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DjShadow
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  #1501512 29-Feb-2016 14:45
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It now tells me no Fibre till June 2019 *sigh*


 
 
 

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  #1501526 29-Feb-2016 14:58
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I also see they've changed the wording for fibre being available:

 

"will be available at this address Feb-2016" rather than "fibre up to 200 Mbps by Feb-2016", which is definitely clearer (does "by" mean before, during, or by the end of?)

 

 

 

(Doesn't make it any less frustrating, though.)





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  #1501530 29-Feb-2016 15:01
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Well I am finding the new tool interesting. One thing though, I am showing as connected at 47, with potential for 47. Before I had my port changed by a Chorus tech who misunderstood the issue I was having on my line, I was actually getting 70/30 as part of the Band 988 upgrade. Should it not show Potential as "70Mbit"?

 

 




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  #1501554 29-Feb-2016 15:33
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Detruire:

 

I also see they've changed the wording for fibre being available:

 

"will be available at this address Feb-2016" rather than "fibre up to 200 Mbps by Feb-2016", which is definitely clearer (does "by" mean before, during, or by the end of?)

 

 

 

(Doesn't make it any less frustrating, though.)

 

 

It means: don't hold your breath.


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  #1501579 29-Feb-2016 16:05
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i checked out some addresses, and vdsl speeds seem to be all over the place, but most people still seem to be on adsl.  but in my wide search i managed to find some places in ufb area that the old system would tell me has vdsl available as well.  given the difficulties with getting ufb compared to vdsl, it'd be nice to know vdsl details in preference to ufb, and just say that ufb may be available.  the old system made that easy, the new system makes it hard. (although it's a bit clearer when you don't know that 20 megabit means vdsl)


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  #1501584 29-Feb-2016 16:10
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networkn: Well I am finding the new tool interesting. One thing though, I am showing as connected at 47, with potential for 47. Before I had my port changed by a Chorus tech who misunderstood the issue I was having on my line, I was actually getting 70/30 as part of the Band 988 upgrade. Should it not show Potential as "70Mbit"? 

 

When I searched of addresses in my street (currently a non-fibre area), everybody who had VDSL showed their potential was exactly the same as whatever they are getting now. It was only people with ADSL where it showed they could potentially get more - by switching to VDSL.


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  #1501586 29-Feb-2016 16:12
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andrew027:

 

networkn: Well I am finding the new tool interesting. One thing though, I am showing as connected at 47, with potential for 47. Before I had my port changed by a Chorus tech who misunderstood the issue I was having on my line, I was actually getting 70/30 as part of the Band 988 upgrade. Should it not show Potential as "70Mbit"? 

 

When I searched of addresses in my street (currently a non-fibre area), everybody who had VDSL showed their potential was exactly the same as whatever they are getting now. It was only people with ADSL where it showed they could potentially get more - by switching to VDSL.

 

 

my speed is actually over what they say i can get up to :)




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  #1501589 29-Feb-2016 16:18
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andrew027:

 

networkn: Well I am finding the new tool interesting. One thing though, I am showing as connected at 47, with potential for 47. Before I had my port changed by a Chorus tech who misunderstood the issue I was having on my line, I was actually getting 70/30 as part of the Band 988 upgrade. Should it not show Potential as "70Mbit"? 

 

When I searched of addresses in my street (currently a non-fibre area), everybody who had VDSL showed their potential was exactly the same as whatever they are getting now. It was only people with ADSL where it showed they could potentially get more - by switching to VDSL.

 

 

 

 

Right, so I think it isn't very intelligent, and therefore not potentially that useful.

 

 

 

At my office it says I can get 200Mbps and I am getting 100Mbps, which is plan accurate, as I am on a 100Mbps fibre plan.

 

 


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Weird it shows my house 30MBps (I currently get around 26-27) and both of my neighbours 1 house up and 1 house down both gets 50Mbps VDSL. 


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  #1502473 1-Mar-2016 21:33
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My house is correct - fibre up to 200MB/s. Still annoying the map can't be scrolled though.


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  #1502479 1-Mar-2016 21:46
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 Feels like each update they do dumbs it down to the point where its useless, seems like its just a marketing tool now


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