After not winning the latest bid for supply of our service to the Commerce Commission, TrueNet is closing down and will end testing on 31 January 2018. No public announcement has yet been made by the Commerce Commission, but word has it that they are awarding the bid to an overseas supplier.
We have enjoyed keeping the ISPs competitive over the last 6 years and the success of our effort can be seen in our long term impact - see the ADSL chart above. In the majority of cases, you are now able to receive the 9pm speed you purchased . Exceptions always apply, but back in 2012 it was normal to see speeds drop by up to 30% throughout the day.
Thank you for supporting us as a volunteer panelist, we could not have done this without the strong support you and many others have provided.
Please leave the probe connected to your line until the 1st February, after which you can do anything you like with the probe. It will no longer report, and you will not be able to change the wifi settings, but it will continue to switch with the current wifi settings.
However, if you have time you should be able to download a bit of software from MikroTik.com to rewrite the firmware on the probe to return it to it's original router settings, providing you with a free GigE router. (I am sorry I do not know how to do this, maybe someone who does can post it on our facebook page.
We will be sending out the January report this week.
Thanks @JohnButt for all your efforts. What a journey. I hope all the best for your next adventure.