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  Reply # 137213 11-Jun-2008 01:26 Send private message

you are 2.9km from the exchange and 0.4km from the cabinet, currently the cabinet is most likely just a joint in your line. So your real line length is 2.9km. Once your cabinet is upgraded to include a DSLAM your line length will be 0.4km.

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  Reply # 137256 11-Jun-2008 10:45 Send private message

cyril7: you are 2.9km from the exchange and 0.4km from the cabinet, currently the cabinet is most likely just a joint in your line. So your real line length is 2.9km. Once your cabinet is upgraded to include a DSLAM your line length will be 0.4km.

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Thanks so much for that... sorry for all the n00b questions ;-)





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  Reply # 137322 11-Jun-2008 13:49 Send private message

Cyril and Lonney: my figures are based on "lab tests" with disturbers. They should reflect pretty closely what you can achieve in a real life scenario. Figures like the Internode graph tend to be very optimistic.

I would be quiet keen to say some other examples of distance vs connect speed to correlate against all the "estimates"! (My own is 540m from exchange, 17Mbps connect speed.)




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  Reply # 137323 11-Jun-2008 13:50 Send private message

brad_p: I cannot tell from the info you supplied... Did you get this from Telecom?




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  Reply # 137367 11-Jun-2008 15:43 Send private message

olof: brad_p: I cannot tell from the info you supplied... Did you get this from Telecom?



Yes sure did, I asked them to tell me how far from the exchange my house was and they sent through that.





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