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  #263742 13-Oct-2009 21:02
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snafoo: Anyone unable to load http://www.megaupload.com/ and/or http://www.rapidshare.com/ tonight on Orcon?



I'm on Orcon and I can't

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  #263744 13-Oct-2009 21:05
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Me neither.

 
 
 
 


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  #263746 13-Oct-2009 21:07
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Mad good company. I'm also getting completely horrid WoW performance tonight, currently ingame - not  in a raid or in a city - i'm sitting at 3000ms ping, completely unplayable.

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  #263749 13-Oct-2009 21:12
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timtait:
snafoo: Anyone unable to load http://www.megaupload.com/ and/or http://www.rapidshare.com/ tonight on Orcon?



I'm on Orcon and I can't

me either, all LA servers are running at dial up speeds

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  #263750 13-Oct-2009 21:15
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Likewise here.






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  #263753 13-Oct-2009 21:17
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I'm voting with my feet. Signed up for a Telecom phone/broadband package tonight. Don't care how much it costs or if I have to pay more to get it done sooner. All I want is my online life back.

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  #263754 13-Oct-2009 21:18
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So what ISP's/plan's do you guys recommend? I need about 25gb per month, which can be expanded if required.

 
 
 
 


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  #263755 13-Oct-2009 21:22
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for me tonight is the first time its actually been unusable during peak times. it usually goes fine after 10ish. Ill post an update then

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  #263756 13-Oct-2009 21:23
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Ditto for Rapidshare. Down since mid-arvo.

Been considering TelstraClear for their PDQ, but unsure about after hours speeds. Heard bad things about it today from colleagues. Will probably switch, though, as I like their way of charging per data packs used.




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  #263757 13-Oct-2009 21:24
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snafoo: So what ISP's/plan's do you guys recommend? I need about 25gb per month, which can be expanded if required.




I'm going for the Telecom Pro plan. 40GB @ $79 incl. a static IP. My work pays for my comms so cost doesn't actually worry me that much.

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  #263760 13-Oct-2009 21:27
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yeh i think its just congestion on there international server o'well xbox360 it is then.

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  #263761 13-Oct-2009 21:27
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stroke64:
snafoo: So what ISP's/plan's do you guys recommend? I need about 25gb per month, which can be expanded if required.




I'm going for the Telecom Pro plan. 40GB @ $79 incl. a static IP. My work pays for my comms so cost doesn't actually worry me that much.


Yeah, this is the plan that I'm thinking about most likely changing to. Wish Telecom sold data packs so I could just go on Adventure though, as I think I'll most likely struggle to use 40gb ;(

Also, on a side note: When/If I do change, should I expect downtime with my Internet connection, or will the swap over be almost instantaneous?

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  #263762 13-Oct-2009 21:32
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I'm with Orcon and I have been getting eractic pings to International and local servers for the past few days. I spoke to a tech tonight (they answered within a few minutes which was very suprising and pleasing) he told me an upgrade was being performed overnight tonight between 1.00-6.00am therefore my connection should be sorted tomorrow.

We will see.

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  #263764 13-Oct-2009 21:35
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Tired of these "upgrades" that last a few days before another one is needed. Just fix it the first time.

An upgrade means nothing to me now.




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  #263765 13-Oct-2009 21:37
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LoJac: I'm with Orcon and I have been getting eractic pings to International and local servers for the past few days. I spoke to a tech tonight (they answered within a few minutes which was very suprising and pleasing) he told me an upgrade was being performed overnight tonight between 1.00-6.00am therefore my connection should be sorted tomorrow.

We will see.



I've always found them great to deal with. Much better than Telecom. I for one won't be changing back to Telecom any time soon.

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