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Topic # 173546 27-May-2015 11:04
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Ok UFB is available in our address, we are the second apartment in. Its garaging under the apartments. How would they run fibre to our apartment? Its all concrete, tiles, brick, mortar etc etc.

Is it possible?

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  Reply # 1312585 27-May-2015 11:06
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There may be existing conduit they can use (not likely).  Otherwise they'll probably have to cut two holes in the concrete.

One to run the thrusting machine in, and one where it comes back out again.  Then they can thrust under the majority of the concrete.




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  Reply # 1312591 27-May-2015 11:10
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Do I have to gain consent from the landlord first before getting a line installed?

Thrusting concrete, sounds like serious work. I know there is conduit under in the carparking but I think thats electrical and maybe for copper telephony etc

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1312598 27-May-2015 11:18
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TeaLeaf: Do I have to gain consent from the landlord first before getting a line installed?

Thrusting concrete, sounds like serious work. I know there is conduit under in the carparking but I think thats electrical and maybe for copper telephony etc

 

Chorus ( or whoever is the local Fibre Company) Will require premissionf from you, the landlord and the bosy corporate,

 

Be prepared for a wait, Chorus said yesterday that istalls "down shared driveways" were taking on average 130 days,

While those in MDUs ( apartment buildings) were taking 110 days ..



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  Reply # 1312605 27-May-2015 11:27
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Oh dear. Time to fly back to aussie. lol. Jokes.

Its possible somebody in the block of 6 has already requested UFB?

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  Reply # 1312615 27-May-2015 11:31
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yes it is but you wont know that unless you ask them.

i would be asking the landlords permission before you requested fibre in the first place.

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  Reply # 1312638 27-May-2015 11:53
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TeaLeaf: Ok UFB is available in our address, we are the second apartment in. Its garaging under the apartments. How would they run fibre to our apartment? Its all concrete, tiles, brick, mortar etc etc.

Is it possible?


Order it and find out. Check with your service provider by my understanding is you can cancel anytime before its connected up with no cost, so not really any risk to trying.

Don't be in a hurry tho, so only order UFB after you already have dsl installed.



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  Reply # 1312640 27-May-2015 12:06
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agggh thats a good tip. i was trying to get UFB setup before i moved in.

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  Reply # 1312648 27-May-2015 12:24
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worry about getting internet sorted, so get ADSL/VDSL first then worry about UFB, at least you will have some broadband.

i imagine getting UFB wont be a quick process for you.



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  Reply # 1312663 27-May-2015 12:45
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cheers jase, word to the wise. well vdsl is plenty quick for us.

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