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  Reply # 1097424 28-Jul-2014 20:13
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UFB is amazing!  Having all that upload means someone can be skyping in HD etc and it doesn't completely cripple the connection for gaming etc.
Amazing pings and local speeds too :)


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  Reply # 1097454 28-Jul-2014 20:38
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UFB would be awesome in a flat full of heavy gamers/torrenters/video streamers.

the added upload speed will make sharing videos on facebook and youtube much easier and will mean we can all download our itunes movie rentals faster ;)

but if you're not into all of that then the internet will just be faster, youtube videos will load quickly and you wont need to worry about other people in the house slowing down your facebook stalking with their downloading!


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  Reply # 1097456 28-Jul-2014 20:41
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UFB doesn't need a master filter so you'll get stable, trouble free internet*

*assuming you don't have a crappy Wireless router on the 100mbit plan.

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  Reply # 1097458 28-Jul-2014 20:45
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A land of plenty where the internet sucks, despite everyone paying through the nose.
For the big man up top doesn’t care a whole lot, as long as the money keeps him in fine clothes.  

From the land of dial up ‘try ADSL’ they all screamed, ‘what a wonder this new service can provide’.
Browsing at speed and downloading a breeze, ‘tremendous’ the community cried.

Then files slowly got bigger and the graphics more intense, and the internet started to choke.
The gigabytes soared and the people all roared, for the internet was becoming a joke.  

'We pay all this money where’s our service!’ they yelled, to the man up high on the hill.
The man thought real hard and from his back yard, invented VDSL and told the people to chill.  

But that didn’t last and VDSL got shafted, with big government boots stepping in.
‘We have to have the world’s best’ they said, and with lots of cash stirred up a big din.  

They dug up the streets and installed UFB, as fast as they possibly could.
Hooray they all cried and the providers they plied, their new service to everyone that would.  

No phones, no limits, all speed! Bigpipe said, and rejoice enveloped the land.
And the folk were amazed at the products and price, for sure it was all very grand.  

The resolution soared and the files got bigger, but no one cared terribly much.
Thank you Bigpipe you have saved the land, and no cancellation fee was a nice touch.

The wife was happy and the kids they were too, as nothing slowed UFB down.
Marriages were saved, and pirates behaved as the world could be accessed from town.  

**Sorry about the word limit, got carried away Lol

Always be yourself, unless you can be Batman, then always be the Batman

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  Reply # 1097485 28-Jul-2014 21:17
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Because it increases wifi range of course!
"Our connections before were not very good," she said. "We had major problems, it cut out a lot. It used to be situated in my study and the wi-fi didn't reach the whole way around the house, for example, but now it even reaches out to our sleepout, which is cool."




UFB: Fixing wireless, one house at a time!

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  Reply # 1097496 28-Jul-2014 21:28
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The Big Pipe is ALOT BIGGER when you're on UFB.
(Check out my signature) I can haz this at home plz?

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  Reply # 1097499 28-Jul-2014 21:34
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You want to know why UFB is oarsome? I'll tell you why. For once a country tucked away in the corner of the globe can be right in the middle of the action. Be it entertainment or business, buying or selling, UFB give NZers a chance to transfer chunks of data in no time at all. Yes, that means anyone who wants leisure and pleasure, treasure and measure, will be able to expand with UFB, not just "geeks". With UFB, the world is truly your oyste(R). (C)

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  Reply # 1097506 28-Jul-2014 21:51
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If the internet was made of water, you'd want it flowing through a Big Pipe.
Give a man an ADSL-sized glass, and he can sip at his not-quite-thirst-quenching drink until the bartender calls time.
Give a man a VDSL-sized pipe and he can shower in the rejuvenating spring of HD video or fill a pool with multiplayer gaming.
But give a man a UFB-sized Big Pipe and he can don the aqua-lung of envy while a world of gaming pours around him and movies flow with tidal force.

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  Reply # 1097532 28-Jul-2014 22:43
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Three words... Ultra Fast Broadband... Nothing else to say really...


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  Reply # 1097570 28-Jul-2014 23:48
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UFB - No more connections that get worse depending on weather and other peoples traffic. Not to mention lightening fast connections, both in speed and latency. Whats not to love?

Its like having your own big motorway to play on.

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  Reply # 1097588 29-Jul-2014 02:17
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UFB is awesome it would allow us finally watch online TV on 3 TVs without buffering.

and every single household in NZ must be connected to UFB and experience new world of interactive services!

helping others at

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  Reply # 1097595 29-Jul-2014 05:14
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I currently live in an area of Mt Eden Auckland where there is no UFB planned for quite some time.

I consider UFB so important that I decided to sell my house and move to a location I can get UFB.

I traipsed through dozens of open homes and attended many auctions throughout winter...

In hindsight uprooting my entire life and going through many heartaches just to get UFB has been quite a challenge ...

... we move in next week and yes, I would do it again.

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  Reply # 1097597 29-Jul-2014 06:26
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Ufb will be great. If you have 2 or more kids it will not slow your internet down and downloads will be more faster.

               The Biggest and the Best.

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  Reply # 1097601 29-Jul-2014 07:09
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UFB is awesome because:
- multiple HD video streams can be viewed at once.  
- 3D netflix (my adsl cant handle it).  
- uploading a backup wont take a week to do :)
- I can share my plex library with family at another address and have no issues streaming it

basically biggest bonus IMO: way better uploads.

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  Reply # 1097617 29-Jul-2014 07:35
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Don't be a drip...............

Get a big pipe...........

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