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  Reply # 1710856 27-Jan-2017 21:05
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djtOtago:

 

@Jexla What's the date you swap to spark?

 

 

 

 

 

 

30th/31st

Why's that?


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  Reply # 1710857 27-Jan-2017 21:10
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will be interesting if you have a different experience performance wise


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1710858 27-Jan-2017 21:14
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Jase2985:

 

will be interesting if you have a different experience performance wise

 

 

 

 

 

 

I agree, fingers crossed, regardless ended up paying less in the long run, so as long as it matches speeds, I will be okay.


Will update after connecting and sorting out any possible teething issues.


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  Reply # 1710859 27-Jan-2017 21:15
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Just curious to see if a change in ISP magically fixes speed problems.

 

Are you getting a new router from spark?

 

 


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  Reply # 1710863 27-Jan-2017 21:21
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Are you getting a new router from spark?

 

 

 

 

with be interested to see the spark connection with the old router too :)


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  Reply # 1710865 27-Jan-2017 21:28
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I've manually wiped the 2dg firmware from my 7490 and intend on using that like I was with Stuff. (as well as their Asus)

I've also received (for free, bar $15 shipping) the spark Huawei modem.

Will likely be testing both the Fritzbox and the Huawei and will update with that information also.

Also managed to sell my old 7390 for $50 on TM when I picked up my 7490 for $20 unused, in the box on facebook ;)


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  Reply # 1710909 27-Jan-2017 22:53
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Jexla:

 

quickymart:

 

 

 

Oh I know more than you think wink

 




Literally nothing to add to the conversation, that way to the door >

 

 

Where's your sense of humour?

 

Seriously...I would have steered clear of Stuff fibre from the get-go (but that's my personal preference) until they built up a reputation of some sort.


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  Reply # 1710990 28-Jan-2017 11:43
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Another thing I remembered, which is worth a laugh and no one will be surprised....

I had a play with their "safezone" functions, which is just a content filter.

As seen here: 




Anyway, so there's a news filter there.

I turned it on and it blocked all major NZ news sites, apart from stuff.co.nz.
I told them about it via the live chat too, the ladies response was "oh?"
Anyway, tested it now and seems to have been fixed since, was still pretty funny though.

Overall the filters worked pretty poorly.

Weapons and violence filter didn't block guncity.co.nz but did block a smaller NZ gun store reloaders.co.nz

Health, Home & garden blocked one major NZ garden store and not another also.

Sex education filter? 


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  Reply # 1713080 31-Jan-2017 08:52
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First test to AKL from Napier this morning and we hit 900 first go on Spark using the Huawei.

Will sort the fritz out later this arvo.

http://www.beta.speedtest.net/result/6011113671


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  Reply # 1713336 31-Jan-2017 16:00
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not surprising really the HG659 is know to perform well at gigabit speeds


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  Reply # 1713339 31-Jan-2017 16:03
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My point is changing from Stuff to Spark solved my speed issues. Regardless of what is know of the Spark router.


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  Reply # 1713341 31-Jan-2017 16:05
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did you use the huawei on the stuff connection? are you comparing apples with apples?

 

you need to use the same router you used on the stuff connection before you can make a statement like that

 

 


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  Reply # 1713352 31-Jan-2017 16:15
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Like I said in my other post, will get my fritz going in a few minutes.


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  Reply # 1713353 31-Jan-2017 16:17
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so then dont make comments like this:

 

Jexla:

 

My point is changing from Stuff to Spark solved my speed issues. Regardless of what is know of the Spark router.

 

 

until you have actually proved it to be the case, because at this point you have proved nothing.

 

im going to lol so hard if you get the your stuff fibre speed with the firtz.


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  Reply # 1713354 31-Jan-2017 16:18
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Me too :P


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