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  Reply # 2112055 21-Oct-2018 21:01
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Gordy7:

 

wellygary:

 

What's the state of the footpath if any?, or is your concrete apron hard up on the street curb?

 

 

Concrete apron is from the street boundary to the garage door... more than 10m....

 

Any new underground feed would would have to pass under power, water and automatic gate feed...

 

Here is a street view of the front of my property... click to enlarge view:

 

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Aaargh I feel for you on this, how frustrating - and to be fair, you were reasonable in your work with the ducting based on where the copper comes in. You weren't to know fibre would be in the other corner until the street work was actually done.

 

I can't seem them going under the driveway at Chorus cost to get to your ducting though... there's a reasonable amount of faffing to go left to right :-)





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  Reply # 2112657 23-Oct-2018 12:14
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Very quick response from Chorus today about the location of the street duct in relation to my underground duct feed to my house.

 

From their Consents & Acquisition Specialist:

 

When the technicians come out to scope and connect your property, you will have a say on how the installation takes place.

 

If there are existing ducts to your property, you will be able to advise the tech’s of this, and they will use them if possible.

 

Looks like Fibre will be available at your property in December or January at the latest.

 

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Now just waiting for advice that I can connect to Fibre :-)





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  Reply # 2112663 23-Oct-2018 12:25
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When fibre was installed in my street, the contractors installed those green rectangular pillars they formerly used.

 

I installed my own conduit, buried 500 mm down, across our front lawn to the front of our house (about 11 metres). The scoping guy was more than happy to utalise the conduit I installed to make his job a lot easier.




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  Reply # 2112668 23-Oct-2018 12:48
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DarthKermit:

 

When fibre was installed in my street, the contractors installed those green rectangular pillars they formerly used.

 

I installed my own conduit, buried 500 mm down, across our front lawn to the front of our house (about 11 metres). The scoping guy was more than happy to utalise the conduit I installed to make his job a lot easier.

 

 

Have a 10m concrete apron across most of the front of my property.

 

The underground duct to my house starts at my boundary 20m from where the street fibre duct has been made available.

 

Even if I put in a new duct (myself) it would have to start 20m away from the fibre where there is a narrow garden that would take a trench.

 

I will have to wait and see what options the scoping tech can suggest and what tools are available to complete the fibre connection.





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  Reply # 2112670 23-Oct-2018 12:52
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My attempts to get the fibre drop point changed for my property failed miserably.

 

I even got in earlier than you, by having my change request sent to the network designer at the time the network was being designed for my street.

 

 




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  Reply # 2112671 23-Oct-2018 12:59
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Suckerpunch:

 

My attempts to get the fibre drop point changed for my property failed miserably.

 

I even got in earlier than you, by having my change request sent to the network designer at the time the network was being designed for my street.

 

 

 

 

Have you had fibre connected? Did you have a duct entry point at your boundary? How did the scope tech get from the fibre drop point to your duct?

 

 





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