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Topic # 8229 14-Jun-2006 14:23
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Just got an email from TCL regarding this new technology upgrade for Chch region, which will cause cable modem outage on 20th June 1am till 6am.

This is the message:


We are introducing new technology to our cable network in the Christchurch region.

To carry out the required upgrade, we must impose an outage of your cable modem service.
For those with our digital TV service, this will also affect the electronic programme guide.

The outage will occur at the following time:

1am (0100hrs) on the morning of Tuesday the 20th of June for 5 hours.

The actual impact on your individual service will be for up to 1 hour between 1am and 6am.
Normal service will resume by 6am.

We apologise for this disruption to service and any inconvenience this may cause you.

If you have any questions regarding this notice, please contact us on 0800 467 272.

Please do not reply to this email.

Kind regards
The Team at TelstraClear

I wonder what new technology are they introducin? better modem? 100MBit service? New Digital TV decoder with built in modem? WHAT WHAT?!

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Reply # 38489 14-Jun-2006 14:28
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They might be 'upgrading' to copper and DSL

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  Reply # 38491 14-Jun-2006 14:36
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wellington and kapiti had their go about a month ago. No word yet as to what they are preparing the network for.

Upgrading to copper and DSL? Pffft, please


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Reply # 38534 14-Jun-2006 18:32
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Yes, they did... If they ever come around offering 100Mbps, I will take it.

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  Reply # 38548 14-Jun-2006 20:15
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It's just a run of the bill form letter for when they need to take critical systems down for upgrades/replacement - doesn't necessarily mean anything new is coming! :-)

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