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Topic # 113787 28-Jan-2013 12:44 One person supports this post Send private message



Who else agrees that the new http://www.chorus.co.nz/maps is a poor cousin to http://www.chorus.co.nz/sat ?

Although there is some new data in /maps, the level of detail and layout is just not the same. Why not upgrade /sat to have the new info??

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  Reply # 751944 28-Jan-2013 12:45 Send private message

AAhhhhhhhhhh that is not good :(




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  Reply # 751950 28-Jan-2013 12:55 2 people support this post Send private message

http://bcc.telecomwholesale.co.nz/ still works. All the same information.




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  Reply # 751951 28-Jan-2013 12:57 Send private message

To be fair in the last 6 months I'd say about 50% of what was on the site was up to date. Sites showing VDSL which couldn't get it, and vica versa.

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  Reply # 751956 28-Jan-2013 13:02 One person supports this post Send private message

That mapping tool is useless. SAT is far far superior. Don't do it Chorus!!

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  Reply # 751957 28-Jan-2013 13:04 Send private message

wow, that other maps thing is terrible!! doesnt' have any info other than 10 megabit broadband available or something.



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  Reply # 751960 28-Jan-2013 13:09 Send private message

naggyman: http://bcc.telecomwholesale.co.nz/ still works. All the same information.

But is this just an embeded link to /sat? I guess we'll find out once /sat is gone.




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  Reply # 751962 28-Jan-2013 13:10 Send private message

mercutio: wow, that other maps thing is terrible!! doesnt' have any info other than 10 megabit broadband available or something.

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  Reply # 751965 28-Jan-2013 13:16 Send private message

coffeebaron:
naggyman: http://bcc.telecomwholesale.co.nz/ still works. All the same information.

But is this just an embeded link to /sat? I guess we'll find out once /sat is gone.


I think so. I hope that Chorus keeps this up afterwards.




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  Reply # 751971 28-Jan-2013 13:21 Send private message

naggyman:
coffeebaron:
naggyman: http://bcc.telecomwholesale.co.nz/ still works. All the same information.

But is this just an embeded link to /sat? I guess we'll find out once /sat is gone.


I think so. I hope that Chorus keeps this up afterwards.


From the SAT source :(


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  Reply # 751975 28-Jan-2013 13:24 Send private message

ROFL. Some Twitter bot replied with this to the @geekzonenzforum Twitter account when this topic showed up:






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  Reply # 751985 28-Jan-2013 13:34 Send private message

Would be great with some basic info ie (estimated) downstream attenuation for DSL, EUBA/BUBA... and definitely should show the exchange & cabinet info like the SAT.

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  Reply # 752003 28-Jan-2013 14:15 Send private message

Here's their number:
Free Phone: 0800 600 100

Should we all ring up and complain?





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  Reply # 752006 28-Jan-2013 14:19 Send private message

WrEK: Would be great with some basic info ie (estimated) downstream attenuation for DSL, EUBA/BUBA... and definitely should show the exchange & cabinet info like the SAT.


These details are available to any ISP and doing a prequal is 30 second job, but will never be made publically available for a number of reasons.

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  Reply # 752056 28-Jan-2013 15:39 Send private message

I too depend on it. The alternatives look bad at present




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  Reply # 752072 28-Jan-2013 16:07 Send private message

I've just sent an email linking to this thread to some of the relevant people I know who maintain the new maps portal and within Chorus.

We'll see what they come back to me via email, or if they respond to this thread.




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