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Topic # 84211 26-May-2011 21:13 Send private message

I'm changing fixed line ISP's at the moment and even though they should be able to do it without any break what should happen today - no internet and no hope of it being connected until tomorrow at the earliest.

So i've plugged in the MF668 HSPA+ stick to the 3G router and I am super impressed with the speed.

Speeds seem to range between 8.5-10.5 mbps even during peak evening times.



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  Reply # 474576 26-May-2011 21:39 Send private message

Yah, I finished off a 2degrees data pack with a torrent the other week and received excellent speed during peak times.

I suppose data is still a little expensive so the network is likely lightly loaded.



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  Reply # 476377 31-May-2011 20:29 Send private message

Well finally connected today to Vodafone. perhaps a mistake on my part to make the change


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  Reply # 476381 31-May-2011 20:35 Send private message

nitrotech: Well finally connected today to Vodafone. perhaps a mistake on my part to make the change



A speedtest does not show much,

Show what the modem is syncing to the exchange at?

You might 5km to the local exchange for all we know right now.






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  Reply # 476414 31-May-2011 21:08 Send private message

johnr:
nitrotech: Well finally connected today to Vodafone. perhaps a mistake on my part to make the change



A speedtest does not show much,

Show what the modem is syncing to the exchange at?

You might 5km to the local exchange for all we know right now.


Yep realise that i'm 300m from the cabinet. Must be slow because my wife just said 'is our internet slow tonigt!'


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  Reply # 476421 31-May-2011 21:19 Send private message

I can't see the figure in the screen shot is it 15mbps?




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  Reply # 476423 31-May-2011 21:20 Send private message

Are you on the Shore by any chance?






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  Reply # 476426 31-May-2011 21:25 Send private message

In Rotorua, yes it's 15, full stats are below.



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  Reply # 476428 31-May-2011 21:27 Send private message

Can you do a speedtest here?

www.vodafone.co.nz/speedtest






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