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Topic # 204653 11-Oct-2016 14:23
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Hi guys,

 

Are there any NZ internet providers that a better than others for overseas streaming.

 

I stream a lot of TV from the UK.

 

Someone told me 2 Degrees for example goes via San Francisco in the US then onto the UK and back again. (Causing a lot of buffering.)

 

Is there a way around this?

 

 

 

Thanks


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  Reply # 1649231 11-Oct-2016 14:31
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What sort of internet you got? adsl, fibre etc...

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  Reply # 1649235 11-Oct-2016 14:40
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No issues for me with streaming from the UK on 2 Degrees using Unotelly.


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1649281 11-Oct-2016 15:46
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That's on a fiber connection




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  Reply # 1649303 11-Oct-2016 16:19
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I'm on a Fibre Network.

 

No problem at all streaming from the U.S.

 

Have tried a VPN - but no better.

 

 

 

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  Reply # 1649337 11-Oct-2016 16:53
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Well I'm on ADSL1, with around 5 down and 1 up speeds at home.

 

Have been with Slingshot and now Voyager, and stream stuff from the UK (BBC iPlayer) and never have an issue, and also iTV.

 

Appears to be in HD as well.

 

Using Getflix


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