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Topic # 107106 7-Aug-2012 14:09 Send private message

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Can I use a ADSL2 Modem purchased in Australia in New Zealand?
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  Reply # 669004 7-Aug-2012 14:11 Send private message

Probably wont be Telepermitted, so you would be breaking the law by connecting it to the PSTN.

In theory it should work




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  Reply # 669012 7-Aug-2012 14:19 Send private message

richarda: Hi
Can I use a ADSL2 Modem purchased in Australia in New Zealand?
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As above.  It might not be (but probably is) Telepermitted, but it will work.

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  Reply # 669025 7-Aug-2012 14:23 Send private message

Hi, there is nothing about it that wont work, just remember to change the VCI/VPI settings.

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  Reply # 669028 7-Aug-2012 14:25 Send private message

ubergeeknz:
richarda: Hi
Can I use a ADSL2 Modem purchased in Australia in New Zealand?
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Richard


As above.  It might not be (but probably is) Telepermitted, but it will work.


It won't be telepermitted if it's some from Oz. Even if the same model exists in NZ the telepermit isn't valid without the telepermit sticker.

In summary yes it will work, but legally you're not allowed to connect it to the Chorus network.


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  Reply # 669031 7-Aug-2012 14:26 Send private message

I've always been hazy on Telepermits - do they apply to models of equipment or each physical device? If an identical model is sold in both AUS and NZ (and telepermitted in NZ) surely it would be fine?

EDIT: Aha, steve you're too quick!


EDIT2: Though the following is a bit ambigous IMO:


Products sold in New Zealand that have been granted a Telepermit also have the right to display a Telepermit label on the equipment. This label clearly indicates that the product has been certified and may be connected to the Telecom network.



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  Reply # 669088 7-Aug-2012 15:32 Send private message

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I take it if it is a straight out wireless router then their is not Telepermit as it is not connected directly to exchange.  Correct?
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  Reply # 669098 7-Aug-2012 15:48 Send private message

richarda: Hi
I take it if it is a straight out wireless router then their is not Telepermit as it is not connected directly to exchange.  Correct?
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If it's not corrected to the PSTN, correct.

Any device connected to the PSTN, or VoIP hardware that interconnects with the PSTN requires a Telepermit.

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  Reply # 669121 7-Aug-2012 16:31 Send private message

if it was given free as part of a deal or it came from Telstra it is likely to be locked to the network and needs to be hacked

disclaimer: hacking in this context is may or may not be illegal, IANAL, and GZ does not condone illegal activities

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