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View Full Version : Telecom invests $400m in ADSL2+. But not in New Zealand



Chris Keall
01-02-2007, 03:03 PM
Juha's got the dirty Aussie action here (http://pcworld.co.nz/pcworld/pcw.nsf/blogs).

rogerp
01-02-2007, 03:24 PM
We haven't missed out, they have also invested in ADSL 2+ in NZ too, and it is due to be rolled out this year. Unfortionately you have to live quite close to an exchange to get full speed, due to the limitations of the copper wire technology. Why doesn't the governemtn invest in cable, and/or get telstra to unbundle their cable service that is in some of the main cities? We need competition on the cable.

--Wolf--
01-02-2007, 07:28 PM
When we get it here (Or whatever we will get here) will all isp's instantly have access to it, or just Telecom?

rogerp
01-02-2007, 08:13 PM
When we get it here (Or whatever we will get here) will all isp's instantly have access to it, or just Telecom?

WHen the network is unbundled, it will be solely dependent on the ISPs whether you will get adsl 2+ or not. ISPs will either be able to install their own hardware or use one of the providers who do have their own hardware, which will include telecom. I would be surprised if an ISP who went to that expense wouldn't install the latest ADSL technology.