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  # 2172232 3-Feb-2019 14:42
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now it doesnt offer ADSL/VDSL at my place....

 

also not offering fiber at some places that have fiber available


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  # 2172234 3-Feb-2019 14:45
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Jase2985:

now it doesnt offer ADSL/VDSL....



Is that a fibre intact address by chance?





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  # 2172235 3-Feb-2019 14:46
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sorry updated my post

 

 

now it doesnt offer ADSL/VDSL at my place.... currently have VDSL

 

also not offering fiber at some places that have fiber available and i know they have a fibre connection along with previous VDSL connection

 


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  # 2172236 3-Feb-2019 14:49
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Jase2985:

sorry updated my post



now it doesnt offer ADSL/VDSL at my place.... currently have VDSL


also not offering fiber at some places that have fiber available and i know they have a fibre connection along with previous VDSL connection




Can you provide examples? I'm not seeing any issues here with all my usual test addresses.

You could be seeing caching if your using the same address.




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  # 2172237 3-Feb-2019 14:50
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wont be cached as i can see fiber for my address now, and havent looked up the other addresses


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  # 2172299 3-Feb-2019 16:23
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If I look here:

 

https://www.chorus.co.nz/tools-support/broadband-tools/broadband-map

 

At Ngaruawahia for Fibre.. (and huge chunks of Hamilton) There is no fibre shown..

 

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  # 2172304 3-Feb-2019 16:43
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hio77:
Jase2985:

now it doesnt offer ADSL/VDSL....



Is that a fibre intact address by chance?


Love the wording “consistent quality” in ADSL/Vdsl dicription, are they implying that they know Wireless 4g is crap in peak periods

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kornflake:
Love the wording “consistent quality” in ADSL/Vdsl dicription, are they implying that they know Wireless 4g is crap in peak periods

 

Have you done extensive controlled testing of 4G wireless vs Fibre in terms of single (and multi) thread performance at controlled latency and packet loss levels and generated results showing ramp rate and throughput at down to a resolution of 100ms? (at several locations?)

 

I have. You're wrong.

 

ADSL and VDSL are more consistent moment to moment because of characteristics of the mobile network. There are also definitely some sites where there is some peak time dropoff. Characterising the service in general as "crap in peak periods" is the sort of baseless comment that discredits any other statements you make.

 

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  # 2172307 3-Feb-2019 16:51
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I just checked my own address and apparently I can only get ADSL and VDSL. However we are running a gigabit fibre plan albeit with another provider.


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  # 2172308 3-Feb-2019 16:54
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@danielparker:

 

If I look here:

 

https://www.chorus.co.nz/tools-support/broadband-tools/broadband-map

 

At Ngaruawahia for Fibre.. (and huge chunks of Hamilton) There is no fibre shown..

 

Daniel

 

 

yea because chorus didnt do fibre for those areas

 

look at the uff website




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hio77: This is all sorted.

Appoligies for the delay.


Hmm, no change here, just checked the same address as I PMed you, which is fiber and was working fine previously. Recommending 4g and VDSL only.

On mobile Chrome if that matters.



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  # 2172624 4-Feb-2019 09:39
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kodachrome:
hio77: This is all sorted.

Appoligies for the delay.


Hmm, no change here, just checked the same address as I PMed you, which is fiber and was working fine previously. Recommending 4g and VDSL only.

On mobile Chrome if that matters.

 

 

 

Ok as of 9am this morning its working. Sadly however after all that Spark's online form are advising install date of the 13th, which needlessly long from now IMO. Ill go elsewhere for quicker install time.


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What makes you think changing isps will make the process faster?

The ISP doesn't install the fibre hthe LFC does. Will likely take the same time no matter which ISP you are with.

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kodachrome:
hio77: This is all sorted.

Appoligies for the delay.


Hmm, no change here, just checked the same address as I PMed you, which is fiber and was working fine previously. Recommending 4g and VDSL only.

On mobile Chrome if that matters.

 

 

 

Ok as of 9am this morning its working. Sadly however after all that Spark's online form are advising install date of the 13th, which needlessly long from now IMO. Ill go elsewhere for quicker install time.

 

 

System had  prod this morning and is all flowing now

 

 

 

I'm also not seeing an order placed at your address.. i'd suspect it's gone down the secondary ONT path..

 

Please DM me the order reference. 





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  # 2172676 4-Feb-2019 11:23
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Jase2985: What makes you think changing isps will make the process faster?

The ISP doesn't install the fibre hthe LFC does. Will likely take the same time no matter which ISP you are with.

No one is installing any actual fiber, this is an admin process delay.
Stuff already confirmed install/activation date of the 7th. The house already has (Spark) fiber. I expect faster turn around.

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