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Topic # 60867 4-May-2010 19:48
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Just saw the topic John Campbell will cover on Campbell Live tomorrow evening (5/May/2010).

Broadband Fiasco!!!




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  Reply # 326597 4-May-2010 19:49
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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.

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  Reply # 326604 4-May-2010 20:03
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My first thought after seeing the ad is wondering if they are talking about TelstraClear

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  Reply # 326606 4-May-2010 20:05
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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".




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  Reply # 326607 4-May-2010 20:07

Perhaps not enough ports on exchange?

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  Reply # 326627 4-May-2010 20:46
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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.

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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) 

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  Reply # 326644 4-May-2010 21:23
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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.

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  Reply # 326728 5-May-2010 08:45
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Sounds like Campbells on another Telecom beatup campaign




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  Reply # 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.

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  Reply # 326744 5-May-2010 09:26
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Does Vodafone or Orcon have an unbundled network in Albany?



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  Reply # 326745 5-May-2010 09:29
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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?




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  Reply # 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.

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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.


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  Reply # 326756 5-May-2010 09:41
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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.

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There's also Woosh too, forgot about them.
 

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  Reply # 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.




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