[chbot] Recommendations for fibre in CHCH
david.closey at gmail.com
Thu Mar 4 22:52:13 GMT 2021
I ran conduit so installer had no choice but to run the fibre where I wanted and to a hidden junction box in a cupboard
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> On 4/03/2021, at 21:45, Mark Atherton <markaren1 at xtra.co.nz> wrote:
> Hi All,
> Probably time to drop copper :) We are very close to out local kerb-side box, and even ADSL2+ has served us very well so far.
> Any reconsiderations for a low-cost, high performance Internet-fibre supplier ?
> Expect descent customer support, unlimited high rate (I have seen 800Mb+ offered), probably bundled with existing landline). 30Mb fibre is no better than we currently have, and isn't worth the trouble.
> Spark have been pestering me to move to wireless, that got me very excited (in a bad way).
> Two issues:
> - We need a specific fibre run. I have heard horror stories where contractors come out to do a survey, then the installer does the job the way he feels fit, rather than the way the survey-guy agreed to.
> - Maintain dial-tone in event of power loss. Assume a small UPS is available; but it does obviously required the kerb-side box remains powered (assuming it does an active remux from the Central Office).
> Good experiences, and bad experiences please.
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