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Topic # 12886 11-Apr-2007 17:29
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Is there anyway to find out the exchange locations in NZ. When i was living in Perth i had a plugin for google earth that showed all the exchange locations in Perth. I was wondering if there is something similar for NZ particularly Stoke Nelson.

I am just wanting to know out of interest because i am getting very good internet speeds on xnets river plan. i sync at around 4.8mbit, speedtests usualy show around 3-4mbit speeds, and can download from ftp at 580KBps. so i am guessing i must be close to the exchange.

i have always got good speeds here even on dialup and the old 2mbit plan i was on with ihug a few years ago.

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  Reply # 66837 11-Apr-2007 18:09
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merve0o0: Is there anyway to find out the exchange locations in NZ. When i was living in Perth i had a plugin for google earth that showed all the exchange locations in Perth. I was wondering if there is something similar for NZ particularly Stoke Nelson.

I am just wanting to know out of interest because i am getting very good internet speeds on xnets river plan. i sync at around 4.8mbit, speedtests usualy show around 3-4mbit speeds, and can download from ftp at 580KBps. so i am guessing i must be close to the exchange.

i have always got good speeds here even on dialup and the old 2mbit plan i was on with ihug a few years ago.



See http://www.telecom.co.nz/binarys/number%20range%20by%20lica%20and%20exchange.xls
and http://hwiki.digitalsouth.net.nz/broadband/exchange_locations

Unless your exchange is listed on the second link..then you will just have to drive around and look for a building with telecom/downer vans parked outside. Anything that looks like Mission control.






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  Reply # 66997 13-Apr-2007 08:27
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the Stoke exchange, from memory, is at 380 Main Road Cool

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  Reply # 66998 13-Apr-2007 08:33
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The exchange location is only relevant if you're ADSL is coming from an exchange. Over time growing numbers of Telecom customers will be feed from fibre cabinets rather than a phyiscal exchange building.



 

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Reply # 66999 13-Apr-2007 08:35
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Power to the Conklins!

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