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  # 1250192 3-Mar-2015 12:25
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timbosan:
lxsw20: I sent Chorus a tweet yesterday as mine in Dunedin was supposed to be live before March 2015. They told me that it should be ready by the end of the month. 


I think the problem here is what does "ready" mean? Ready for testing? Ready to hand over orders to ISP's? Ready for ISP's to provision users?

I would like to see Chorus offer more detail and information on their UFB map, for example why can't they should some type of progress graphic, like physical work done, testing done, waiting to hand-over to ISP's?  They have all the data needed for this.


A good rule of thumb is to assume the data is in a system fifteen years old, and any public "web" view is done with smoke and mirrors.

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  # 1250193 3-Mar-2015 12:27
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do you want them to spend all their time updating the address checker, which is meant as a guide only or actually installing the fibre? 

 
 
 
 


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  # 1250194 3-Mar-2015 12:29
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Jase2985: do you want them to spend all their time updating the address checker, which is meant as a guide only or actually installing the fibre? 


I'm very amused by the thought of your average web monkey doing manual labour.



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Jase2985: do you want them to spend all their time updating the address checker, which is meant as a guide only or actually installing the fibre? 


There should be no "time" spend upgrading the checker, as it should be driven off data they already have, such as a what streets have fibre, what state each street is at, what services are at each address.  Chorus used to make this data publicly available via a series of spreadsheets, so it is there.  All I am suggesting is that they add more detail to the current site.

Surely as more and more streets become UFB ready, they (Chorus) will receive more and more of these questions, which could be easily answered by adding the detail to the website.

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Jase2985: do you want them to spend all their time updating the address checker, which is meant as a guide only or actually installing the fibre? 


I'm very amused by the thought of your average web monkey doing manual labour.


no but that web monkey has to get the info from somewhere

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timbosan:
Jase2985: do you want them to spend all their time updating the address checker, which is meant as a guide only or actually installing the fibre? 


There should be no "time" spend upgrading the checker, as it should be driven off data they already have, such as a what streets have fibre, what state each street is at, what services are at each address.  Chorus used to make this data publicly available via a series of spreadsheets, so it is there.  All I am suggesting is that they add more detail to the current site.

Surely as more and more streets become UFB ready, they (Chorus) will receive more and more of these questions, which could be easily answered by adding the detail to the website.


95% of people dont care, its the so called "geeks", those that game, download and stream that care. the majority of other new zealanders dont care in the sightest, look the UFB uptake rate. not very high.

again you are asking them to spend more time and resources into something that is a general guild. its not meant to be 100% accurate, it even says so below it.

maybe they only update it weekly, or monthly due to other processes and systems in the background, or maybe its all manual, you and i have no idea how their systems work or interact.

there are many threads like this on here, "the address checker says i can get UFB but my ISP's one says i cant" or "fibre has been run past my house for weeks but the address checker still says i cant get it, help"

dont get so hung up on such a minor thing, just ask you isp every fortnight or so. you will get it in good time.

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  # 1250649 3-Mar-2015 23:17
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im still on 2017 to 2018 so all you people whining over a month can get over it.




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All of you stop complaining im still at

 

  • UFB fibre up to 200 Mbps between Jul-2018 and Jun-2019
It has been that way since UFB was announced.




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  # 1250689 4-Mar-2015 08:12
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At least you're getting it.



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I am not complaining or whining, I am simply asking if the Chorus data is accurate when a date has already passed.  At no point I have moaned or complained about not being able to get UFB.

I also asked as I can see that as the UFB rollout progresses, more and more people will go to the Chorus site, and may see the same thing.

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i think we need to test the hypothesis that the proportion of geeks who don't get UFB is more than chance alone ... [question is how to define geeks]




Involuntary autocorrect in operation on mobile device. Apologies in advance.


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joker97: i think we need to test the hypothesis that the proportion of geeks who don't get UFB is more than chance alone ... [question is how to define geeks]


"Geek: noun, informal: "someone who is interested in a subject (usually intellectual or complex) for its own sake" ... and who wants UFB ... now!




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