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  Reply # 1123164 6-Sep-2014 15:23
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NZtimbo: @Bobdn
Having more competition with additional links out of / into NZ wouldn't help in this instance as the fault is on the Chorus network from the local exchange to the handover point for my ISP.  It affect all traffic to all ISP's...

pR0n aside the interwebz is vastly more "rich" than 2007 when the 32kbps rate was instigated and now used as a minimum level...

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Interwebz aside, The Chorus network hasnt grown and customer base for copper is declining since recent. No need to change.




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  Reply # 1123171 6-Sep-2014 15:51

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Bobdn: If New Zealand had a second international cable, rather than just the Sothern Cross Cable, Outram would have UFB.  We need more international bandwidth in our country. 


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Bobdn: If New Zealand had a second international cable, rather than just the Sothern Cross Cable, Outram would have UFB.  We need more international bandwidth in our country. 


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You must be quite simple then. How lucky.
p.s you forgot the Pr0n




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NZtimbo: @pjamieson
Through my ISP (Slingshot) I did do a congestion complaint around the 24th March and Chorus did charge a NFF (because they are supplying above 32kbps) which Slingshot were very gracious to not pass onto me.  I would be reluctant to suggest to families here to log the same complaints as it would be unfair on them if their chosen ISP did not absorb the same fee.

I am sure Chorus are well aware of their congestion issues on their network and suggesting otherwise would only show how inept they are at looking after their customers and hiding behind a 2007 requirement based on dial-up usage of the Internet.  We are in 2014 and Chorus really need to step up and not suggest that they are going to let their EUBA network succumb to the same congestion the BUBA network has as they are with their current ComCom filings.

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You mean the current ComCom filings that show Chorus planning to double UBA throughput from it's current 75kbps dimensioning (which in itself is over double what Chorus are required to offer) if the ComCom let them proceed with their plans?

As I've said many times on here, blaming Chorus for meeting MBIE and ComCom regulated product requirements is IMHO totally unfair. MBIE and the ComCom should be defining regulated offerings that meet the requirements of today's internet. The fact they aren't just shows how totally inept both organisations are.



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  Reply # 1123206 6-Sep-2014 16:18
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NZtimbo: @pjamieson
Through my ISP (Slingshot) I did do a congestion complaint around the 24th March and Chorus did charge a NFF (because they are supplying above 32kbps) which Slingshot were very gracious to not pass onto me.  I would be reluctant to suggest to families here to log the same complaints as it would be unfair on them if their chosen ISP did not absorb the same fee.

I am sure Chorus are well aware of their congestion issues on their network and suggesting otherwise would only show how inept they are at looking after their customers and hiding behind a 2007 requirement based on dial-up usage of the Internet.  We are in 2014 and Chorus really need to step up and not suggest that they are going to let their EUBA network succumb to the same congestion the BUBA network has as they are with their current ComCom filings.

Tim
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If you didn't get everyone to log a complaint, the solitary complaint logged by you is going to make sure things (if anything) is done very slowly. As far as Chorus knows (going by how you tell it) you are the sole person in Outram having any problems. Companies don't always know they're having problems unless they get told.

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  Reply # 1123274 6-Sep-2014 17:46
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Just move to Albany.




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  Reply # 1123280 6-Sep-2014 17:59
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dcole13: Just move to Albany.


thats quite a move from outram....




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  Reply # 1123283 6-Sep-2014 18:09
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Albany, Auckland your joking right...

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  Reply # 1123284 6-Sep-2014 18:11
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NZtimbo: Albany, Auckland your joking right...

Tim


Ild say Waitakere is more your style..

Even has a few congested cabinets, will be just like home! well... almost... they are all due to be upgraded very shortly ;)




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NZtimbo: Albany, Auckland your joking right...

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  Reply # 1123287 6-Sep-2014 18:16
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better internet than outram

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  Reply # 1123291 6-Sep-2014 18:29
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Even Mosgiel would be a huge step up, internet-wise, and it's not that far from Outram.



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  Reply # 1123293 6-Sep-2014 18:37
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Further away from my daughters friends than I want at the moment, once the Family Home is sold and I have settlement with the X then we'll see what happens... no rush, Outram is a great place just a pity the interwebz is rubbish...

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  Reply # 1123306 6-Sep-2014 19:46
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It could be worse, you could live in Momona and it would be even slower. Mosgiel isn't that far, really, and you could get fibre.

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  Reply # 1123312 6-Sep-2014 19:57
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this threads too long for me to recall...

so have you considered something like this timbo? 


http://www.odt.co.nz/regions/otago/261093/lay-fibre-yourself-user-group-head-says





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