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Topic # 106236 19-Jul-2012 23:20 Send private message

I understand that snap! are able to provide fibre connectivity to their customers, however, I can't for the life of me find any information regarding this on the snap! website.  Am I blind or is it just not there?

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  Reply # 658792 19-Jul-2012 23:54 Send private message

I could not find any info apart from this below.

( For even greater bandwidth and speed ask us about snap! Fibre and VDSL starting from $250 per month. We also have network redundancy services. )


Would like to see the Fibre plans.

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  Reply # 658796 20-Jul-2012 00:05 Send private message

SamF: I understand that snap! are able to provide fibre connectivity to their customers, however, I can't for the life of me find any information regarding this on the snap! website.  Am I blind or is it just not there?


It's probably business grade fibre which is 500+ a month





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  Reply # 658798 20-Jul-2012 00:07 Send private message

Yea i think they said the plans are to be announced soon for Residential.






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  Reply # 658799 20-Jul-2012 00:08 Send private message

Maybe, but other providers are offering UFB now and their prices are pretty sweet! Orcon's normal prices are $134 for 100/50mbit and 200GB of traffic! I'd pay that in a second!

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  Reply # 658858 20-Jul-2012 08:28 Send private message

Their VDSL ad also says:


We're sure you've heard about the Ultra-Fast Broadband initiative, bringing Fibre to the home in urban areas over the next 10 years. Snap is ready and raring to go, if UFB has been deployed in your neighborhood, give us a yell!


So maybe they'll do it case by case for now?  (Maybe makes sense given the slow rollout and uptake?)

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  Reply # 658883 20-Jul-2012 09:03 Send private message

My parents can now get fibre at their place. I emailed Snap on Monday, and so far I have only had an email saying it has been passed to the apropriate person.

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  Reply # 658896 20-Jul-2012 09:26 Send private message

I believe they're just about ready to offer UFB. They installed some gear in Auckland the other day to give them access to the Chorus UFB network (AFAIK). I'm hassling them to install fibre at our office, but they have to try and get permission (it's a multi tenant building).




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