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Topic # 173683 1-Jun-2015 22:12
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Was checking it today right now just for fun, last time I checked it said >5Mbps(I get a max of 2.5) but now it's saying >10Mbps. Is this a glitch?





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  Reply # 1315798 1-Jun-2015 22:16
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Your area got upgraded?



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  Reply # 1315799 1-Jun-2015 22:17
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DarkShadow: Your area got upgraded?


My part of Auckland wasn't due for an upgrade. I was told my suburb is not in the upgrade plans. And if the area was upgraded, why do I not have faster speeds? Is this not an automatic thing?





 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1315844 2-Jun-2015 07:46
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it might not have filtered through the system yet

and who told you it wasnt getting upgraded?

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  Reply # 1315849 2-Jun-2015 07:49
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Can you tell us what part of Auckland?



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  Reply # 1315897 2-Jun-2015 09:26
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  Reply # 1315911 2-Jun-2015 09:50
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johnr: Can you tell us what part of Auckland?


 

Oratia. The chorus map said we weren't ever getting upgraded before and now I see that the map says we have faster speeds avaliable.
I mean, by now I've come to accept that I will have bad internet but this gives me some hope. 







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  Reply # 1316219 2-Jun-2015 14:20
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Bump.





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  Reply # 1316386 2-Jun-2015 18:01
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bump after 4 and a half hours? not having an answer is not going to affect you in any way is it.

maybe chorus did a tweek to the cabinet or something like that.

but as has been said the chorus maps are a general guide only. they are not 100% accurate.

have you investigated your internal wiring? do you know how far away you are from the cabinet?

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  Reply # 1316394 2-Jun-2015 18:16
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@firebreaker A quick Google search and I found this, Quicker than starting a thread on Geekzone and bumping it

https://www.chorus.co.nz/better-broadband-for-waitakere

Are you in the area shown in the map at bottom of the page?



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  Reply # 1316395 2-Jun-2015 18:19
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johnr: @firebreaker A quick Google search and I found this, Quicker than starting a thread on Geekzone and bumping it

https://www.chorus.co.nz/better-broadband-for-waitakere


And you'd be right, except the press release gives us the map and the road I live on is most definitely not in the upgraded zone, hence the confusion. 





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  Reply # 1316396 2-Jun-2015 18:21
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Firebreaker:
johnr: @firebreaker A quick Google search and I found this, Quicker than starting a thread on Geekzone and bumping it

https://www.chorus.co.nz/better-broadband-for-waitakere


And you'd be right, except the press release gives us the map and the road I live on is most definitely not in the upgraded zone, hence the confusion. 


But I suspect all users in the general area are off the same cabinet, The map is not 100% but a general gudie line



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  Reply # 1316397 2-Jun-2015 18:23
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Jase2985: bump after 4 and a half hours? not having an answer is not going to affect you in any way is it.

maybe chorus did a tweek to the cabinet or something like that.

but as has been said the chorus maps are a general guide only. they are not 100% accurate.

have you investigated your internal wiring? do you know how far away you are from the cabinet?

Sure, they are a general guide but surely if the map has gone from >5Mbps to >10Mbps some speed gains should be expected? 

I'll be calling Spark tomorrow to make sure I was just somewhat surprised to see that regarding our network capability. 







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  Reply # 1316399 2-Jun-2015 18:25
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johnr:
Firebreaker:
johnr: @firebreaker A quick Google search and I found this, Quicker than starting a thread on Geekzone and bumping it

https://www.chorus.co.nz/better-broadband-for-waitakere


And you'd be right, except the press release gives us the map and the road I live on is most definitely not in the upgraded zone, hence the confusion. 


But I suspect all users in the general area are off the same cabinet, The map is not 100% but a general gudie line

Right, sorry for beating a dead horse(I remember how many topics I made about this topic, don't worry, it won't be happening again:P)
I'll just trying calling up Spark and see if anything is possible at my property. 





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  Reply # 1316400 2-Jun-2015 18:31
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correct me if im pulling up the wrong part of the maps, but is Oratia not a fair bit away from waitakere.....


As for Waitakere, WAK/C and WAK/B were upgraded, WAK/J is a conklin fed off WAK/B and is not planned to be upgraded.






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  Reply # 1316405 2-Jun-2015 18:35
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hio77: correct me if im pulling up the wrong part of the maps, but is Oratia not a fair bit away from waitakere.....


As for Waitakere, WAK/C and WAK/B were upgraded, WAK/J is a conklin fed off WAK/B and is not planned to be upgraded.



So what would I be connected to? Can anyone tell me which cabinet or whatever I am connected to?





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