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  Reply # 1026596 17-Apr-2014 08:56
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Any update from Chorus?

Vector were upgrading the power cables in the area yesterday, so I guess it was them.

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  Reply # 1026608 17-Apr-2014 09:02
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Scotsman:
Have wifi tethered to Android device so old Vodafone 3G is keeping us going.

Bummer huh, looks like Henderson area is affected too! 


Good on you for organising your own SLA contingency for your business connection, and not complaining "but this connection is critical to my business and I'm losing $$$ every micro second that my best efforts DSL is down" laughing





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  Reply # 1026612 17-Apr-2014 09:05
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Just noticed that my connection is back up

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  Reply # 1026626 17-Apr-2014 09:26
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latest update on website

17/04 9.20am - MSAN’s in the Titirangi area have come back online at around 6am this morning. We are still seeing a number of customers in the Henderson area who are still down, it is anticipated that this will be restored further today as the fiber splicing progresses.




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  Reply # 1026627 17-Apr-2014 09:28
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whitek1004: Any update from Chorus?

Vector were upgrading the power cables in the area yesterday, so I guess it was them.


Splicing is underway, some services have restored already.




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  Reply # 1026631 17-Apr-2014 09:31
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Thanks for the update



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  Reply # 1026678 17-Apr-2014 09:54
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Massive power outage in parts of west auckland.....so I guess its all happening this week! Our clients will have to make do. Come on vector.....overhead power is ancient tech.



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  Reply # 1026681 17-Apr-2014 09:57
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coffeebaron:
Scotsman:
Have wifi tethered to Android device so old Vodafone 3G is keeping us going.

Bummer huh, looks like Henderson area is affected too! 


Good on you for organising your own SLA contingency for your business connection, and not complaining "but this connection is critical to my business and I'm losing $$$ every micro second that my best efforts DSL is down" laughing



Yeah I was going to go with that angry rant.....'but wadda ya gonna do?'.... . $hit happens ....thankfully we got most of our client pricing out yesterday.

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  Reply # 1026725 17-Apr-2014 10:25
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coffeebaron:
Scotsman:
Have wifi tethered to Android device so old Vodafone 3G is keeping us going.

Bummer huh, looks like Henderson area is affected too! 


Good on you for organising your own SLA contingency for your business connection, and not complaining "but this connection is critical to my business and I'm losing $$$ every micro second that my best efforts DSL is down" laughing



cannot tell you how quickly that gets old yell




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  Reply # 1026726 17-Apr-2014 10:26
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coffeebaron:
Scotsman:
Have wifi tethered to Android device so old Vodafone 3G is keeping us going.

Bummer huh, looks like Henderson area is affected too! 


Good on you for organising your own SLA contingency for your business connection, and not complaining "but this connection is critical to my business and I'm losing $$$ every micro second that my best efforts DSL is down" laughing



Yeah I was going to go with that angry rant.....'but wadda ya gonna do?'.... . $hit happens ....thankfully we got most of our client pricing out yesterday.


Yeah sometimes freak things like this happen i.e. storm hits, loose MSANs in the area, then the power goes out around most places, the technicians working to repair this will be getting a bit of heat to get this restored. Conditions though may not be aiding in restoration.




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  Reply # 1027115 17-Apr-2014 21:10
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Back online.

Excellent work troops. :)

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