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  Reply # 698715 9-Oct-2012 21:03 Send private message

Looks like they are reselling Hosting Direct?





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  Reply # 698725 9-Oct-2012 21:20 Send private message

GeoffisPure: I believe Adam used to run ISP Dreamnet, which was later acquired by Orcon.

Interesting list. I see Orcon bought iPhone in 2001..... If only they knew.

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  Reply # 698735 9-Oct-2012 21:28 Send private message

I thought they were launching an unmetered vdsl plan but cant find it anymore. Shame since that would have made me jump the downloading connection over from slingshot which is being a sloth at the moment with torrents.




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  Reply # 699003 10-Oct-2012 12:04 Send private message

Zeon: Looks like they are reselling Hosting Direct?


Will be a good laugh if they default on HD :D



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  Reply # 699013 10-Oct-2012 12:18 Send private message

Are they reselling Hosting Direct (the hosting provider) or HD.net (the ISP)?

The Hosting Direct business (the hosting provider) was sold to OpenHost a few months ago so not sure how the above reply applies.




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  Reply # 699191 10-Oct-2012 16:23 Send private message

NonprayingMantis: 
 
although makes me slightly suspcicious that they can unmeter TVNZ ondemand when no other ISP in NZ seems able to do so after they shifted to Akamai - Orcon and Snap used to do it, but not since then and I'm sure they would if they could. So how is 'the party' getting round it?


On our network, we just found out the ip addresses they were serving the tvnz content from and routed it differently so the /24 that contains the tvnz ondemand content just bypases our meter. Pretty simple, though have had to update it twice in the last 12 months but its not a big issue to change.




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  Reply # 699318 10-Oct-2012 20:34 Send private message

Zeon: Looks like they are reselling Hosting Direct?


If I remember rightly, they're using OLM.


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