sbiddle:floydbloke:sbiddle: At least none of you have reported issues with services being cut - I'm aware of quite a few issues with the rollout in Kelson in February where power and water were cut. A high pressure gas main was also hit in Porirua around the same time.
Allow me in that case. Since they have started digging (about 2-3 weeks ago) in my neighbourhood we have had the water go off once, the phone go out once and power cuts twice. Fairly short durations though, all less than 2 hours except for the last power cut which lasted for four.
Whether they are related or caused by the rollout...who knows.
Odds are they will be related.
Those who don't live in Wellington would not be aware of the nightmare that was created with TCL's HFC rollout in the late 90's. This caused chaos suburb by suburb where it was deployed underground.
Add another two phone/broadband outages to that. one last Friday for 4 hours, which was a confirmed cut cable, and another on Sunday for a couple of hours. Didn't see a tech locally for the last one and oddly enough when service was restored my ADSL line speed was at 17000, whereas previously the max I had ever seen was 15000.