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  Reply # 1190574 8-Dec-2014 13:17
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Wendy:
plambrechtsen:
So currently Spark doesn't have a UFB Handover with Chorus in Tauranga and it seems no one else does either apart from Trustpower.


And WXC. :)


Still no call back or availability confirmed from WCX...... frown




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  Reply # 1191698 8-Dec-2014 16:46
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Got a call back from WXC who confirmed they could offer me a fibre internet service and VoIP - Cool!

Alhough i have been here before with other ISP's so i remain SLIGHLTY dubious....

Anyway - they did seem familiar with the handshake issues and stuff, but confident that wouldnt be an issue.....so it looks like I have a Trustpower alternative.....Still need to use Unotelly, but i suspect thats not a bad thing....and possibly a fairly quick install....a case of cautious crossed fingers.....




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  Reply # 1191718 8-Dec-2014 17:41
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WxC were the original ISP doing these Tauranga Chorus fibre subdivisions.

All the best, I'm sure WxC will work great for you.

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  Reply # 1191774 8-Dec-2014 20:13
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Yep, WxC have been doing fibre longer than anyone else & their VoIP product is to notch.




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  Reply # 1191775 8-Dec-2014 20:14
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old3eyes: In the xDSL world Chorus was able to offer what they call a Tail Service where if you as a RSP didn't have any interconnection in a particular area they could "Backhaul" the internet connection to where you wanted it to be. Such as if you wanted to provide internet to someone in Dunedin but your RSPs Datacentre was only in Auckland, Chorus would offer at a particular price to take the customers traffic from the Dunedin POP up to Auckland. With UFB the LFCs are no longer able to offer that


Thank you I mostly understand this now. Why are they no longer able to offer that with UFB?

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