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Topic # 114259 13-Feb-2013 20:27 Send private message

lately my bandwidth seems to be maxing out at 4megabits during peak times.
even to the orcon speed test.

non peak seems ok, so was just wondering if im now in that de-prioritised pool :(



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  Reply # 761934 13-Feb-2013 20:30 Send private message

They shouldn't be..




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  Reply # 761939 13-Feb-2013 20:40 Send private message

speedtest to LA seem to have gone back to darker times.



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  Reply # 761951 13-Feb-2013 21:04 Send private message

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  Reply # 761986 13-Feb-2013 22:33 Send private message

I would guess that tests using speedtest.orcon.net.nz won't be affected by the bandwidth pooling as it's all local within Orcon's network. In saying that, I can usually get line speed to it. Tonight I can only reach 4mbps.

speedtest.orcon.net.nz
Last Result:
Download Speed: 4666 kbps (583.3 KB/sec transfer rate)
Upload Speed: 800 kbps (100 KB/sec transfer rate)
Latency: 41 ms
13 February 2013 10:36:43 PM NZDT












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  Reply # 762013 14-Feb-2013 00:38 Send private message

Are you in Auckland? There seems to be some regional peak time congestion affecting some suburbs for a few ISP's in the last week or so (see Telecom and Snap threads).

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  Reply # 762053 14-Feb-2013 08:22 Send private message

Thanks Guys

We are looking into it, its not the norm.



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  Reply # 762538 14-Feb-2013 18:05 Send private message

Sounddude: Thanks Guys

We are looking into it, its not the norm.


thanks for the update, 


my speeds seem to vary (screen shots bellow to orcon speedtest, I do note that one is at peak times the other isnt but the normal test is what i would typically get any time of the day)

Now:


Normally

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  Reply # 762561 14-Feb-2013 18:44 Send private message

Hi Guys

We found the issue and believe we have resolved it

Can you retest?


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  Reply # 762629 14-Feb-2013 20:43 Send private message

It's a lot better tonight, just over 3Mbps to LA. Thanks!



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  Reply # 763233 15-Feb-2013 20:21 Send private message

hello Sounddude

its much much better now back to normal speeds.

what was the issue if your at liberty to say?

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