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Topic # 114930 7-Mar-2013 19:22
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Since switching to one of Telecom's new plans (30gb) in Feb... I am(periodically) getting very slow speeds and some strange and erratic data usage? We seem(according to Telecoms usage meter) to be using over double our normal monthly data and within 8 days of our new billing cycle we are again already @ 10gb?





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    Uptime:0 days, 23:47:33DSL Type:G.992.1 annex AChannel mode:InterleaveMaximum Bandwidth (Up/Down) [kbps/kbps]:728 / 6.176Bandwidth (Up/Down) [kbps/kbps]:672 / 6.144Data Transferred (Sent/Received) [kB/GB]:0,00 / 6,24Output Power (Up/Down) [dBm]:11,5 / 15,5Line Attenuation (Up/Down) [dB]:6,0 / 12,0SN Margin (Up/Down) [dB]:13,0 / 14,5Vendor ID (Local/Remote):TMMB / ALCBLoss of Framing (Local/Remote):0 / 0Loss of Signal (Local/Remote):0 / 0Loss of Power (Local/Remote):0 / 0Loss of Link (Remote):0Error Seconds (Local/Remote):0 / 0FEC Errors (Up/Down):4 / 1.498CRC Errors (Up/Down):6 / 1HEC Errors (Up/Down):1 / 0


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  Reply # 776411 7-Mar-2013 19:22
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Hello... Our robot found some keywords in your post, so here is an automated reply with some important things to

 

 

note regarding broadband speeds.

 



 

If you are posting regarding DSL speeds please check that

 



 

- you have reset your modem and router

 


 

- your PC (or other PCs in your LAN) is not downloading large files when you are testing

 

- you are not being throttled by your ISP due to going over the monthly cap

 


 

- your tests are always done on an ethernet connection to the router - do not use wireless for testing

 


 

- you read this topic and follow the instructions

 

 

there.

 



 

Make sure you provide information for other users to help you. If you have not already done it, please EDIT your

 

 

post and add this now:

 



 

- Your ISP and plan

 


 

- Type of connection (ADSL, ADSL2, VDSL)

 


 

- Your modem DSL stats (do not worry about posting Speedtest, we need sync rate, attenuation and noise margin)

 


 

- Your general location (or street)

 


 

- If you are rural or urban

 


 

- If you know your connection is to an exchange, cabinet or conklin

 


 

- If your connection is to a ULL or wholesale service

 


 

- If you have done an isolation test as per the link above

 



 

Most of the problems with speed are likely to be related to internal wiring issued.  

 

href="/forums.asp?forumid=49&topicid=96226">Read this discussion
to find out more about this. Your ISP is not

 

 

intentionally slowing you down today (unless you are on a managed plan). Also if this is the school holidays it's

 

 

likely you will notice slower than usual speed due to more users online.

 



 

A master splitter is required for VDSL2 and in most cases will improve speeds on DSL connections. Regular

 

 

disconnections can be a monitored alarm or a set top box trying to connect. If there's an alarm connected to your

 

 

line even if you don't have an alarm contract it may sill try to connect so it's worth checking.

 



 

I recommend you read these two blog posts:

 



 

- Is your premises phone wiring impacting your broadband performance?

 

 

(very technical)

 


 

- Are you receiving a substandard ULL ADSL2+ connection from your ISP?




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  Reply # 776425 7-Mar-2013 19:38
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Please read the PeterReader post from Start to finish, Many threads are started every week on Geekzone same subject

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  Reply # 776468 7-Mar-2013 20:57
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johnr: Please read the PeterReader post from Start to finish, Many threads are started every week on Geekzone same subject


What he said... And not the robot version of us.

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