Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 
Banana?
3882 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 775

Subscriber

  Reply # 1401681 7-Oct-2015 12:35
Send private message

By 'connection charge could be substantial', I think he means 5 figures.

If you could get a decent broadband plan out of an ISP, and you were staying in that house for a long time, it may be worth it to you (would be to me). It may add to resale calue of your house too, but probably not by the amount you will pay for the connection to be made.

147 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 30


  Reply # 1411506 23-Oct-2015 08:53
Send private message

An interesting development here. Now when I go to the Spark broadband site it tells me that 'ultrafast fibre is coming soon to my address - register interest' Senza, I suggest that you check your address. Like me you might be pleasantly surprised.

Can anyone from Spark or Chorus give any indication of the likely timeframe? - about 9.5km up Pyes Pa Road.

Oh, and needless to say I have registered my interest. Fingers crossed it's not an error with the map.

Edit - Whoops, reading the map wrong. There is an X beside that option - probably not going to happen anytime soon. As you were.

 
 
 
 


6595 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2068

Subscriber

  Reply # 1411578 23-Oct-2015 10:32
Send private message

registering interest is nothing more than putting your name on a list, and the ISP will email you when it becomes available at your address.

the chorus map shows you the likely time frame for upgrades, and it is generally pretty accurate, but wont give you exact timings.

1 | 2 
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Nothing nebulous about Microsoft’s cloud-transition
Posted 21-Jul-2017 15:34


We’re spending more on tech, but not as much as Australians
Posted 21-Jul-2017 11:43


Endace announces EndaceFabric for network-wide packet recording
Posted 20-Jul-2017 20:49


Acorn 6: MacOS image editing for the rest of us
Posted 20-Jul-2017 17:04


HTC faces backlash over keyboard pop-up ads
Posted 19-Jul-2017 15:53


BNZ adds Visa credit cards to Android Pay wallet
Posted 18-Jul-2017 19:44


Still living in a Notification hell – Om Malik
Posted 18-Jul-2017 13:00


Duet Display uses iPad to extend Mac, PC
Posted 18-Jul-2017 10:58


PC sales could be worse
Posted 17-Jul-2017 07:34


Crypto-currencies, tulips, market bubbles
Posted 17-Jul-2017 06:38


NZ Tech Podcast: Big batteries, solar cars, cold war, IoT
Posted 16-Jul-2017 16:53


Vodafone Australia mulls Wisp alliance, NZ implications
Posted 13-Jul-2017 16:49


Rural health professionals see fibre pay-off
Posted 13-Jul-2017 11:52


Vodafone announces expansion of $5 Daily Roaming
Posted 13-Jul-2017 10:20


Intel unveils powerful Intel Xeon Scalable processors
Posted 12-Jul-2017 20:41



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.