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Topic # 150672 30-Jul-2014 11:36
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Got the Chorus letter today - UFB is coming to our street.

Stoked as we were originally by Jun-16, then Apr-15, now install is started.

I'm assuming it's roughly a 2-3 month process to get the street done?

I'm in Massey, West Auckland.

Looking forward to 100/30 or better.

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  Reply # 1098513 30-Jul-2014 11:56
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i'm in massey east and i checked on the map and it still has in development, what part are you in and what does it show on the chorus map for your address now?

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  Reply # 1098529 30-Jul-2014 12:25
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Lucky person.  Pt Chev is still " Date unknown"




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  Reply # 1098550 30-Jul-2014 12:53
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wasabi2k: Got the Chorus letter today - UFB is coming to our street.

Stoked as we were originally by Jun-16, then Apr-15, now install is started.

I'm assuming it's roughly a 2-3 month process to get the street done?

I'm in Massey, West Auckland.

Looking forward to 100/30 or better.


fingers crossed, it took 6 months from when they started till it went live in my street.



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  Reply # 1098569 30-Jul-2014 13:25
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Fabian: i'm in massey east and i checked on the map and it still has in development, what part are you in and what does it show on the chorus map for your address now?


I'm in the royal heights/moire road area - chorus map has my street in bright blue (not pale blue) - blocks that run along the motorway.

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  Reply # 1098575 30-Jul-2014 13:35
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You are lucky! Our dates keep getting pushed back.

May 14-May 15
Then May 15-May 16
Now June 16

Common chorus! I'd give you a bottle of wine!

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  Reply # 1098609 30-Jul-2014 14:37
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wasabi2k:
Fabian: i'm in massey east and i checked on the map and it still has in development, what part are you in and what does it show on the chorus map for your address now?


I'm in the royal heights/moire road area - chorus map has my street in bright blue (not pale blue) - blocks that run along the motorway.


I'm a little bit north of that where there is no colour, stink!!

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  Reply # 1098631 30-Jul-2014 15:06
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massey! i thought most of there was in for quite a wait still!




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  Reply # 1098637 30-Jul-2014 15:11
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Back in March...
Telecom just let me know that UFB is moving into my street, and is "being laid by Chorus right now".  Nothing has happened since.  This was in the form of a flyer in the shape of a street sign, with our street name on it, so it was definitely targeted.

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  Reply # 1098645 30-Jul-2014 15:19
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If anyone has or gets UFB and has line of sight to the red secondhand furniture place on Triangle Road in Massey, this would be of interest to me.




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  Reply # 1098704 30-Jul-2014 16:43
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Dynamic: If anyone has or gets UFB and has line of sight to the red secondhand furniture place on Triangle Road in Massey, this would be of interest to me.


the one fairly close to the bottom of the dip?

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  Reply # 1098705 30-Jul-2014 16:44
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wasabi2k:
Dynamic: If anyone has or gets UFB and has line of sight to the red secondhand furniture place on Triangle Road in Massey, this would be of interest to me.

the one fairly close to the bottom of the dip?

That's the one.  Next to Western Lights.




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  Reply # 1108230 14-Aug-2014 11:28
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Got my second letter - starting work today (14th August) Finishing by October 14.

I will ring Telecom/Spark tonight and see if there is any way to get lined up for a quick install.

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  Reply # 1108253 14-Aug-2014 11:40
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Please let us know how you get on regarding getting lined up. I'm in Hillcrest (Akl North Shore) and got a similar letter from Chorus last week.

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  Reply # 1108264 14-Aug-2014 11:49
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wasabi2k: Got my second letter - starting work today (14th August) Finishing by October 14.

I will ring Telecom/Spark tonight and see if there is any way to get lined up for a quick install.


Once they have finished the physical work, there is still another at least couple of weeks to provision the actual fibre from the local distributor to the individual drop points,

Once that is done they will allow ISPs to start signing up customers, then you have to go through the scoping and provision of fibre from the drop point to your house.

If you are lucky, you might have a live active conenction by the end of the year,  the final install to your house will take longer to happen than you think/want

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  Reply # 1108268 14-Aug-2014 11:54
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Ordered fibre from Telecom (in Chorus UFB area - North Shore) exactly a month ago and the guys are on our drive digging today.  In a cross-lease section so one month is pretty quick for this scenario, if you are on your own section with no ROW consent issues then was informed can currently expect the digging team in about one week after ordering, once it becomes available for your address.

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