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  #1138521 26-Sep-2014 22:06
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  #1156313 16-Oct-2014 19:27
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going with bigpipe

i am a bit concerned about the master filter situation?



 
 
 
 


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  #1156363 16-Oct-2014 20:20
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TeaLeaf: going with bigpipe

i am a bit concerned about the master filter situation?




Ild recommend you have one installed.






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  #1156420 16-Oct-2014 21:47
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i was considering isolating the main jack in and killing the other 2.

how much is the filter?

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  #1156460 17-Oct-2014 00:05
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TeaLeaf: i was considering isolating the main jack in and killing the other 2.

how much is the filter?


next to nothing.

A single isolated jackpoint will do prettymuch the same thing. 




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  #1156789 17-Oct-2014 12:47
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can i install a master splitter/filter myself? the house is approx 10 years old. i guess its possible prior tenants have already had one installed.

whats the cheapest modem/router to buy for vdsl?

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  #1156812 17-Oct-2014 13:40
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TeaLeaf: i was considering isolating the main jack in and killing the other 2.

how much is the filter?


This does the same thing. If you are confident enough to do that, then you don't need to worry about the master filter situation.

 
 
 
 


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  #1156813 17-Oct-2014 13:41
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TeaLeaf: can i install a master splitter/filter myself? the house is approx 10 years old. i guess its possible prior tenants have already had one installed.

whats the cheapest modem/router to buy for vdsl?


http://www.trademe.co.nz/computers/networking-modems/adsl-modems/auction-793892281.htm

$70 buy now second hand.  Should be fine.



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  #1156837 17-Oct-2014 14:29
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Spark is only $10 more and you get a $125 credit and a free modem over 12 months. so essentially the $125 pays for the difference, plus you get a free modem providing you dont disconnect early, if so the modem costs you $199?

What modem do they give you?

Im trying to get my head around why bigpipe is better than spark?

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  #1156841 17-Oct-2014 14:38
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TeaLeaf: Spark is only $10 more and you get a $125 credit and a free modem over 12 months. so essentially the $125 pays for the difference, plus you get a free modem providing you dont disconnect early, if so the modem costs you $199?

What modem do they give you?

Im trying to get my head around why bigpipe is better than spark?

I thought you don't get the $125 credit on the naked plans.  Only on the plans that come with landline, which are much more expensive.

(and Bigpipe also comes with first month free)



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  #1156887 17-Oct-2014 15:08
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interesting, it doesnt say that. and when you click on nked broadband etc its still there as a perk. i may have to ring them to confirm i guess.

given bigpipes a subsidary, would i be doing badly joining either spark or bigpipe? seems about much of a muchness for price, just depends on commitment.

edit: oh yeah forgot about bigpipes first month free, that does change things a bit.

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  #1156910 17-Oct-2014 15:31
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TeaLeaf: interesting, it doesnt say that. and when you click on nked broadband etc its still there as a perk. i may have to ring them to confirm i guess.

given bigpipes a subsidary, would i be doing badly joining either spark or bigpipe? seems about much of a muchness for price, just depends on commitment.

edit: oh yeah forgot about bigpipes first month free, that does change things a bit.


bigpipe may be part of Digital ventures, but they are their own isp remember...




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  #1156944 17-Oct-2014 16:07
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TeaLeaf: interesting, it doesnt say that. and when you click on nked broadband etc its still there as a perk. i may have to ring them to confirm i guess.

given bigpipes a subsidary, would i be doing badly joining either spark or bigpipe? seems about much of a muchness for price, just depends on commitment.

edit: oh yeah forgot about bigpipes first month free, that does change things a bit.


If you need a VDSL router I do have a few hanging around. Just flick me a DM.






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  #1156972 17-Oct-2014 17:05
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very kind offer MM thank you.

quite strangely one of our family has one too. but its a telecom one, technicolor? can you use an ex telecom router on bigpipe?

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  #1157004 17-Oct-2014 18:03
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TeaLeaf: very kind offer MM thank you.

quite strangely one of our family has one too. but its a telecom one, technicolor? can you use an ex telecom router on bigpipe?


Yes.

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