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  Reply # 1096412 26-Jul-2014 23:59
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I've sent you a PM as well if I can possibly get in on this too?!
Cheers

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  Reply # 1096647 27-Jul-2014 15:49
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Detruire:
garvani: Not entirely sure, the offer said if you were a customer before July 1st so i had it installed a week before then :D. Im not sure if they are sticking with that or if everyone on 30/10 gets a magical upgrade.


It will be interesting to see since we were just connected last week after signing up in May.


What offer is this? I have been with s/s for 7-8 years and on Fibre since January. Haven't heard anything about it?



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  Reply # 1096680 27-Jul-2014 17:18
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They didn't really announce it all that well it was just in a press release and then mentioned in another thread on geekzone. Basically anyone on the 30/10 plan (prior to 1st July) gets upgraded for free to 100/20. You dont need to do anything it will just happen

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  Reply # 1096681 27-Jul-2014 17:22
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Also probably worth making it clear that this is (very likely) to be apart of the new Chorus plan offerings, and therefore won't be a Slingshot exclusive. Furthermore I'd imagine that within X time period all fibre plans will be moved to these new faster plans. This "announcement" Slingshot made will just be them trying to get a headstart on these new plans (I wish more ISPs would do the same!).

Re: http://www.nbr.co.nz/opinion/chorus-re-engages-isps-offering-1000-customers-double-speed-ufb-fibre

-A.

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  Reply # 1096738 27-Jul-2014 20:15
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AidanS: Also probably worth making it clear that this is (very likely) to be apart of the new Chorus plan offerings


I believe that is the context in which the upgrade was mentioned here on Geekzone.




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  Reply # 1096740 27-Jul-2014 20:17
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Detruire: I believe that is the context in which the upgrade was mentioned here on Geekzone.


It wasn't explicitly mentioned so I figured it'd be worth mentioning in case any readers were unaware of the new Chorus offerings.

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  Reply # 1098404 30-Jul-2014 09:55
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I had a small outage this morning and was hoping it'd be 100mbit when it came back on, but no dice. It got me all excited haha.




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  Reply # 1098417 30-Jul-2014 10:03
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Restart your ont and router! Mine upgraded yesterday, as well as my workmates. Im now getting 94/42 cool.

Thanks again Quentin!

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  Reply # 1098422 30-Jul-2014 10:10
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Just tried that. My upload speed seems to have jumped up a couple of mbps but it's still 27/11.




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  Reply # 1098424 30-Jul-2014 10:13
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Kingy: Just tried that. My upload speed seems to have jumped up a couple of mbps but it's still 27/11.


Give it a few minutes, my connection was really weird and took 5 mins to settle in. I also wasnt getting great speeds on slingshots internal speedtests which i was using at first, so went to speedtest.net, hit begin test and bam 94/42.. couldn't believe my eyes.

Oh and make sure your on a wired connection! The throughput on the wireless on these tripleplay 150's is less than ideal, i get around 35/35 on wifi.

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  Reply # 1098455 30-Jul-2014 10:44
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Ok I fired up my PC and tried on that. Still sitting at 27/11 so i'm going to go with not upgraded yet :(




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  Reply # 1098465 30-Jul-2014 11:04
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Still 30/10 here too.





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  Reply # 1098610 30-Jul-2014 14:38
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I had an outage this morning also. Was trying to use the phone. Tested at Speedtest.net but was still 27/11

Read here to reboot the modem & ONT, did so.

I am in Masterton and Speedtest now gives this:

Wellington: Ping 32ms, Down 90.09 & Up 38.87
Christchurch: Ping 40ms, Down 89.99 & Up 40.07
Auckland: Ping 21ms, Down 31.24 & Up 41.55

Sydney: Ping 45ms, Down 34.97 & Up 31.06
Paris: Ping 312ms, Down 21.50 & Up 4.96
Los Angeles: Ping 158ms, Down 26.09 & Up 12.94
New York: Ping 261ms, Down 20.28 & Up 8.20

Same on Wi-Fi & wired.
I have the Tripleplay 150 Wi-Fi turned off & have my Netgear D6300 connected to it as an Access Point.
I use the D6300 for Wi-Fi as it had Dual Band & ac1600 speed.

Thank you Quentin

I am curious to see how much faster an overseas torrent goes.

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  Reply # 1098676 30-Jul-2014 16:06
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I too am a Masterton local so that outage can't have been random :(




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  Reply # 1098696 30-Jul-2014 16:17
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Hi guys,
I am told we are about halfway through the list. Let me know if you don't see any change in the next day or two.
For those of you migrated - hope you are enjoying it :)
Quentin




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