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Topic # 11225 10-Jan-2007 14:00
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Hi all just like and Idea from xtra broadband customers in Hastings, what kinda speeds are they getting?
I'm on the explorer plan and lucky to get 500kb/s downstream?..I live in the Mahora district.
Why I ask is I'm curious to see if its just me getting the "I live to far from the exchange" bla bla or I need to change ISP?

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  Reply # 57469 10-Jan-2007 14:49
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im on Caroline Road, and just got:

With DSLG604T:

800kbps  (on WiFi connection)
740kbps (on WiFi connection)
1075kbps (on CAT5 cable)

With DSL302G:

1600kbps (on CAT5 cable)

Im sure if i logged into a Linux box my results would be higher too.

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  Reply # 57470 10-Jan-2007 14:50
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Im on Go Large, and I am quite close to the exchange.




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Reply # 57487 10-Jan-2007 15:42
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Oh ok so where is the exchange here in hastings?..I was given the impression when they meant far away as in another town?

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