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Topic # 222694 24-Aug-2017 08:48
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Hey team,

 

 

 

So I'm wondering if anyone has been around the Chorus ONT and knows what data it sends back to Chorus?

 

We saw that Ubiquiti have released the Nano G and saw it supports GPON.. Now I wouldnt be looking at it for a replacement for a ONT, but could it be?

 

 

 

What sort of data does a device like the Nano G need to be able to send to chorus?

 

 

 

Just out of curiosity!

 

 

 

Thanks :)  

 

 

 

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  Reply # 1851673 24-Aug-2017 08:55
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Chorus uses Nokia OLTs which doesn't look like it's supported by this ONT.

Also I don't think you're allowed to have your ONT with Chorus.

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  Reply # 1851688 24-Aug-2017 09:12
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The ONT is managed by a central provisioning system - your serial number must match.





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  Reply # 1851818 24-Aug-2017 11:48
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So all that's sent back is the serial number?

 

 

 

Has anyone spoken to someone in that part of chorus around this?


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  Reply # 1851826 24-Aug-2017 11:58
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Won't work - Chorus need to be able to provision ONT's remotely and I am sure as hell they won't allow you to use your own. In-fact if you try, I am sure they'll send black helecopters after you.





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  Reply # 1851903 24-Aug-2017 13:22
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No it won't work and never will. GPON is a highly integrated solution where ONT and OLU need to be fully compatible with each other.

 

The only option at present for 3rd party is Bitstream4 which allows the use of a Chorus supplied SFP.

 

 


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  Reply # 1852144 24-Aug-2017 21:25
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is there a bitstream4a? residential connections are bs2a ???? just wondering???

 

 






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  Reply # 1852145 24-Aug-2017 21:34
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nope think i found my answer here, https://www.crownfibre.govt.nz/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/Zip-NPF-Price-List-2015_1_Jul-v-1.6.pdf






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  Reply # 1852200 25-Aug-2017 07:46
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A chorus retailer should be able to get those types of connections for you, but you wouldnt want to pay the price. 





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  Reply # 1852235 25-Aug-2017 08:54
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Unless you are doing something VERY specific I wouldn't see the point in trying to terminate your own fibre.

 

...also because that's what BS4 is for.. or other fibre services like DFAS.


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  Reply # 1852952 26-Aug-2017 12:54
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I have a question would anyone have a ruff idea of how much power money the ONT costs to run a month I means its on 24/7 right


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  Reply # 1852959 26-Aug-2017 13:26
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PZB:

 

I have a question would anyone have a ruff idea of how much power money the ONT costs to run a month I means its on 24/7 right

 

Cents - if that.





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  Reply # 1853025 26-Aug-2017 15:39
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PZB:

I have a question would anyone have a ruff idea of how much power money the ONT costs to run a month I means its on 24/7 right



I'm not sure of the actual load of the power supply (vs rated capacity) but at a rough guess probably around 5c per day.

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I think they are rated for 12v 1A

 

So thats 12v x 1A = 12 watts

 

(12 watts x 24 hours) x 30 days = 8640 watt hours. 

 

8640 / 1000 = 8.64kwh

 

Assuming 1kwh unit of power is 24 cents (check your power bill) then

 

8.64kwh x $0.24 = $2.07 per month or 6.9 cents per day. 

 

That is the maximum the power supply can supply power to the ONT. 

 

The power supply is usually designed to be double what the device consumes so we could assume that the ONT actually only uses about half that so its more like $1.05 per month. 

 

 





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  Reply # 1858607 5-Sep-2017 01:09
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DarkShadow: Chorus uses Nokia OLTs which doesn't look like it's supported by this ONT.

Also I don't think you're allowed to have your ONT with Chorus.

 

Nokia? I didn't know...

 

The ONT is the Chorus demarcation, its a point in the network thats owned by Chorus and any changes to it could involve some liability.





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