Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




982 posts

Ultimate Geek


# 251210 13-Jun-2019 14:48
Send private message quote this post

Arrived home to find no internet. Checked everything here all ok rang Orcon it appears that it is a Chorus Fault estimated time to fix 19:00 tomorrow. Its like living in third world





Nokia 7 Plus
Nexus 6P 32Gb
Nexus 6 Phone
Nexus 5 Phone
Nexus 7 2013 Tablet
Samsung TAB A 8"
Samsung TAB A 10"

 

& many Windows laptops, Desktops etc

 

 

 


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
 1 | 2
5097 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  # 2257442 13-Jun-2019 14:54
Send private message quote this post

Is it showing on the @ChorusNZ outage map?


xpd

Chief Trash Bandit
9807 posts

Uber Geek

Mod Emeritus
Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  # 2257443 13-Jun-2019 14:54
Send private message quote this post

Dang, decent outage going by the maps. 

 

 





XPD / Gavin / DemiseNZ

 

Server : i5-3470s @ 3.50GHz  16GB RAM  Win 10 Pro    Workstation : i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz  20GB RAM  RX580 4GB Win 10 Pro    Console : Xbox One

 

https://www.xpd.co.nz - Games, emulation, geekery, and my attempts at photography.     Now on BigPipe 100/100 and 2Talk

 

Emulation - The art of getting your $4000 PC to run an 80's system - and still fails.


 
 
 
 


'That VDSL Cat'
10603 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Spark
Subscriber

  # 2257444 13-Jun-2019 14:55
One person supports this post
Send private message quote this post

You had an initial ETA based on chorus's estimate of size of the issue, they haven't actually confirmed if it's a fibre cut, a simple physical linecard reset required etc

 

 

 

not sure i'd call resoution by next day third world. We have tons of copper (Conklin) customers who suffer month long outages from Copper backhauls getting damaged.... that's far more third world.

 

Given your in browns bay, Wireless is a great backup solution.





#include <std_disclaimer>

 

Any comments made are personal opinion and do not reflect directly on the position my current or past employers may have.




982 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 2257448 13-Jun-2019 14:59
Send private message quote this post

Not that I can tell I am in Beach Road Browns Bay and cannots ee any indication of outaghes on map or am I missing something

 

Linux:

 

Is it showing on the @ChorusNZ outage map?

 





Nokia 7 Plus
Nexus 6P 32Gb
Nexus 6 Phone
Nexus 5 Phone
Nexus 7 2013 Tablet
Samsung TAB A 8"
Samsung TAB A 10"

 

& many Windows laptops, Desktops etc

 

 

 




982 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 2257449 13-Jun-2019 15:00
Send private message quote this post

Surely they can monitor their boxes remotely?

 

hio77:

 

You had an initial ETA based on chorus's estimate of size of the issue, they haven't actually confirmed if it's a fibre cut, a simple physical linecard reset required etc

 

 

 

not sure i'd call resoution by next day third world. We have tons of copper (Conklin) customers who suffer month long outages from Copper backhauls getting damaged.... that's far more third world.

 

Given your in browns bay, Wireless is a great backup solution.

 





Nokia 7 Plus
Nexus 6P 32Gb
Nexus 6 Phone
Nexus 5 Phone
Nexus 7 2013 Tablet
Samsung TAB A 8"
Samsung TAB A 10"

 

& many Windows laptops, Desktops etc

 

 

 




982 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 2257450 13-Jun-2019 15:05
One person supports this post
Send private message quote this post

I bet you a dollar if they have outages this size when world cup is on and people have signed up to watch the games with Spark then all hell will break loose. 

 

And what wireless? I cannot even get 4G around most of the town of Browns Bay

 

hio77:

 

You had an initial ETA based on chorus's estimate of size of the issue, they haven't actually confirmed if it's a fibre cut, a simple physical linecard reset required etc

 

 

 

not sure i'd call resoution by next day third world. We have tons of copper (Conklin) customers who suffer month long outages from Copper backhauls getting damaged.... that's far more third world.

 

Given your in browns bay, Wireless is a great backup solution.

 





Nokia 7 Plus
Nexus 6P 32Gb
Nexus 6 Phone
Nexus 5 Phone
Nexus 7 2013 Tablet
Samsung TAB A 8"
Samsung TAB A 10"

 

& many Windows laptops, Desktops etc

 

 

 


5097 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  # 2257518 13-Jun-2019 16:43
2 people support this post
Send private message quote this post

@ronw I use 4G quite often in Browns Bay with no issues


 
 
 
 


Linux Systems Admin
1107 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Integrity Tech Solutions
Subscriber

  # 2257519 13-Jun-2019 16:45
8 people support this post
Send private message quote this post

ronw:

 

Its like living in third world

 

 

I've experienced 3rd world internet and New Zealand's is well and truly 1st world.





