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# 90923 3-Oct-2011 15:33
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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?

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  # 528582 3-Oct-2011 15:53
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bound to be a fault, you should have your 200kbps back soon :)

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  # 528586 3-Oct-2011 15:59
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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.)


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  # 528592 3-Oct-2011 16:05
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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.

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  # 528594 3-Oct-2011 16:05
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the more you give people on that plan the more they will take... GREEDY!!

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  # 528597 3-Oct-2011 16:12
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That and... they will have purchased x international bandwidth for the next y months but will add z new customers between now and y.

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  # 529358 5-Oct-2011 09:24
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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

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  # 531994 11-Oct-2011 16:25
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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 !


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  # 533571 15-Oct-2011 00:43
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I just or changes to better network in Hamilton flagstaff and the speed seems to be faster YouTube runs fine and so on

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