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  Reply # 979516 3-Feb-2014 17:25 Send private message

simcore: That international speed...

I've just been hooked up to VDSL but have finally made it through the consents process for my MDU apartment.

Up to 90 days to get through design/scope phase before I can jump on Ultra Fast 200 plan myself :)


lol currently on VDSL and only getting about 25mb/s now since moving :( much sad panda


O yes such lucky for yourself, Very sad Panda as of above. I does live with in area that wont get UFB until 2018-2022. But next to me he has le UFB connections. Very sad Pandas here. Only get 49Mbp/s on VDSL.




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  Reply # 979536 3-Feb-2014 17:42 2 people support this post Send private message

I thought the 50/20 and 200/50 plans were not released by Chorus as yet? Surely if VF has it, then all ISP's should have it?

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  Reply # 979537 3-Feb-2014 17:43 Send private message

networkn: I thought the 50/20 and 200/50 plans were not released by Chorus as yet? Surely if VF has it, then all ISP's should have it?


Snap! have both plans as well.




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  Reply # 979543 3-Feb-2014 17:54 One person supports this post Send private message

naggyman:
networkn: I thought the 50/20 and 200/50 plans were not released by Chorus as yet? Surely if VF has it, then all ISP's should have it?


Snap! have both plans as well.


What ever happened to the new plans, e.g. scrapping 30/10 and going to 50/20 for the minimum?
http://www.nbr.co.nz/opinion/chorus-puts-cheaper-faster-ufb-fibre-table



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  Reply # 979573 3-Feb-2014 18:18 Send private message

naggyman:
networkn: I thought the 50/20 and 200/50 plans were not released by Chorus as yet? Surely if VF has it, then all ISP's should have it?


Snap! have both plans as well.


I must be blind? How do you order them?


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  Reply # 979575 3-Feb-2014 18:20 Send private message

networkn:
naggyman:
networkn: I thought the 50/20 and 200/50 plans were not released by Chorus as yet? Surely if VF has it, then all ISP's should have it?


Snap! have both plans as well.


I must be blind? How do you order them?



if im not mistaken, they only sell 50/20 openly on their site. the 200/50 is still in trial (although ild say it wouldnt be too hard to get in on it..)

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  Reply # 979582 3-Feb-2014 18:21 Send private message

hio77:
networkn:
naggyman:
networkn: I thought the 50/20 and 200/50 plans were not released by Chorus as yet? Surely if VF has it, then all ISP's should have it?


Snap! have both plans as well.


I must be blind? How do you order them?



if im not mistaken, they only sell 50/20 openly on their site. the 200/50 is still in trial (although ild say it wouldnt be too hard to get in on it..)


My mistake I see it on the consumer stuff, not on business. I don't understand how my ISP is saying that Chorus is telling them it's unreleased.


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  Reply # 979593 3-Feb-2014 18:22 Send private message

networkn:
My mistake I see it on the consumer stuff, not on business. I don't understand how my ISP is saying that Chorus is telling them it's unreleased.



i thought it was still in testing too.. but guess not.



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  Reply # 979607 3-Feb-2014 18:41 Send private message

Snap made a big fuss about them being the first a while back. Maybe 2 months ago! We are all in the dark ages with this treacherous stuff called. VDSL and 100/50 UFB.




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  Reply # 979609 3-Feb-2014 18:43 One person supports this post Send private message

This is fibre and we should be talking [speeds of] 100, 250, 500Mbit/s and 1Gbit/s, not 30Mbit/s".
Peoples bad understanding of GPON.. I wouldn't want to be running 1000Mbp/s to each house over a GPON system.. lol But sure, As if 30Mbp/s ISNT enough. If people want more they can pay for more.




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  Reply # 980806 5-Feb-2014 16:17 Send private message

Just wondering what sort of Routers come with a 200/50 UFB plan? 

Does the router have 1Gb ports on the LAN side? Routers I've seen from ISP are using 100Mb LAN ports.

If the router has 100 Mb LAN ports, then 200Mb on WAN side is wasted.

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  Reply # 980810 5-Feb-2014 16:19 One person supports this post Send private message

Granticini: Just wondering what sort of Routers come with a 200/50 UFB plan? 

Does the router have 1Gb ports on the LAN side? Routers I've seen from ISP are using 100Mb LAN ports.

If the router has 100 Mb LAN ports, then 200Mb on WAN side is wasted.


Honestly..... If you need 200mb/s down and 50mb/s up.... get your own modem. Shouldn't be wasting time with crap modems supplied by ISP's anyway (aside from the fritz!box's as those are awesome) 

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  Reply # 980812 5-Feb-2014 16:20 One person supports this post Send private message

Granticini: Just wondering what sort of Routers come with a 200/50 UFB plan? 

Does the router have 1Gb ports on the LAN side? Routers I've seen from ISP are using 100Mb LAN ports.

If the router has 100 Mb LAN ports, then 200Mb on WAN side is wasted.


Snap's Fritz is Gigabit, but not sure how it handles the 200/50 speeds. Great on the 100/50 plan, and it uses the LAN not the WAN. Wonder if the 200/50 trial would be better on something bigger than the 7390.

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  Reply # 980873 5-Feb-2014 17:30 Send private message

NzBeagle:
Granticini: Just wondering what sort of Routers come with a 200/50 UFB plan? 

Does the router have 1Gb ports on the LAN side? Routers I've seen from ISP are using 100Mb LAN ports.

If the router has 100 Mb LAN ports, then 200Mb on WAN side is wasted.


Snap's Fritz is Gigabit, but not sure how it handles the 200/50 speeds. Great on the 100/50 plan, and it uses the LAN not the WAN. Wonder if the 200/50 trial would be better on something bigger than the 7390.


No need to wonder...

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  Reply # 980906 5-Feb-2014 18:16 Send private message

We use the HG659 still and performs amazing for 200Mbp/s UFB, As you can see via those attached speedtests and video. Very stable too, Doesn't spike or drop.




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