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Topic # 114656 26-Feb-2013 19:56 Send private message

Will SS ever increase the upload rate, infact will any ISP in NZ up there upload speed,but mainly SS since Unlimited bandwidth deal , id like to stream gaming on Twitch TV at a reasonable rate maybe around 3mbit + for 720p resolution, or would it just be a waste of time since our speed is capped at certain time during the night.

Just a thought as ive seen 0 New Zealand Streamers

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  Reply # 770706 26-Feb-2013 20:03 Send private message

There are lots of ways of getting faster upload speed - if you're on the Slingshot ULL network they offer Annex M which does ~2Mbps via ADSL2+, and if you're wanting faster again you can look at VDSL2, fibre or wireless options.



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  Reply # 770772 26-Feb-2013 22:20 Send private message

It's not about the ISP increasing the rate, it is the standard/technology that says what the upload rate is. ADSL2+ (G.992.5) has a max upload of 1Mbps on Annex A which is the only ADSL2+ standard offered on the Chorus network. Slingshot offer Annex M on ther ULL equipment ("the better network" as they call it) which offers a theoretical max upload of 3Mbps.

Edit: At the moment VDSL is the best option for most people as it is available now for quite a large amount of people. But other than that, fibre or a fixed wireless solution are the other options.

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  Reply # 770791 26-Feb-2013 22:45 Send private message

Yeah, on adsl 360p is your only real streaming option without fully saturating your upload capacity. Anything more than that and you should be looking at vdsl/fibre.







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  Reply # 770795 26-Feb-2013 22:55 Send private message

Thanks for the replies yeah i thought fibre might be involved.

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  Reply # 770820 27-Feb-2013 00:14 Send private message

I'm hoping slingshot decide to offer VDSL soon. My house won't get fibre laid until 2017 but we are VDSL ready.

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  Reply # 770824 27-Feb-2013 00:34 Send private message

Plenty of ISPs offering VDSL2 now





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  Reply # 770866 27-Feb-2013 08:25 Send private message

Neori: I'm hoping slingshot decide to offer VDSL soon. My house won't get fibre laid until 2017 but we are VDSL ready.


Time to jump ship to a proper ISP then =D

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