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Topic # 113953 2-Feb-2013 17:32 Send private message

I have had DSL here since 1999, and remember the telco guy doing some wiring work back then. I have no current problems with my internet.

I am currently with Snap Naked Adsl and looking at  VDSL  for the faster upload speeds.

I have opened my jack point to see whats in it, here is a photo.



I assume that black fliter thingy needs to be replaced cuase its so old ?

My line stats are as follows. Current modem TP LinkTD-W8960N

Status: Showtime
Retrain Reason: 4
Max: Upstream rate = 1280 Kbps, Downstream rate = 25728 Kbps
Path: 0, Upstream rate = 1208 Kbps, Downstream rate = 22027 Kbps

Link Power State: L0
Mode: ADSL2+
Trellis: U:ON /D:ON
Line Status: No Defect
Training Status: Showtime
Down Up
SNR (dB): 9.6 13.3
Attn(dB): 7.0 3.8
Pwr(dBm): 0.0 12.8

I was told to use a 50 meter extension cord to fix disconnects problems years ago becuase the cabinet is on the property. I guess it is this thing ? I sometimes see a chorus guy open it.


Would being so close allow me to get faster than 10Mbits upload on VDSL with Snap? Or is that the max upload limit of VDSL ?

I cant get UFB which is due to be installed in June.

Thanks.

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  Reply # 754821 2-Feb-2013 17:44 Send private message

Correct in that your filter needs replacing. Because you already have it in place maybe you would want to do the work yourself and save the $400 install fee. Look on the Dynamix site for a xDSL splitter - around $30 retail i think.

With those line stats you may get 17a. I have only seen one connection on 17a and the guy had a 6dB attenuation level on ADSL2+. Now gets 70Mb down and around 15Mb up. From what I understand it was a bit of a rig-moral to get that profile though.

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Reply # 754824 2-Feb-2013 17:57 Send private message

That is not a ADSL cabinet it's a 2Degrees cell site base station, Surely you can see the big mast beside it?




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  Reply # 754879 2-Feb-2013 21:13 Send private message

I think you will get kick *rse fast VDSL based on those line stats!  You may get put on a 17a profile, but at the moment we're not sure what the criteria is for this.

Post your question in the VDSL Performance & Tuning thread if you like, there is a lot of info on VDSL there (most of it consolidated in the first post) and a lot of us who have been on VDSL for a while and know all the tricks :)




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