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.




89 posts

Master Geek

Subscriber

# 175853 14-Jul-2015 05:30
Send private message

I am now on the Spark Fibre plan after being on VDSL, the issue I am having is that when I am watching Netflix on the TV thru my Amazon Fire TV I suddenly lose the connection and I have to come back to the computer and reset my Unotelly quickstart to update the IP address as it has changed. All the time I had VDSL I never had this issue, the only times I had to reset the IP in Unotelly was if rebooting the Router or after a power cut. But since I have changed to Fibre the IP address seems to change periodically for no reason.
I have contacted Spark, but no luck there.
Can anyone advice me me on what could be causing this issue. My router is the standard Spark Huawai HG630b (installed when changed to fibre) I am also not really interested in having to pay for a static IP address, as I never had the issue before and feel I am paying enough now.

also hope I have posted under the correct section.

thanks for any advice,
David

Create new topic
716 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted
Spark NZ

  # 1342892 14-Jul-2015 11:15
Send private message

Please PM me your detail and I'll do some checking on this end.  What would be useful is you Internet IP address (such as found at www.whatismyip.com or similar) and the time that you had that IP address (i.e. current time when you check it).

Thanks




My views are my own, and may not necessarily represent those of my employer.




89 posts

Master Geek

Subscriber

  # 1343137 14-Jul-2015 15:51
Send private message

I just wanted to thank you again cbrpilot for sorting my IP issue out.

Regards,
David

 
 
 
 


716 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted
Spark NZ

  # 1343142 14-Jul-2015 15:56
Send private message

No problems.




My views are my own, and may not necessarily represent those of my employer.


1 post

Wannabe Geek


  # 1356387 31-Jul-2015 23:04
Send private message

Hi guys,

I have exact same problem post a VDSL to Fibre upgrade with Spark.  I haven't managed to find a fix yet.  I thought it might be a LAN IP addressing issue as I have an Airport Extreme doing home Wifi, but that device is set to bridge mode and the modem is doing the routing.  Was all working just fine before upgrade.

Any tips on how you resolved this would be very welcome! 

Thanks

Create new topic



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 »

Intel expands 10th Gen Intel Core Mobile processor family
Posted 23-Aug-2019 10:22


Digital innovation drives new investment provider
Posted 23-Aug-2019 08:29


Catalyst Cloud becomes a Kubernetes Certified Service Provider (KCSP)
Posted 23-Aug-2019 08:21


New AI legaltech product launched in New Zealand
Posted 21-Aug-2019 17:01


Yubico launches first Lightning-compatible security key, the YubiKey 5Ci
Posted 21-Aug-2019 16:46


Disney+ streaming service confirmed launch in New Zealand
Posted 20-Aug-2019 09:29


Industry plan could create a billion dollar interactive games sector
Posted 19-Aug-2019 20:41


Personal cyber insurance a New Zealand first
Posted 19-Aug-2019 20:26


University of Waikato launches space for esports
Posted 19-Aug-2019 20:20


D-Link ANZ expands mydlink ecosystem with new mydlink Mini Wi-Fi Smart Plug
Posted 19-Aug-2019 20:14


Kiwi workers still falling victim to old cyber tricks
Posted 12-Aug-2019 20:47


Lightning Lab GovTech launches 2019 programme
Posted 12-Aug-2019 20:41


Epson launches portable laser projector
Posted 12-Aug-2019 20:27


Huawei launches new distributed HarmonyOS
Posted 12-Aug-2019 20:20


Lenovo introduces single-socket servers for edge and data-intensive workloads
Posted 9-Aug-2019 21:26



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.