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  Reply # 920700 23-Oct-2013 22:09
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Hey Domoth, I remember you getting fibre a year back and thinking can't be long until I get it in Birkdale. Just checked the Chorus website, not even in the plan that goes to 2016! Guess will give VDSL a go to tide me over until then. Look forward to what speeds you get to the US and Aus.

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Monza

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  Reply # 926415 2-Nov-2013 22:49
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Hey do you have you gotten around to getting a few speedtests from outside NZ? also looking at doing the switch just depending on connection speeds to LA

 
 
 
 




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  Reply # 928253 6-Nov-2013 16:12
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Hey guys,

Sorry for the delayed response (I blame work and GTA5). Here are the results:



Link to Pic

Green = faster
Red = Slower
Orange = No Change

Most local results seem pretty much the same but international ones worry me a bit. Esp the San Francisco one



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  Reply # 928260 6-Nov-2013 16:14
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Monza: Hey Domoth, I remember you getting fibre a year back and thinking can't be long until I get it in Birkdale. Just checked the Chorus website, not even in the plan that goes to 2016! Guess will give VDSL a go to tide me over until then. Look forward to what speeds you get to the US and Aus.

Cheers
Monza


Hey Monza,

I know a couple of people with VDSL and they say its great. They are in the same situation where they wont have fibre for a few years.

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  Reply # 928696 7-Nov-2013 12:12
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Domoth: Hey guys,
Most local results seem pretty much the same but international ones worry me a bit. Esp the San Francisco one

Thanks for the comparison. Would be great to rerun the telecom tests at the same time of day as the Orcons if possible.

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