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.



88 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 4


Topic # 10319 16-Nov-2006 12:06 Send private message

Hi all,

I just wanted to bring everyone up-to-date on the 'Go Large' issue.  I received an email from Telecom today saying that they acknowledge there is a problem with 'Go Large' and they hope to have it fixed by the end of the month (but this date may move).

Has anyone else had any other indications as to when this issue will be fixed?

In terms of my situation, very similar to others.  Moved over to 'Go Large' when it started, all was fine for a week and then things seriously slowed down.  I can't view streaming video (even from the Xtra site) and all international connections are at a snails pace.

J

Create new topic
11 posts

Geek


  Reply # 52635 16-Nov-2006 13:00 Send private message

ROFL...

I had the problem as you may or may not have seen from another thread, but since decided to 'GO SOMEWHERE ELSE' (pun intended) and switched to Woosh ADSL.

Very happy now.

I am chuckling about the sudden change though
  I received an email from Telecom today saying that they acknowledge there is a problem with 'Go Large' and they hope to have it fixed by the end of the month (but this date may move).


After all the run around and letting on that the problem is obviously with me as the user* and not with them, ahahaha.

*me as the user = Did'nt read the Fair Use policy, you local exchange is obviously suffering from contention, didn't read the fair use policy, and on and on and on....

Anyway, good luck with that, hope it gets sorted for you, but if you depend on a stable low latency ping for online gaming (like me) it will never be fixed as they have interleaving on all their customers and will not turn it off, while woosh does allow for it to be turned off if you ask.

Summary: You *may* get proper speeds again, but you'll never get good pings.

BDFL
49990 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4644

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

Reply # 52636 16-Nov-2006 13:01 Send private message

zippgunn: I had the problem as you may or may not have seen from another thread, but since decided to 'GO SOMEWHERE ELSE'...


Good pun...






88 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 4


  Reply # 52637 16-Nov-2006 13:05 Send private message

I do like the 'GO SOMEWHERE ELSE' pun! ... I've actually been pricing up plans to make a switch if Telecom don't get things sorted by the end of this month.

The clock is ticking ...

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:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Government Limos
Created by networkn, last reply by Bung on 31-Oct-2014 12:39 (94 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


Snap refuses to replace faulty gear
Created by Brendan, last reply by MadEngineer on 28-Oct-2014 19:07 (92 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


How good is your general Science Knowledge?
Created by Aredwood, last reply by joker97 on 31-Oct-2014 20:31 (28 replies)
Pages... 2


Sky will be 'upgrading software' of My Sky to connect to internet. What does that mean?
Created by Geektastic, last reply by hio77 on 31-Oct-2014 19:14 (23 replies)
Pages... 2


Shutup and take my money (via NFC on my mobile phone)
Created by sxz, last reply by afe66 on 31-Oct-2014 19:19 (22 replies)
Pages... 2


Speed limit when overtaking? Teach me please.
Created by nakedmolerat, last reply by joker97 on 28-Oct-2014 17:13 (123 replies)
Pages... 7 8 9


Uber: a cheaper taxi ride?
Created by kingdragonfly, last reply by livisun on 31-Oct-2014 14:47 (34 replies)
Pages... 2 3


DDos Protection from ISP
Created by charsleysa, last reply by freitasm on 31-Oct-2014 12:11 (46 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4



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.