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  # 1727919 28-Feb-2017 20:31
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pctek:

 

 

 

Fibre? Sure, when A)Price drops to same or less than adsl

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fibre is the same price as ADSL.

 

 




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  # 1728666 2-Mar-2017 08:46
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Fibre is more expensive than adsl with spark


 
 
 
 


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  # 1728688 2-Mar-2017 09:07
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pctek:

 

Fibre is more expensive than adsl with spark

 

 

Oh?

 

http://www.spark.co.nz/shop/internet/plans-and-pricing/

 

 

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  # 1728690 2-Mar-2017 09:09
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openmedia:

 

Interesting. With the Netflix announcement I thought I'd see what they offer and they won't offer VDSL/ADSL for my address any more, only Wireless broadband. As they won't do unlimited with Wireless I can't get the Netflix deal.

 

 

 

 

That sounds wrong, unless copper isn't available or would be absolutely terrible at your address... Can you PM me your address please?

 

 

 

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  # 1729223 3-Mar-2017 07:38
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30mbps Fibre - $95

 

Fibre 100 - $105

 

Fibre 200 - $120

 

 

 

We have landline, not naked.  Don't start on why we shouldn't. Not going to happen.

 

The Fibre 30, can't see the point, it's like Jetstream when it first started, crippled speed instead of fast as various factors allow.

 

 


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  # 1729255 3-Mar-2017 08:31
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You seriously thing fibre 30 is crippled? On average it is faster than 4G wireless due to lower latency and more consistent speed.

 

 





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  # 1729266 3-Mar-2017 08:38
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pctek:

 

30mbps Fibre - $95

 

Fibre 100 - $105

 

Fibre 200 - $120

 

 

 

We have landline, not naked.  Don't start on why we shouldn't. Not going to happen.

 

The Fibre 30, can't see the point, it's like Jetstream when it first started, crippled speed instead of fast as various factors allow.

 

 

 

 

No judging on me from the landline - as far as I'm concerned it's still by far the most reliable and simple voice service in the country and lots of people still value that.

 

However regarding price you said Spark ADSL was more expensive that Fibre, and I pointed out that Fibre 30/10 is the same price as ADSL (UP TO 20ishMbps/Less than 1Mbps) so I honestly don't get your issue there.

 

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  # 1729285 3-Mar-2017 09:11
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pctek:

 

 

 

The Fibre 30, can't see the point, it's like Jetstream when it first started, crippled speed instead of fast as various factors allow.

 

 

 

 

It's faster than your ADSL, more reliable, and the same price. Tell me again why are you not on it?




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  # 1730001 4-Mar-2017 16:43
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 A)Price drops to same or less than adsl(without any lesser speed plans) 

 

b)I stop hearing about bad installs.


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They're not going to get every single install 100% correct. Reason for that is every install is entirely different - no two are the same.


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  # 1730012 4-Mar-2017 17:25
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pctek:

 A)Price drops to same or less than adsl(without any lesser speed plans) 


b)I stop hearing about bad installs.


Fibre 30 will beat the pants off ADSL any day of the week.

I think you're being rather pigheaded without any basis on fact in regards to speeds and the bad installs.

If I had to choose between copper, fibre and wireless broadband I would choose fibre every time. Then a fixed service over wireless. Wireless broadband is only designed for low end users.
Mistakes will happen with fibre but I have yet to find anyone who after it's installed would ever go back.





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  # 1730080 4-Mar-2017 20:03
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pctek:

 

30mbps Fibre - $95

 

Fibre 100 - $105

 

Fibre 200 - $120

 

 

 

We have landline, not naked.  Don't start on why we shouldn't. Not going to happen.

 

The Fibre 30, can't see the point, it's like Jetstream when it first started, crippled speed instead of fast as various factors allow.

 

 

 

 

With crippled 30/10 you would struggle with streaming and also webpages...... wink


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quickymart:

 

They're not going to get every single install 100% correct. Reason for that is every install is entirely different - no two are the same.

 

 

And you will NOT hear the story about good installs. Only the small percent of problem ones. Squeaky wheel syndrome (TM)


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  # 1730097 4-Mar-2017 20:42
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 A)Price drops to same or less than adsl(without any lesser speed plans) 

 

b)I stop hearing about bad installs.

 

 

With the way the government is going about, you may not even have the option of DSL in a few years' time.

 

Why not get fibre installed now, while it's still free?

 

(BTW, Chorus techs failed to show up twice for my fibre install and broke my water pipe in the process. Despite all this, you certainly won't find me regretting fibre.)


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  # 1730098 4-Mar-2017 20:45
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quickymart:

 

They're not going to get every single install 100% correct. Reason for that is every install is entirely different - no two are the same.

 

 

And you will NOT hear the story about good installs. Only the small percent of problem ones. Squeaky wheel syndrome (TM)

 

 

Exactly.  A baserate problem.  Sites like GZ (or Consumer, or NZ Herald, etc, etc) do not provide a random sample of opinions/results -- you have a very biased sample consisting mainly of those who have had trouble and either want help, or want to sound off, or both.  Think about the number of problem installs reported here versus the total number of installs done for Geekzoners.  Problem installs will be a very small percentage.





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