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# 210524 31-Mar-2017 13:49
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Hi.

I'm switching from an isp to Vodafone and they have requested chorus to visit .

They say they need to re programme my ont.

I have been with another isp and they never did that. I don't believe they need access to my house. Obviously I'll let them in but I'm wondering if anyone has heard of this before.

I know the router will need some new settings but the ont...

Weird.




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  # 1751172 31-Mar-2017 13:50
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I'm 99.9% certain that any reprogramming can be done remotely. I don't see any reason that they'd need to visit.


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  # 1751179 31-Mar-2017 14:08
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While I can't speak regarding Vodafone's process, most Transfers are done remotely and without the requirement of a technician to visit unless installing additional equipment or the request of additional work to be completed. 

 

 





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  # 1751185 31-Mar-2017 14:26
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 The only time Chorus needs to come reprogramme an ONT is when the customer presses the factory reset button on the ONT. (Don't do that.)

 

A simple ISP transfer on fibre is actioned remotely.

 

Did you order any other services that might require installation? TV?




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  # 1751200 31-Mar-2017 14:37
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I called again. And explained my situation again. This time they said ok we will do it from our end . Will keep you all updated.




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  # 1751204 31-Mar-2017 14:51
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For a simple change of service provider (ISP), on the Chorus network, the change is generally made remotely.  Does not require a site visit.

 

If your new provider offers a service that needs a specific piece of hardware to make it work (Set-top box, home gateway, router etc.), then they may arrange for a Chorus tech to deliver & configure it.

 

Your new service provider should be able to explain why they have arranged a site visit.

 

^GL


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  # 1751222 31-Mar-2017 15:28
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It's possible your new provider requested the wrong CSE (order type) in the Chorus fibre ordering tool.





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  # 1751280 31-Mar-2017 17:35
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Wheelbarrow01:

 

It's possible your new provider requested the wrong CSE (order type) in the Chorus fibre ordering tool.

 

 

+1 I would suspect they selected Standard CSE when they ordered it.






 
 
 
 




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  # 1753862 3-Apr-2017 15:24
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Just tested the new connection.

Working . Did not even get a call from a chorus tech today.

I knew i was right .

Cheers
Steve.




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