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Topic # 153488 29-Sep-2014 08:29
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I'm in a fibre only subdivision.
Originally we could only use world exchange as a provider, then Snap offered a service. Is Orcon offering a service or do they have any plans to be able to in the near future?

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  Reply # 1143253 29-Sep-2014 08:42
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You'd have to tell us where you are to find that out. Best way is to just stick your address in the address checker on Orcon's site. Like you would any other ISP.

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  Reply # 1143254 29-Sep-2014 08:43
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Most original BoF areas have supported any ISP offering UFB that has a UFB handover in the area since late last year.

To get an answer you're really going to need to contact Orcon and ask, as without knowing your address it's not possible for anybody to answer your question.





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  Reply # 1143257 29-Sep-2014 08:44
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Sovereign palms, kaiapoi

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  Reply # 1143289 29-Sep-2014 09:31
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If it's in Kaiapoi isn't the issue that since UFB in Canterbury is being handled by UFF - so few ISPs would build handovers to what is only a few subdivisions down there?







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  Reply # 1143300 29-Sep-2014 09:33
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what's UFF

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  Reply # 1143304 29-Sep-2014 09:43
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Nikoftime: what's UFF


Ultra Fast Fibre - one of the LFC



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  Reply # 1143305 29-Sep-2014 09:44
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Zeon: If it's in Kaiapoi isn't the issue that since UFB in Canterbury is being handled by UFF - so few ISPs would build handovers to what is only a few subdivisions down there?


Isn't Christchurch/Canterbury Enable territory? Chorus UFB is still present down there as well though.

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  Reply # 1143311 29-Sep-2014 09:53
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mrgsm021:
Zeon: If it's in Kaiapoi isn't the issue that since UFB in Canterbury is being handled by UFF - so few ISPs would build handovers to what is only a few subdivisions down there?


Isn't Christchurch/Canterbury Enable territory? Chorus UFB is still present down there as well though.


Yes Christchurch is Enable, but I think Chorus are doing all greenfield developments. I've tried a Sovereign Palms address on the Chorus UFB map and it comes up as UFB available: http://www.chorus.co.nz/maps so you should have quite a lot of choice regarding which ISP you go with, but as mentioned previously just ring the ISP you want to go with and ask.



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