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Topic # 114760 2-Mar-2013 08:57
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I would be keen to see speed stats and coverage experience from Auckland early adopters on the 4G offering from voda.

Please post area and speeds.

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  Reply # 773561 2-Mar-2013 10:00
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4G coverage foot print will change everyday

Some facts about the 4G network as of today category4 150.8 Mbit/s Down and 51.0 Mbit/s Up

This speedtest was done in Takapuna late last night on a CAT3 handset, Takapuna 4G is not live yet and I know the coverage was coming off Hauraki corner site
(approx 1km away line of site)



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  Reply # 775943 6-Mar-2013 22:07
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Taken today in Queen street auckland.


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  Reply # 775956 6-Mar-2013 22:31
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Ooh, I can play this game too! My pics tomorrow!




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  Reply # 775960 6-Mar-2013 22:36
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Hurry up and bring 4G to Hamilton!! So keen to do my screen shot too! :D




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  Reply # 776013 7-Mar-2013 07:24
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Damager: Hurry up and bring 4G to Hamilton!! So keen to do my screen shot too! :D


Geeks and their priorities. I would have thought electricity, running water and better beer would have been a priority for most people. Tongue Out

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  Reply # 776029 7-Mar-2013 08:19
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sbiddle:
Damager: Hurry up and bring 4G to Hamilton!! So keen to do my screen shot too! :D


Geeks and their priorities. I would have thought electricity, running water and better beer would have been a priority for most people. Tongue Out


Do true geeks drink beer? Doesn't it affect their response times on their multiplayer fantasy games? 

As for the other points, I presume they already have running water and electricity in Hamilton. 

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  Reply # 776032 7-Mar-2013 08:21
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surfisup1000:
sbiddle:
Damager: Hurry up and bring 4G to Hamilton!! So keen to do my screen shot too! :D


Geeks and their priorities. I would have thought electricity, running water and better beer would have been a priority for most people. Tongue Out


Do true geeks drink beer? Doesn't it affect their response times on their multiplayer fantasy games? 

As for the other points, I presume they already have running water and electricity in Hamilton. 


I believe there is a positive correlation between response times and alcohol...

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  Reply # 776055 7-Mar-2013 09:01
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Tripping out towards central Auckland this morning, time to see what Vodafone 4G can really do!




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  Reply # 776832 8-Mar-2013 12:49
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I love the low pings on 4g.

All my 4g speed tests have recorded pings of between 20ms and 25ms.

Browsing websites is so fast, it feels as if it's loading from the cache on my phone!!!

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  Reply # 776835 8-Mar-2013 12:54
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Damager: Hurry up and bring 4G to Hamilton!! So keen to do my screen shot too! :D


Waikatotimes are saying towards the end of the year we will see LTE

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  Reply # 776953 8-Mar-2013 14:55
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I believe there are already other 4G sites outside of Auckland that are "live", ie in testing phase, but not officially live.




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  Reply # 778007 11-Mar-2013 14:35
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I think 5 or 6 G will be available before 4G gets to Martinborough..! ;-)

That said, we are doing well with the recent upgrades and can get 10 or 11 mbps sometimes - which considering I only get between 1 and 3 on my ADSL is pretty good.





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  Reply # 778009 11-Mar-2013 14:36
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sbiddle:
Damager: Hurry up and bring 4G to Hamilton!! So keen to do my screen shot too! :D


Geeks and their priorities. I would have thought electricity, running water and better beer would have been a priority for most people. Tongue Out




Especially in Hamilton....! That and a safe, easily defensible building to live in.......! ;-)





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  Reply # 778010 11-Mar-2013 14:37
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Geektastic: I think 5 or 6 G will be available before 4G gets to Martinborough..! ;-)

That


I think you will be quite surprised, Once the 700Mhz auction is complete Vodafone have already advised they will deploy 4G / LTE quite fast to rural areas

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  Reply # 778028 11-Mar-2013 14:47
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Here's a few of my results in various parts of North Shore, and varied signal strength.











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