Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.



1545 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 45

Trusted

Topic # 136197 18-Nov-2013 15:40 Send private message

There have been reports in our local press about a new Vodafone RBI site in Kumeu North, but I can't find any specifics on the location.

I'm hoping that this expansion might finally mean I have some alternative reception at home. The current Kumeu Transmitters are just too far away to be really usable (ie under 1 bar reception).

The most recent activity I can find in the SMART database is co-location on the KUMEU TOWNSHIP site along side telecom and 2degrees.

http://www.rsm.govt.nz/smart-web/smart/page/-smart/domain/licence/SelectLicencePage.wdk?fromHome=Yes

Can anyone on Vodafone comment on exacat location an potential range.

Create new topic
3643 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 910

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 936929 18-Nov-2013 20:22 Send private message

East side of Old North road, towards Peak road approx is what I have heard. Not sure on eta though.




Chorus has spent $1.4 billion on making their ADSL broadband network faster. Why not spend a couple of hundred to make sure you are getting the most out of your connection?
Geekzone special price: $150* for master splitter install, normally $200+ through your ISP. Auckland and Waikato areas.
*Travel charges may apply. Additional costs may apply for complex installs.
I install - Naked DSL, DSL Master Splitters, VoIP, RBI Rural Broadband. Also a dealer for WorldxChange.
Need help in Auckland or Waikato? Click my email button, or email me direct: [my user name] at geekzonemail dot com



1545 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 45

Trusted

  Reply # 936967 18-Nov-2013 20:59 Send private message

Cheers. About 5.5 Km but the elevation could work for us.




Generally known online as OpenMedia, now working for Red Hat New Zealand as a Solution Architect for all things Linux, Virtual and of course Cloud. Still playing with MythTV and digital media on the side.

3643 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 910

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 937000 18-Nov-2013 21:41 Send private message

Hopefully it might help fill the blackspot in Waimauku township too




Chorus has spent $1.4 billion on making their ADSL broadband network faster. Why not spend a couple of hundred to make sure you are getting the most out of your connection?
Geekzone special price: $150* for master splitter install, normally $200+ through your ISP. Auckland and Waikato areas.
*Travel charges may apply. Additional costs may apply for complex installs.
I install - Naked DSL, DSL Master Splitters, VoIP, RBI Rural Broadband. Also a dealer for WorldxChange.
Need help in Auckland or Waikato? Click my email button, or email me direct: [my user name] at geekzonemail dot com



1545 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 45

Trusted

  Reply # 949456 11-Dec-2013 15:48 Send private message

Well it looks likes Vodafone are loading up plenty of new license requests based on using Vodafone as the Licensee under
- http://www.rsm.govt.nz/smart-web/smart/page/-smart/domain/licence/SelectLicencePage.wdk?fromHome=Yes

I can't seem to see any additional allocations around the Kumeu area.

Has anyone got a good way to turn the map locations from the Smart database into a location under Google Maps or similar?

With mobile competition increasing at the moment it would be great to have some descent options.




Generally known online as OpenMedia, now working for Red Hat New Zealand as a Solution Architect for all things Linux, Virtual and of course Cloud. Still playing with MythTV and digital media on the side.

521 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 37


  Reply # 949459 11-Dec-2013 15:50 Send private message

http://gis.geek.nz/infrastructure.html



1545 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 45

Trusted

  Reply # 950484 11-Dec-2013 16:48 Send private message

wongtop: http://gis.geek.nz/infrastructure.html


Nothing new up on that map yet




Generally known online as OpenMedia, now working for Red Hat New Zealand as a Solution Architect for all things Linux, Virtual and of course Cloud. Still playing with MythTV and digital media on the side.



1545 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 45

Trusted

  Reply # 980698 5-Feb-2014 14:27 Send private message

Anyone picked up on an update or an RSM SMART allocation for the site yet?




Generally known online as OpenMedia, now working for Red Hat New Zealand as a Solution Architect for all things Linux, Virtual and of course Cloud. Still playing with MythTV and digital media on the side.

16308 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1313

Trusted
Vodafone NZ

  Reply # 980722 5-Feb-2014 14:55 Send private message

I can't go into detail but quite a while off




Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:




News »

Trending now »
Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Moment of Truth?
Created by BarTender, last reply by Technofreak on 18-Sep-2014 05:07 (300 replies)
Pages... 18 19 20


Mr. Key to extradite Kim Dotcom?
Created by TimA, last reply by Yabanize on 17-Sep-2014 23:24 (124 replies)
Pages... 7 8 9


10 Iphone 128gb 6+ iphones this weekend at auckland airport
Created by frysie, last reply by TimA on 17-Sep-2014 22:02 (36 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Spark DNS Issues - Amazing - Broadband Service Alert
Created by PeteS, last reply by Demeter on 15-Sep-2014 14:13 (307 replies)
Pages... 19 20 21


hp bios update
Created by foxy38, last reply by foxy38 on 14-Sep-2014 19:08 (26 replies)
Pages... 2


Maybe some politicians should go back to school?
Created by jarledb, last reply by nunz on 17-Sep-2014 22:26 (24 replies)
Pages... 2


Linksys EA6700 $98 at Harvey Horman
Created by macuser, last reply by macuser on 16-Sep-2014 15:18 (18 replies)
Pages... 2


Gigatown finalists and retail provider
Created by freitasm, last reply by macuser on 17-Sep-2014 23:02 (17 replies)
Pages... 2



Geekzone Live »
Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.