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Topic # 111811 15-Nov-2012 14:54 Send private message

I've noticed that when I download files from netload.in via my work connection (Vodafone ADSL) I get much faster speeds than when I do the same at home (TelstraClear ADSL).  At work I get 200KB/s and at home I get about 20KB/s (up to 50KB/s if I'm lucky).

I know that factors such as time of day will affect download speeds, but is it possible for two ISP's to have different routes to a site and one route is faster than another?

My connection at home can achieve 200KB/s downloads from other sites, so I don't think it's anything on my end.

A tracert from work looks like this:

Tracing route to www.netload.in [85.131.244.110]
over a maximum of 30 hops:

1 <1 ms <1 ms <1 ms RTA1025W.home [192.168.1.1]
2 20 ms 18 ms 20 ms be2-100.bras2ftc.akl.vf.net.nz [203.109.130.162]
3 17 ms 17 ms 17 ms be9-100.ppnzftc01.akl.vf.net.nz [203.109.130.161]
4 18 ms 18 ms 17 ms be7-188.ppnzftc02.akl.vf.net.nz.180.109.203.in-addr.arpa [203.109.180.226]
5 20 ms 22 ms 18 ms be8-188.ppnzftc02.akl.vf.net.nz.180.109.203.in-addr.arpa [203.109.180.225]
6 145 ms 144 ms 147 ms ten-0-2-0-100.bdr02.sjc01.ca.VOCUS.net [114.31.199.141]
7 147 ms 164 ms 144 ms 10gigabitethernet3-2.core1.sjc1.he.net [64.71.184.45]
8 138 ms 146 ms 149 ms 10gigabitethernet2-1.core1.sjc2.he.net [72.52.92.118]
9 214 ms 237 ms 214 ms 10gigabitethernet9-1.core1.nyc4.he.net [184.105.213.174]
10 281 ms 291 ms 281 ms 10gigabitethernet1-2.core1.lon1.he.net [72.52.92.242]
11 293 ms 299 ms 299 ms 10gigabitethernet1-1.core1.ams1.he.net [72.52.92.82]
12 * * * Request timed out.
13 319 ms 295 ms 296 ms www.netload.in [85.131.244.110]

I'll do the same from home tonight and post the results here.

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  Reply # 717753 15-Nov-2012 15:16 Send private message

This is what I see here:

 

Tracing route to www.netload.in (85.131.244.110)
over a maximum of 30 hops:

1 <1 ms 207 ms <1 ms srp521w (192.168.2.1)
2 * * * Request timed out.
3 9 ms 11 ms 11 ms lo0.internet.ivpn.pe25.telstraclear.net (218.101.61.124)
4 18 ms 17 ms 19 ms ie2-g-0-0-0.telstraclear.net (203.98.50.2)
5 19 ms 19 ms 18 ms ge-0-2-0-1.xcore1.acld.telstraclear.net (203.98.50.251)
6 142 ms 143 ms 143 ms te7-3.ccr01.sjc05.atlas.cogentco.com (38.122.92.105)
7 143 ms 143 ms 143 ms te0-3-0-7.ccr22.sjc01.atlas.cogentco.com (154.54.6.69)
8 147 ms 145 ms 145 ms te0-2-0-4.mpd22.sfo01.atlas.cogentco.com (66.28.4.9)
9 182 ms 182 ms 181 ms te0-4-0-6.mpd22.mci01.atlas.cogentco.com (154.54.45.89)
10 194 ms 201 ms 195 ms te0-5-0-4.mpd22.ord01.atlas.cogentco.com (154.54.45.158)
11 216 ms 224 ms 218 ms te0-1-0-6.ccr21.bos01.atlas.cogentco.com (154.54.43.190)
12 291 ms 291 ms 291 ms te0-0-0-2.mpd21.lon13.atlas.cogentco.com (66.28.4.190)
13 291 ms 290 ms 291 ms te0-3-0-1.ccr21.lon01.atlas.cogentco.com (154.54.57.93)
14 296 ms 286 ms 287 ms gi4-12-1G.asr1.EWR2.gblx.net (64.208.110.109)
15 358 ms 285 ms 285 ms ae6.scr4.LON3.gblx.net (67.17.106.150)
16 320 ms 337 ms 404 ms po2.ar5.FRA3.gblx.net (67.16.147.73)
17 304 ms 360 ms 304 ms link11-gmbh.tengigabitethernet1-4.ar5.fra3.gblx.net (64.215.182.74)
18 306 ms 305 ms 315 ms netload.in (85.131.244.110)





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  Reply # 717760 15-Nov-2012 15:24 Send private message

Note the above makes sense as the server seems to be based in Germany. Perhaps something related to an old discussion here where another user had problems with European servers?






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  Reply # 717761 15-Nov-2012 15:26 Send private message

So Vodafone and TC are definitely using a different route. Is there anything I can do about this to improve my speeds to netload.in over TC? Or is it just to do with the arrangements TC has and I have to live with it?

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  Reply # 717769 15-Nov-2012 15:42 Send private message

Netload performance has always been pretty rough for me on slingshot, telecom or vodafone.

Probably the only solution is to use their premium service and do multi threaded downloads







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  Reply # 718126 16-Nov-2012 09:38 Send private message

HowickDota: Netload performance has always been pretty rough for me on slingshot, telecom or vodafone.

Probably the only solution is to use their premium service and do multi threaded downloads


I'm currently downloading from netload.in at 220KB/s via Vodafone.  I consistently get speeds around this mark on Vodafone, it's just TC where it's very slow.

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