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Topic # 110579 11-Oct-2012 20:37 Send private message

Hi, 
I have just joined the forum, first post, however have been a regular visitor over the years. 

We have just brought a new home which was built in the 1960's, and the wiring for the phone and internet is really bad, rough connections under the house, daisy chain, etc.... I have signed up for a Snap vdsl connection and want to get some advice / someone to help install a splitter and assist with connecting a direct line to the modem so we can start the plan to change to a "star" configuration, move to cat 5, and to make sure we are not getting any speed losses from the bad wiring.  

Do you have any recommendations who can help or will I be better off calling Snap and getting some one from Chorus to come over and do it?

I am located in Northcote, Northshore, Auckland. 

Thank in advance.

  

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  Reply # 699917 11-Oct-2012 20:41 Send private message

Here's the person to talk to.




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  Reply # 699920 11-Oct-2012 20:52 Send private message

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  Reply # 699956 11-Oct-2012 22:08 Send private message

Yes, contact CoffeeBaron and ask for his advice.




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  Reply # 699983 11-Oct-2012 23:16 Send private message

Yes I can do this. Sorry I haven't replied to your pm yet; been doing lots of RBI and VoIP installs over last few weeks. Will be in touch soon though. Should have a bit of time next week to do a few of these.
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  Reply # 700019 12-Oct-2012 08:28 Send private message

@ CYaBro, Johnr & Freitasm, Thank you for pointing me in the right direction!

@ Coffeebaron, look forward to hearing from you when you are available.

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  Reply # 700022 12-Oct-2012 08:47 Send private message

Another endorsement for Coffeebaron - He'll see you right!

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