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yitz
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  #2815474 18-Nov-2021 23:18
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I've noticed the 20 Mbps upload cap has already come off tonight, anyone else getting it?


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  #2815479 19-Nov-2021 00:24
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yitz:

 

I've noticed the 20 Mbps upload cap has already come off tonight, anyone else getting it?

 

 

Enable has been 200/100 for a around a year most ISP’s. I’m only aware of Skinny sticking with the 20 upload.

 

I don’t think there was a media release about the upload upgrade of 20 to 100. 


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  #2815626 19-Nov-2021 11:05
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rugrat:

 

If Spark take this up, I can’t see 2degrees keeping me in a years time. If they stick to 100/20 for Christchurch then not on list.

 

 

2degrees haven't done 100/20 in Christchurch for a long time. 200/20 was the standard for quite a while.
200/100 has been the baseline since August 2020 for 2d UFB via Enable.





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  #2815640 19-Nov-2021 11:47
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duffles:

 

rugrat:

 

If Spark take this up, I can’t see 2degrees keeping me in a years time. If they stick to 100/20 for Christchurch then not on list.

 

 

2degrees haven't done 100/20 in Christchurch for a long time. 200/20 was the standard for quite a while.
200/100 has been the baseline since August 2020 for 2d UFB via Enable.

 

 

In the “If They”, I was referring to Spark being that speed. I have  2degrees for $75, 200/100 which I guess will go to the 300 one. For some reason Spark to date only pass’s on the Chorus upgrades which I think is a stink.

 

If Spark does take up the Enable offer, it means for another $10, can get Netflix, which is around $8.50 cheaper then adding Netflix onto 2degrees. Also I could dump Sky, and when Sky has something want to watch get Neon a bit cheaper.

 

Also I have to phone 2degrees to get the $75 price, otherwise after a year I’m back on $89. I don’t really fancy holding onto the phone for hours waiting for them to answer it to get a competitive deal.

 

I don’t want to go back to 100/20, and if 300/100 becomes new base plan with most, not interested in paying Spark $100 for the gig plan.

 

And then if ISP’s decide  charge extra for the 300/100, I can go the other way, keep Sky and get the Gig speed for $79 with Sky. Also an option if Spark doesn’t take up Enables offer. I’m also interested in seeing what new Sky Box offers, if it can stream 4K movies it may be of more interest to me then Netflix.


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  #2816995 22-Nov-2021 11:51
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I was on 100mbps Fibre via Enable & Spark and just did a speed test on the off chance this morning and found I've already been upgraded to 300/100..nice surprise. No communication from either company however. MySpark still shows me as on a 100 plan..so I assume this was planned...


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  #2817016 22-Nov-2021 12:53
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Nothing happens by accident :)  [Well almost nothing!]





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  #2817165 22-Nov-2021 15:20
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I've got the upgrade - Christchurch on Voyager. Just tested.




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  #2822701 1-Dec-2021 18:48
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The fine print of my email today had a few other upgrades listed

Enable has increased the speed of some of its fibre broadband services from 1 December, 2021.


Residential customers on 30Mbps(download)/10Mbps(upload) services will move to 50/20 and those on 100/20, 200/100, and 200/20 will move to 300/100.

Business customers on 30/10 will move to 50/50, those on 100/100 will move to 300/300 and those on 200/200 will move to 1Gbps/500Mbps.

Those business plans with a Committed Information Rate (CIR) of 2.5/2.5 will also change to 5/5.




Although Enable will upgrade the speeds of its services, the actual speed customers experience will be subject to your internet service provider making changes in their network and your in-premise equipment (e.g. router) may need to be updated to support the new speeds. Enable is not increasing the cost to internet service providers for the speed upgrade. The retail price is determined by your internet service provider.


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  #2822705 1-Dec-2021 19:15
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We are on a managed 200/200 business connection in Christchurch provided through Enable, 2degrees is the ISP. The specific plan is Interconnect SD 200.

Does anyone from Enable know if these managed fibre connections will also be getting a speed bump?

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  #2822743 1-Dec-2021 20:51
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I'm on Bigpipe in Christchurch and not seeing the changes. Does it require a power cycle or anything or "just work"? I'm currently on a 200/20 plan.


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  #2823311 2-Dec-2021 15:47
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phrozenpenguin:

 

I'm on Bigpipe in Christchurch and not seeing the changes. Does it require a power cycle or anything or "just work"? I'm currently on a 200/20 plan.

 

 

Looks like my Bigpipe+Enable 200/20 connection got the boost to 300/100 sometime earlier today. Didn't have to power cycle or anything.


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  #2823366 2-Dec-2021 18:35
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Skinny were very fast, but it wasn't automatic.

 

Yesterday:

 

 

 

 

Today:

 


  #2823385 2-Dec-2021 19:35
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Threarah:

 

Looks like my Bigpipe+Enable 200/20 connection got the boost to 300/100 sometime earlier today. Didn't have to power cycle or anything.

 



 

Mine too. A pleasant surprise to come home to.


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  #2825555 7-Dec-2021 10:55
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Thanks - my Enable/Bigpipe has automagically increased as well :-)


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  #2825573 7-Dec-2021 11:50
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I'm on a fairly standard Fibre 100 plan with Spark in Auckland and discovered the upgrade had kicked in when they sent me an email today.

 

 

 


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