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  Reply # 967014 14-Jan-2014 18:01 Send private message

TimA: Probably Vodafone.
Must be our Ultra fast broadband customer on cable and UFB plans chewing up too much bandwidth. Might need more bandwidth?


VDSL would be nice for those of us unlikely to see UFB this decade.

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  Reply # 967020 14-Jan-2014 18:17 Send private message

sbowness:
TimA: Probably Vodafone.
Must be our Ultra fast broadband customer on cable and UFB plans chewing up too much bandwidth. Might need more bandwidth?


VDSL would be nice for those of us unlikely to see UFB this decade.


Quite agree myself. Hope we get VDSL at some point. I live 2 houses outside of UFB currently available.




All comments are of a personal view and are not that of Vodafone NZ.
If you need help related to a Vodafone product or service feel free to message me and ill do my best to assist you.

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BigPipe

  Reply # 967025 14-Jan-2014 18:21 Send private message

TimA:
sbowness:
TimA: Probably Vodafone.
Must be our Ultra fast broadband customer on cable and UFB plans chewing up too much bandwidth. Might need more bandwidth?


VDSL would be nice for those of us unlikely to see UFB this decade.


Quite agree myself. Hope we get VDSL at some point. I live 2 houses outside of UFB currently available.


Do you get an invite from us?




www.bigpipe.co.nz
https://www.facebook.com/BigPipeNZ
https://twitter.com/BigPipeNZ

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  Reply # 967026 14-Jan-2014 18:26 Send private message

BigPipeNZ:
TimA:
sbowness:
TimA: Probably Vodafone.
Must be our Ultra fast broadband customer on cable and UFB plans chewing up too much bandwidth. Might need more bandwidth?


VDSL would be nice for those of us unlikely to see UFB this decade.


Quite agree myself. Hope we get VDSL at some point. I live 2 houses outside of UFB currently available.


Do you get an invite from us?


Unfortunately not :(
Want me to Pm my address and email :)




All comments are of a personal view and are not that of Vodafone NZ.
If you need help related to a Vodafone product or service feel free to message me and ill do my best to assist you.

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Master Geek
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  Reply # 967035 14-Jan-2014 18:48 Send private message

BigPipeNZ:
TimA:
sbowness:
TimA: Probably Vodafone.
Must be our Ultra fast broadband customer on cable and UFB plans chewing up too much bandwidth. Might need more bandwidth?


VDSL would be nice for those of us unlikely to see UFB this decade.


Quite agree myself. Hope we get VDSL at some point. I live 2 houses outside of UFB currently available.


Do you get an invite from us?


Wish I could go naked. Dependent on the POTS, unfortunately.

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BigPipe

  Reply # 967039 14-Jan-2014 18:52 One person supports this post Send private message

TimA:
BigPipeNZ:
TimA:
sbowness:
TimA: Probably Vodafone.
Must be our Ultra fast broadband customer on cable and UFB plans chewing up too much bandwidth. Might need more bandwidth?


VDSL would be nice for those of us unlikely to see UFB this decade.


Quite agree myself. Hope we get VDSL at some point. I live 2 houses outside of UFB currently available.


Do you get an invite from us?


Unfortunately not :(
Want me to Pm my address and email :)

Ah, I remember you wanted it as a second line.

We're not doing that for the trial sorry, but you could always switch your primary line to us and then if/when vodafone decide to launch VDSL with no data cap, connection fee or contract for $99/month you can switch back to them.  




www.bigpipe.co.nz
https://www.facebook.com/BigPipeNZ
https://twitter.com/BigPipeNZ

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  Reply # 967040 14-Jan-2014 18:56 Send private message

BigPipeNZ:
TimA:
BigPipeNZ:
TimA:
sbowness:
TimA: Probably Vodafone.
Must be our Ultra fast broadband customer on cable and UFB plans chewing up too much bandwidth. Might need more bandwidth?


VDSL would be nice for those of us unlikely to see UFB this decade.


Quite agree myself. Hope we get VDSL at some point. I live 2 houses outside of UFB currently available.


Do you get an invite from us?


Unfortunately not :(
Want me to Pm my address and email :)

Ah, I remember you wanted it as a second line.

We're not doing that for the trial sorry, but you could always switch your primary line to us and then if/when vodafone decide to launch VDSL with no data cap, connection fee or contract for $99/month you can switch back to them.  


That seems too ideal for it to happen, VDSL for $99 with no datacap?? What is this theory you have pondered.
Enticing but i wouldn't want to ruin my 10 year tenure with VF. Could you provide a price for a new service lead and i maybe willing to pay installs etc.

