Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
This subforum is now locked. Please post TelstraClear topics in the Vodafone forum. You can find more information here.




5073 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 683


Topic # 98495 29-Feb-2012 12:38 Send private message

hey,
I remember back when TCL announced their steam server they said
http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=44&topicid=87386

"From a design perspective we've chosen to open our content server to all ISP's, mirror all available content (so just about anything you want should be available) "

but when I look at the list of servers on
http://store.steampowered.com/stats/content/

is shows the telstraclear server is [filtered], which, when you click on, it says
"These servers are called "filtered" because they only serve content to a select group of users (filtering out all others)."

so my question is,  Is the TCL steam server available to all NZ ISP customers, or just TCL?

(yes I am aware it won't be unmetered to othr ISP customers, I am only insterested in the speed aspect of the local caching)

Create new topic
1599 posts

Uber Geek
Inactive user


  Reply # 588312 29-Feb-2012 13:53 Send private message

I have used the TelstraClear server on Vodafone. I think that data is outdated.

3669 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 121

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 588346 29-Feb-2012 14:29 Send private message

If it's limited to NZ customers (I don't know whether this is the case) then it'd probably still appear as filtered.

1599 posts

Uber Geek
Inactive user


  Reply # 588390 29-Feb-2012 15:56 Send private message

Behodar: If it's limited to NZ customers (I don't know whether this is the case) then it'd probably still appear as filtered.

Sounds likely. 



5073 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 683


  Reply # 589450 2-Mar-2012 15:27 Send private message

can anyone from Telstraclear confirm please?

1599 posts

Uber Geek
Inactive user


  Reply # 589451 2-Mar-2012 15:29 Send private message

NonprayingMantis: can anyone from Telstraclear confirm please?

I just asked them on twitter now. 

1039 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 119

Subscriber

  Reply # 589474 2-Mar-2012 16:05 Send private message

I'm reasonably sure that the server is available to anyone on an NZ (and I think possibly Australian) IP range, but not globally hence the [Filtered].

Also reasonably obviously it's only unmetered for TelstraClear customers :-)


566 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 2

Trusted
TelstraClear

  Reply # 590539 5-Mar-2012 11:42 Send private message

In order that our customers get the best possible user experience our Steam server is available mainly to TelstraClear customers. We are looking at providing wider access to customers from selected other ISPs, but our first priority will always be our own customers.

Cheers, Gary

1599 posts

Uber Geek
Inactive user


  Reply # 590600 5-Mar-2012 12:43 Send private message

TelstraClear: In order that our customers get the best possible user experience our Steam server is available mainly to TelstraClear customers. We are looking at providing wider access to customers from selected other ISPs, but our first priority will always be our own customers.

Cheers, Gary

So it is available on other ISPs? I have used Steam before and seen an ad for TelstraClear saying that it was their server.

7636 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 253

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 590603 5-Mar-2012 12:44 Send private message

There are several Steam content mirrors in NZ now, Steam will use multiple servers (despite what logo it shows) to download content unless you prevent it from doing so with 3rd party tools like SteamWatch, SteamManager etc.

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:




News »

Trending now »
Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Geekzone giveaway: Thecus N2310 NAS
Created by freitasm, last reply by Dunnersfella on 24-Jul-2014 23:17 (81 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


Is chorus going to deliberately slow adsl internet down
Created by rugrat, last reply by NonprayingMantis on 24-Jul-2014 18:44 (38 replies)
Pages... 2 3


MH 17 "shot down" all dead
Created by joker97, last reply by ScuL on 24-Jul-2014 21:40 (203 replies)
Pages... 12 13 14


PB Computers experiences
Created by KiwiNZ, last reply by blakamin on 24-Jul-2014 20:43 (41 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Huge Fuss, didn't even make it a year.
Created by networkn, last reply by Glassboy on 22-Jul-2014 19:50 (121 replies)
Pages... 7 8 9


Skinny's new aggressive ad campaign
Created by Yabanize, last reply by Yabanize on 22-Jul-2014 23:35 (52 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Sickening floral smell in car, What next?
Created by TimA, last reply by Sidestep on 25-Jul-2014 03:52 (32 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Giving notice
Created by IlDuce, last reply by kharris on 24-Jul-2014 17:36 (15 replies)


Geekzone Live »
Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.