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Topic # 65280 1-Aug-2010 17:38 Send private message

I have recently changed my internet over to Vodafone from Telecom, The internet was working sweet as for a few days now its super slow, even trade me takes ages to load, its ungodly slow at night, I don't think its anything on my end since i get 6.5mbits no matter what time of the day it is.  I have also found that a lot of images on websites won't load when it suddenly goes slow using the Vodafone Complete modem, using my old Siemens Speed-stream makes the internet feel a lot faster but Its still hit and miss using most websites, i can still download things like itunes from apple at 800kBps so is vodafone having some issues?

Here are the stats from my modem...

Status: 
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Connected

ModulationType:
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G.DMT




  Upstream Downstream




CurrRate(kbps)

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896

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7616


MaxRate(kbps)

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1180

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9376


NoiseMargin(dB)

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16.0

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16.4


Attenuation(dB)

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30.0

//
16.0


Power(dBm)

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12.1

//
19.8






 

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  Reply # 361114 1-Aug-2010 17:42 Send private message

Just to quickly add to that post...
Steam took over 3hrs to update, and it can't even Log In, it just waits and the internet does nothing.




 

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  Reply # 361120 1-Aug-2010 17:49 Send private message

The best thing you could do is call the fixed line help desk get a ticket logged (take note of ticket number)

Thanks John




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  Reply # 361160 1-Aug-2010 19:29 Send private message

brandonruscoe: Just to quickly add to that post...
Steam took over 3hrs to update, and it can't even Log In, it just waits and the internet does nothing.


Looks as though they are having problems with international traffic via Sydney again.

Speedtest.net to Sydney and see what happens. I get 400ms or so then it times out.

Pretty much having the exact same problems as yourself, just switched everything over a few days ago and it was great Thursday/Friday now terrible. Many similar posts over on the Voda Forum.



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  Reply # 361213 1-Aug-2010 21:51 Send private message

profrink:
brandonruscoe: Just to quickly add to that post...
Steam took over 3hrs to update, and it can't even Log In, it just waits and the internet does nothing.


Looks as though they are having problems with international traffic via Sydney again.

Speedtest.net to Sydney and see what happens. I get 400ms or so then it times out.

Pretty much having the exact same problems as yourself, just switched everything over a few days ago and it was great Thursday/Friday now terrible. Many similar posts over on the Voda Forum.



Lol check out this speed test I did to sydney... 10106ms to Sydney WTF O_o
http://www.flickr.com/photos/macman2256/4849043814/
Speed Test




 

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Reply # 361839 2-Aug-2010 19:24 Send private message

I've just switched to Vodafone too, and have begun to experience the same thing.

I only hope it's going to be a very short temporary issue.

Speed test stats to Sydney:
3.65Mb/s  download
0.08Mb/s  upload
4010 ms   ping





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  Reply # 361860 2-Aug-2010 19:49 Send private message

@jpolapop Its nice to know its not just me having the issue. I think there is a major issue somewhere in Vodafone but they won't tell us what it is or when it will be fixed. The first 2 days I was on Vodafone the speed was excellent but now... I really hope they can get it fixed ASAP




 

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  Reply # 361887 2-Aug-2010 20:30 Send private message

Me too, FYI I've logged a question with Vodafone as a personal customer, I think you should too if not already.

Out of interest I did a speed test check just to the Auckland server and it gave me 2898ms really poor given I'm in Auckland, however, 5min later got 48ms.

Although I've had success with speedtest often the download test doesn't complete although it goes up to 9-13 Mb/s but then gradually and slowly declines then errors, I've not seen this before but happened from the time I got the new account.

Note sure what this all means, but do you use Vodafone's modem or your own modem? I used their modem initially but it wasn't granular enough for me i.e. configuration as with my Linksys router and I also use a separate wireless router. Works fine, however I may just go back to that to see if it makes any difference, although if someone comes back soon enough and says it's definitely Vodafone I'll stick with the current setup (though easy to change)

JP





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  Reply # 361894 2-Aug-2010 20:37 Send private message

@jpolapop I am currently using the Vodafone Complete modem, i was using my Siemens Speedstream that I got a few years back and there is no difference in speed or ping. Im pretty sure it's something in Vodafone I have looked at Vodafones Twitter and seen quite a few people asking about it.




 

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  Reply # 361895 2-Aug-2010 20:37 Send private message

I can confirm changes are coming in the next 24 to 48 hours






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  Reply # 361898 2-Aug-2010 20:38 Send private message

@johnr Good to hear Guys. Looking forward to it.




 

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  Reply # 361915 2-Aug-2010 21:15

Having the same problems since friday. Cant connect to Steam during peak hours, unable to connect friday night until this morning, cant connect again this evening.

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  Reply # 361922 2-Aug-2010 21:24 Send private message

Same with me, problems logging into steam since Friday, weird internet speeds come and go. I had thought it was a isolated issue with steam. Good to know a fix is coming.

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  Reply # 362220 3-Aug-2010 11:35 Send private message

johnr: I can confirm changes are coming in the next 24 to 48 hours


John can I ask what changes are coming?

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  Reply # 362250 3-Aug-2010 11:58 Send private message

johnr: I can confirm changes are coming in the next 24 to 48 hours


Was that "change" the _announcement_ that you guys will be offering some form of naked DSL (probably on the red network only) next week?

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  Reply # 362566 3-Aug-2010 18:35 Send private message

rassnor: Same with me, problems logging into steam since Friday, weird internet speeds come and go. I had thought it was a isolated issue with steam. Good to know a fix is coming.

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