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#153824 9-Oct-2014 08:43
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I would have thought Royal Oak, being one of the central suburbs would be getting it sooner rather than later.  I can't get any of the other faster DSL options either.  Our area has dozens of multi-unit complexes, so your would think it would be a lucrative location for supplying better services, like UFB.

Last time I checked we weren't even on the rollout schedule - wtf? It could be next decade before we get it.

Here is the latest Message, when I checked just now our specific address - http://www.chorus.co.nz/network-upgrade-map

 

  • UFB deployment dates for your area are still being developed

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  #1150427 9-Oct-2014 08:56
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I agree, the UFB rollout across Auckland is really slow, and to not even have a date is poor. I would think that replacing the oldest cabinets first would more logical than favouring geographically central cabinets though. The older cabinets are more unreliable and delivering poorer quality services, so they must be the priority imo (bit like PC replacements at work).

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  #1150575 9-Oct-2014 11:42
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It'll be this decade. The rollout finishes in 2019.

 
 
 
 




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  #1181136 22-Nov-2014 08:32
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Just got a letter today that they are installing it this month.  Can't the map be more accurate?

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  #1181140 22-Nov-2014 09:03
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KiwiTT: Just got a letter today that they are installing it this month.  Can't the map be more accurate?


Probably the lead time between 'boots on the ground' and the information getting back to head office.




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  #1181145 22-Nov-2014 09:25
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Lucky you,
Yes I agree they should be doing the slow area's first rather than those that can already get VDSL.

I notice that the maps have now changed
UFB fibre up to 200 Mbps between Jul-2019 and Dec-201 - See more at: http://www.chorus.co.nz/network-upgrade-map#sthash.qR266E2G.dpuf
 
June 2019 - Dec 2019 for me in New Windsor and for a mate of mine in Torbay. He is not so bad as be is boarderline on VDSL.

I just hope that it is still free installation in 5 years + time when we finally can get it.

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  #1181146 22-Nov-2014 09:39
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If you have issues with the UFB rollout then you should raise these with CFH.

As for the rollout it's pretty safe to say no matter what approach is taken there are going to be unhappy people which is exactly what we've seen with the large number of threads on here discussing this issue have show as in different parts of NZ both scenarios are occurring. Target areas with good connectivity first and there will be complaints from those in poor areas that they should get their upgrade first. Target areas with poor connectivity first and those in areas with good connectivity complain they should be first.

When a nationwide rollout takes ~8 years somebody has to be first and somebody has to be last. That's the reality, and nothing is going to change that.




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  #1181148 22-Nov-2014 09:50
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Yes I know it is a massive project and there will be disappointments no matter how it is done.

We were the last area to be cabinetized in 2011 only to discover that I was not being put on a cabinet and would have to suffer slow internet.

CFH I doubt they would change their plans for one or two, I might contact them to see if they can offer more information.

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  #1181640 23-Nov-2014 15:59
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Auckland UFB is a joke. I live in Wanganui and can get UFB pretty much anywhere.




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  #1181641 23-Nov-2014 16:07
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MichaelNZ: Auckland UFB is a joke. I live in Wanganui and can get UFB pretty much anywhere.


don't know if serious or trolling

Whanganui has 43 thousand people, the Auckland region has 1.5 million, so 34x the population.

its going to take a lot longer to have it installed here than down in whanganui

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  #1181654 23-Nov-2014 17:12
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MichaelNZ: Auckland UFB is a joke. I live in Wanganui and can get UFB pretty much anywhere.

Your right! This is an outrage. How dare they start on the smaller towns before they finish the big city's. Auckland is the power house of the economy and should be first to get everything.




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  #1181664 23-Nov-2014 17:46
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coffeebaron:
MichaelNZ: Auckland UFB is a joke. I live in Wanganui and can get UFB pretty much anywhere.

Your right! This is an outrage. How dare they start on the smaller towns before they finish the big city's. Auckland is the power house of the economy and should be first to get everything.


imagine if that were the case, no one got it till Auckland was done



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  #1192602 10-Dec-2014 08:47
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It seems that even though they are laying the fibre down my street this month, it will not be available until 2018!!!

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  #1192604 10-Dec-2014 08:50
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coffeebaron:
Your right! This is an outrage. How dare they start on the smaller towns before they finish the big city's. Auckland is the power house of the economy and should be first to get everything.


Thats right! We have the rest of the countries roads to pay for! /troll

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MichaelNZ: Auckland UFB is a joke. I live in Wanganui and can get UFB pretty much anywhere.


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