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  # 2258047 14-Jun-2019 11:10
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Im probably one of the first fiber installations in the country.

 

From street to house there is probably a good 200 meters underground. They reused the old telephone line conduit but it was broken in several places so technician had to dug up 1-2 places in the concrete (shared) driveway to feed the line through.

 

 

 

Didn't cost me anything in the end I guess I got lucky.


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  # 2258347 14-Jun-2019 17:11
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frankmachine:

 

OK thank you.  That's the first time I've actually "officially" been told there is a cost involved if its OHUG - I will message you to discuss as the job is VERY simple and was quite clear cut in conversation with the 2nd guy who came to visit.

 

Thanks everyone

 

 

its on the chorus website, at the bottom of this page:

 

https://www.chorus.co.nz/help-and-support/fibre-installation/fibre-installation-methods


 
 
 
 


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  # 2258394 14-Jun-2019 18:51
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frankmachine:

 

OK thank you.  That's the first time I've actually "officially" been told there is a cost involved if its OHUG - I will message you to discuss as the job is VERY simple and was quite clear cut in conversation with the 2nd guy who came to visit.

 

Thanks everyone

 

 

There will still be a charge, no matter how "simple" you think it might be - it's often not.


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  # 2259067 16-Jun-2019 12:46
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It seems that people who got in early really did get better service. UFF did an excellent underground installation for me for free, even though my install was slightly complicated by having to traverse a private power pole before going underground.


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