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  Reply # 1426134 11-Nov-2015 12:01
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johnr:
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Geektastic: Is anyone else noticing their 3G speeds falling?


If they are in the same location as you then yes, Do you think it's a fault?

Once 4G is added to the site then this will take load of 3G and you will see 3G speeds pick up again


No I'm just curious because logically every location in NZ should be showing falling speeds if it is all down to people upgrading their phones faster than the network is upgraded to match.

If it was just our area then yes I would be more inclined to wonder if there was more to it - we only have 1100 people in the village, not all of whom would be VF customers and many of whom will have had smart phones 6 months ago when the speeds were double what they are now, more or less.


@Geektastic I am advised of every single site that is upgraded with extra capacity be it 2G / 3G / 4G upgrades happen everyday of the week

As I have advised network capacity is not static it changes everyday of week in different parts of NZ


The oddity is the various text messages I have had over the past few months telling me that our network was being upgraded to get faster! They've been saying that periodically since June, yet since then the speeds are getting slower not faster.







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  Reply # 1426143 11-Nov-2015 12:10
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@Geektastic you should grab a few locals with Utes to uplift the COW over the weekend, then you can have your 4G lol :)

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  Reply # 1426146 11-Nov-2015 12:13
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Geektastic:
The oddity is the various text messages I have had over the past few months telling me that our network was being upgraded to get faster! They've been saying that periodically since June, yet since then the speeds are getting slower not faster.

Probably your phone also regularly camps on to other surrounding sites that have been getting upgrades??





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  Reply # 1426149 11-Nov-2015 12:19
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@geektastic Are you still using the Sure Signal unit at home?



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  Reply # 1426159 11-Nov-2015 12:28
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johnr: @geektastic Are you still using the Sure Signal unit at home?


No - it's in a cupboard doing nothing now!






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  Reply # 1426720 12-Nov-2015 08:44
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@geektastic Any difference this morning?

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  Reply # 1426736 12-Nov-2015 09:18
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@johnr By adding a second carrier you mean utilising another 5Mhz chunk of spectrum (out of your 15Mhz for 900)?

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  Reply # 1426743 12-Nov-2015 09:31
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jjnz1: @johnr By adding a second carrier you mean utilising another 5Mhz chunk of spectrum (out of your 15Mhz for 900)?


Correct



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  Reply # 1426864 12-Nov-2015 12:59
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johnr: @geektastic Any difference this morning?


Yes! 44.88 down, 2.08 up, ping 44.





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  Reply # 1426869 12-Nov-2015 13:07
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Geektastic:
johnr: @geektastic Any difference this morning?


Yes! 44.88 down, 2.08 up, ping 44.

Just for the weekend?




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  Reply # 1426874 12-Nov-2015 13:16
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coffeebaron:
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johnr: @geektastic Any difference this morning?


Yes! 44.88 down, 2.08 up, ping 44.

Just for the weekend?


Maybe we could hide the cow behind some silage bales or something....!







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  Reply # 1428727 16-Nov-2015 10:52
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Cow must have gone - back down to 3.69 Mbps on 3G this morning!





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  Reply # 1428768 16-Nov-2015 11:26
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Geektastic: Cow must have gone - back down to 3.69 Mbps on 3G this morning!


Correct COW is getting removed today



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  Reply # 1428836 16-Nov-2015 12:31
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johnr:
Geektastic: Cow must have gone - back down to 3.69 Mbps on 3G this morning!


Correct COW is getting removed today


Feel free to just leave it there until the permanent upgrade eventually happens...! cool

I'll even lease you a site....!







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  Reply # 1429226 16-Nov-2015 20:57
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johnr:
Geektastic: Cow must have gone - back down to 3.69 Mbps on 3G this morning!


Correct COW is getting removed today


I saw it looking lonely in a vineyard, all folded up and ready to go. I do have a towbar on my truck and a field you are welcome to park it in....!





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