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Topic # 106597 27-Jul-2012 09:39 Send private message

Last night noticed horrendous pings for Aussie, after pinging a few servers it turns out that I have faster connection with LA, New York and London (all around 200 approx) with Sydney showing 330 and 1.5M down, Brisbane at 370ms!

Orcon tech worked a trick or two but couldn't fix it, said he was off to Tier three and I should call back. Suspects traffic routing through US?

Anyone else seeing this?

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  Reply # 662774 27-Jul-2012 09:43 Send private message

Would be good to post trace routes off to these servers



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Master Geek
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  Reply # 662781 27-Jul-2012 09:50 Send private message

Yeah it no doubt would, however I am a mere mortal and not capable of such feats, speedtest is about as far as I go.

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Master Geek


  Reply # 663036 27-Jul-2012 17:30 Send private message

Scotsman: Last night noticed horrendous pings for Aussie, after pinging a few servers it turns out that I have faster connection with LA, New York and London (all around 200 approx) with Sydney showing 330 and 1.5M down, Brisbane at 370ms!

Orcon tech worked a trick or two but couldn't fix it, said he was off to Tier three and I should call back. Suspects traffic routing through US?

Anyone else seeing this?
yup slow here aswell, gone from my usual 19mbs download and 0.89 upload to 5mbs down and 0.12 upload.....

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  Reply # 663070 27-Jul-2012 19:23 Send private message

rdjacobs:
Scotsman: Last night noticed horrendous pings for Aussie, after pinging a few servers it turns out that I have faster connection with LA, New York and London (all around 200 approx) with Sydney showing 330 and 1.5M down, Brisbane at 370ms!

Orcon tech worked a trick or two but couldn't fix it, said he was off to Tier three and I should call back. Suspects traffic routing through US?

Anyone else seeing this?
yup slow here aswell, gone from my usual 19mbs download and 0.89 upload to 5mbs down and 0.12 upload.....
I have placed a slow ticket with them tonight and I will see if there's any improvements sometime late next week. Good thing for wiring and maintenance insurance haha Smile



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Master Geek
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  Reply # 663179 28-Jul-2012 09:11 Send private message

19MB down! Wow.... that's pretty outstanding, I get 6MB at best.....ha.

Seems to be back to normal again, also found better pings with the US as well as a decent 45ms to Sydney. Strange all the same I had over 430ms at one point to Aus!

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  Reply # 665590 1-Aug-2012 17:43 Send private message

Update from my slow speed ticket. really good service from orcon. chorus went to my local exchange today and put me on a new port. speeds back normal. thankyou :)

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