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#267886 16-Feb-2020 19:34
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Getting fibre to our property is too complicated at the moment so I'm looking at VF wireless broadband. What modem is supplied? Will it be upgraded to a 5G model when 5G is available? From the service maps my address looks to be about 3 houses outside the coverage area but it may be feasible as we have an upstairs.


I know from experience that VF is a minefield to deal with so I thought best to start asking here.



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  #2421948 16-Feb-2020 20:18
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What would be the complication with a fibre install? Build? Consents?

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  #2421949 16-Feb-2020 20:22
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Hi there,


We offer the Huawei B315 for wireless connections.


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  #2421995 16-Feb-2020 21:59
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Umm, the B315? So is the faster B525 only for RBI connections?

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  #2421997 16-Feb-2020 22:27
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coffeebaron: Umm, the B315? So is the faster B525 only for RBI connections?


i too would have thought it would be on their B525 stock by now..


Most of our B315 stock did go though... good riddins. they aren't nearly as efficient on the network.  

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  #2422074 17-Feb-2020 08:05
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Is there a choice of modem? If I bought my own what would you recommend?


Re: Fibre install. I have had poor experience dealing with Chorus and can't understand why the ISP doesn't have someone to manage the process. I can't be bothered with dealing with any complications at the moment so I thought get the wireless link working while I review the fibre options.


Thanks for the advice so far.

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  #2422076 17-Feb-2020 08:14
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coffeebaron: Umm, the B315? So is the faster B525 only for RBI connections?


You're right - this is offered

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