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  # 1198082 15-Dec-2014 21:11
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Blue is usuallywater fyi



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  # 1198086 15-Dec-2014 21:14
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amped for inside install this wed afternoon. Fibre install at home looks pretty good.

they even replaced the hose to the tape mounted next to it with metal pipe (so they may have damaged the hose).

Overall pretty happy.

 
 
 
 


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  # 1198212 16-Dec-2014 07:35
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Cbfd: Blue is usuallywater fyi

I've just taken a look at my photos from when they installed the fibre in the first place (which I'd forgotten about until now). The only cables under there are the copper and the fibre, so the blue therefore must be marking them :)

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  # 1198407 16-Dec-2014 13:03
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I popped home at lunchtime today and found a thrusting company installing big (10-15 cm diameter) orange tubing into the street. It doesn't look like UFB after all :(

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  # 1198534 16-Dec-2014 17:19
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Behodar: I popped home at lunchtime today and found a thrusting company installing big (10-15 cm diameter) orange tubing into the street. It doesn't look like UFB after all :(


Are you in a Chorus LFC area ?

Sounds like it might be 110mm power ducting - Bugger

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  # 1198538 16-Dec-2014 17:25
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Yeah, it's power; there were Horizon (local power company) trucks out here when I got home and, if I needed even more convincing, the power was off. It looks like they're finally moving the power underground.

And yes, Chorus area.

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  # 1198804 17-Dec-2014 07:49
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rb99: I was still checking Chorus's map and wondering when they were going to update the thing, which they say they'll do by the end of the week, by the way.

It's been updated now.

 
 
 
 


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  # 1198868 17-Dec-2014 09:40
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Behodar:
rb99: I was still checking Chorus's map and wondering when they were going to update the thing, which they say they'll do by the end of the week, by the way.

It's been updated now.

Excellent, thanks for that.




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  # 1198945 17-Dec-2014 11:01
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OK, Chorus man hopefully onsite now.



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  # 1199577 17-Dec-2014 23:30
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So I am live on Fibre now - all I can say is it is utterly amazing.

Netflix - videos load almost instantly and are running at full bitrate after 1 minute.
Youtube - videos load and start instantly - even on 1080p
Torrents - between 3-5MBps - even with PirateBay offline
Speedtests - 89/48 on wifi - haven't tested cabled yet - latency 3ms to Spark
Web Browsing - just better, quicker.

That's using a Cisco 887 and Unifi APs - might be worth replacing the router soon.

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  # 1199594 18-Dec-2014 01:49
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wasabi2k: So I am live on Fibre now - all I can say is it is utterly amazing.

Netflix - videos load almost instantly and are running at full bitrate after 1 minute.
Youtube - videos load and start instantly - even on 1080p
Torrents - between 3-5MBps - even with PirateBay offline
Speedtests - 89/48 on wifi - haven't tested cabled yet - latency 3ms to Spark
Web Browsing - just better, quicker.

That's using a Cisco 887 and Unifi APs - might be worth replacing the router soon.



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  # 1202092 22-Dec-2014 14:52
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Well my part of the street is done as far as installation of fibre goes. Work started on the 18th(was meant to be the 8th) and finished just after lunchtime today.  All fibre went underground, though about 600m around the road, it went on power poles.  I'm guessing they will be back to do the rest of the street after Xmas.

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  # 1202112 22-Dec-2014 15:21
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semigeek: Well my part of the street is done as far as installation of fibre goes. Work started on the 18th(was meant to be the 8th) and finished just after lunchtime today.  All fibre went underground, though about 600m around the road, it went on power poles.  I'm guessing they will be back to do the rest of the street after Xmas.


Same here, and very similar install - main fibre is underground on one side of the road (through an existing conduit) and then overhead to the other side, and they seem to have just finished.  Where in NZ are you @semigeek

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  # 1202641 23-Dec-2014 13:44
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timbosan:
semigeek: Well my part of the street is done as far as installation of fibre goes. Work started on the 18th(was meant to be the 8th) and finished just after lunchtime today.  All fibre went underground, though about 600m around the road, it went on power poles.  I'm guessing they will be back to do the rest of the street after Xmas.


Same here, and very similar install - main fibre is underground on one side of the road (through an existing conduit) and then overhead to the other side, and they seem to have just finished.  Where in NZ are you @semigeek


Dunedin.

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  # 1202644 23-Dec-2014 13:50
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semigeek:
timbosan:
semigeek: Well my part of the street is done as far as installation of fibre goes. Work started on the 18th(was meant to be the 8th) and finished just after lunchtime today.  All fibre went underground, though about 600m around the road, it went on power poles.  I'm guessing they will be back to do the rest of the street after Xmas.


Same here, and very similar install - main fibre is underground on one side of the road (through an existing conduit) and then overhead to the other side, and they seem to have just finished.  Where in NZ are you @semigeek


Dunedin.


I guess we're not in the same area, I am in Auckland!

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