Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.

View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 
1384 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 65


  Reply # 445211 3-Mar-2011 16:17

Telecom publishes the limits of its maintenance contract in the terms and conditions.

Maybe the problem is the range and quality of RJ45 jacks. All the BT were supplied or approved by Telecom. With a home network how would you limit the maintenance to telco related wiring, faulty ethernet connection no probs swap with phone. The wiring insurance may be on the way out??

5936 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 94

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 445217 3-Mar-2011 16:52 Send private message

The wiring insurance may be on the way out??


Yep seems to have outlived its cover.

Cyril

Have plan, send $NZD50m
3475 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 75

Subscriber

  Reply # 445220 3-Mar-2011 16:57 Send private message

Bung: Telecom publishes the limits of its maintenance contract in the terms and conditions.


Do you have a link to that or can you quote the specific clauses?  I've been wondering what that covers for some time.  I often look at jobs and wonder if I should be just referring the customer back to Telecom.  While I'm always happy for people to give me money, I prefer not to do jobs where they've already paid for something they're entitled to.

D






Promote New Zealand - Get yourself a .kiwi.nz domain name!!!

Check out mine - i.am.a.can.do.kiwi.nz - [email protected]


1421 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 56

Subscriber

  Reply # 445222 3-Mar-2011 17:20 Send private message

cyril7:
The wiring insurance may be on the way out??


Yep seems to have outlived its cover.

Cyril


You would think so but I suspect it is a nice little earner for Telecom and is money they won't want to give up.

I recently moved back to Telecom and wiring maintenance was automatically added to the account (despite me having declined it, but that's another issue).

The staff member at the Telecom shop (and this is a Telecom owned shop, not a dealer) was not able to tell me what the wiring maintenance covered.  He thought it covered the wiring all the way to the exchange so if I didn't pay it then I could be up for a very expensive bill in future.

Have plan, send $NZD50m
3475 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 75

Subscriber

  Reply # 445224 3-Mar-2011 17:23 Send private message

graemeh:  He thought it covered the wiring all the way to the exchange so if I didn't pay it then I could be up for a very expensive bill in future.


lol... really, talk about FUD.  And I thought I was the expert at that!

D




Promote New Zealand - Get yourself a .kiwi.nz domain name!!!

Check out mine - i.am.a.can.do.kiwi.nz - [email protected]


1384 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 65


  Reply # 445300 3-Mar-2011 21:09

DonGould:
Bung: Telecom publishes the limits of its maintenance contract in the terms and conditions.


Do you have a link to that or can you quote the specific clauses?



Not hard to find 

"Our wiring maintenance services"

221 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 1


  Reply # 445866 5-Mar-2011 21:59 Send private message

It is interesting that RJ45's aren't covered- perhaps it is because there are too many brands of switchgear out there? But then, RJ45 jacks are a hell of a lot cheaper than BT jacks (in my exp., and I'm an electrician - though granted maybe Chorus get then cheaper than they would get RJ45's?) is it a telepermit issue?

1 | 2 
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:




News »

Trending now »
Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Orcon Global Mode launched
Created by freitasm, last reply by FlameBeard on 27-Aug-2014 23:27 (91 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


Advice on Residential Fence replacement and neighbour
Created by networkn, last reply by nickrout on 27-Aug-2014 19:45 (26 replies)
Pages... 2


What would show if the net went down?
Created by gnfb, last reply by gnfb on 27-Aug-2014 23:33 (25 replies)
Pages... 2


Moving to Auckland - advise & recommendation
Created by nakedmolerat, last reply by nakedmolerat on 26-Aug-2014 22:48 (47 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Vodafone TV multicast settings on pfSense?
Created by kenkeniff, last reply by kenkeniff on 27-Aug-2014 10:32 (182 replies)
Pages... 11 12 13


XtraHost - Closing
Created by achieveit, last reply by quickymart on 27-Aug-2014 18:57 (19 replies)
Pages... 2


Slingshots Front Up! Are applauding or sceptical?
Created by gnfb, last reply by gnfb on 26-Aug-2014 21:49 (19 replies)
Pages... 2


Another Gaming computer help question
Created by Lyderies, last reply by timmmay on 26-Aug-2014 18:06 (38 replies)
Pages... 2 3



Geekzone Live »
Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.