(I meant Wouldn't want to ruin my tenure)




All comments are of a personal view and are not that of Vodafone NZ.
If you need help related to a Vodafone product or service feel free to message me and ill do my best to assist you.

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Ultimate Geek
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BigPipe

  Reply # 967041 14-Jan-2014 19:00 Send private message

TimA:
BigPipeNZ:
TimA:
BigPipeNZ:
TimA:
sbowness:
TimA: Probably Vodafone.
Must be our Ultra fast broadband customer on cable and UFB plans chewing up too much bandwidth. Might need more bandwidth?


VDSL would be nice for those of us unlikely to see UFB this decade.


Quite agree myself. Hope we get VDSL at some point. I live 2 houses outside of UFB currently available.


Do you get an invite from us?


Unfortunately not :(
Want me to Pm my address and email :)

Ah, I remember you wanted it as a second line.

We're not doing that for the trial sorry, but you could always switch your primary line to us and then if/when vodafone decide to launch VDSL with no data cap, connection fee or contract for $99/month you can switch back to them.  


That seems too ideal for it to happen, VDSL for $99 with no datacap?? What is this theory you have pondered.
Enticing but i wouldn't want to ruin my 10 year tenure with VF. Could you provide a price for a new service lead and i maybe willing to pay installs etc.

(I meant Wouldn't want to ruin my tenure)


sorry, we don't actually have the ability to do 

You could always get someone like VF (or maybe Flip?) to install the second line, then switch it to us.




www.bigpipe.co.nz
https://www.facebook.com/BigPipeNZ
https://twitter.com/BigPipeNZ

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  Reply # 967045 14-Jan-2014 19:02 Send private message

BigPipeNZ:
TimA:
BigPipeNZ:
TimA:
BigPipeNZ:
TimA:
sbowness:
TimA: Probably Vodafone.
Must be our Ultra fast broadband customer on cable and UFB plans chewing up too much bandwidth. Might need more bandwidth?


VDSL would be nice for those of us unlikely to see UFB this decade.


Quite agree myself. Hope we get VDSL at some point. I live 2 houses outside of UFB currently available.


Do you get an invite from us?


Unfortunately not :(
Want me to Pm my address and email :)

Ah, I remember you wanted it as a second line.

We're not doing that for the trial sorry, but you could always switch your primary line to us and then if/when vodafone decide to launch VDSL with no data cap, connection fee or contract for $99/month you can switch back to them.  


That seems too ideal for it to happen, VDSL for $99 with no datacap?? What is this theory you have pondered.
Enticing but i wouldn't want to ruin my 10 year tenure with VF. Could you provide a price for a new service lead and i maybe willing to pay installs etc.

(I meant Wouldn't want to ruin my tenure)


sorry, we don't actually have the ability to do that.

You could always get someone like VF (or maybe Flip?) to install the second line, then switch it to us.


Hmmm, Will see. Can someone vouch offshore speeds on VDSL compared to local :)
I like me netflix. Currently get 16-19Mbp/s to USA




All comments are of a personal view and are not that of Vodafone NZ.
If you need help related to a Vodafone product or service feel free to message me and ill do my best to assist you.

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  Reply # 967072 14-Jan-2014 20:12 Send private message

TimA: 

Hmmm, Will see. Can someone vouch offshore speeds on VDSL compared to local :)
I like me netflix. Currently get 16-19Mbp/s to USA


16-19Mbps speed to the USA on standard ADSL2?   (your sig shows UFB speedtest, but you said you cant get UFB, so I assume you are on ADSL)
which has theoretical max sync rate just to the local cabinet of 24Mbps?
But almost never give speedtests to domestic servers above 20Mbps?

are you sure you aren't caching your results accidentally?

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  Reply # 967080 14-Jan-2014 20:33 Send private message

NonprayingMantis:
TimA: 

Hmmm, Will see. Can someone vouch offshore speeds on VDSL compared to local :)
I like me netflix. Currently get 16-19Mbp/s to USA


16-19Mbps speed to the USA on standard ADSL2?   (your sig shows UFB speedtest, but you said you cant get UFB, so I assume you are on ADSL)
which has theoretical max sync rate just to the local cabinet of 24Mbps?
But almost never give speedtests to domestic servers above 20Mbps?

are you sure you aren't caching your results accidentally?


I synch at 22Mbp/s Local throughput is 19.8Mbp/s
Speed tests are from work as you can see VF-NZ internet networks. Pingtest is from home.

This might explain something. (If you are a rural user look away)




All comments are of a personal view and are not that of Vodafone NZ.
If you need help related to a Vodafone product or service feel free to message me and ill do my best to assist you.

