Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




I iz your trusted friend
5853 posts

Uber Geek

Mod Emeritus
Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

#60867 4-May-2010 19:48
Send private message

Just saw the topic John Campbell will cover on Campbell Live tomorrow evening (5/May/2010).

Broadband Fiasco!!!




Internet is my backyard...

 

«Geekzone blog: Tech 'n Chips Takeaway» «Personal blog: And then...»

 

Please read the Geekzone's FUG

 


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6
4405 posts

Uber Geek

Moderator
Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  #326597 4-May-2010 19:49
Send private message

And from www.campbelllive.co.nz

Wednesday on Campbell Live
Waiting for broadband. You'd think by 2010 people who wanted more than just dial up at home could get it quickly. Well not in some parts of the country.

3253 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  #326604 4-May-2010 20:03
Send private message

My first thought after seeing the ad is wondering if they are talking about TelstraClear

 
 
 
 


BDFL - Memuneh
67786 posts

Uber Geek

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Lifetime subscriber

  #326606 4-May-2010 20:05
Send private message

DjShadow: My first thought after seeing the ad is wondering if they are talking about TelstraClear


I didn't see the ad... So I thought of "Big Time".




 

 

These links are referral codes

 

Geekzone broadband switch | Eletricity comparison and switch | Hatch investment (NZ$ 10 bonus if NZ$100 deposited within 30 days) | Sharesies | Mighty Ape | Backblaze | Amazon | My technology disclosure 


675 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted

  #326607 4-May-2010 20:07

Perhaps not enough ports on exchange?

1598 posts

Uber Geek
Inactive user


  #326627 4-May-2010 20:46
Send private message

cranz: Perhaps not enough ports on exchange?

Had that happen here, took 3 months just for a landline..
and then still only on a temporary connection.

3253 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  #326629 4-May-2010 20:49
Send private message

freitasm:
DjShadow: My first thought after seeing the ad is wondering if they are talking about TelstraClear


I didn't see the ad... So I thought of "Big Time".


The gist I got of the ad was a long wait time for broadband to be connected, hence I thought of TelstraClear with the very long wait people have to get DSL connected (e.g homeplan launch FAIL) 

45 posts

Geek


  #326644 4-May-2010 21:23
Send private message

rscole86: And from www.campbelllive.co.nz

Wednesday on Campbell Live
Waiting for broadband. You'd think by 2010 people who wanted more than just dial up at home could get it quickly. Well not in some parts of the country.


From Campbell Live website, Home Page

Wednesday on Campbell Live

Waiting for broadband. You'd think by 2010 people who wanted more than just dial up at home could get it quickly. Well not in some parts of the country. We're in Rolleston 'the town of the future' and Albany, one of the fastest growing places in the country, where they've been waiting for months... and there's no guarantee they won't have to wait for years.

 
 
 
 


8414 posts

Uber Geek

Subscriber

  #326728 5-May-2010 08:45
Send private message

Sounds like Campbells on another Telecom beatup campaign




Regards,

Old3eyes


970 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted
Vodafone

  #326743 5-May-2010 09:21

Apparently Telecom is the only provider of any service in the whole country.

edit: Oh, my sarcasm tag/smily fell off.

Innocent





Paul Brislen
Head of Corporate Communications
Vodafone

http://forum.vodafone.co.nz


1870 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  #326744 5-May-2010 09:26
Send private message

Does Vodafone or Orcon have an unbundled network in Albany?



I iz your trusted friend
5853 posts

Uber Geek

Mod Emeritus
Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  #326745 5-May-2010 09:29
Send private message

Damn that I won't be home to watch this... and don't have PVR (bloody TelstraClear with their false promise of HomeMedia PVR!!!)

Anyone keen to record this? Or will it be on TV3 OnDemand as well?




Internet is my backyard...

 

«Geekzone blog: Tech 'n Chips Takeaway» «Personal blog: And then...»

 

Please read the Geekzone's FUG

 


970 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted
Vodafone

  #326747 5-May-2010 09:33

simon14: Does Vodafone or Orcon have an unbundled network in Albany?


We've unbundled half of Auckland (all we can unbundle) but then there's this - the Vodafone 3G mobile network which covers 97% of the population including Albany and Rolleston.

Then there's Kordia's Extend network (is that still around?) and Farmside's satellite service if you're properly distant...

Telecom's not the only game in town.

cheers

Paul







Paul Brislen
Head of Corporate Communications
Vodafone

http://forum.vodafone.co.nz


1870 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  #326748 5-May-2010 09:38
Send private message


chiefie: Damn that I won't be home to watch this... and don't have PVR (bloody TelstraClear with their false promise of HomeMedia PVR!!!) 

Anyone keen to record this? Or will it be on TV3 OnDemand as well?


Are you living in the 1990's? Of course you can watch it online via the TV3 website. All of Campbel's shows are online and has been for many years.


1870 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  #326756 5-May-2010 09:41
Send private message

PaulBrislen:
simon14: Does Vodafone or Orcon have an unbundled network in Albany?


We've unbundled half of Auckland (all we can unbundle) but then there's this - the Vodafone 3G mobile network which covers 97% of the population including Albany and Rolleston.

Then there's Kordia's Extend network (is that still around?) and Farmside's satellite service if you're properly distant...

Telecom's not the only game in town.

cheers

Paul



There's also Woosh too, forgot about them.
 

970 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted
Vodafone

  #326761 5-May-2010 09:51

Oh yeah, forgot about them... and Slingshot was doing something wirelessly up north. Not sure if that's still live.




Paul Brislen
Head of Corporate Communications
Vodafone

http://forum.vodafone.co.nz


 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic




News »

Freeview On Demand app launches on Sony Android TVs
Posted 6-Aug-2020 13:35


UFB hits more than one million connections
Posted 6-Aug-2020 09:42


D-Link A/NZ extends COVR Wi-Fi EasyMesh System series with new three-pack
Posted 4-Aug-2020 15:01


New Zealand software Rfider tracks coffee from Colombia all the way to New Zealand businesses
Posted 3-Aug-2020 10:35


Logitech G launches Pro X Wireless gaming headset
Posted 3-Aug-2020 10:21


Sony Alpha 7S III provides supreme imaging performance
Posted 3-Aug-2020 10:11


Sony introduces first CFexpress Type A memory card
Posted 3-Aug-2020 10:05


Marsello acquires Goody consolidating online and in-store marketing position
Posted 30-Jul-2020 16:26


Fonterra first major customer for Microsoft's New Zealand datacentre
Posted 30-Jul-2020 08:07


Everything we learnt at the IBM Cloud Forum 2020
Posted 29-Jul-2020 14:45


Dropbox launches native HelloSign workflow and data residency in Australia
Posted 29-Jul-2020 12:48


Spark launches 5G in Palmerston North
Posted 29-Jul-2020 09:50


Lenovo brings speed and smarter features to new 5G mobile gaming phone
Posted 28-Jul-2020 22:00


Withings raises $60 million to enable bridge between patients and healthcare
Posted 28-Jul-2020 21:51


QNAP integrates Catalyst Cloud Object Storage into Hybrid Backup solution
Posted 28-Jul-2020 21:40



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.