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#190908 16-Jan-2016 08:39
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So a house down the road from me in Christchurch had a black copper cable (assuming it's copper) sitting at the front of the driveway for a few months now. Yesterday I noticed a Chorus Van out the front digging a trench as I went to work. On the way back from work, the guy was gone and the trench was still open and the black cable was going straight into the red ducting that Enable has and was sealed up with some black insulation tape.

I do find that very odd that a Chorus contractor was doing this. There was no Enable sinage on his Van If it was a ufb order why wasn't red microducting used?

I will try and get a picture today.

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  #1472406 16-Jan-2016 09:37
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Possibly the guy is a contractor to both of them?




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  #1472407 16-Jan-2016 09:39
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99% of Chorus branded vehicles aren't Chorus - they're the Chorus contractors such as Downer, Transfield, Visionstream etc

Transfield are the main service partner for Enable in Christchurch, and are presumably still a Chorus service partner down there as well.


 
 
 
 




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  #1472460 16-Jan-2016 10:46
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sbiddle:

 

99% of Chorus branded vehicles aren't Chorus - they're the Chorus contractors such as Downer, Transfield, Visionstream etc

Transfield are the main service partner for Enable in Christchurch, and are presumably still a Chorus service partner down there as well.

 



Thanks sbiddle

I had a Saturday morning brain explosion and didnt think about the obvious answer to my own question.

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  #1472491 16-Jan-2016 11:03
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High chance it's visionstream

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  #1472593 16-Jan-2016 13:30
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Had the same problem when I worked at the dodgey isp with satellite internet. Most of the contracted installers had sky all over their vans so customers thought that we had sold out to them or other stupid hillbilly theories about how things worked.




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  #1472629 16-Jan-2016 14:48
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sbiddle:

 

99% of Chorus branded vehicles aren't Chorus - they're the Chorus contractors such as Downer, Transfield, Visionstream etc

Transfield are the main service partner for Enable in Christchurch, and are presumably still a Chorus service partner down there as well.

 



 

We're Broadspectrum now, we even have a rebranding video, woo! But yeah, as far as I'm aware, we're the key contractor for Enable, and we also run some of Chch (I think Downer has half and we have half?).




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  #1472635 16-Jan-2016 15:01
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ChoroDownEnaVodaSparkaTeleTelstraVisionClearPostOfficeGuyFromSkyTV; who the hell can tell these days? tongue-out

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