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Sihanoukville blackouts and opennet

Post by jmap » Mon Jan 30, 2017 10:44 am

Hi guys,

How often does Sihanoukville get blackouts in a week? what specific time do they usually occur? For how long do they usually lasts? Are blackouts more frequent in March, April, etc?

We plan to rent an apartment in the downtown area. Are blackouts less frequent there?

How is opennet in Sihanoukville? are there outages, how's the speed/consistency in accessing international sites, etc? We plan to sign up to their 8mbps adsl package. Can opennet be installed in any apartment in the downtown area or are some apartments tied to a certain provider?

Thanks in advance.
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Post by SinnSisamouth » Mon Jan 30, 2017 11:08 am

r u hoping to be a digital nomad?
hmm good luck with that!

power ciuts come at any time and can be 1 hour or 4

most broadband here are very patchy
it is all from the same supplier
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Post by cptrelentless » Mon Jan 30, 2017 11:16 am

Get fibre not ADSL. No copper to steal and no weather problems. Depends on which electrical feed you are on as to the length and number of outages. Buy a gennie if it's important
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Re: Sihanoukville blackouts and opennet

Post by jmap » Mon Jan 30, 2017 11:17 am

4 hours is a bit much. I was hoping it would be around an hour. Yikes.

Yes I work online and I dont really need very fast connection but I cant really work with 4 hour power cuts.

Thanks...
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Post by SinnSisamouth » Mon Jan 30, 2017 11:24 am

just recently we have had a lot
not sure if it is becasue they are upgrading or the system cannot cope

who knows
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Post by LionsLeftTesticle » Mon Jan 30, 2017 11:27 am

Few a week ago but many only last a few minutes.
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Post by SinnSisamouth » Mon Jan 30, 2017 12:06 pm

well i remember two that were 2 plus hours and one went for 4 hours
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Post by cptrelentless » Mon Jan 30, 2017 12:07 pm

We had a 18 hour one just before Christmas as they set up the Sea festival. Was a sticky night
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Re: Sihanoukville blackouts and opennet

Post by EDC » Mon Jan 30, 2017 12:53 pm

Blackouts happen at any time and with varying frequency. As such, we always rent an apartment with a backup generator and we have the Opennet 10mbps fibre plan on top of the (in most cases) existing, provided wifi. It certainly helps when/if Opennet are having service issues, but generally they have been very good on all accounts.

Most apartment complexes will let you install your own internet service, especially if you make it a condition prior to rental.

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Re: Sihanoukville blackouts and opennet

Post by LionsLeftTesticle » Mon Jan 30, 2017 4:20 pm

SinnSisamouth wrote:well i remember two that were 2 plus hours and one went for 4 hours
Actually I remember 3 that were 4 plus hours and one went on for 8 hours.
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