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Topic # 97203 13-Feb-2012 19:49
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With a lot of digging, concrete box burying in the ground etc, does that bode well for getting onto the cheap fiber when it gets rolled out? Or is telecom/chous still installing fiber that is not going to be used to the UFB network?

Place is located right at the end of the ADSL2+ range so VDSL isnt an option and ADSL2+ is pretty mankey speeds (9ish on a good day)




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  Reply # 581043 13-Feb-2012 19:52
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It may be used for UFB but really depends on the property and if its a shared duct. I would say that you could get fibre for maybe $400-$500 a month these days with a decent cap (ie free national and maybe 20gb international). Depends where you are. install costs could still be very high.







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  Reply # 581050 13-Feb-2012 20:06
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Well its out on the street so I guess it will be shared, they dug from the new pit to the neigbours building and then put in a new metal conduit up the front of it. No idea what is in the pit as the put it all in while I couldnt get out to see it.

Last week there were guys pushing stuff thru all the ducts up mt eden road so they have put in a decent distance of fiber to get to them. just hope that it will be possible to freeload off all that work sometime in the future ;)




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