Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.



291 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 10


Topic # 90923 3-Oct-2011 15:33 Send private message

Anyone else noticing a massive speed increase on this plan. Just tested Filesonic, and I used to get around 200kbps on a good day, but at the moment getting around 1.5mbps downloading? Anyone know why, or is it just a fault somewhere?

Create new topic
1227 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 271


  Reply # 528582 3-Oct-2011 15:53 Send private message

bound to be a fault, you should have your 200kbps back soon :)





Hawkes Bay
8476 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4

Mod Emeritus
Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 528586 3-Oct-2011 15:59 Send private message

You just alerted them to the fact that the throttling is not working correctly. I am sure they are working hard on restoring normal service now.







(Disclosure: I work for another telco, and this is a friendly dig at you, and them.)




Visit http://www.thecloud.net.nz for New Zealand based Hosted Exchange, Virtual Servers, Web Hosting, FTP Backup & more.
(1GB free FTP storage, or larger plans from $5.75)
 
 - Setup your own mailserver at home on Ubuntu Server - full step by step howto here.
 - Have you seen this: Nathan "KFC4LIFE" Dunn.


7838 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 349

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 528592 3-Oct-2011 16:05 Send private message

Slingshot has very cyclical performance, I bet they have just brought on-stream more international transit...things will look good for awhile and get progressively worse until they are really bad and they have to buy more again.

1227 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 271


  Reply # 528594 3-Oct-2011 16:05 Send private message

the more you give people on that plan the more they will take... GREEDY!!





7838 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 349

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 528597 3-Oct-2011 16:12 Send private message

That and... they will have purchased x international bandwidth for the next y months but will add z new customers between now and y.

190 posts

Master Geek
Inactive user


  Reply # 529358 5-Oct-2011 09:24 Send private message

Ragnor: That and... they will have purchased x international bandwidth for the next y months but will add z new customers between now and y.


Couldn't have said it better

913 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 40

Trusted
Slingshot

  Reply # 531994 11-Oct-2011 16:25 Send private message

Hi,

I would suspect that what you are describing is due to some recent upgrades and improvements our NOC have been making to the AYCE system and network.

Speeds may be a little up and down this week but the end result is hopefully exactly as you are describing, faster AYCE !




688 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 1


  Reply # 533571 15-Oct-2011 00:43 Send private message

I just or changes to better network in Hamilton flagstaff and the speed seems to be faster YouTube runs fine and so on




               The Biggest and the Best.

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Smoke billows from Auckland mall after "explosion" - Westfield West City
Created by freitasm, last reply by hio77 on 27-Feb-2015 19:33 (41 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Galaxy s6 announcement and owners thread
Created by Shoes2468, last reply by teamyoyo on 2-Mar-2015 23:41 (70 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Why does Lightbox have a suicide wish?
Created by dafman, last reply by KiwiNZ on 2-Mar-2015 21:37 (92 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


Privacy concerns on returning faulty microSDXC
Created by dpw, last reply by networkn on 2-Mar-2015 15:39 (29 replies)
Pages... 2


Car Finance Help
Created by sep11guy, last reply by teamyoyo on 2-Mar-2015 23:36 (22 replies)
Pages... 2


HTC One M9 (2015) Announcement and Discussion
Created by Dingbatt, last reply by markl on 2-Mar-2015 23:13 (45 replies)
Pages... 2 3


So is it really worth the change to fibre
Created by Presso, last reply by lNomNoml on 2-Mar-2015 23:25 (19 replies)
Pages... 2


Uber Taxi Rides - $10 off first ride.
Created by kiwijunglist, last reply by gzt on 1-Mar-2015 23:38 (18 replies)
Pages... 2



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.