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Topic # 150335 18-Jul-2014 21:28
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About a month ago we signed up for VDSL on Orcon, and they sent around a tech to do the install. However, he told us that we were too far away and there would be no point. Now, Telecom have offered us a VDSL deal. I was just wondering if we would be able to get it on Telecom rather than Orcon?

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  Reply # 1091777 18-Jul-2014 21:30
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What do you get if you put your address into http://www.chorus.co.nz/maps?

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  Reply # 1091780 18-Jul-2014 21:32
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if you have already been denied for vdsl, trying again isnt going to get anywhere...

if you were denied, it would have been for good reason.




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  Reply # 1091783 18-Jul-2014 21:33
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Behodar: What do you get if you put your address into http://www.chorus.co.nz/maps?

We are in the VDSL (>20Mbps) zone.




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  Reply # 1091784 18-Jul-2014 21:34
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you could try but i doubt changing providers will make a difference

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  Reply # 1091785 18-Jul-2014 21:34
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dcole13:
Behodar: What do you get if you put your address into http://www.chorus.co.nz/maps?

We are in the VDSL (>20Mbps) zone.


Feel free to PM me your address and I can check this out for you before you commit.






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  Reply # 1091786 18-Jul-2014 21:35
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michaelmurfy:
dcole13:
Behodar: What do you get if you put your address into http://www.chorus.co.nz/maps?

We are in the VDSL (>20Mbps) zone.


Feel free to PM me your address and I can check this out for you before you commit.

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  Reply # 1091804 18-Jul-2014 21:40
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dcole13:
michaelmurfy:
dcole13:
Behodar: What do you get if you put your address into http://www.chorus.co.nz/maps?

We are in the VDSL (>20Mbps) zone.


Feel free to PM me your address and I can check this out for you before you commit.

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Around 750m from the cabinet assuming it is a straight line (about 830m actual - approx.) - I can tell you now you won't have a fun time with VDSL I am afraid. You're best to focus on getting your wiring up-to-scratch with a master filter.

If you attempt a VDSL installation you may get faster upload speeds if that is what you're after however you'll either get the same as or lower in the download speed department. I honestly think it isn't worth it.






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  Reply # 1091805 18-Jul-2014 21:42
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dcole13:
michaelmurfy:
dcole13:
Behodar: What do you get if you put your address into http://www.chorus.co.nz/maps?

We are in the VDSL (>20Mbps) zone.


Feel free to PM me your address and I can check this out for you before you commit.

Sent


Around 750m from the cabinet assuming it is a straight line (about 830m actual - approx.) - I can tell you now you won't have a fun time with VDSL I am afraid. You're best to focus on getting your wiring up-to-scratch with a master filter.

If you attempt a VDSL installation you may get faster upload speeds if that is what you're after however you'll either get the same as or lower in the download speed department. I honestly think it isn't worth it.

Thanks, I already have a master filter with an attenuation of 24.5db. I'm not going to bother as I will have to pay the early termination fee for a slightly better upload. I guess i'll have to stick to ADSL until >2016 :(




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  Reply # 1091808 18-Jul-2014 21:45
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dcole13:
Thanks, I already have a master filter with an attenuation of 24.5db. I'm not going to bother as I will have to pay the early termination fee for a slightly better upload. I guess i'll have to stick to ADSL until >2016 :(


24.5dB on adsl with a filter installation is defiantly outside of the bounds of vdsl unfortunately... 




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  Reply # 1091809 18-Jul-2014 21:47
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michaelmurfy:
dcole13:
michaelmurfy:
dcole13:
Behodar: What do you get if you put your address into http://www.chorus.co.nz/maps?

We are in the VDSL (>20Mbps) zone.


Feel free to PM me your address and I can check this out for you before you commit.

Sent


Around 750m from the cabinet assuming it is a straight line (about 830m actual - approx.) - I can tell you now you won't have a fun time with VDSL I am afraid. You're best to focus on getting your wiring up-to-scratch with a master filter.

If you attempt a VDSL installation you may get faster upload speeds if that is what you're after however you'll either get the same as or lower in the download speed department. I honestly think it isn't worth it.

Thanks, I already have a master filter with an attenuation of 24.5db. I'm not going to bother as I will have to pay the early termination fee for a slightly better upload. I guess i'll have to stick to ADSL until >2016 :(


Good luck on that ;) I couldn't see your house in the UFB zone for the near future. Maybe even do a hunt for a wireless provider? I believe Vibe Communications offer a $150 plan w/ "uncapped" download and upload speed (so vastly better but not at all guaranteed) at around 40c per GB for traffic after 100gb? Not 100% sure on this but could be an avenue you could go down if you were really needing faster internet.






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  Reply # 1091811 18-Jul-2014 21:49
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michaelmurfy:
dcole13:
michaelmurfy:
dcole13:
michaelmurfy:
dcole13:
Behodar: What do you get if you put your address into http://www.chorus.co.nz/maps?

We are in the VDSL (>20Mbps) zone.


Feel free to PM me your address and I can check this out for you before you commit.

Sent


Around 750m from the cabinet assuming it is a straight line (about 830m actual - approx.) - I can tell you now you won't have a fun time with VDSL I am afraid. You're best to focus on getting your wiring up-to-scratch with a master filter.

If you attempt a VDSL installation you may get faster upload speeds if that is what you're after however you'll either get the same as or lower in the download speed department. I honestly think it isn't worth it.

Thanks, I already have a master filter with an attenuation of 24.5db. I'm not going to bother as I will have to pay the early termination fee for a slightly better upload. I guess i'll have to stick to ADSL until >2016 :(


Good luck on that ;) I couldn't see your house in the UFB zone for the near future. Maybe even do a hunt for a wireless provider? I believe Vibe Communications offer a $150 plan w/ "uncapped" download and upload speed (so vastly better but not at all guaranteed) at around 40c per GB for traffic after 100gb? Not 100% sure on this but could be an avenue you could go down if you were really needing faster internet.





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  Reply # 1091826 18-Jul-2014 22:28
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dcole13: 

 

 

 

*rubs salt in the wound* my partners UFB connection is really, really nice compared to my previous houses 4mbit ADSL connection:

 







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  Reply # 1091966 19-Jul-2014 12:44
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michaelmurfy:
dcole13: 

  *rubs salt in the wound* my partners UFB connection is really, really nice compared to my previous houses 4mbit ADSL connection:


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  Reply # 1092022 19-Jul-2014 15:03
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Time to take your relationship to the next level and move in with your partner ;-)

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  Reply # 1092129 19-Jul-2014 19:13
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Or just swap houses!!

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