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  Reply # 2168543 27-Jan-2019 17:59
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hio77:

noroad:


Well, I can assure you the Nova Internet network is freeken awesome! but full disclosure I did build it so....



i recall that being said about somewhere else... 



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  Reply # 2168547 27-Jan-2019 18:04
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Linux:
hio77:

 

noroad:

 

 

 

Well, I can assure you the Nova Internet network is freeken awesome! but full disclosure I did build it so....

 

 

 

 

 

 

i recall that being said about somewhere else... 

 



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Might be meaning recalling it being said about Nova's network... I remember seeing it on these forums before too


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 2168553 27-Jan-2019 18:15
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sparkz25:

 

 

 

whats the peering like?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Comprehensive peering and transit

 

 


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  Reply # 2168554 27-Jan-2019 18:18
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snnet:

 

 

 

Might be meaning recalling it being said about Nova's network... I remember seeing it on these forums before too

 

 

 

 

Not afak, someone noticed some time ago that they had appeared on speedtest, but obviously nothing could be said before launch. Obviously anything official needs to be commented on by Nova themselves, I'll encourage them to get someone "official" on GZ. Happy to talk about technology though. 


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  Reply # 2168557 27-Jan-2019 18:24
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noroad:

 

snnet:

 

 

 

Might be meaning recalling it being said about Nova's network... I remember seeing it on these forums before too

 

 

 

 

Not afak, someone noticed some time ago that they had appeared on speedtest, but obviously nothing could be said before launch. Obviously anything official needs to be commented on by Nova themselves, I'll encourage them to get someone "official" on GZ. Happy to talk about technology though. 

 

 

There was a press release, that'd be where I saw it mentioned they built their own network

 

https://www.geekzone.co.nz/content.asp?contentid=21924


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  Reply # 2168560 27-Jan-2019 18:38
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noroad:

 

sparkz25:

 

 

 

whats the peering like?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Comprehensive peering and transit

 

 

 

 

 

 

got an ASN so we can have a look?

 

 


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  Reply # 2168567 27-Jan-2019 18:59
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This looks like them...

 

https://bgp.he.net/AS136795#_asinfo

 

 


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  Reply # 2168580 27-Jan-2019 19:07
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tukapa1:

Hi all


Did a search on the forum but couldn't find any posts about experiences with Nova broadband.




Maybe a failure of your google foo?

https://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=49&topicid=242649

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  Reply # 2168588 27-Jan-2019 19:14
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This looks like them...

 

https://bgp.he.net/AS136795#_asinfo

 

 

 

 

It does look like them, I forgot to check there, I was looking at peering DB but couldnt find them, all i can say is at least they didnt use the same back-haul as MYR




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  Reply # 2168606 27-Jan-2019 19:51
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chevrolux:

 

This looks like them...

 

https://bgp.he.net/AS136795#_asinfo

 

 

I don;t know what any of that means.....

 

jonathan18:
tukapa1:

 

Hi all

 

Did a search on the forum but couldn't find any posts about experiences with Nova broadband.

 




Maybe a failure of your google foo?

https://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=49&topicid=242649

 

Possibly - I searched the forum for Nova broadband and this didn't pop up in the first 10 pages of responses...

 

 


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  Reply # 2168644 27-Jan-2019 22:47
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I'm just going to put this out here - my 2c:

 

I compared the prices of Nova and they seemed rather expensive - not to mention they don't offer anything above 200/20Mbit for UFB (at the same price as Gigabit for other providers). I can't judge on their network but there is very little information on it - there is no mention of IP addressing (is this CGNAT, Dynamic or do you get a Static IP) and there is many references to fair use policies essentially stating if you use more than the average customer Nova may ask you to cut your usage down, or disconnect you.

 

I'd personally still unbundle and go with 2degrees - $200 joining credit, $85/mo (or $75/mo if you have an on-account mobile with them) and 12mo contract with a free Fritz!Box (which is superior to what Nova are offering). This works out to $40 more expensive than Nova over a single year taking in consideration their credit but in return you get a better router and are on a proven, well performing network and long term you'll actually save more.

 

Until Nova (or @noroad) answer questions about the network and how it performs I really can't recommend it especially on a fixed, bundled contract with power. I also recommend comparing power / gas suppliers as what you're paying is likely too much for that too - a quick comparison from Flick Electric / Fixie plan to Nova would mean I would spend on average $10/mo more just for power on a low user plan. If you've got gas bundled and are a higher use household you could have considerable savings waiting for you. Furthermore, I don't support any provider that has a prompt payment discount and treats it as such.

 

By locking your broadband / power / gas together into one bill makes it harder to move any of these aspects to a new provider or take advantage of the actual cheapest price for each utility. You've got far more power by staying contract free with power / gas in terms of savings as providers will often ensure you've got the best deal (instead of fixing you for 1-2 years).





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  Reply # 2168653 27-Jan-2019 23:19
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Linux:
hio77:

 

noroad:

 

 

 

Well, I can assure you the Nova Internet network is freeken awesome! but full disclosure I did build it so....

 

 

 

 

 

 

i recall that being said about somewhere else... 

 



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lol no, was more a comment on noroad's past work.

 

his work is certainly still performing far better than myrepublic...





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  Reply # 2168654 27-Jan-2019 23:27
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sparkz25:

 

It does look like them, I forgot to check there, I was looking at peering DB but couldnt find them, all i can say is at least they didnt use the same back-haul as MYR

 

 

 

 

Nova is AS136795, Peering and transit are via AS135069. Peering is via Auckland-IX, Mega-IX Auckland, the various Sydney exchanges, LA exchanges, San Jose exchanges, Spark National. Transit via Cogent and Telia.


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  Reply # 2168655 27-Jan-2019 23:28
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I'm just going to put this out here - my 2c:

 

I compared the prices of Nova and they seemed rather expensive - not to mention they don't offer anything above 200/20Mbit for UFB (at the same price as Gigabit for other providers). I can't judge on their network but there is very little information on it - there is no mention of IP addressing (is this CGNAT, Dynamic or do you get a Static IP) and there is many references to fair use policies essentially stating if you use more than the average customer Nova may ask you to cut your usage down, or disconnect you.

 

I'd personally still unbundle and go with 2degrees - $200 joining credit, $85/mo (or $75/mo if you have an on-account mobile with them) and 12mo contract with a free Fritz!Box (which is superior to what Nova are offering). This works out to $40 more expensive than Nova over a single year taking in consideration their credit but in return you get a better router and are on a proven, well performing network and long term you'll actually save more.

 

Until Nova (or @noroad) answer questions about the network and how it performs I really can't recommend it especially on a fixed, bundled contract with power. I also recommend comparing power / gas suppliers as what you're paying is likely too much for that too - a quick comparison from Flick Electric / Fixie plan to Nova would mean I would spend on average $10/mo more just for power on a low user plan. If you've got gas bundled and are a higher use household you could have considerable savings waiting for you. Furthermore, I don't support any provider that has a prompt payment discount and treats it as such.

 

By locking your broadband / power / gas together into one bill makes it harder to move any of these aspects to a new provider or take advantage of the actual cheapest price for each utility. You've got far more power by staying contract free with power / gas in terms of savings as providers will often ensure you've got the best deal (instead of fixing you for 1-2 years).

 

 

 

 

I won't make any comments around business aspects, I make packets pass and that is what makes me happy.


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  Reply # 2168656 27-Jan-2019 23:29
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hio77:

 

lol no, was more a comment on noroad's past work.

 

his work is certainly still performing far better than myrepublic...

 

 

 

 

cool


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