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  # 1401681 7-Oct-2015 12:35
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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.

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  # 1411506 23-Oct-2015 08:53
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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.


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  # 1411578 23-Oct-2015 10:32
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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.

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