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#272319 19-Jun-2020 13:51
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Hi all, i'm moving to a semi rural property in November which currently has VDSL. I'm really keen to get fibre there if possible so looking on the Broandband map I found out a newly divided property has fibre there and they're all of 300 metres away. I spoke with Chorus who said check with your ISP as some off NGA install (i'm assuming this means a custom install?). I'm with Spark. Spoke with them...they don't offer this. Neither can tell me who does. 

 

 

 

So...I'm keen to know who would / could offer this service and what type of costs are involved.

 

 

 

Any info appreciated.


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  #2508137 19-Jun-2020 14:20
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They don't all offer it, try some other providers. You won't be able to get a cost until you place a request, but don't expect it to be cheap.


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  #2508138 19-Jun-2020 14:21
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@bulldognz I can see a quote of 150k plus coming your way, The fibre needs to go underground it's not going to be cheap


 
 
 
 


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  #2508236 19-Jun-2020 15:40
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  #2508244 19-Jun-2020 15:50
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Thanks all. Yeah I'm picturing this being crazy money. Just frustrating knowing it's so close.

 

 

 

 


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  #2508247 19-Jun-2020 15:52
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300 meters is not that close if you are trenching!

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  #2508268 19-Jun-2020 16:40
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Just to give an idea I was quoted $60k for 500m down the road then 500m up my driveway.




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  #2508269 19-Jun-2020 16:41
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You'd think they could run it along the power lines until trenches could be financed by development 


 
 
 
 


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  #2508297 19-Jun-2020 17:26
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bulldognz:

 

You'd think they could run it along the power lines until trenches could be financed by development 

 

 

If its a new property development the property developer usually pays chorus 100s of 1000s of bucks to get fibre to each new property

 

https://www.chorus.co.nz/contact/new-property-development


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  #2508308 19-Jun-2020 18:11
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bulldognz:

 

Thanks all. Yeah I'm picturing this being crazy money. Just frustrating knowing it's so close.

 

 

 

 

 

 

We've got fibre running right past our gate on our rural property and have been given an estimate of around $10k to get connected.

 

Have paid FullFlavour to get Chorus out here and do a proper plan and quote, just waiting on them...

 

We have no ADSL/VDSL here and cell coverage is basically nothing.
Our only way of getting the internet currently, other than expensive satellite, is a local WISP.

 

They've actually been really great and the connection is good but speed is only 20/6 on a good day and a 555GB cap.
With both me and my wife working from home, and two boys that love to watch Youtube, and do more and more stuff online, we do need a better connection so hopefully, that estimate is close.

 

 


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  #2508324 19-Jun-2020 18:42
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Make friends with your neighbours and do a point to pint wireless link.


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  #2508755 20-Jun-2020 15:01
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Make friends with your neighbours and do a point to pint wireless link.


If you have line of sight, and the owners of the given property are not going anywhere any time soon! this would be the best option, just get port two livened on their ONT and give them $15 odd (if that) a month to cover the power. Just be nice and run the cable properly, at the end of the day it’s not your home and they would be doing you a favour :)

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