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  # 1655167 20-Oct-2016 15:50
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I just hopped over to Geekzone to see if there was any news on gigabit.

 

This is better news than I could have imagined.

 






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  # 1655168 20-Oct-2016 15:53
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DjShadow:

 

@mikehales can you please advise what cable modem/router you are supplying with DOCSIS 3.1? If a router will it have Bridge Mode?

 

 

 

 

It's a Technicolour 4400. In bridge mode (only; the modem doesn't have routing functionality).

 

 

 

They'll be being supplied with the same RGW supplied for Vodafone's UFB connections (Huawei HG659).


 
 
 
 


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  # 1655171 20-Oct-2016 15:56
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morat:

 

DjShadow:

 

@mikehales can you please advise what cable modem/router you are supplying with DOCSIS 3.1? If a router will it have Bridge Mode?

 

 

 

 

It's a Technicolour 4400. In bridge mode (only; the modem doesn't have routing functionality).

 

 

 

They'll be being supplied with the same RGW supplied for Vodafone's UFB connections (Huawei HG659).

 

 

 

 

now this is a move i certainly support, a shame they wasted so much on the rollout of that horrid router/modem..





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  # 1655174 20-Oct-2016 15:57
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DjShadow:

@mikehales can you please advise what cable modem/router you are supplying with DOCSIS 3.1? If a router will it have Bridge Mode?

 

 

Saw your note, working on confirming modem/router info.

 

Soon as I can.

 

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  # 1655175 20-Oct-2016 15:57
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DjShadow:

@mikehales can you please advise what cable modem/router you are supplying with DOCSIS 3.1? If a router will it have Bridge Mode?

 

 

Saw your note, working on confirming modem/router info.

 

Soon as I can.

 

m




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  # 1655176 20-Oct-2016 16:01
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Wouldn't be nice if Vodafone just upgraded their current base of loyal customers as a thank you for sticking with us over the bad time and ditch the 24 month lock-in. I haven't checked to confirm the lock-in but surely that way Vodafone would get real brownie points and be seen as a great corporate player and make people want to stay.

 

Bit sad really I think I'll hang on will the old speed till fibre arrives and base it on the best offering at the time.

 

 


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  # 1655178 20-Oct-2016 16:06
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Just noticed, only 100mbit up? rather asymmetric to be announcing it as equal to UFB. 





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  # 1655180 20-Oct-2016 16:11
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Crazy that we still have 100/10 ..shouldnt it at least be upgraded to 100/20 inline with UFB?


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  # 1655182 20-Oct-2016 16:17
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Let's wait for the first real world customer to post a speedtest on this new offering ( please use Ethernet)

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  # 1655183 20-Oct-2016 16:17
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I'm guessing as part of this we won't get to keep our Static IP?


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  # 1655185 20-Oct-2016 16:23
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Linux: Let's wait for the first real world customer to post a speedtest on this new offering ( please use Ethernet)

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Id give it a month of fine sailing before we would expect to see the networks actual performance.


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  # 1655186 20-Oct-2016 16:23
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DjShadow:

I'm guessing as part of this we won't get to keep our Static IP?



You would be connected to D-CMTS hardware now so why would it change ?

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  # 1655197 20-Oct-2016 16:24
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Pumpedd:

 

Crazy that we still have 100/10 ..shouldnt it at least be upgraded to 100/20 inline with UFB?

 

 

do remember that there are large differences between the ufb 100/10 and ufb 100/20 outside of purely the baseline rate.

 

 

 

also they are still not inline with the chorus gbit product as that is 1000/500 not 1000/100.





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  # 1655207 20-Oct-2016 16:31
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DjShadow:

 

I'm guessing as part of this we won't get to keep our Static IP?

 



You would be connected to D-CMTS hardware now so why would it change ?

 

There is a thread where people with Technicolour Routers have had their Static IP changed to DHCP


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  # 1655208 20-Oct-2016 16:33
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DjShadow:

There is a thread where people with Technicolour Routers have had their Static IP changed to DHCP

 

You should have been emailed if you were affected.

 

http://help.vodafone.co.nz/app/answers/detail/a_id/26854/~/static-ip-address-update---june-2016

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