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Topic # 119727 11-Jun-2013 14:11
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Hi all,

As per Stuff today:
http://www.stuff.co.nz/technology/digital-living/8781595/Telecom-expects-more-UFB-sign-ups-after-deal 
Telecom now have a deal with Chorus to do overhead Fibre.

Wahoo!

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  Reply # 834223 11-Jun-2013 14:22
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Now we just need static IP's...

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  Reply # 834242 11-Jun-2013 14:33
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Surely they should have a voip solution by now....



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  Reply # 834297 11-Jun-2013 16:12
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Ragnor: Surely they should have a voip solution by now....


Voice over Fibre isn't intended untill the end of the year.

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  Reply # 834333 11-Jun-2013 17:12
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Yyrael: Hi all,

As per Stuff today:
http://www.stuff.co.nz/technology/digital-living/8781595/Telecom-expects-more-UFB-sign-ups-after-deal 
Telecom now have a deal with Chorus to do overhead Fibre.

Wahoo!


"About 30 per cent of homes are connected by overhead phone lines but the Resource Management Act often prevents Chorus from installing additional lines to connect homes to the UFB network unless it takes away the copper line at the same time."

What is the specific part of the RMA that prevents this?




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  Reply # 834382 11-Jun-2013 18:29
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DarthKermit:
Yyrael: Hi all,

As per Stuff today:
http://www.stuff.co.nz/technology/digital-living/8781595/Telecom-expects-more-UFB-sign-ups-after-deal 
Telecom now have a deal with Chorus to do overhead Fibre.

Wahoo!


"About 30 per cent of homes are connected by overhead phone lines but the Resource Management Act often prevents Chorus from installing additional lines to connect homes to the UFB network unless it takes away the copper line at the same time."

What is the specific part of the RMA that prevents this?


I believe it is visual polution but unsure on this front

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  Reply # 834395 11-Jun-2013 19:12
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DarthKermit: What is the specific part of the RMA that prevents this?


Its not the RMA itself but some of the consents to install & operate telecomunications networks issused under the RMA that in most cases restrict the numner of Aerial Service leads that a Network Operator may  install.

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  Reply # 834407 11-Jun-2013 19:15
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Yyrael:
DarthKermit:
Yyrael: Hi all,

As per Stuff today:
http://www.stuff.co.nz/technology/digital-living/8781595/Telecom-expects-more-UFB-sign-ups-after-deal 
Telecom now have a deal with Chorus to do overhead Fibre.

Wahoo!


"About 30 per cent of homes are connected by overhead phone lines but the Resource Management Act often prevents Chorus from installing additional lines to connect homes to the UFB network unless it takes away the copper line at the same time."

What is the specific part of the RMA that prevents this?


I believe it is visual polution but unsure on this front


There's no mention of mention of it in the RMA itself, and there isn't any particularly relevant national policy, so my best guess is that it comes down to the way in which the visual effects provision of the RMA has been interpreted at the Chorus<>Council interface. This could be to do with the specific plans of councils (as I've heard that Chorus only have this problem in some areas?) 

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  Reply # 839000 18-Jun-2013 22:51
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Lol, i signed up to vdsl2+ the day before they announced this because overhead fiber was not possible

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  Reply # 839222 19-Jun-2013 12:01
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chevrolux: Now we just need static IP's...


I'm working on that... shouldn't be too far away..

Ragnor: Surely they should have a voip solution by now....


I'm working on that too... but that will be a little further as it's a bit more complex.

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