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Topic # 87521 30-Jul-2011 21:36 Send private message

Just did a speed test from my laptop and am now getting >300k uploads on 2degrees in Auckland!
HSUPA must be live in auckland!




Can anyone else confirm?

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  Reply # 501320 3-Aug-2011 13:31 Send private message

These results are from a 2degrees tower in east auckland near a shopping mall with presumably a fibre connection (it has no microwave dishes on it)
I can't believe how good the download is! I did manage to get 7mbps down on XT once but that wasn't in a city and was not too long after the network was turned on.

I wonder if this will be rolled out to existing auckland sites?

Vodafone should be worried.





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  Reply # 501337 3-Aug-2011 13:44 Send private message

Publius:

I wonder if this will be rolled out to existing auckland sites?




I believe it's on for all of Auckland now.




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  Reply # 501377 3-Aug-2011 14:44 Send private message

Hi Publius

Done on Queeen Street yesterday morning using my Samsung SGII on public APN

http://www.geekzone.co.nz/imagessubs/blog26444942120e2fc13adc189589245aaa.jpg

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  Reply # 501381 3-Aug-2011 14:46 Send private message

johnr: Hi Publius

Done on Queeen Street yesterday morning using my Samsung SGII on public APN

http://www.geekzone.co.nz/imagessubs/blog26444942120e2fc13adc189589245aaa.jpg

I tried to insert this image but it did not work for me (user error)

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Not bad to be only 2Mb slower when we're only on 7.2Mb vs. 42Mbps. :-P




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  Reply # 501384 3-Aug-2011 14:47 Send private message

John, is that test on 2degress or Vodafone?




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  Reply # 501387 3-Aug-2011 14:49 Send private message

freitasm: John, is that test on 2degress or Vodafone?


Its on Vodafone




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  Reply # 501388 3-Aug-2011 14:49 Send private message

So please don't post it. This thread is about 2degrees.





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  Reply # 501390 3-Aug-2011 14:51 Send private message

OK then so Publius can say Vodafone " should be worried " but I can't show a speedtest on Vodafone showing our speed is fine?




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  Reply # 501391 3-Aug-2011 14:52 Send private message

No. I have already received many complaints about telco employees hijacking discussions.




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Reply # 501401 3-Aug-2011 15:02 Send private message

freitasm: No. I have already received many complaints about telco employees hijacking discussions.


Just so I can be clear sorry don't mean to hijack this thread I can post in off topic if you like?

Rule is on Geekzone that Telco employees are not allowed to post in other Telco threads?

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  Reply # 501405 3-Aug-2011 15:05 Send private message

I would rather not have this conversation in here, because is very off topic. But the idea is that one shouldn't go into other company's thread and trumpet "mine is better than yours" or trying to pull the customers - it happened here before and the other company was warned.

Now back on topic or I just lock this.




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  Reply # 501412 3-Aug-2011 15:15 Send private message

SaltyNZ:
johnr: Hi Publius

Done on Queeen Street yesterday morning using my Samsung SGII on public APN

http://www.geekzone.co.nz/imagessubs/blog26444942120e2fc13adc189589245aaa.jpg

I tried to insert this image but it did not work for me (user error)

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Not bad to be only 2Mb slower when we're only on 7.2Mb vs. 42Mbps. :-P


Whilst the Speed Test results on 2 degrees are good, isn't it an unfair comparison when Vodafone has five times the number of customers - just saying.



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  Reply # 501414 3-Aug-2011 15:16 Send private message

Richard2011 Whilst the Speed Test results on 2 degrees are good, isn't it an unfair comparison when Vodafone has five times the number of customers - just saying.


This is not a 2degrees vs Vodafone debate. It's about 2degrees HSUPA. 

If you or anyone else wants to debate, start another thread. Another comment like this and this discussion is locked.
 




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  Reply # 501496 3-Aug-2011 16:43 Send private message

Who's their upstream provider?

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  Reply # 501523 3-Aug-2011 17:26 Send private message

HSUPA allows for faster upload and better ping times etc, the upstream provider has very little to do with these speedtest results as the Auckland servers are all carried over APE (Internet Exchange). The improvements are in the Mobile Network.




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