Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




26 posts

Geek


# 161709 16-Jan-2015 20:31
Send private message

After the blitz in  December in terms of deployment of the LTE 700 - there seems to be a lull currently -anyone  has heard anything recently as still many licensed sites in the Waikato are yet to go live?

Create new topic
1948 posts

Uber Geek
Inactive user


  # 1216322 16-Jan-2015 20:38
Send private message

There has been this annual event that tends to mean that people like to take breaks. Plus most telcos have a change freeze over this period.

I'm sure things will crack back into it in the next few weeks when people come back.



26 posts

Geek


  # 1221188 23-Jan-2015 22:48
Send private message

I can see that Putaruru LTE 700 has been switched on this afternoon - hit 80 mbps download speed  today



 
 
 
 


5602 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  # 1221493 24-Jan-2015 17:53
Send private message

davsri: I can see that Putaruru LTE 700 has been switched on this afternoon - hit 80 mbps download speed  today




Yep






Chorus has spent $1.4 billion on making their xDSL broadband network faster and even more now as they are upgrading their rural Conklins. If your still stuck on ADSL or VDSL, why not spend $195 on a master filter install to make sure you are getting the most out of your connection?
I install - Naked DSL, DSL Master Splitters, VoIP, data cabling and general computer support for home and small business.
Rural Broadband RBI installer for Ultimate Broadband and Full Flavour

 

Need help in Auckland, Waikato or BoP? Click my email button, or email me direct: [my user name] at geekzonemail dot com


306 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 1221498 24-Jan-2015 18:01
Send private message

Putaruru was a fun site to move not that long ago .. Same as cambridge



26 posts

Geek


  # 1221711 25-Jan-2015 09:18
Send private message

I wonder when sites like Te Miro and Piarere are going to be switched on.

5602 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  # 1221846 25-Jan-2015 14:10
Send private message

davsri: I wonder when sites like Te Miro and Piarere are going to be switched on.

Probably over next few weeks, now that workers are back and brown out is over.
I'm guessing you live somewhere in Waikato area too? 




Chorus has spent $1.4 billion on making their xDSL broadband network faster and even more now as they are upgrading their rural Conklins. If your still stuck on ADSL or VDSL, why not spend $195 on a master filter install to make sure you are getting the most out of your connection?
I install - Naked DSL, DSL Master Splitters, VoIP, data cabling and general computer support for home and small business.
Rural Broadband RBI installer for Ultimate Broadband and Full Flavour

 

Need help in Auckland, Waikato or BoP? Click my email button, or email me direct: [my user name] at geekzonemail dot com


929 posts

Ultimate Geek
Inactive user


  # 1225679 30-Jan-2015 21:52
Send private message

4g just got switched on in ngaruawahia :)

 
 
 
 


31 posts

Geek

Trusted
Spark NZ

  # 1227462 2-Feb-2015 10:10
Send private message

davsri: After the blitz in  December in terms of deployment of the LTE 700 - there seems to be a lull currently -anyone  has heard anything recently as still many licensed sites in the Waikato are yet to go live?


Hi Davsri, 

We did go on a big blitz in the lead up to Christmas and the New Year because it's always a busy time, especially for areas that don't get a lot traffic ordinarily. Looks like we had a pretty good results over the holidays as a result :)

We're taking the opportunity now to focus on some high priority sites and on our underlying work on our network and equipment, so before too long we'll be looking to turn on larges swathes of LTE700 again very soon! 

We normally round up the latest on our network on a weekly-ish basis on our corporate twitter account @sparknzltd too if you're interested, but always happy to answer any questions i can here!

Cheers! ^Sam




We are Spark. We're about delivering what our customers want: Mobility, data, music, internet TV, cloud services, and much more.

Web: spark.co.nz | sparknz.co.nz
Facebook: fb.com/spark4nz
Twitter: @sparknz | @sparknzltd
Broadband: 0800 22 55 98
Mobile: 0800 800 163 | *123
General: 0800 800 123 | 123
Media enquiries: 0800 222 412


Create new topic



Switch your broadband provider now - compare prices


Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Vodafone integrates eSIM into device and wearable roadmap
Posted 17-Jan-2020 09:45


Do you need this camera app? Group investigates privacy implications
Posted 16-Jan-2020 03:30


JBL launches headphones range designed for gaming
Posted 13-Jan-2020 09:59


Withings introduces ScanWatch wearable combining ECG and sleep apnea detection
Posted 9-Jan-2020 18:34


NZ Police releases public app
Posted 8-Jan-2020 11:43


Suunto 7 combine sports and smart features on new smartwatch generation
Posted 7-Jan-2020 16:06


Intel brings innovation with technology spanning the cloud, network, edge and PC
Posted 7-Jan-2020 15:54


AMD announces high performance desktop and ultrathin laptop processors
Posted 7-Jan-2020 15:42


AMD unveils four new desktop and mobile GPUs including AMD Radeon RX 5600
Posted 7-Jan-2020 15:32


Consolidation in video streaming market with Spark selling Lightbox to Sky
Posted 19-Dec-2019 09:09


Intel introduces cryogenic control chip to enable quantum computers
Posted 10-Dec-2019 21:32


Vodafone 5G service live in four cities
Posted 10-Dec-2019 08:30


Samsung Galaxy Fold now available in New Zealand
Posted 6-Dec-2019 00:01


NZ company oDocs awarded US$ 100,000 Dubai World Expo grant
Posted 5-Dec-2019 16:00


New Zealand Rugby Selects AWS-Powered Analytics for Deeper Game Insights
Posted 5-Dec-2019 11:33



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.