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Topic # 222446 11-Aug-2017 12:37
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Heya, I have been fighting with Vodafone on and off now for a year and a bit to get the overhead coax moved underground, they keep telling me

 

that it isn't possible to do that???

 

Thing is that when the house down the drive had their connection installed a long time ago now they actually pulled through

 

a couple of cables for me as well saying that if I would like to change from overhead to underground it would be easy.

 

 

 

Is there anyone that could give me an idea why it wouldn't be possible to just connect the underground cables since

 

they are already there??

 

Getting ready to toss VF and go to a fibre connection with another provider as VF apparently can not provide that

 

either, apparently all I can get is a faster (Fibrex) connection even though we have fiber in the street.

 

 


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  Reply # 1845132 11-Aug-2017 12:51
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If you want it moved underground then have you advised you are willing to pay?

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  Reply # 1845135 11-Aug-2017 12:57
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Yes I have but they just tell me that it can not be done, apparently since my account

 

has "overhead connection" in the setup they can not change that??


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1845150 11-Aug-2017 13:17
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I recall reading on here that if you push they will do fibre rather than lose you. But they really, really want you on their fibreX (understandably).

 

Surely you can just get someone in to move the cable for you if need be (a sparky who firm does data or something).
You don't have to use Vodafone do you?

 

However if it is all becoming to hard I would just move to a new ISP.


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  Reply # 1845183 11-Aug-2017 13:52
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KrazyKid:

 

I recall reading on here that if you push they will do fibre rather than lose you. But they really, really want you on their fibreX (understandably).

 

Surely you can just get someone in to move the cable for you if need be (a sparky who firm does data or something).
You don't have to use Vodafone do you?

 

However if it is all becoming to hard I would just move to a new ISP.

 

 

 

 

Do not endorse or suggest tampering with a Network without permission. Not that you would ever get permission to tamper with it.
Any damage will be invoiced.
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  Reply # 1845192 11-Aug-2017 13:59
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Coil:

 

Do not endorse or suggest tampering with a Network without permission. Not that you would ever get permission to tamper with it.
Any damage will be invoiced.
Bad idea. 

 

 

I certainly wouldn't touch it myself or ask someone else to do so, and doubt any sparky would even consider it.

 

 


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