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Topic # 100888 20-Apr-2012 10:31 Send private message

I have fibre in the building and going to an outlet near me.  So, what determines whether one can get fusion or not? My location is not listed here http://www.xnet.co.nz/solutions/fusion-over-fibre-subdivisions/

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  Reply # 612315 20-Apr-2012 11:05 Send private message

It's only available in greenfields residential subdivisons where fibre only was deployed unstead of copper. If you're not one of these areas you will probably just have a standard Chorus fibre frame and usual Chorus P2P fibre prices will apply.




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  Reply # 612326 20-Apr-2012 11:43 Send private message

sbiddle: will probably just have a standard Chorus fibre frame and usual Chorus P2P fibre prices will apply.



$500/month sound right?

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  Reply # 612358 20-Apr-2012 13:06 Send private message

gchiu:
sbiddle: will probably just have a standard Chorus fibre frame and usual Chorus P2P fibre prices will apply.



$500/month sound right?


Yip somewhere around that, it depends exactly what CIR you want.




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  Reply # 613193 22-Apr-2012 16:05 Send private message

I don't really understand why some parts of the country can pay $60/month for an entry level fibre plan, and others $500/month.   Is one being subsidised by govt or something?

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  Reply # 613196 22-Apr-2012 16:11 Send private message

sbiddle sums it up pretty well here http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=135&topicid=88993&page_no=2#600472

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  Reply # 613201 22-Apr-2012 16:14 Send private message

gchiu: I don't really understand why some parts of the country can pay $60/month for an entry level fibre plan, and others $500/month.   Is one being subsidised by govt or something?


Because you're not comparing apples with oranges - they are not the same product, and in this case you're comparing a GPON product vs a P2P fibre product. The price for a P2P fibre connection in a UFB area is identical to what you're paying over Chorus fibre now, ie $380 wholesale for a 100Mbps connection and then $10 per 10MB lot for a CIR. Chorus fibre pricing was dropped in August last year to match the UFB pricing.

GPON pricing on the other hand is entirely different, it's calculated on the fact a single fibre port that costs $$$ can be split between 24 users rather than 1 user.



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  Reply # 613205 22-Apr-2012 16:20 Send private message

So, what determines if GPON is in your area?  

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  Reply # 613233 22-Apr-2012 17:11 Send private message

gchiu: So, what determines if GPON is in your area?  


Essentially whether you're in a UFB area or not, which you obviously aren't.

Right now GPON is only available in existing greenfields BOF area or new UFB areas.




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