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# 140579 13-Feb-2014 15:20
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We just had chorus show up to install our VDSL.
Two young guys in a beat up grey sedan (no chorus van), no tools, no test equipment or the like. I had to lend them our ladder for them to install the Cat5 in our roof.
Clearly i have no confidence now...!

They have made a switch from ADSL to VDSL, our modem was showing 13850kbps /1044kbps (Orcon) and now its showing 9340kbps / 4450kbps (2Talk) on the new VDSL service.

Has anyone experienced this?  We are about 200m from our cabinet in Sandringham, Auckland.

VDSL slower than ADSL by 3MBps!!

The wires in the roof they have cut and just twisted together by hand and crudely put some insulation tape around them, no jointers or anything?
Is this normal?


Heres the wiring they did!

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  # 986805 13-Feb-2014 15:47
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Your description of events does not indicate a successful VDSL install.

Please contact your ISP, log a fault and ask them to contact their Chorus Service Delivery Manager to investigate.


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  # 986983 13-Feb-2014 20:45
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I hear sbiddle did a master filter install today, maybe this was his work!

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.
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