042

INCLUDES 99c TELECOMMUNICATIONS LEVY CONTRIBUTION.

4G not available everywhere and requires a capable device.  For coverage and what you need go to vodafone.co.nz/4G. *Discount is $10 per month on up to 3 currently in market On Account mobile plans linked to your active plan.  Offer applies to new mobile connections only. Customers must keep their Rural Broadband connection to retain the $10 discount and eligible On Account mobile plan(s) must be linked to the Rural Broadband plan. The discount will cease to apply if you no longer have your Rural Broadband connection. Eligible On Account mobile plans are $39 Plan, $69 Plan, Red+ Essentials, Red+, Red+ Super, Black, Black Data, Red+ Business Essentials, Red+ Business, Red+ Business Super Business Black or Business Black Data plans.

^$5 monthly fixed line discount applies to residential plans. All plans available on 1 or 24-month terms. All prices include GST. Early termination fee of $350 applies on a 24 month contract. ^Charges apply to calls over 2 hours. National landline calling offer is the Talk 2 calling plan and applies for calls of up to 2 hours each.

Prices include GST


Important things to know

You'll need to keep a landline phone connection if you use (or intend to use):

  • A medic alarm link through a phone line
  • Fixed line broadband or dial up
  • Fax
  • EFTPOS
  • A monitored building alarm through a phone line
  • The SKY remote to download SKY "pay per view" movies or games, or SKY betting. You can still order SKY "pay per view" movies or games by calling SKY TV
  • 3 way calling or audio conference features

If you have more than one phone line

Rural Broadband & Calling supports a single phone line. Only one line will be transferred to the wireless connection. The others will remain as landline connections which you pay for separately.

If you have just one phone line but multiple phones in the building

  • Additional wiring can be requested, at an extra cost, so existing telephone jackpoints (up to 3) link to the wireless connection.
  • Alternatively, multiple DECT phones can share the wireless connection by plugging a DECT base unit into the wireless connection.

Rural Broadband Terms & Conditions apply

International calling rates apply

$10 Discount offer on a new On Account mobile plan

Discount is $10 per month on up to 3 eligible On Account mobile plans. Customers must keep their Rural Broadband connection to retain the $10 discount and eligible On Account mobile plan(s) must be linked to the Rural Broadband plan. The discount will cease to apply if you no longer have your Rural Broadband connection. Eligible On Account mobile plans are $39 Plan, $69 Plan, Red+ Essentials, Red+, Red+ Super, Black, Black Data, Red+ Business Essentials, Red+ Business, Red+ Business Super, Business Black or Business Black Data plans. Offer applies to new mobile connections only. All plans available on 1 or 24-month terms.

Important things to know 

 
Getting set up

Getting set up

Installation will usually happen within 10 working days of signing up. We'll let you know the expected date of installation, and contact you 24 hours before to check you'll be available and go over the process. We'll check your broadband coverage and let you know if you need further work or cabling, and its cost. Installation won’t proceed unless you are happy with additional costs or if Rural Broadband is not working correctly, and no charges will apply.

It comes with a 4G wireless modem so you can easily create a wireless network in your home of office to connect multiple Wi-Fi capable devices.

Your Rural Broadband installation includes:

Installation of a directional antenna. This is installed on the roof facing the nearest Vodafone cell site

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Cabling from the antenna to the 4G wireless modem

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Connection of your main computer to the modem and checking broadband is working

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Transfer of one landline number to the Vodafone wireless service if you selected Rural Broadband and Calling

Please note you are responsible for obtaining all necessary approvals and consents for:

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The installation of the Rural Broadband antenna, cable and equipment at your premises

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Any alterations to your premises needed to install the equipment. (For example, drilling of holes to attach the antenna for antenna attachments and cables)

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Allowing our technicians access to your premises


Standard installation

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Standard installation can be carried out if your home is easily accessible, single storey, made from brick or wood, the modem can be placed next to an exterior wall, and less than 10 metres of cabling is needed.

Price: $99 (incl GST) standard installation on a 24 month term

 

Premium installation

Premium installation may be required if

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Your home is built from concrete, steel or glass

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Your home has 2 or more storeys

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The house or roof is difficult to access, or has a pitch of more than 15 degrees

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Scaffolding or elevated platform work is required to complete the installation

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The modem can't be placed next to an internal wall, or requires more than 10 meters of cabling

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Cabling needs to be installed behind interior walls

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The house shape makes it difficult to install the antenna

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The modem needs to be located in an area that is not easily accessible from outside

Price: $199 (incl GST) premium installation on a 24 month term

Getting set up
Stay in control of your data

Stay in control of your data

When you have used all of your data allowance you will be redirected to a screen that will give you the option of either buying a Flexi Data bundle, choosing our casual data rate or waiting until your next bill cycle.

Any device that connects to the internet once you’ve used your data allowance will be re-directed to a screen to select one of the following options: 

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Flexi Data gives you the option to purchase an additional 15GB for $20 – This additional data is available to use until your next billing date

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Our Casual Data option allows you to continue using the internet at a rate of 3 cents per MB

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If you don’t choose one of the options above, you won’t be able to use your Broadband until next month’s allowance kicks in (but you can still use your calling feature)

 

Stay in control of your data
Bridging the digital divide for rural NZ

Bridging the digital divide for rural NZ

With Rural Connect, Vodafone is delivering a number of great solutions to rural communities.

Coverage is critical and Vodafone Rural Connect is bringing the most innovative coverage solutions and services to rural New Zealand.

Under the Rural Broadband Initiative, Vodafone is delivering over 150 new 4G enabled cell sites and upgrading over 380 existing sites from Oban in Stewart Island to Houhura in the Far North.

Vodafone’s unique Sure Signal service is delivering mobile coverage to areas where no coverage previously existed, by connecting you to Vodafone fixed broadband.

With agriculture delivering over $14 billion to NZ GDP, it’s critical that this industry continues to deliver efficiencies and productivity improvements. Vodafone is supporting the industry with innovative Machine 2 Machine solutions from monitoring soil moisture, water management and compliance.

Vodafone Rural Connect is dedicated to supporting rural New Zealand, bridging the urban/rural divide and creating a successful economic future.

Bridging the digital divide for rural NZ