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  #268577 30-Oct-2009 14:22
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The latest: My request has been put through to have me moved back on to my old LLU. Waiting to hear back from the Orcon team.

Steve.

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  #268584 30-Oct-2009 14:52
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You back to UBS from your Cabinet? :)

 
 
 
 




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  #268588 30-Oct-2009 15:08
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That's the result I'm hoping for!

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  #268714 30-Oct-2009 23:23
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Wohooo!

surfing like like it's 1992!






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  #268954 1-Nov-2009 09:41
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Aaroona: Wohooo!

surfing like like it's 1992!



The Sydney server is actually transported over the Auckland Peering exchange, so it doesnt use Orcons international pipes.

Did you get speedtests from other sites or you just complaining about one speedtest out of the blue again?

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  #268956 1-Nov-2009 09:48
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acidmonkey:~ simon$ traceroute nmsapps.bigair.net.au
traceroute to nmsapps.bigair.net.au (202.171.190.50), 64 hops max, 40 byte packets
1 www.routerlogin.com (192.168.0.1) 2.785 ms 1.440 ms 1.289 ms
2 lo1.ras1.nct.orcon.net.nz (60.234.8.201) 37.137 ms 13.713 ms 38.348 ms
3 ge-0-0-4-0.cre2.nct.orcon.net.nz (121.98.9.5) 46.065 ms 18.652 ms 17.637 ms
4 ge-0-3-0-0.cre2.sky.orcon.net.nz (121.98.9.78) 19.617 ms 18.697 ms 18.824 ms
5 ge-0-0-1-0.cre1.sky.orcon.net.nz (121.98.9.81) 17.826 ms 18.003 ms 17.654 ms
6 vocus1.ape.net.nz (192.203.154.123) 18.343 ms 18.460 ms 18.192 ms
7 ip-96.192.31.114.vocus.net.au (114.31.192.96) 42.580 ms 42.822 ms 42.760 ms
8 ip-109.192.31.114.vocus.net.au (114.31.192.109) 43.386 ms 43.090 ms 42.253 ms
9 as24093.syd01.nsw.vocus.net.au (114.31.193.94) 42.633 ms 41.940 ms 43.244 ms
10 cr2.ul.nsw.bigair.net.au (202.171.175.244) 43.993 ms 44.216 ms 43.793 ms
11 202.171.190.50 (202.171.190.50) 43.686 ms 44.909 ms 42.725 ms
acidmonkey:~ simon$


As you can see, Orcon hands it over to the APE peering exchange in the Skytower. Afterthat its best effort as its outside of Orcons control.


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  #269040 1-Nov-2009 15:34

Sounddude is "best effort" where Orcon pays something to get to Bigair.net.au via APE, or is it best effort because Orcon pays nothing, if its the Orcon pays nothing option shouldn't Orcon find a better route to Bigair.net.au for your paying customers, as they are surely paying Orcon.

 
 
 
 


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  #269065 1-Nov-2009 16:53
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Aaroona: Wohooo!

surfing like like it's 1992!




 

I did the same thing about 6 months ago.  After about 9 months on Orcon's LLU  I gave up in desperation with their crappy fone service and my Internet router going off line  during the nite every 4 ~ 7 days.  Since going back to "1992" the fone has been perfect and I've only had to reboot the router once.  So from my point of view "1992" is way better than "2009"




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  #269082 1-Nov-2009 18:17
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old3eyes:
Aaroona: Wohooo!

surfing like like it's 1992!




 

I did the same thing about 6 months ago.  After about 9 months on Orcon's LLU  I gave up in desperation with their crappy fone service and my Internet router going off line  during the nite every 4 ~ 7 days.  Since going back to "1992" the fone has been perfect and I've only had to reboot the router once.  So from my point of view "1992" is way better than "2009"


Thats a good point.
Let me rephrase.

Wohooo!
Not surfing like it's 1992!


Not ideal, but it works.


(:

You're on Telecom now aren't you?





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  #269093 1-Nov-2009 20:33
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tunafish: Sounddude is "best effort" where Orcon pays something to get to Bigair.net.au via APE, or is it best effort because Orcon pays nothing, if its the Orcon pays nothing option shouldn't Orcon find a better route to Bigair.net.au for your paying customers, as they are surely paying Orcon.


Its the best path, least number of AS hops.

I always get good speedtests from that site.

Keep in mind the entire internet is best effort, as soon as it leaves Orcon network we have no control over it or any idea of congestion. Regardless if we are paying for transit or not. Its how the internet works.






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  #269466 2-Nov-2009 22:53
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I received an email today from the Orcon provisioning team saying that I am to be joined to the purple home plan + 25GB add-on. This not an orcon+ plan so it looks like the move is happening and they are taking me back to unbundled as requested. It took a few days to get any action happening but nice to know they listen eventually.

Steve.



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  #271660 10-Nov-2009 14:47
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Hi.

Result!!!!

Orcon have moved me off their equipment at my exchange and on to the new gear in the cabinet at the end of my street.
I now have an attainable DSL download speed of 22800 and my actual download speed is now 19800!!!
Before this change I had been dropped to only 3800 as a download speed.

Go Orcon and Go SoundDude for pushing me in the right direction!!

Cheers,
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  #272450 12-Nov-2009 16:35
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thats a good result stevefari I'm hoping for something similar here when the cabinet round the corner comes online in December (well least thats when the corus guy told me it was comming online)

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