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Topic # 143485 16-Apr-2014 15:07 Send private message

Just spoke to Orcon tech as both lines went dead at home/business today. He raised a ticket no. 11738690.

Vdsl modem has no connection. The tech went through the usual stuff reset etc.

Downstairs business Genius Adsl is also dead.

I did see a chorus tech outside at the cabinet today at lunch....hopefully he didnt do anything stupid.

Anyhelp is greatly appreciated!

Cant post any stats yet from this phone...but sufficient to say tech support couldnt get us back on.

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  Reply # 1026269 16-Apr-2014 15:16 Send private message

Piece of toast says it was the Chorus guy.
Unfortunately theyre not always careful about the things they unplug, or even just forgot to plug them back in :-p




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  Reply # 1026273 16-Apr-2014 15:22 Send private message

You by chance in the Titirangi area?




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  Reply # 1026274 16-Apr-2014 15:23 Send private message

Just checked, you are, bad news I'm afraid. The area is down, not just you, so related to a larger FRE - getting something up on the network status page as we speak




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  Reply # 1026275 16-Apr-2014 15:23 Send private message

By chance I do live in the Rangi.....dont tell me?....



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  Reply # 1026276 16-Apr-2014 15:25 Send private message

Damn it....here was me hoping I could blame that Chorus tech. No toast for me then :(

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  Reply # 1026278 16-Apr-2014 15:28 Send private message

sorry mate, just hang tight, its up on the network status page, as there are over 250 users from just Orcon affected alone I would expect resolution today sometime - they're normally quick with these




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  Reply # 1026279 16-Apr-2014 15:28 One person supports this post Send private message

Yep, spade fade I'm afraid



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  Reply # 1026282 16-Apr-2014 15:33 Send private message

Thanks for the update !

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  Reply # 1026285 16-Apr-2014 15:40 Send private message

Issue is apparently a large fibre cut.

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  Reply # 1026306 16-Apr-2014 16:15 Send private message

Damnit... I owe you a piece of toast. 






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  Reply # 1026307 16-Apr-2014 16:15 Send private message

Awesome! Fibre cut eh?....sounds like we'll be waiting for this then.



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  Reply # 1026311 16-Apr-2014 16:21 One person supports this post Send private message

xpd: Damnit... I owe you a piece of toast. 




Yep. Make that vogels. Dont skimp with that cheap stuff.

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  Reply # 1026325 16-Apr-2014 17:18 Send private message

Scotsman: Awesome! Fibre cut eh?....sounds like we'll be waiting for this then.


We are chasing it.

With fibre or cable cuts the key is if it is civil works and the machinery operator realizes and 'fesses up then the repair can start nearly straight away, if it is e.g. rat damage it can take a while to find before the repair can begin, fingers crossed....




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  Reply # 1026332 16-Apr-2014 17:33 Send private message

FireEngine:
Scotsman: Awesome! Fibre cut eh?....sounds like we'll be waiting for this then.


We are chasing it.

With fibre or cable cuts the key is if it is civil works and the machinery operator realizes and 'fesses up then the repair can start nearly straight away, if it is e.g. rat damage it can take a while to find before the repair can begin, fingers crossed....


Have wifi tethered to Android device so old Vodafone 3G is keeping us going.

Bummer huh, looks like Henderson area is affected too! 

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  Reply # 1026415 16-Apr-2014 19:59 Send private message

Latest update from Korus: "Technicians are onsite and preparation activities required for splicing have commenced, however due to the nature of the fault, are complex and restoration activities are expected to begin early tomorrow."




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