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  Reply # 1045797 15-May-2014 20:40
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I believe 90% refers to the numbers of customers within EUBA coverage.



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  Reply # 1045800 15-May-2014 20:42
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sbiddle: I believe 90% refers to the numbers of customers within EUBA coverage.

That makes sense; I was wondering what the percentage was there.

Anyway, I'm off to bed... I know it's early but curling up with a book is one of my favourite things about winter :)

 
 
 
 




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  Reply # 1045821 15-May-2014 20:55
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sbiddle: I believe 90% refers to the numbers of customers within EUBA coverage.




I'm not am I? How would I check?





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  Reply # 1045835 15-May-2014 21:18
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you are not going to get speeds much faster than you currently have unless chorus install a new cabinet closer to you or run fiber to your area. But as others have said that looks rather unlikely.

this is like the 4th thread you have started regarding your speed in the last week. unfortunately with where you live you really have no simple/cheap options to get faster internet speed




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  Reply # 1045836 15-May-2014 21:20
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Jase2985: you are not going to get speeds much faster than you currently have unless chorus install a new cabinet closer to you or run fiber to your area. But as others have said that looks rather unlikely.

this is like the 4th thread you have started regarding your speed in the last week. unfortunately with where you live you really have no simple/cheap options to get faster internet speed



Well I'm not really after faster speeds. I was just wondering where Boost HD would be available to see if maybe this would affect me and it doesn't.

I've given up on getting faster internet where i live.





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  Reply # 1045839 15-May-2014 21:26
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Maybe us city dwellers can start threads on the cost of land per half acre compared to the country :P

Firebreaker Think if you had to pay the price / cost to get the actual broadband delivered you have now, Your monthly invoice would sky rocket only the TSO keeps it down

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  Reply # 1045840 15-May-2014 21:28
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Pretty much anywhere you can get ADSL2+ or VDSL2, but will ultimately still come down to your line speed.




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johnr: Maybe us city dwellers can start threads on the cost of land per half acre compared to the country :P

Firebreaker Think if you had to pay the price / cost to get the actual broadband delivered you have now, Your monthly invoice would sky rocket only the TSO keeps it down


If I was of age, I would have moved out. 

I can't stand the slow internet. 

However, the community here has been sick of the speeds as well and we have contacted Chorus regrading a community funded upgrade. They'll be contacted me maybe around tomorrow to give me options. Besides we live right next to Glen Eden so I wouldn't call my place fully rural or anything...





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  Reply # 1045845 15-May-2014 21:35
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Firebreaker:
johnr: Maybe us city dwellers can start threads on the cost of land per half acre compared to the country :P

Firebreaker Think if you had to pay the price / cost to get the actual broadband delivered you have now, Your monthly invoice would sky rocket only the TSO keeps it down


If I was of age, I would have moved out. 

I can't stand the slow internet. 

However, the community here has been sick of the speeds as well and we have contacted Chorus regrading a community funded upgrade. They'll be contacted me maybe around tomorrow to give me options. Besides we live right next to Glen Eden so I wouldn't call my place fully rural or anything...


glen eden is one place thats pretty patchy really..




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  Reply # 1045846 15-May-2014 21:37
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Narrow down next to Glen Eden?



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johnr: Narrow down next to Glen Eden?


Hmm?







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hio77:
Firebreaker:
johnr: Maybe us city dwellers can start threads on the cost of land per half acre compared to the country :P

Firebreaker Think if you had to pay the price / cost to get the actual broadband delivered you have now, Your monthly invoice would sky rocket only the TSO keeps it down


If I was of age, I would have moved out. 

I can't stand the slow internet. 

However, the community here has been sick of the speeds as well and we have contacted Chorus regrading a community funded upgrade. They'll be contacted me maybe around tomorrow to give me options. Besides we live right next to Glen Eden so I wouldn't call my place fully rural or anything...


glen eden is one place thats pretty patchy really..


Well it's getting fibre soooo:/





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Firebreaker:
johnr: Narrow down next to Glen Eden?


Hmm?


he means next to glen eden doesnt mean alot.. could still be anywhere..







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  Reply # 1045853 15-May-2014 21:40
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Firebreaker:
johnr: Narrow down next to Glen Eden?


Hmm?


So you don't live in Glen Eden correct?



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  Reply # 1045856 15-May-2014 21:42
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johnr:
Firebreaker:
johnr: Narrow down next to Glen Eden?


Hmm?


So you don't live in Glen Eden correct?


Not anymore. Would live to get my 15-18mbps ADSL2+ line back....





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