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# 204620 9-Oct-2016 20:21
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The Chorus map is showing Apr-2017 for my address in Auckland, however contractors have been in the street laying the duct, does this mean it could be ready sooner?  Currently i'm using ubiquiti gear to get UFB from another address 1km away.


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  # 1648215 9-Oct-2016 20:34
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could be sooner or it could be when it says. just because the ducting is in the street doesnt mean it will go live when they are done. They generally do a couple of areas and liven them up at once.


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  # 1648224 9-Oct-2016 21:10
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I hope you get it earlier than expected then maybe I might get fibre here in the first part of the next decade all being well, if they work faster.


 
 
 
 


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  # 1648236 9-Oct-2016 21:33
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They did the ducts in mt eden when doing the footpath up outside my old work.

 

2 years before it was able to be ordered on it.





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  # 1648280 10-Oct-2016 08:03
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Our street was marked as 2018 for UFB. Around June last year they were digging the trenches etc. The chorus website suddenly showed availability early 2016. By around the start of December it was available to order. Got ours installed end of January this year.

They are running well ahead of schedule in many areas. Keep your fingers x'd, but don't hold your breath....




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  # 1648305 10-Oct-2016 08:52
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Keep checking the Chorus map for timeframe indication. It will be what it says. If it is brought forwards you can celebrate. Otherwise you'll have to wait.





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  # 1649489 11-Oct-2016 21:36
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Sadly for us Chorus dug up our road in June/July and we're still waiting for UFB to be live

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  # 1649498 11-Oct-2016 21:56
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Toastiewarm: Sadly for us Chorus dug up our road in June/July and we're still waiting for UFB to be live

 

When does the map say it will be available





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  # 1649550 12-Oct-2016 06:06
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Nov-2016

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  # 1650673 13-Oct-2016 20:25
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Toastiewarm: Nov-2016

 

 

 

how it is sadly then? you still have about 2 months till the end of November. still plenty of time for them to sort it out


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  # 1650794 14-Oct-2016 07:17
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It was more a sadly for him that there is still a few months wait from ducting to go live

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  # 1651631 15-Oct-2016 15:55
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its still many many months till april 17, if you get it early its a bonus.




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  # 1655118 20-Oct-2016 14:39
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Well it looks like the contractors were laying cable only to feed further down the bottom of road, as they've been digging up the front verge about a 1km down the road, none of that yet where I am.


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  # 1655969 21-Oct-2016 20:46
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Where I live, the ducts were installed in October-November. Fibre only became available sometime end of January IIRC. I believe mine similar said April-2016, so maybe you'll have a similiar experience.


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  # 1657480 25-Oct-2016 13:47
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Mine says March 2017 and this is the view in my street today. I hope we're both pleasantly surprised.

 

 

 





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  # 1657570 25-Oct-2016 17:02
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littleheaven:

 

Mine says March 2017 and this is the view in my street today. I hope we're both pleasantly surprised.

 

 

 

 

 

Unfortunately, it is likely to only be available early-mid March.





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