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Topic # 29844 21-Jan-2009 12:16
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Our area got cabinetised and the cabinet went live yesterday :)  We have 3 DSL connections, one via XNet, another via Xtra and the third via Orcon (LLU).

The connect rates post cabinet activation are as follows:

XNet (naked DSL):  18780kbit down/1089kbit up

Xtra (with POTS line):  17233kbit down/945kbit up

Orcon (naked LLU): 602kbit down/1019kbit up (!!)

I have logged a fault re the Orcon connection, pre cabinetsation it was around 4000kbit down - I knew cabinetsation would affect it being fed from the exchange but didn't think it would be affected that much!

The Xnet/Xtra connections pre cabinetisation were around 3500 and 3100 respectively so you can see how much of a difference the cabinet made.

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  Reply # 191182 21-Jan-2009 23:47
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That's great to hear!

You're a lucky bugger. I have to wait till October 2011 for mine. Yell




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  Reply # 191273 22-Jan-2009 12:43
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Really hope Chorus and the LLU ISP's can sort this out soon, I really can't recommend LLU to anyone right now.



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  Reply # 191364 22-Jan-2009 19:18
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with me trying a different modem and orcon changing to a profile with interleaving the connection got up to 1100kbit!  Still nowhere near the 4000kbit it was pre-cabinet activation.

Someone is going to call me back about this, I gather if they can't improve it I will get moved to a telecom wholesale port on the cabinet rather than being fed by orcon's dslam at the exchange.  Given the huge gap in sync rates I can't think of why anyone running off the cabinet I am on wouldn't want this option.  :)

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  Reply # 191589 23-Jan-2009 15:38
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Anarkist: That's great to hear!

You're a lucky bugger. I have to wait till October 2011 for mine. Yell

I really don't understand Telecom's rollout schedule. I'm in the middle of Whakatane (2500 DSL users) and need to wait until 2011, while a friend in Opotiki (700 users) is getting it this year. Obviously it's not rolled out based on number of users!

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  Reply # 191642 23-Jan-2009 18:53
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Behodar:
Anarkist: That's great to hear!
You're a lucky bugger. I have to wait till October 2011 for mine. Yell

I really don't understand Telecom's rollout schedule. I'm in the middle of Whakatane (2500 DSL users) and need to wait until 2011, while a friend in Opotiki (700 users) is getting it this year. Obviously it's not rolled out based on number of users!



you are all lucky i have to wait for ever? mine not even on the list not enough Phone lines :(

Seem's Random as they don't Do Area's in one go

While i know some exchanges still don't have Broadband so What the hell??

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  Reply # 191661 23-Jan-2009 21:01
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rygrass: you are all lucky i have to wait for ever? mine not even on the list not enough Phone lines :(

Seem's Random as they don't Do Area's in one go

While i know some exchanges still don't have Broadband so What the hell??


Wanna try that again, this time trying a bit harder to make sense?




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  Reply # 191705 23-Jan-2009 23:56
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Maybe proof read was an idea...

you are all lucky i don't get adsl2+!  Because my exchange doesn't qualify. not enough Phone lines
:(

Seem's Telecom does the Roll out Randomly i would of thought the would do an area / region in one go instead of going back..


While i know some exchanges still don't have Broadband so What the hell??

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  Reply # 191710 24-Jan-2009 00:18
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Behodar:
I really don't understand Telecom's rollout schedule. I'm in the middle of Whakatane (2500 DSL users) and need to wait until 2011, while a friend in Opotiki (700 users) is getting it this year. Obviously it's not rolled out based on number of users!

I don't get it either, but it works out great for me. Here in Invercargill, it appears they have done the CBD, and South Invercargill. Now, South Invercargill is ghetto-country. All other areas really should have been done first!

Oh well, fast internets for me :)

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  Reply # 191762 24-Jan-2009 10:21
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Yeah, I don't understand it either.

Botany Downs has to wait till 2010, Pakuranga till 2011. And these are some rather densely populated new development areas as well.




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