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  Reply # 1260697 16-Mar-2015 23:52
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quickymart: I wonder where the 19 other towns are? Outram maybe?


poor Timbo will be sad he moved away in that case ;)




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  Reply # 1260700 17-Mar-2015 01:03
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I'm currently on a Conklin where I am for internet access:

Peak time:



Offpeak:



I am normally on a 200/200 connection, I now feel your pain and now congrat you on the win. I looked at the Chorus maps and it seems they have not been updated with a timeframe - I would assume it'll be very soon seeing they felt the need to make a full announcement, time will tell I suppose!

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quickymart: I wonder where the 19 other towns are? Outram maybe?


poor Timbo will be sad he moved away in that case ;)


Kirwee is way more deserving, I get the feeling Timbo was just saturating his upstream bandwidth and skewing the tests as when I was there I could not find any evidence of congestion at all.




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  Reply # 1260843 17-Mar-2015 10:46
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Congratulations Guys!!   I have not heard anything about the cabinet where I live but presume we wont be part of the 20 areas getting upgraded.  We have to go through the processes found here.
http://www.med.govt.nz/sectors-industries/technology-communication/fast-broadband/new-initiatives#ufb



 

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  Reply # 1261084 17-Mar-2015 14:16
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Hi everyone, here is our media release about the upgrades to the Kirwee exchange area :  https://www.chorus.co.nz/better-broadband-coming-to-kirwee  ^JD 

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Chorusnz: Hi everyone, here is our media release about the upgrades to the Kirwee exchange area :  https://www.chorus.co.nz/better-broadband-coming-to-kirwee  ^JD 

Do we get a list of the other 19 exchanges? Please, pretty please, with a master filter on top :)





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  Reply # 1261278 17-Mar-2015 20:48
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I agree, that would be nice :)

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  Reply # 1261335 17-Mar-2015 21:52
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Theres a few around the waikato area being done asap



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  Reply # 1261572 18-Mar-2015 12:23
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michaelmurfy: I'm currently on a Conklin where I am for internet access:

Peak time:



Offpeak:



I am normally on a 200/200 connection, I now feel your pain and now congrat you on the win. I looked at the Chorus maps and it seems they have not been updated with a timeframe - I would assume it'll be very soon seeing they felt the need to make a full announcement, time will tell I suppose!

hio77:
quickymart: I wonder where the 19 other towns are? Outram maybe?


poor Timbo will be sad he moved away in that case ;)


Kirwee is way more deserving, I get the feeling Timbo was just saturating his upstream bandwidth and skewing the tests as when I was there I could not find any evidence of congestion at all.


Sadly, the speeds above are about double what we get in Kirwee (peak) and consistent with off peak speeds. Our latency is about double (off peak) and 200 - 500ms (peak).

Thankfully this will come to an end in a few short months and internet speeds will allow businesses to grow and families to enjoy luxuries like Skype and You Tube.....I go to work to watch you tube presently!

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quickymart: I wonder where the 19 other towns are? Outram maybe?


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Chorusnz: Hi everyone, here is our media release about the upgrades to the Kirwee exchange area :  https://www.chorus.co.nz/better-broadband-coming-to-kirwee  ^JD 

Do we get a list of the other 19 exchanges? Please, pretty please, with a master filter on top :)



Stay tuned, they will be announced as soon as possible.



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  Reply # 1264607 21-Mar-2015 15:41
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Do you know if end of June is likely date or will this possibly be earlier? I've guessed end of June is long date to cover delays in sourcing parts, scheduling provisioning etc.

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Theclaytons: Do you know if end of June is likely date or will this possibly be earlier? I've guessed end of June is long date to cover delays in sourcing parts, scheduling provisioning etc.


considering as far as i can see there is no actual date set, ild say June wouldnt be likely.

Upgrades take time..




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  Reply # 1264632 21-Mar-2015 16:55
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I would hazard a guess it would all be sorted by Christmas, at the latest.

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  Reply # 1276070 2-Apr-2015 13:19
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Just like Outram I visited Kirwee - didn't stay around for long but visited the Exchange, it is pretty cute:

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Was trying to find Chris and offer him a beer however he was nowhere to be seen :(




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  Reply # 1276074 2-Apr-2015 13:22
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That actually looks a tad bigger than WAK.




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  Reply # 1276473 2-Apr-2015 22:33
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hio77: That actually looks a tad bigger than WAK.

WAK has a triple co-locate mobile phone tower too :)




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