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  #1471339 14-Jan-2016 21:14
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freitasm: I am getting one of these tomorrow, to test around here (Johnsonville, Wellington) and parents-in-law (Whitby, Porirua). Let's see how it goes.



Are they still on VFX for phone line? You should test that too :)





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  #1471341 14-Jan-2016 21:16
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We have cancelled our VFX last week. I disconnected the handset November. We missed two calls in November and one call in December. Parents-in-law still use VFX.

I am interested in seeing how it works (also thinking of using for parents-in-law replacing copper since they're low usage and don't want VFX anymore - like us).





 

 

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  #1471426 14-Jan-2016 22:33
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freitasm: I am getting one of these tomorrow, to test around here (Johnsonville, Wellington) and parents-in-law (Whitby, Porirua). Let's see how it goes.




It's sitting on my bookcase at the moment - will PM you to arrange delivery :)

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  #1471534 15-Jan-2016 07:57
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Does anyone know if services such as dns4me will work with Skinny broadband?

As I understand it dns4me requires your IP address to identify you and since this product is behind CG-NAT would dns4me still work?

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  #1471647 15-Jan-2016 09:53

tchart: Does anyone know if services such as dns4me will work with Skinny broadband?

As I understand it dns4me requires your IP address to identify you and since this product is behind CG-NAT would dns4me still work?


Its extremely unlikely that a service line dns4me would work behind any CGNAT service.

VOIP will work if you can use a sip proxy (like 2talk can).

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  #1471706 15-Jan-2016 10:42
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noroad: Its extremely unlikely that a service line dns4me would work behind any CGNAT service.


That was my suspicion but I wanted to confirm.

I did find some chatter about getflix and 4G but the article suggests using a VPN approach is required because you cant change the DNS entries for a (ipad) 4G connection - but surely on a router like the Skinny broadband router you could change the DNS hosts?

This is the support article;
https://getflix.zendesk.com/hc/en-gb/articles/204163680-DNS-over-VPN-Using-Getflix-with-3G-4G-connections

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  #1471782 15-Jan-2016 11:30
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After 10 years of total rip off mobile broadband, finally an alternative from Skinny mobile which is affordable and with more data than I'll ever need.


 
 
 
 


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  #1471963 15-Jan-2016 14:26
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Geese:  and with more data than I'll ever need.



Never say never.  Maybe I can introduce you to our friends at Lightbox :)

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  #1472026 15-Jan-2016 15:59
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I get a strong 4G (band 28) spark signal on my iphone 6  at our beach house on tanners point road, Katikati. 

Yet the "are we in your area " map says skinny is unavailable in my area :(

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  #1472028 15-Jan-2016 16:00
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noroad: Its extremely unlikely that a service line dns4me would work behind any CGNAT service.


This from dns4me;

I would recommend against using a CG-NAT service your basically on a shared ip and with most CG-NAT providers your ip will change very rapidly this causes a lot of issues as we authenticate you and your settings via your IP address.

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  #1472094 15-Jan-2016 16:54
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LivingSkinny:
Geese:  and with more data than I'll ever need.



Never say never.  Maybe I can introduce you to our friends at Lightbox :)


And that 60GIG won't last long watching video in HD 1080P.

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  #1472114 15-Jan-2016 17:26
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Geese: After 10 years of total rip off mobile broadband, finally an alternative from Skinny mobile which is affordable and with more data than I'll ever need.


For me at the end of this month I'm going to reset the 'bandwidth counter' on my router to see where I actually stand because I have a feeling that even with the YouTube I'm watching I don't get close to the 60GB limit but then again I might surprise myself and find that isn't the case.




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  #1472146 15-Jan-2016 18:41
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Got home now and installed the router. Thanks Skinny for providing this for a couple of weeks testing it.

Very easy, the UI is uncomplicated, firewall available, WiFi management including MAC filtering, gigabit ports for wired network. Here in Johnsonville at my address currently have 3/5 bars and speedtest still shows 42 Mbps down/17 Mbps up












 

 

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  #1472153 15-Jan-2016 18:53
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ajw:
LivingSkinny:
Geese:  and with more data than I'll ever need.



Never say never.  Maybe I can introduce you to our friends at Lightbox :)


And that 60GIG won't last long watching video in HD 1080P.

i am on RBI with 80GB
i had to give up light box
on HD it is easy to go through 10 GBs a day

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  #1472197 15-Jan-2016 20:18
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Can somebody provide any evidence of online gaming on skinny broadband? I think the latency is good, but I'm afraid the network will get congested easily, so the online gaming latency and speed will not be consistent and stable. I will give this a try some time next week.

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