It's worth noting there are already significant numbers of people already using the Baseband IP voice solution that Spark are moving to. I'd be surprised if any of these people are even aware of the service they're on as to them it's a normal landline and functions as one.
After discovering the 4th break point and attempts to join the strands along new brighton road post EQ. Our cabinet on the corner of wainoni and new brighton was one of the first to get the combined line cards urgent rush installed along with another fibre draw.
Job done and phonelines all back up promptly following. Just become an issue when wellington got overloaded and crashed subsequently following.