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Uber Geek
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  Reply # 967081 14-Jan-2014 20:35 Send private message

TimA:
NonprayingMantis:
TimA: 

Hmmm, Will see. Can someone vouch offshore speeds on VDSL compared to local :)
I like me netflix. Currently get 16-19Mbp/s to USA


16-19Mbps speed to the USA on standard ADSL2?   (your sig shows UFB speedtest, but you said you cant get UFB, so I assume you are on ADSL)
which has theoretical max sync rate just to the local cabinet of 24Mbps?
But almost never give speedtests to domestic servers above 20Mbps?

are you sure you aren't caching your results accidentally?


I synch at 22Mbp/s Local throughput is 19.8Mbp/s
Speed tests are from work as you can see VF-NZ internet networks. Pingtest is from home.

This might explain something. (If you are a rural user look away)

Yeah, I saw that before

so local throughput it 19.8Mbps, but you can still speedtest to the USA at 16-19Mbps?
It just seems... unlikely.




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  Reply # 967107 14-Jan-2014 20:49 Send private message

NonprayingMantis:
TimA:
NonprayingMantis:
TimA: 

Hmmm, Will see. Can someone vouch offshore speeds on VDSL compared to local :)
I like me netflix. Currently get 16-19Mbp/s to USA


16-19Mbps speed to the USA on standard ADSL2?   (your sig shows UFB speedtest, but you said you cant get UFB, so I assume you are on ADSL)
which has theoretical max sync rate just to the local cabinet of 24Mbps?
But almost never give speedtests to domestic servers above 20Mbps?

are you sure you aren't caching your results accidentally?


I synch at 22Mbp/s Local throughput is 19.8Mbp/s
Speed tests are from work as you can see VF-NZ internet networks. Pingtest is from home.

This might explain something. (If you are a rural user look away)

Yeah, I saw that before

so local throughput it 19.8Mbps, but you can still speedtest to the USA at 16-19Mbps?
It just seems... unlikely.





I get that to the USA and same to AUS.





All comments are of a personal view and are not that of Vodafone NZ.
If you need help related to a Vodafone product or service feel free to message me and ill do my best to assist you.

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Uber Geek
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  Reply # 967189 14-Jan-2014 22:39 Send private message

TimA:
NonprayingMantis:
TimA:
NonprayingMantis:
TimA: 

Hmmm, Will see. Can someone vouch offshore speeds on VDSL compared to local :)
I like me netflix. Currently get 16-19Mbp/s to USA


16-19Mbps speed to the USA on standard ADSL2?   (your sig shows UFB speedtest, but you said you cant get UFB, so I assume you are on ADSL)
which has theoretical max sync rate just to the local cabinet of 24Mbps?
But almost never give speedtests to domestic servers above 20Mbps?

are you sure you aren't caching your results accidentally?


I synch at 22Mbp/s Local throughput is 19.8Mbp/s
Speed tests are from work as you can see VF-NZ internet networks. Pingtest is from home.

This might explain something. (If you are a rural user look away)

Yeah, I saw that before

so local throughput it 19.8Mbps, but you can still speedtest to the USA at 16-19Mbps?
It just seems... unlikely.





I get that to the USA and same to AUS.



On speedtest.net? Or multithreaded downloads?

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  Reply # 967195 14-Jan-2014 22:52 Send private message

NonprayingMantis:
TimA:
NonprayingMantis:
TimA:
NonprayingMantis:
TimA: 

Hmmm, Will see. Can someone vouch offshore speeds on VDSL compared to local :)
I like me netflix. Currently get 16-19Mbp/s to USA


16-19Mbps speed to the USA on standard ADSL2?   (your sig shows UFB speedtest, but you said you cant get UFB, so I assume you are on ADSL)
which has theoretical max sync rate just to the local cabinet of 24Mbps?
But almost never give speedtests to domestic servers above 20Mbps?

are you sure you aren't caching your results accidentally?


I synch at 22Mbp/s Local throughput is 19.8Mbp/s
Speed tests are from work as you can see VF-NZ internet networks. Pingtest is from home.

This might explain something. (If you are a rural user look away)

Yeah, I saw that before

so local throughput it 19.8Mbps, but you can still speedtest to the USA at 16-19Mbps?
It just seems... unlikely.





I get that to the USA and same to AUS.



On speedtest.net? Or multithreaded downloads?


I get 14 on speedtest and max on multithreads.




All comments are of a personal view and are not that of Vodafone NZ.
If you need help related to a Vodafone product or service feel free to message me and ill do my best to assist you.

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