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Topic # 105965 15-Jul-2012 12:18 Send private message

Forum, to post Speed Test results on Telecom's ADSL


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  Reply # 655948 15-Jul-2012 13:02 Send private message

Is this going to be a "My pipe is bigger than yours!" thread?

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  Reply # 655950 15-Jul-2012 13:07 Send private message

Threads like this add zero value






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  Reply # 655955 15-Jul-2012 13:19 Send private message

I Just want to compare other peoples telecom speed
I live in Upper Riccarton, Christchurch. I am on Total Home Lite, and these our my speedtest.net results 


 
I get better results on this server, than I do on the Christchurch server 

Sydney 

 

Los Angeles 
 

London 

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  Reply # 655958 15-Jul-2012 13:32 Send private message

What about house wiring , distance from exchange , modem stats?






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  Reply # 655967 15-Jul-2012 13:50 Send private message

I don't know much about that, I don't know a lot of stuff about Internet access and stuff

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  Reply # 655969 15-Jul-2012 13:57 Send private message

cricket4life7575: I don't know much about that, I don't know a lot of stuff about Internet access and stuff


It's probably pay to read the large number of virtually identical threads on here that discuss this very issue.

Asking people to post speed tests results to "compare them" is a bit like asking people to cut pieces of string and then commenting that every piece of a different length. DSL speeds will vary depending on your distance from the cabinet or exchange, and more imporantly, the quality of your internal home wiring and whether you have a master filter installed.

International speeds can also be affected by your operating system and the latency which can affect TCP/IP throughoput.




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  Reply # 655981 15-Jul-2012 14:11 Send private message

ok

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