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  Reply # 1097708 29-Jul-2014 09:51
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Good stuff so far guys.  Keep it coming.






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  Reply # 1097709 29-Jul-2014 09:52
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I dont game online much because I can't deal with lag. Now that I have UFB installed I think its time to upgrade my ps2!

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  Reply # 1097715 29-Jul-2014 10:00
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Is awesome because I could win a PS4.
However, non geeks shouldn't sign up because it lessen the chance for me to win a PS4.

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  Reply # 1097721 29-Jul-2014 10:12
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Fibre is awesome because it changes the game,
An end to slow connections, an end to the pain.
Fibre is awesome for streaming HD,
but if it continues to to buffer
STOP USING 802.11G!



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  Reply # 1097770 29-Jul-2014 10:52
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I recently moved an Elderly lady (in her 80's) on to UFB. She was having on going issues with broadband and phone. It was going to cost $$ to fix her internal wiring; so we put those $$ instead towards UFB. She now has a rock solid phone line and internet connection. So yes, UFB is not just for Geeks :)





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  Reply # 1097800 29-Jul-2014 11:38
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  Reply # 1097822 29-Jul-2014 12:30
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Everything is awesome
Everything is cool when you have UFB
Everything is awesome when we're living our dream

Everything is better when we're faster together
Side by side, UFB gonna win forever, let's party forever
We're the same, I'm like you, you're like me, we're all getting UFB

Everything is awesome
Everything is cool when you have UFB
Everything is awesome when we're living our dream




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  Reply # 1097830 29-Jul-2014 12:41
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Cloud computing only becomes meaningful when users can access their data in the cloud fast and seamlessly. Fast throughput, low latency, ADSL/VDSL have been rick rolled by UFB.

UFB is the future that can you can enjoy right now. Throw away your USB harddrives, UFB does it faster and better.


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  Reply # 1097841 29-Jul-2014 12:50
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  Reply # 1097845 29-Jul-2014 12:55
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What's faster than a speeding bullet?
Superman [Deprecated -> See Ultra Fast Broadband]


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  Reply # 1097847 29-Jul-2014 12:57
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Even if you don't care about the having the fastest internet, installing fibre to your home now will increase it's value, meaning you can get a better price while selling, or make your rental property more compelling.  It's a govt back initiative that 9/10 times doesn't cost anything to install, but if you miss out on the free install period it will cost thousands.

Consumers who connect to fibre will not be paying a premium vs their old internet connection, the price is very similar or the same, and your telephone works the same as it always has, plus you will get an upgraded wireless modem that won't crash when you've got work to do.



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  Reply # 1097893 29-Jul-2014 14:03
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Hmmm... this calls for an humerous Haiku methinks:

How awesome is naked?  
Broadband I mean, you perverts!
From BigPipe, of course!


Cheers,
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  Reply # 1097930 29-Jul-2014 15:09
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"BigPipe , Little Pipe, Cardboard Box"
BigPipe, Little Pipe, Cardboard Box"
"See outside the box, with BigPipeNZ UFB"






The little things make the biggest difference.

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  Reply # 1097936 29-Jul-2014 15:21
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UFB opens up a world of possibilities. Imagine being able to get access to your favorite TV programs on demand or reach out to people on the other side of the world via video. This experience is possible due to UFB. ADSL or alternate technologies may be able to achieve some of the above but once you have UFB, say good bye to 'bufferring' or waiting to access your content. It can all be as easy as turning on your TV using a remote.

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