Integrity Tech Solutions @ Norsewood, New Zealand


426 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted
Emergency Management

  # 2257529 13-Jun-2019 17:11
One person supports this post
Send private message quote this post

If you want it resolved faster get an SLA attached to the connection BUT be prepeared to pay for said SLA... if you need the internet for critical operations have a backup plan if said ufb goes down.

Always remember its best effort service and tommorrow to restore is pretty good also given there is a million options that could have taken it down.

Your comment about spark sport... I am pretty sure that Service Providers have a plan for that 😉


'That VDSL Cat'
10603 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Spark
Subscriber

  # 2257545 13-Jun-2019 17:43
One person supports this post
Send private message quote this post

ResponseMediaNZ:

 

Your comment about spark sport... I am pretty sure that Service Providers have a plan for that 😉

 

 

Dont give them ideas! I'm totally turning off my gz account if that happens!





#include <std_disclaimer>

 

Any comments made are personal opinion and do not reflect directly on the position my current or past employers may have.




982 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 2257588 13-Jun-2019 19:48
Send private message quote this post

I understand that in the event of Network problems they will hand off the sports to TVNZ. Would have to be pretty serrious for them to do that. Meanwhile still no sign of Internet in Browns Bay area





Nokia 7 Plus
Nexus 6P 32Gb
Nexus 6 Phone
Nexus 5 Phone
Nexus 7 2013 Tablet
Samsung TAB A 8"
Samsung TAB A 10"

 

& many Windows laptops, Desktops etc

 

 

 


'That VDSL Cat'
10603 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Spark
Subscriber

  # 2257598 13-Jun-2019 20:09
2 people support this post
Send private message quote this post

ronw:

 

I understand that in the event of Network problems they will hand off the sports to TVNZ. Would have to be pretty serrious for them to do that. Meanwhile still no sign of Internet in Browns Bay area

 

 

Unfortunately, in terms of ensuring your connection, that's your thing.

 

 

 

Be it i'm sure chorus will be on guard for any faults

 

 





#include <std_disclaimer>

 

Any comments made are personal opinion and do not reflect directly on the position my current or past employers may have.


333 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted
Chorus NZ

  # 2258046 14-Jun-2019 11:10
2 people support this post
Send private message quote this post

hio77:

 

 

 

Be it i'm sure chorus will be on guard for any faults

 

 

 

 

 

 

🙂 And a bunch of proactive work to ensure we’ll be able to handle the surge in traffic. ^Richard




982 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 2258142 14-Jun-2019 13:00
Send private message quote this post

Well it is still down in Browns Bay and the fix is not pushed out to 7pm tonight. Believe that when I see it.




Nokia 7 Plus
Nexus 6P 32Gb
Nexus 6 Phone
Nexus 5 Phone
Nexus 7 2013 Tablet
Samsung TAB A 8"
Samsung TAB A 10"

 

& many Windows laptops, Desktops etc

 

 

 




982 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 2258411 14-Jun-2019 19:29
Send private message quote this post

Well it it's still down and the fix time has a Life of it's own moving forward. Was 12.40 today then 7.00 pm tonight now it had no fix time at all just a message that fix is being reviewed.
Does anyone out there know what the hell is wrong. The outage seems to be mainly North Shore.
If Chorus explained what is the problem it would help us understand




Nokia 7 Plus
Nexus 6P 32Gb
Nexus 6 Phone
Nexus 5 Phone
Nexus 7 2013 Tablet
Samsung TAB A 8"
Samsung TAB A 10"

 

& many Windows laptops, Desktops etc

 

 

 


 1 | 2
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic



Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Kiwi workers still falling victim to old cyber tricks
Posted 12-Aug-2019 20:47


Lightning Lab GovTech launches 2019 programme
Posted 12-Aug-2019 20:41


Epson launches portable laser projector
Posted 12-Aug-2019 20:27


Huawei launches new distributed HarmonyOS
Posted 12-Aug-2019 20:20


Lenovo introduces single-socket servers for edge and data-intensive workloads
Posted 9-Aug-2019 21:26


The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 6.3
Posted 9-Aug-2019 16:57


Symantec sell enterprise security assets for US$ 10.7 billion to Broadcom
Posted 9-Aug-2019 16:43


Artificial tongue can distinguish whisky and identify counterfeits
Posted 8-Aug-2019 20:20


Toyota and Preferred Networks to develop service robots
Posted 8-Aug-2019 20:11


Vodafone introduces new Vodafone TV device
Posted 7-Aug-2019 17:16


Intel announces next-generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors with up to 56 cores
Posted 7-Aug-2019 15:41


Nokia 2.2 released in New Zealand
Posted 5-Aug-2019 19:38


2degrees celebrating ten years
Posted 5-Aug-2019 05:00


Sure Petcare launches SureFeed microchip pet feeder
Posted 2-Aug-2019 17:00


Symantec Threat Intelligence: revival and rise of email extortion scams
Posted 2-Aug-2019 16:55



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.