Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.

86 posts

Master Geek

# 195960 13-May-2016 14:06
Send private message

Hi, relative noob (poster anyway) on GZ and apologise in advance if this has been covered elsewhere, I've looked and not been able to find it.




I'm seeking comment on experience with getting say a 2Talk Business Go or Enterprise plan fully functional under RBI 4G environment?


I have a client who based their land purchase on the expectation that they'd be 'in zone' for the recent UFB/RBI rollout. Turns out they're about a kilometre too far out. While copper ISDN is still an option for their voice side, the best data connection would be ADSL1 or 1Mb down and 128kb up. :(


Turns out they're 2.5km away from a 4G tower. Testing without an external antenna has revealed up/down speeds in excess of 40/25. Latency at around 18-25ms. I'd have thought this would make them a good candidate for a 4G/SIP option.


They have 10 users who currently chow through a mere 120Gb a month in data and at a push have 4 conversations over their existing ISDNs at any given time.













Create new topic
5498 posts

Uber Geek

Lifetime subscriber

  # 1552350 13-May-2016 19:03
Send private message

Yes should be possible. Check out
We can do public & static IP on RBI.

Chorus has spent $1.4 billion on making their xDSL broadband network faster and even more now as they are upgrading their rural Conklins. If your still stuck on ADSL or VDSL, why not spend $195 on a master filter install to make sure you are getting the most out of your connection?
I install - Naked DSL, DSL Master Splitters, VoIP, data cabling and general computer support for home and small business.
Rural Broadband RBI installer for Ultimate Broadband and Full Flavour


Need help in Auckland, Waikato or BoP? Click my email button, or email me direct: [my user name] at geekzonemail dot com

4129 posts

Uber Geek

  # 1552426 13-May-2016 21:53
One person supports this post
Send private message

I'd first make sure whatever provider you go with gives you a public IP as the majority do cg-nat which will.just cause no end of issues with SIP.
Other than that I think it would be something you just have to test. Set up your PABX to make calls out on the sip trunks (with incoming still on the ISDN) and just see what the users think.
I would be concerned about the tower get a bit over loaded. I don't know how they (the mobile network) do things but I assume it would be no different to any packet switched network and packets would get queued and start affecting voice quality.
But overall, latency should be fairly low as long as the client router stays on 4G and doesn't fall back to 3G.

Create new topic

Twitter and LinkedIn »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:

News »

New AI legaltech product launched in New Zealand
Posted 21-Aug-2019 17:01

Yubico launches first Lightning-compatible security key, the YubiKey 5Ci
Posted 21-Aug-2019 16:46

Disney+ streaming service confirmed launch in New Zealand
Posted 20-Aug-2019 09:29

Industry plan could create a billion dollar interactive games sector
Posted 19-Aug-2019 20:41

Personal cyber insurance a New Zealand first
Posted 19-Aug-2019 20:26

University of Waikato launches space for esports
Posted 19-Aug-2019 20:20

D-Link ANZ expands mydlink ecosystem with new mydlink Mini Wi-Fi Smart Plug
Posted 19-Aug-2019 20:14

Kiwi workers still falling victim to old cyber tricks
Posted 12-Aug-2019 20:47

Lightning Lab GovTech launches 2019 programme
Posted 12-Aug-2019 20:41

Epson launches portable laser projector
Posted 12-Aug-2019 20:27

Huawei launches new distributed HarmonyOS
Posted 12-Aug-2019 20:20

Lenovo introduces single-socket servers for edge and data-intensive workloads
Posted 9-Aug-2019 21:26

The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 6.3
Posted 9-Aug-2019 16:57

Symantec sell enterprise security assets for US$ 10.7 billion to Broadcom
Posted 9-Aug-2019 16:43

Artificial tongue can distinguish whisky and identify counterfeits
Posted 8-Aug-2019 20:20

Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.