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Topic # 8662 19-Jul-2006 10:20
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Anyone aware of the TelstraClear announcement today?
Rumour has it that its taking place in Tauranga.

Improved offerings in Residential DSL???

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  Reply # 41969 19-Jul-2006 11:22
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ockel: Anyone aware of the TelstraClear announcement today?

Rumour has it that its taking place in Tauranga.



Improved offerings in Residential DSL???


They should be announcing their new UBS ADSL rollout any time soon so it wouldn't surprise me if this was the case.

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  Reply # 41977 19-Jul-2006 13:05
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I emailed TelstraClear about the upcoming UBS plans 2 weeks ago, they said they were having technical issues with their wholesaler (Telecom) but hoped to be offering the new UBS plans by the end of this month.

There is no mention of anything on their website & I haven't read anything about this supposed announcement anywhere else on the internet (NZ Herald & Stuff websites).

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 41997 19-Jul-2006 16:38
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It involves UBS, but it's not related to UBS. About time it was done as well .

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  Reply # 41998 19-Jul-2006 16:52
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Nothing official has been announced by TelstraClear though, according to their website, so I guess this was just another rumour.

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  Reply # 42001 19-Jul-2006 18:33
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We all now know it's call "Unplugged".. who's got any info on it?


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  Reply # 42003 19-Jul-2006 18:51
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You'll see


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  Reply # 42004 19-Jul-2006 19:13
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Sounds like it's going to be TelstraClear's long awaited WCDMA HSDPA/HSUPA network targeting major cities with roaming onto Vodafone...The worst kept secret in NZ.


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  Reply # 42005 19-Jul-2006 19:17
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They had Dr Allan Freeth on newstalk zb before.

Said something about like 3G wireless broadband - did not say what technologly like if its the same as Vodafone WCDMA / HSDPA or like Woosh.  Cost 50 mill dollors - run from Auckland.

Sounded like what Vodafone have already hinted at rolling out once Telecom allow local numbers.

I would like to know more about what they are using for network build.




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Reply # 42006 19-Jul-2006 19:53
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Yep looks like the old secret talked about yet to deliver promise of WCDMA with HSDPA (High-Speed Downlink Packet Access) added as the same as Vodafone is rolloing out. 

HSUPA stands for High Speed Uplink Packet Access is still a year or so away.  (Thats the fast upload bit instead of like the slow 128 kb etc)

This could be great news some competition on between Vodafone and Telstra as they will have to have seemless roaming surely.




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Reply # 42010 19-Jul-2006 21:02
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This could be interpreted as a confirmation that HSDPA and HSUPA will be able to compete in the long term with the speeds and caps which will be offered with unbundled ADSL. No doubt Vodafone also have something up their sleeves.

Interesting times indeed...


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  Reply # 42016 20-Jul-2006 08:41
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As a Taurangian myself, this might be good news - seeing as we are not well served by alternatives (no woosh, Gasp, citylink, wired country, cable etc. Heck, my exchange only got dsl enabled 2 years ago!).

But what is the point of anouncing something that is a year away!? Lots can change in that time, and it just gives the competitors advanced notice that they need do do something within a year.

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  Reply # 42017 20-Jul-2006 08:41
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Lipex666: (Thats the fast upload bit instead of like the slow 128 kb etc)


I understand that when Vodafone release HSDPA, the upload speed will increase to 384KB/s. Also, when HSUPA is introduced, I understand that this technology has a theoretical maximum of 5.8Mbits/s.

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  Reply # 42018 20-Jul-2006 09:03
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Lipex666: HSUPA stands for High Speed Uplink Packet Access is still a year or so away.
(Thats the fast upload bit instead of like the slow 128 kb etc)


The present revision of UMTS has only 64kbit/s uplink speed - HSDPA boosts that to 384kbit/s. The first rollout in September will see 1.8 and 3.6Mbit/s downlink speeds, with 7.2Mbit/s coming end of the year (probably right in time to munt Telecom's Rev A trials).

Nokia reckons it'll have HSPA (HSUPA+HSDPA) ready by early 2007, but I wonder if Vodafone will go ahead and launch it then. They might, if the ComCom confirms the draft determination on local calling, so that they can provide a full substitution package.




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  Reply # 42025 20-Jul-2006 09:45
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juha:
Lipex666: HSUPA stands for High Speed Uplink Packet Access is still a year or so away.
(Thats the fast upload bit instead of like the slow 128 kb etc)


The present revision of UMTS has only 64kbit/s uplink speed - HSDPA boosts that to 384kbit/s. The first rollout in September will see 1.8 and 3.6Mbit/s downlink speeds, with 7.2Mbit/s coming end of the year (probably right in time to munt Telecom's Rev A trials).

Nokia reckons it'll have HSPA (HSUPA+HSDPA) ready by early 2007, but I wonder if Vodafone will go ahead and launch it then. They might, if the ComCom confirms the draft determination on local calling, so that they can provide a full substitution package.


I am assuming Vodafone will be launching with 3.6Mbps downstream? Any definate word on this?




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