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Topic # 34671 27-May-2009 17:14 Send private message

Does orcon use own exchange or Telecom exchange? And where is the exchange location in Mt eden? Thanks.


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  Reply # 218386 27-May-2009 17:24 Send private message

Orcons own network is co-located in Telecom Exchanges, otherwise its very hard to jumper on to the tail running to your place. As for location in Mt Eden, not sure sorry.

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  Reply # 218413 27-May-2009 19:02 Send private message

Mt Eden exchange (code: MOD) is at 2 Poronui Street, I believe.

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  Reply # 218528 28-May-2009 08:08 Send private message

Yep, your right, google maps street view is great, clearly shows ugly utilitarian 1970s architecture besides quaint early 1900's villas.

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  Reply # 218537 28-May-2009 08:53 Send private message

As everyone has pointed out, we host our MSAN's in the Telecom exchanges.

We are also looking into the viability of hosting our kit in the Chorus/Telecom road side cabinets. Currently doing some trials with VDSL from cabinets.

The boss has 40mbit/40mbit to his house!


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  Reply # 218540 28-May-2009 09:00 Send private message

Hi Simon, do you have some results showing tail length against VDSL2 achievable speeds.

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  Reply # 218543 28-May-2009 09:20 Send private message

Only the stuff we have done in the lab.

Basically reaches ADSL2+ Speeds (24Mbit) after 1km of copper length but dropped off quickly after that 1km. After 1km its better to be on ADSL2+.

The boss who has 40/40mbit, is around 500-600m from the cabinet.


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