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.

dan



555 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 12


Topic # 113009 2-Jan-2013 08:34 Send private message

Hi

im looking at moving into Vino Cina Heights, Ranui, Waitakere City, Auckland

this street and the 2 surrounding streets cant be found in the chorus tool, SNAP address tool etc

this subdivision is approx 1-1.5 years old

On Vino Cina Heights road, <75 metres from the property im looking at, there is a cabinet labeled      MSY DW - i also cannot find this cabinet in any of the chorus spreadsheets.

Is anyone able to tell me what services i can get here? Could this be a BOF fibre area which is why i cant find it? I looked on the xnet website but it didn't list this sub division 

thanks














Create new topic
2573 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 345


  Reply # 739312 2-Jan-2013 09:28 Send private message

FWIW, I don't know the area, and there a couple of people, like coffeebaron, who probably have an excellent local knowledge.

However, the MSY / DW cabinet does not appear to be either a xDSL whisper cabinet, or a UFB cabinet - looks like a passive jumper.

That area does seem to be fully enclosed by the MSY / DF cabinet, with the entire area getting ADSL services from it. It doesn't look like VDSL polygon covers the entire area (particularly the central bit where you would be), but perhaps that has changed?

418 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 8


  Reply # 739327 2-Jan-2013 10:54 Send private message

Vino Cina Heights is a WxC BoF subdivision

2573 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 345


  Reply # 739341 2-Jan-2013 11:47 Send private message

mrgsm021: Vino Cina Heights is a WxC BoF subdivision




Doesn't seem to be listed on their website... Only one listed for Ranui is Titoki Rise.

dan



555 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 12


  Reply # 739345 2-Jan-2013 12:16 Send private message

mrgsm021: Vino Cina Heights is a WxC BoF subdivision


thanks for replies, how did you find this out?



1931 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 292

Subscriber

  Reply # 739378 2-Jan-2013 13:41 Send private message

That cabinet will have a PCM system in it for voice but probably nothing for broadband. Usually there will be a cabinet next to these old ones housing an ASAM or Conklin.

Maybe just ring WxC and see what they say.

dan



555 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 12


  Reply # 739800 3-Jan-2013 16:18 Send private message

got confirmation from Xnet that is a BoF sub division

 wont be moving there anymore! glad i found this out at the early stages tho. the xnet plans are not suitable for me and im in contract with snap.

cheers

2573 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 345


  Reply # 739865 3-Jan-2013 19:19 Send private message

I'm fairly sure all the BoF subdivisions are being converted to UFB in the next few months, which would give you more choice of ISP.

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 »
Westpac signs five year agreement with IBM
Posted 22-Aug-2014 12:00


Dunedin as an innovation hub
Posted 22-Aug-2014 09:06


When venture capital hurts start-ups
Posted 21-Aug-2014 19:54


Long wait for ARM servers
Posted 21-Aug-2014 19:35


Firefox now or no choice later
Posted 21-Aug-2014 08:41


New Zealand’s Fastest ISPs 2014
Posted 20-Aug-2014 16:27



Trending now »
Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Vodafone TV multicast settings on pfSense?
Created by kenkeniff, last reply by TimA on 21-Aug-2014 19:35 (90 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


CGA. Is it fair?
Created by BTR, last reply by bazzer on 22-Aug-2014 11:02 (86 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


UFB provider comparison
Created by Rappelle, last reply by dcole13 on 21-Aug-2014 20:43 (23 replies)
Pages... 2


Lightbox press event release
Created by freitasm, last reply by reven on 22-Aug-2014 11:20 (467 replies)
Pages... 30 31 32


Free: Smart Button for your Android device
Created by freitasm, last reply by wasabi2k on 22-Aug-2014 11:15 (99 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


It was hardly 'hacking' was it?
Created by CB_24, last reply by gzt on 21-Aug-2014 22:26 (97 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


How to refresh WinXP
Created by Rickles, last reply by allan on 20-Aug-2014 14:25 (19 replies)
Pages... 2


Vodafone now charging you to receive a bill via post
Created by stocksp, last reply by johnr on 22-Aug-2014 10:03 (82 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6



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.