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Topic # 226314 1-Jan-2018 13:39
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Hi,
Just wonder Econo fibre a good ISP.
Cheers

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Reply # 1927615 1-Jan-2018 14:30
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Looking at there about page I would not trust them and should be reported to the commerce commission for misleading consumers


https://econofibre.co.nz/about.php


" We provide the fastest internet speed in NZ and the highest customer satisfaction "


What ever where is the proof?


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  Reply # 1927616 1-Jan-2018 14:33
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VDSL plans seem to show they throttle  down to 70/10 instead of full line speed


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1927617 1-Jan-2018 14:35
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cruxis:

 

VDSL plans seem to show they throttle  down to 70/10 instead of full line speed

 

 

i'd almost bet they simply are quoting the old 997 days...

 

 

 

How many rsps list vdsl as up to 110/50 these days?





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  Reply # 1927618 1-Jan-2018 14:48
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My current provider doesn’t cross this speed, so i think it will be ok. I am after a cheap open term plan for few months, until chorus upgrades to fibre in our street. Any suggestions..

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  Reply # 1927619 1-Jan-2018 14:53
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Aby: My current provider doesn’t cross this speed, so i think it will be ok. I am after a cheap open term plan for few months, until chorus upgrades to fibre in our street. Any suggestions..


You need to learn how the internet works before making comments like this

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Edit: So you are on xDSL at the moment so speed will be depentant on your distance from cabinet / exchange and the quality of your house wiring not your ISP

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  Reply # 1927621 1-Jan-2018 15:00
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Speed, Reliability and cost.

 

You can't get all 3 in a single provider.





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Reply # 1927624 1-Jan-2018 15:10
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Not keen on upgrading vdsl, waiting for ufb which is due to start from June 2018.....

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  Reply # 1927626 1-Jan-2018 15:14
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Why don't you want to switch to VDSL? Makes no sense to me

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  Reply # 1927665 1-Jan-2018 16:54
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Even if it's available in June, you won't have fibre installed right away. I'd upgrade to VDSL while you're waiting for fibre.
Plenty of other providers with no contracts (Voyager and Bigpipe are two that immediately come to mind).

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  Reply # 1927704 1-Jan-2018 17:57
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Aby: Not keen on upgrading vdsl, waiting for ufb which is due to start from June 2018.....

 

Your modem may already be VDSL capable. If it is, the switch would be seamless and a great stopgap for the next 5+ months (probably 6-7 if your install is basic and there isn't a backlog in your area.)

 

... and if you're not looking to upgrade, why switch ISP at all? Who are you with now? There's a $50 install fee here, and you're obviously already out of contract, so I wouldn't think you'd be saving much.





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  Reply # 1927706 1-Jan-2018 18:09
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Also, Econofibre appears to be a WorldNet brand.

 

Econofibre's WHOIS lists WorldNet, they use WorldNet's DNS servers, and the website is on WorldNet's network.


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  Reply # 1927728 1-Jan-2018 19:23
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hio77:

 

Speed, Reliability and cost.

 

You can't get all 3 in a single provider.

 

 

You can get all 3 as long as they are high
High Speed
High Reliability
High Cost

 

Cost being low while other 2 are high is quite a rarity


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  Reply # 1927734 1-Jan-2018 20:02
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freakngeek:

 

hio77:

 

Speed, Reliability and cost.

 

You can't get all 3 in a single provider.

 

 

You can get all 3 as long as they are high
High Speed
High Reliability
High Cost

 

Cost being low while other 2 are high is quite a rarity

 

 

ofcourse, i should have stated Low Cost, High reliability + speed





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  Reply # 1927742 1-Jan-2018 20:18
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Linux:

 

Looking at there about page I would not trust them and should be reported to the commerce commission for misleading consumers

 

 

 

https://econofibre.co.nz/about.php

 

 

 

" We provide the fastest internet speed in NZ and the highest customer satisfaction "

 

 

 

What ever where is the proof?

 

 

 

Linux

 

 

Ouch. Stuff "believed" they had that and still got nabbed. I'll go to Websters and edit the definition of honesty and replace it with marketing.


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