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  #1063594 11-Jun-2014 19:28
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I have gone from Snap VDSL to VF unlimited VDSL and the speed is identical all hours of the day. Been on VF VDSL since 20/5. I am very happy.

The only thing I have noticed is that occasionally the web site stuff.co.nz takes ages to load, even when loading 5 others at the same time, (engadget, geekzone, google apps etc, foxtel AU, isky etc).

Not sure what it is about? Are VF not peering with stuff.co.nz?




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  #1063595 11-Jun-2014 19:33
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I have noticed slow NZ Stuff as well. I thought it was something to do with Unotelly that I am running. Maybe not.... 




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  #1066965 16-Jun-2014 19:38
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Wow whats going on? just a tad off 130 don't you think
 

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  #1066968 16-Jun-2014 19:40
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johnojr: Wow whats going on? just a tad off 130 don't you think
 


Reboot all gear and let us know if it changes.
WiFi, Ethernet? Create another topic if you still have the issue.

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  #1071975 22-Jun-2014 08:40
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I took the plunge and signed up for 130/10 last Saturday. When I called on Friday to ask when installation would be happening, it sounded like they hadn't scheduled an install and had to arrange it then. I've been given a date for 1 July.

Looking forward to having decent speed (especially on upload) as no fibre being rolled out here (Karori, Wellington) for at least a few more years.

Can anyone let me know what sort of upload speeds you get for dropbox and flickr? TIA

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  #1072022 22-Jun-2014 12:29
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Foo: I took the plunge and signed up for 130/10 last Saturday. When I called on Friday to ask when installation would be happening, it sounded like they hadn't scheduled an install and had to arrange it then. I've been given a date for 1 July.

Looking forward to having decent speed (especially on upload) as no fibre being rolled out here (Karori, Wellington) for at least a few more years.

Can anyone let me know what sort of upload speeds you get for dropbox and flickr? TIA


Im in christchurch and have done the same but for the 50/2 plan and i was given a date of july 1st also..... there cant be that much of a back log ????? and i have been chasing them up all week to make sure it is all going to plan, and yet im still chasing the callcenter as my plan change has not happened when my billing cycle changed......... not an easy simple proccess vodafone........ HINT HINT.




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  #1072057 22-Jun-2014 14:12
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phantomdb:
Foo: I took the plunge and signed up for 130/10 last Saturday. When I called on Friday to ask when installation would be happening, it sounded like they hadn't scheduled an install and had to arrange it then. I've been given a date for 1 July.

Looking forward to having decent speed (especially on upload) as no fibre being rolled out here (Karori, Wellington) for at least a few more years.

Can anyone let me know what sort of upload speeds you get for dropbox and flickr? TIA


Im in christchurch and have done the same but for the 50/2 plan and i was given a date of july 1st also..... there cant be that much of a back log ????? and i have been chasing them up all week to make sure it is all going to plan, and yet im still chasing the callcenter as my plan change has not happened when my billing cycle changed......... not an easy simple proccess vodafone........ HINT HINT.


Unlimited will most likely be on the job sheet for the swap for 130/10. So happens at the same time.

 
 
 
 


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  #1072172 22-Jun-2014 19:20
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Originally, when I logged into the customer zone, it was showing I was on the 80GB plan rather than unlimited.

While it still shows as 80GB, I was told it would definitely be unlimited. Guess I need to wait for the actual install and the connection to be active.

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  #1072186 22-Jun-2014 19:39
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jjnz1: I have gone from Snap VDSL to VF unlimited VDSL and the speed is identical all hours of the day. Been on VF VDSL since 20/5. I am very happy.

The only thing I have noticed is that occasionally the web site stuff.co.nz takes ages to load, even when loading 5 others at the same time, (engadget, geekzone, google apps etc, foxtel AU, isky etc).

Not sure what it is about? Are VF not peering with stuff.co.nz?



After I installed Privacy Badger, Stuff was very very broken.  On examination it appears there is a huge amount of crap being loaded in Stuff pages.

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  #1072948 23-Jun-2014 21:45
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Foo: Originally, when I logged into the customer zone, it was showing I was on the 80GB plan rather than unlimited.

While it still shows as 80GB, I was told it would definitely be unlimited. Guess I need to wait for the actual install and the connection to be active.


ring them and have the plan changed, i was in the same boat......... its bad service to be fair.....




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  #1073060 24-Jun-2014 07:55
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phantomdb:
Foo: Originally, when I logged into the customer zone, it was showing I was on the 80GB plan rather than unlimited.

While it still shows as 80GB, I was told it would definitely be unlimited. Guess I need to wait for the actual install and the connection to be active.


ring them and have the plan changed, i was in the same boat......... its bad service to be fair.....


I did call them and had it changed to unlimited. While it still shows as 80GB in the customer zone, it no longer shows a current period. I assume this would be corrected when the install occurs...image below:


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  #1073135 24-Jun-2014 09:41
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I'm being charged $65 rather than $55 per month for 80GB cable (have eligible mobile plan, which I signed up for at the same time as the cable plan), is there anyone able to help out? Getting phone support has been fairly unsuccessful (I generally don't have the time required to wait and they don't have a callback feature for Telstra I believe).

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  #1073382 24-Jun-2014 12:46

D.W: I'm being charged $65 rather than $55 per month for 80GB cable (have eligible mobile plan, which I signed up for at the same time as the cable plan), is there anyone able to help out? Getting phone support has been fairly unsuccessful (I generally don't have the time required to wait and they don't have a callback feature for Telstra I believe).


Hey there,

 Please send me a PM with your account number, I can take a look at this for you.

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You may not be a giganaire, but at least you have a bowl cut ;)

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