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  Reply # 950626 11-Dec-2013 20:16
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nathan: right that's it, I'm moving house to get UFB


be careful with that, tried it before with Orcon...was told i definitely have ufb. once we moved in they told us we have ufb but they couldnt provide us with fibre internet, was forced to go with xnet and their crazy data charges. Xnet had monopoly of the area. basically, do your homework....prob the best way is to ask the neighbors.




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  Reply # 950628 11-Dec-2013 20:23
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BOF areas (xnet as SP) are now being sold as and migrated to NGA (Chorus GPON) other providers can now resell these services there is no xnet monopoly.




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  Reply # 950721 12-Dec-2013 03:04
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Ahh makes me wish I was in a UFB zone.

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  Reply # 950836 12-Dec-2013 10:22
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Hmm might be time for me to finally hop on board the Snap UFB train. Is naked UFB a thing yet with Snap on this plan?





 

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  Reply # 951148 12-Dec-2013 18:06
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Thanks Snap!




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  Reply # 951198 12-Dec-2013 20:05
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Hey maslink

That's pretty impressive!! Fastest home broadband in NZ must feel pretty neat ;)

Here's a link to another customer that upgraded today (thanks Ben) ...https://www.speedtest.net/my-result/3160084049

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  Reply # 951210 12-Dec-2013 20:27
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Sure does!

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  Reply # 951214 12-Dec-2013 20:36
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When are you going to be able to offer this increased speed over the Enable Network in Christchurch???

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  Reply # 951218 12-Dec-2013 20:42
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Hi BogBeast

As soon as they offer it, we're in! We actually discussed this with them today and will be looking to arrange a test circuit into Snap HQ next week, so all going well we might be able to offer some Extreme goodness early(ish) in the New Year.

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  Reply # 951239 12-Dec-2013 21:03
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maslink: Thanks Snap!





NICE!!!... you BASTARD!! :D

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  Reply # 951527 13-Dec-2013 11:53
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Does this make Maslink the lyrical Jessie James?

 

 

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z33tH-JdPDg

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  Reply # 951638 13-Dec-2013 14:07
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RalphFromSnap: Hi BogBeast

As soon as they offer it, we're in! We actually discussed this with them today and will be looking to arrange a test circuit into Snap HQ next week, so all going well we might be able to offer some Extreme goodness early(ish) in the New Year.

Cheers
Ralph


Please let us know as soon as it is available in Christchurch as I'm definitely in.

Interestingly, at the moment my speedtest.net tests are showing 102 down and 53 up.  I didn't think that was possible with the existing Layer 3 service as the IP protocol overhead required to do this generally consumes about 5-10% of the available bandwidth - have you changed something?




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  Reply # 951661 13-Dec-2013 14:37
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January 2014 for Fibre to be available where I live can't come fast enough

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Hi Otagolad

There's a lot of work being done by "the industry" ie LFCs and RSPs around over-clocking of services, so that the RSP can deliver (if they're good!) the headline speed. You're seeing the results of this now.

200/50 trial service with Enable has been booked for next week.

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  Reply # 951700 13-Dec-2013 15:09
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RalphFromSnap: Hi Otagolad

There's a lot of work being done by "the industry" ie LFCs and RSPs around over-clocking of services, so that the RSP can deliver (if they're good!) the headline speed. You're seeing the results of this now.

200/50 trial service with Enable has been booked for next week.

Cheers
Ralph


Awesome - how do we get on the trial????


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