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Master Geek
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  Reply # 746905 18-Jan-2013 15:15 Send private message

To whom it may concern: BOF->UFB conversion will start in April.

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  Reply # 747084 18-Jan-2013 19:16 Send private message

vgamail: To whom it may concern: BOF->UFB conversion will start in April.


Source?

Hope it's true :)

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Reply # 747094 18-Jan-2013 19:37 Send private message

vgamail: To whom it may concern: BOF->UFB conversion will start in April.


Too slow, last time I talked to chorus change over was going to be compete by then. The goal post always moves further away.


Edit bad grammar 



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  Reply # 747187 18-Jan-2013 22:52 Send private message

ChrisNZL:

Source?


Officials from Chorus and Snap customer service. From 1st April 2013 Chorus will accept requests for UFB services from ISPs wanting to provide services in BOF subdivisions.

Hope it's true :)


Me too :)



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Reply # 747232 19-Jan-2013 06:53 Send private message

vgamail:
ChrisNZL:

Source?


Officials from Chorus and Snap customer service. From 1st April 2013 Chorus will accept requests for UFB services from ISPs wanting to provide services in BOF subdivisions.

Hope it's true :)


Me too :)




Also hoping this is true. I want to use Snap as my ISP.

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  Reply # 759898 12-Feb-2013 09:20 Send private message

Anyone have any updates on this? It seems we are moving into a BOF area, aaargh!

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  Reply # 760282 12-Feb-2013 17:08 Send private message

Hi everyone

Great news – and just confirming what a few others have already said – Chorus have confirmed that we’ll be able to provide our awesome Snap UFB services (check out our current plans here) into BOF subdivisions as of 1st April 2013, so less that 50 days to go until you’re finally free to choose providers!! Keep checking back here as we’ll be launching a red hot promo closer to the time!!


Cheers ^AL




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  Reply # 760433 12-Feb-2013 22:31 Send private message

RalphFromSnap: Hi everyone

Great news – and just confirming what a few others have already said – Chorus have confirmed that we’ll be able to provide our awesome Snap UFB services (check out our current plans here) into BOF subdivisions as of 1st April 2013, so less that 50 days to go until you’re finally free to choose providers!! Keep checking back here as we’ll be launching a red hot promo closer to the time!!



Happines

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  Reply # 761562 13-Feb-2013 09:36 Send private message

RalphFromSnap: AWESOME STUFF as of 1st April 2013, so less that 50 days to go until you’re finally free to choose providers!! Keep checking back here as we’ll be launching a red hot promo closer to the time!!



But what to do until then?! No phone or Internets.. anyway to get an advance on this?

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  Reply # 761583 13-Feb-2013 10:13 Send private message

RalphFromSnap: Hi everyone

Great news – and just confirming what a few others have already said – Chorus have confirmed that we’ll be able to provide our awesome Snap UFB services (check out our current plans here) into BOF subdivisions as of 1st April 2013, so less that 50 days to go until you’re finally free to choose providers!! Keep checking back here as we’ll be launching a red hot promo closer to the time!!


Cheers ^AL


My Pants are happy.

Is that all zones or only some of them?

Shame the move in date for me is 2 weeks before this.. time to get a temp wireless connection in the intrim

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  Reply # 761586 13-Feb-2013 10:15 Send private message

unsignedint:
RalphFromSnap: AWESOME STUFF as of 1st April 2013, so less that 50 days to go until you’re finally free to choose providers!! Keep checking back here as we’ll be launching a red hot promo closer to the time!!



But what to do until then?! No phone or Internets.. anyway to get an advance on this?


Some people will never be happy...

Xnet can still provide service in BOF areas.

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  Reply # 761590 13-Feb-2013 10:20 Send private message

chevrolux:
unsignedint:
RalphFromSnap: AWESOME STUFF as of 1st April 2013, so less that 50 days to go until you’re finally free to choose providers!! Keep checking back here as we’ll be launching a red hot promo closer to the time!!



But what to do until then?! No phone or Internets.. anyway to get an advance on this?


Some people will never be happy...

Xnet can still provide service in BOF areas.


Sign up with Xnet for 1 month and then break contract to switch to Snap? Otherwise, live for 1 month with no phone or Internet? I do apologise, but I don't find either of those two options very appealing..

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  Reply # 761597 13-Feb-2013 10:32 Send private message

Why would you need to dump Xnet?

UFB will obviously see these subvisions move to the UFB wholesale pricing rather than the BoF pricing which differs significantly due to the different product offersings.


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  Reply # 761612 13-Feb-2013 10:50 Send private message

unsignedint:
chevrolux:
unsignedint:
RalphFromSnap: AWESOME STUFF as of 1st April 2013, so less that 50 days to go until you’re finally free to choose providers!! Keep checking back here as we’ll be launching a red hot promo closer to the time!!



But what to do until then?! No phone or Internets.. anyway to get an advance on this?


Some people will never be happy...

Xnet can still provide service in BOF areas.


Sign up with Xnet for 1 month and then break contract to switch to Snap? Otherwise, live for 1 month with no phone or Internet? I do apologise, but I don't find either of those two options very appealing..


get a 2degrees stick, plug it into your router and a 12gb data pack or two depending on how much you use?













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Master Geek
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  Reply # 761913 13-Feb-2013 19:31 Send private message

unsignedint:
Sign up with Xnet for 1 month and then break contract to switch to Snap? Otherwise, live for 1 month with no phone or Internet? I do apologise, but I don't find either of those two options very appealing..


There are no  contracts on the new WxC plan, you'll only pay the $199 installation fee and then no disconnection fee, don't know if the new provider would charge you a churn fee afterwards though.

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