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# 211678 6-Apr-2017 16:55
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I was happily on Skinny broadband, changed address, then when i returned to original address I could not be connected due to network reaching capacity. This is a real shame as it was the best internet option I've ever had.

Does any other provider offer internet over 3g/4g like skinny broadband.

I really don't want to have to go back to 4 phones on 4 plans and rotate them on wifi hotspots.

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  # 1757708 6-Apr-2017 16:58
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Where in the world are you. Can't help if we don't know where you are.




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  # 1757710 6-Apr-2017 17:10
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I am in New Zealand.

 
 
 
 


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  # 1757715 6-Apr-2017 17:28
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Can you be more specific? It's a fairly large area.

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  # 1757749 6-Apr-2017 19:05
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Yes Spark and Vodafone.

 

 


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  # 1757776 6-Apr-2017 19:15
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Have you checked to see if UFB (fibre optic) is now available at your address?





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  # 1757795 6-Apr-2017 20:30
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Spark wireless broadband is 240gb for $155 and $1 a gig after you reach your cap




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Geese: I am in New Zealand.

 

That narrows it down to about 30 companies, each with different coverage areas in that geographical region of the world.





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  # 1761908 11-Apr-2017 22:16
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raytaylor:

Geese: I am in New Zealand.


That narrows it down to about 30 companies, each with different coverage areas in that geographical region of the world.



The question has been answered it seems, Spark or Vodafone... Vodafone have no coverage here, and Spark is at capacity, so I guess I'm out of luck.

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  # 1761911 11-Apr-2017 22:21
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Geese:
raytaylor:

 

Geese: I am in New Zealand.

 

 

 

That narrows it down to about 30 companies, each with different coverage areas in that geographical region of the world.

 



The question has been answered it seems, Spark or Vodafone... Vodafone have no coverage here, and Spark is at capacity, so I guess I'm out of luck.

 

 

 

DM me the address and i'll see if i can't look at options on the spark side - it is possible we have upgrade to capacity on the way to allow more connections.





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Geese:
raytaylor:

 

Geese: I am in New Zealand.

 

 

 

That narrows it down to about 30 companies, each with different coverage areas in that geographical region of the world.

 



The question has been answered it seems, Spark or Vodafone... Vodafone have no coverage here, and Spark is at capacity, so I guess I'm out of luck.

 

So you're totally ignoring all the WISP's which may even offer you a far superior solution that's not over 3G or 4G?

 

Vodafone and Spark is only the answer if you're only looking for a 3G/4G solution rather than a wireless solution in general.

 

 

 

 


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Geese: The question has been answered it seems, Spark or Vodafone... Vodafone have no coverage here, and Spark is at capacity, so I guess I'm out of luck.

 

No, there's many WISPs around the country that are not limited to providing service from a cell tower - you just need to give people some idea of where "here" is so that they can help.


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Okay so this one took a little bit to look into.

 

 

 

Wireless unfortunately is congested for both sectors  of the towers that overlap your coverage - Awaiting on feedback on any upgrade plans to see what we can do here.

 

 

 

However, Your not in a bad place at all, Fibre is available and content is not required.

 

Both VDSL and ADSL look great for your location too. (3dB for those reading..)

 

 

 

i Quite honestly would recommend a fixed line service in this instance.





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  # 1773128 1-May-2017 06:49
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Wireless home broadband...

 

These 4G fixed location services, be it Vodafone, Spark, or Skinny.

 

Should they be used via a VPN, or are they 'secure enough' as is?

 

What are opinions please?


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Who are you trying to defend against?

4g broadband, like any other broadband is subject to lawful intercept requests. So if the government shows up with a warrant, your ISP have to turn over your data. If you're worried about that, sure get a VPN.

If you're just worried about a random guy outside your house with an aerial, no, they won't be able to intercept your data according to current understanding.

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