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Topic # 147121 9-Jun-2014 22:26
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Leaving work tonight in South Dunedin, I checked my phone and noticed it was claiming 4G.

Hoping this is going to solve some of the data issues in that area. 




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  Reply # 1062477 10-Jun-2014 12:04
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Yeap i'm seeing it in Dunedin CBD, 30Mbit Down 2Mbit Up. iPhone 5S

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  Reply # 1062509 10-Jun-2014 12:33
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30 down 2 up? that's worse than 3G!

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  Reply # 1062533 10-Jun-2014 12:51
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My sister noticed it when she was down there for the weekend - very excited! :D

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  Reply # 1062545 10-Jun-2014 13:09
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joker97: 30 down 2 up? that's worse than 3G!


Nah on 3G I get 3 down .8 up.

I don't think It's distance to Cell site related either. ;)





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  Reply # 1062547 10-Jun-2014 13:11
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So 4g means different numbers in different parts of the country eh



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  Reply # 1062580 10-Jun-2014 13:56
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I don't think there's any data cables in Dunedin, the data has to get out and walk.




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  Reply # 1062585 10-Jun-2014 14:06
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mind you I switched my wife to Voda as they had 4g, to check it out ... that's about what you get with voda too - around 20/2. I thought the phone was wrong the profile the apn etc ... in the end wasn't impressed as people report like 85/40 in other parts of the country.

now we're both on skinny. it doesn't display 4G, but from this thread we're no slower than 4G (up anyway, down yes, a bit less at like 17-20)

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  Reply # 1062592 10-Jun-2014 14:13
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Best I've done my self is 80/26 on Telecom at Christchurch Airport late last year.

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  Reply # 1062633 10-Jun-2014 14:47
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once its officially launched the speed will be higher.




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  Reply # 1062795 10-Jun-2014 18:19
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It's been off and on for the past couple of weeks at least.

Seems to go for about 30mins - 1 hour then they turn it off again.

Managed to get 40/10 consistently but the speed at the time was around 80/12 or so.

Hopefully they launch soon.

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  Reply # 1064769 13-Jun-2014 11:20
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joker97: 30 down 2 up? that's worse than 3G!

I'd like to see you get better than 30/2 on 3G anywhere that isn't the middle of nowhere/middle of the night.

Even on a dual carrier device i've never gone much over 20Mbps.

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  Reply # 1064820 13-Jun-2014 12:09
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U in Dunedin or elsewhere?

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  Reply # 1064846 13-Jun-2014 12:50
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Thats the best ive seen in Hamilton, Bay of Plenty, Auckland and Northland.

 

Saying that, i don't speedtest often as its a waste of data. If you've got a speedtest (or other download test) showing 30 down i'd be very curious to see that.

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  Reply # 1065121 13-Jun-2014 18:30
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Seems that telecom have decided to leave the 4g on now, obviously for the rugby this weekend. The question is is it going to be permanent or will they turn it off again

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  Reply # 1065636 14-Jun-2014 17:13
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Account manager seemed to think the go live would be in July.

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