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We are a motley bunch of tech geeks from Chorus who are passionate about UFB and the infinite possibilities this once-in-many-generation telecommunications infrastructure upgrade will bring. We are also the company behind the nationwide #Gigatown competition, and look forward to representing our company on these forums. We will provide the odd tech focused discussion topic, while also helping with any queries via PM. We look forward to getting stuck in!
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  #945293 4-Dec-2013 12:24
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Welcome Chorus....just wondering if you are open to bribes to get fiber down my street? I can only pay in beer sorry but am happy to help dig up the sidewalk :)

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  #945295 4-Dec-2013 12:29
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Welcome to GZ Chorus. Now as Gim says what sort of bribes do you take to get fiber where I live?? :-)




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  #945299 4-Dec-2013 12:37
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Indeed! This will sound like an echo, but I'm prepared to bribe for WHK/FFP23 to be built sooner rather than later ;)

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Hi, I live in an area where only ADS1 is available, my cabinet is HNE/AG, what would it take to upgrade us to at least ADSL2+? I am told there is fibre to the cabinet too. Or preferbly what would it take to get fibre? I don't think my area is planned at all (I live in Tamahere, Rosebanks drive) we have RBI but it is pretty slow, my line attenuation is 29dB and I'm about 2.4K from the cabinet. I run an IT business from home so having a higher speed connection would mean a lot.

Cheers.

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  #945301 4-Dec-2013 12:40
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Whats the relationship with Chorus Van, has he gone to the breakers yard?

 
 
 
 




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  #945306 4-Dec-2013 12:47
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Axiomnz: Hi, I live in an area where only ADS1 is available, my cabinet is HNE/AG, what would it take to upgrade us to at least ADSL2+? I am told there is fibre to the cabinet too. Or preferbly what would it take to get fibre? I don't think my area is planned at all (I live in Tamahere, Rosebanks drive) we have RBI but it is pretty slow, my line attenuation is 29dB and I'm about 2.4K from the cabinet. I run an IT business from home so having a higher speed connection would mean a lot.

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Hi, Can you please PM me your address and phone number and I will get it looked into ^JD



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  #945308 4-Dec-2013 12:48
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knoydart: Whats the relationship with Chorus Van, has he gone to the breakers yard?



Its still on the road. We are in the process of  rebranding all our social media to ChorusNZ. ^JD

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  #945310 4-Dec-2013 12:51
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Welcome, you do need to explain the difference between you and the chorus van?







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nakedmolerat: Welcome, you do need to explain the difference between you and the chorus van?


We are in the process of rebranding all our social media to ChorusNZ. We will be retiring our chorus van account  ^JD

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Welcome!

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  #945339 4-Dec-2013 13:36
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Nice to have you here! Hopefully the trolls will behave towards you :-)

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  #945367 4-Dec-2013 14:11
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hi chorus can i ask you to look into the timeline for my street?




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  #945394 4-Dec-2013 14:47
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Hi Chorus, good to see you on Geekzone (although Chorus Van was here before and very helpful).

I'll add my voice to the fibre please calls (When is it coming to Waiheke?)

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