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Wannabe Geek

#195257 12-Apr-2016 14:22
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Which is worse for fibre 100 MB

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'That VDSL Cat'
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Uber Geek


  #1530799 12-Apr-2016 14:29
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Bit of an opinionated question, but ild go Slingshot over my republic without a doubt. If iver of them would be my first pick is a totally different question all-together though.

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  #1530800 12-Apr-2016 14:30
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What are your requirements?




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Wannabe Geek

  #1530805 12-Apr-2016 14:36
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Maximum speed, I live in Auckland. One thing is this guys. My head is hurting who do I go with...

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Ultimate Geek

  #1530850 12-Apr-2016 14:46
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Are you getting voice service?  Would you use the router they gave you, or do you have a nice router you want to keep using?


Unfortunately it looks like TrueNet don't have enough probes on Slingshot fibre to show how good the performance is, but the last report makes MyRepublic look pretty dire:

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Master Geek

  #1530852 12-Apr-2016 14:48
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I've personally have had no problems with Slingshot. Haven't really tried MyRepublic though, so I can't give any feedback on them.

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Ultimate Geek

  #1533098 14-Apr-2016 16:08
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Was with Slingshot for years before UFB arrived in Hamilton. I would rate MyR no worse than Slingshot, perhaps I would rate them better as the online chat support is helpful and fast to deal with. Most of my dealings with Slingshot on the phone have been rubbish.




Performance wise I have no issues on 100/50 and 200/200 having moved from Orcon UFB a couple of years ago it is the same.


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Ultimate Geek

  #1533107 14-Apr-2016 16:40
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I'm happy with MR.  Only time I tried slingshot was 5 years ago on ASDL and it dropped out a lot at peak times.

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