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Topic # 246665 15-Feb-2019 13:07
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I'm trying to work out if I can improve my broadband speed. I'm in corsair bay which sits between 2 VDSL areas, and there's no plan for fibre to come into the area.

 

This site https://gis.geek.nz/chorus/@-43.6028831,172.7030931,14z suggests that the Cass bay cabinet is about 1km from my house so I assume I'm connected to the Lyttelton cabinet which is over 2KM away.

 

Does anyone know if you can get the cabinet you're connected to changed so I can get VDSL?

 

Alternatively I'm assuming Fibre runs past my house to the  Cass Bay cabinet. Could they connect Fibre to the house from the fibre line that runs to Cass Bay?

 

 

 

any help is appreciated


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  Reply # 2180920 15-Feb-2019 13:21
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No, you can't change cabinet. If you use the search feature, you will find the many many threads asking the same question - no need to repeat all the reasons again.

 

As for fibre, that would usually depend on your budget... think at least 5 figures as a starting point.


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  Reply # 2180922 15-Feb-2019 13:22
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No you can't request a cabinet change. 

 

Yes you can request a fibre connection if you have a spare $10000 or so. Enquire with your ISP if interested.

 

Here's a map of the VDSL coverage and existing fibre location.

 

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  Reply # 2180926 15-Feb-2019 13:28
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Are you connected to an exchange or cabinet?
Maybe you never got migrated to the cabinetised network when it happened 2012 or whenever it was..

Log a fault with the ISP and if they say nay it is nay.





 


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  Reply # 2181027 15-Feb-2019 17:04
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At 1km, ADSL2 is slightly faster than VDSL in most cases





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  Reply # 2181033 15-Feb-2019 17:14
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Yes it is possible to change which cabinet your connected to.

 

 

 

In order to do this, it's best to go onto the likes of trademe properties and search for something closer to the cabinet.

 

Move into that and trala, You will have moved cabinets.





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  Reply # 2181038 15-Feb-2019 17:20
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hio77:

 

Yes it is possible to change which cabinet you're connected to.

 

In order to do this, it's best to go onto the likes of trademe properties and search for something closer to the cabinet.
Move into that and trala, You will have moved cabinets.

 

 

😂😂😂


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  Reply # 2181042 15-Feb-2019 17:25
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hio77:

 

Yes it is possible to change which cabinet your connected to.

 

 

 

In order to do this, it's best to go onto the likes of trademe properties and search for something closer to the cabinet.

 

Move into that and trala, You will have moved cabinets.

 

 

 

 

lol dying, best answer.





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  Reply # 2181072 15-Feb-2019 18:30
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Classic!
To the OP: Nope, unless you're willing to spend millions physically re-routing the cables.

 

In fact wasn't there a similar thread about this not so long ago?


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