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  Reply # 777776 10-Mar-2013 23:23
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gareth41: well im using ubiquity gear to get ufb to my new place in massey from daytona road. sure beats having adsl2+ which is the only one available at my new address according to the chorus sat and still no indication for ufb. slight increase in latency by a few ms but speedtest.net results roughly more or less the same as if i was plugged directly in. Im on the 10/30 plan.


Just finished doing a site test yesterday to do the same thing, and also planning on using Ubiquity to do the same. What distance are you running over, good line of sight etc? 


Just over 1km, I copied a large file directly over the wifi link to a pc at other end and got around 7.5mbytes/s

Using two of these:
https://gowifi.co.nz/index.php?page=shop.product_details&product_id=788&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=37

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  Reply # 781982 14-Mar-2013 22:34
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we are 4 k from the nearest primary school - they have UFB there- is there anyway of getting chorus to connect our sub division --we have 11 large lifestyle blocks in the sub division- currently apparently ours is not scheduled to have UFB at all - we are just out of cambridge.

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  Reply # 782026 14-Mar-2013 23:53
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davsri: we are 4 k from the nearest primary school - they have UFB there- is there anyway of getting chorus to connect our sub division --we have 11 large lifestyle blocks in the sub division- currently apparently ours is not scheduled to have UFB at all - we are just out of cambridge.


In a nutshell, no.

If you're not covered by UFB your solutions are rural RBI DSL or RBI wireless.

Nothing stopping anybody from deploying their own solutions, you don't need Chorus for that.

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  Reply # 782044 15-Mar-2013 06:15
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Crap

•UFB deployment dates for your area are still being developed

Looks like i'll never get it. Streets around me have got it :-(

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  Reply # 782045 15-Mar-2013 06:25
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davsri: we are 4 k from the nearest primary school - they have UFB there- is there anyway of getting chorus to connect our sub division --we have 11 large lifestyle blocks in the sub division- currently apparently ours is not scheduled to have UFB at all - we are just out of cambridge.


In a similar position so have used a couple of Ubiquiti radios to connect between my work and home and now can offer high speed broadband to my neighbours if they want it, currently just on our VDSL connection until UFB is installed next month.

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Reply # 782356 15-Mar-2013 15:43
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Nothing at all in Christchurch? 





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  Reply # 782357 15-Mar-2013 15:46
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James Bond: Nothing at all in Christchurch? 

Correct; Chorus is not rolling out UFB in Christchurch. It appears that Enable is doing it though.

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  Reply # 782358 15-Mar-2013 15:46
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James Bond: Nothing at all in Christchurch? 


Chorus isn't doing Christchurch. Enable Networks is.

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Reply # 782360 15-Mar-2013 15:49
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Kraven:
James Bond: Nothing at all in Christchurch? 


Chorus isn't doing Christchurch. Enable Networks is.


ah! Forgot about that...





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