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Topic # 87960 11-Aug-2011 13:45
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Just thought I'd post and say that the UFB in Whangarei is great. Tongue out
WxC aren't one of the ISPs up here that are offering it yet.

We have our connection at work with UberGroup and they've just upgraded their plans so we are now on 50mbps up & down with a 150GB data cap and only $99 per month with a free voip line (which we aren't using as we have two VFX lines with WxC.)

Here's a quick speedtest done while I was also downloading something else at about 1MB/s and the radio is streaming as well.







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  Reply # 504978 11-Aug-2011 13:48
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 We have our connection at work with UberGroup and they've just upgraded their plans so we are now on 50mbps up & down with a 150GB data cap and only $99 per month with a free voip line (which we aren't using as we have two VFX lines with WxC.)


omg, perfect plan for me. I want one! C'mon AKL central! 




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  Reply # 504987 11-Aug-2011 14:06
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And a speed test to say xnet?

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  Reply # 504999 11-Aug-2011 14:33
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cyril7: And a speed test to say xnet?

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Anywhere in NZ is all very similar.






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  Reply # 505004 11-Aug-2011 14:45
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CYaBro, how about OZ, US and FINLAND :)

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  Reply # 505008 11-Aug-2011 14:49
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"Ultra-fast broadband (UFB) is defined as a fibre-to-the-premise broadband service providing downlink speeds of at least 100 Mbps and uplink speeds of at least 50 Mbps."

From: http://www.med.govt.nz/templates/ContentTopicSummary____41902.aspx

Has your provider crippled your connection?

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  Reply # 505024 11-Aug-2011 15:07
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some international speedtests would be awesome



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  Reply # 505029 11-Aug-2011 15:10
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tonyhughes: "Ultra-fast broadband (UFB) is defined as a fibre-to-the-premise broadband service providing downlink speeds of at least 100 Mbps and uplink speeds of at least 50 Mbps."

From: http://www.med.govt.nz/templates/ContentTopicSummary____41902.aspx

Has your provider crippled your connection?

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  Reply # 505060 11-Aug-2011 16:02
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CYaBro: Just thought I'd post and say that the UFB in Whangarei is great. Tongue out
WxC aren't one of the ISPs up here that are offering it yet.

We have our connection at work with UberGroup and they've just upgraded their plans so we are now on 50mbps up & down with a 150GB data cap and only $99 per month with a free voip line (which we aren't using as we have two VFX lines with WxC.)

Here's a quick speedtest done while I was also downloading something else at about 1MB/s and the radio is streaming as well.



Are you able to show us some pictures of what you've got connected?

(conduit, ONT, power supplies and so on).

After all, this UFB lark means a shedload more gear....




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  Reply # 505077 11-Aug-2011 16:22
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I am jealous! 150 GB on Xnet's FTTH plan would cost me $291.00. Plus it's slower.

I bet you're happy though ;)




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  Reply # 505098 11-Aug-2011 17:01
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Here's a picture of my mess :D

You can see the fibre comes in from the top left and runs down the left and up into the ONT as marked on the right at the bottom.
The ONT is sitting behind the 5 port gigabit switch.

The other circled device is the Microtik router that UberGroup supplied which connects to the ONT and our 24-port 10/100 switch.

The only thing missing is a UPS but we hardly ever get power cuts here in the centre of town so not really fussed about that.





As I said it's a mess as I ripped everything out when we changed from ADSL to fibre and changed to the 24 port patch panel on the right.  The CAT6 cables were too fat to fit them all in from the top and behind the patch panel hence the reason for the bunch coming down in front and going in the bottom.
If I had planned to use the 24 port patch panel from the start I would have brought half the CAT6 cables in from the bottom or the side of the cabinet




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  Reply # 505155 11-Aug-2011 19:11
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kobiak:
 We have our connection at work with UberGroup and they've just upgraded their plans so we are now on 50mbps up & down with a 150GB data cap and only $99 per month with a free voip line (which we aren't using as we have two VFX lines with WxC.)


omg, perfect plan for me. I want one! C'mon AKL central! 


Would love this plan and speed... Roll on in Tauranga!

Bloody jealous now...  dam it. 

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  Reply # 505163 11-Aug-2011 19:41
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I would be interested in seeing what plans are available in the range of the average consumers monthly spend. Is it going to be a luxury service or will it be affordable by all?





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TwoSeven: I would be interested in seeing what plans are available in the range of the average consumers monthly spend. Is it going to be a luxury service or will it be affordable by all?


What do you consider to be the average consumers monthly spend?

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  Reply # 505518 12-Aug-2011 13:59
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How many hours of saturated download speed will 150GB get you with this connection?

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