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# 128949 29-Aug-2013 12:29
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Hi, out of interest im trying to gather people's international speeds over HTTP (threaded)

for some reason mine seems to be limited to around 1.6-1.7MB/s

so im asking if people could try download from this link and report their speeds (TELECOM VDSL CUSTOMERS ONLY)

http://speedtest.fremont.linode.com/100MB-fremont.bin


Thanks!




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  # 886445 29-Aug-2013 12:29
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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

 


 

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- 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)

 


 

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Most of the problems with speed are likely to be related to internal wiring issues. 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 still try to connect so it's worth checking.

 



 

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  # 886463 29-Aug-2013 12:35
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2.1 - 2.3 MB/s with IDM.

Syncing at 7,382 / 24,235

 
 
 
 


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  # 886467 29-Aug-2013 12:42
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I don't think that particular target is a very good speed test, I can only manage ~2MB/sec from it (average of 1.81 in fact), despite getting upwards of 4MB/sec from some other US locations. However, our TCL (I guess now VF) fibre (30Mbps) is averaging a whopping 331KB/sec from it!



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  # 886469 29-Aug-2013 12:46
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Inphinity: I don't think that particular target is a very good speed test, I can only manage ~2MB/sec from it (average of 1.81 in fact), despite getting upwards of 4MB/sec from some other US locations. However, our TCL (I guess now VF) fibre (30Mbps) is averaging a whopping 331KB/sec from it!


Well its just a random west coast US location, can you provide the links to the ones you get 4MB/s from? im struggling to get over 1.7MB/s even on well seeded torrents.




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  # 886478 29-Aug-2013 13:01
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Hmm, it was a few days ago I last pulled something big enough to check speed that wasn't on a CDN, so I don't have links handy sorry. I would say typical performance I see to the US is about the 12 - 15Mbps range (so about what you're seeing), but it's not 'capped' as such as I have seen it higher. I suspect it's a combination of peering & bandwidth availability. Perhaps someone from Telecom can comment . Also, bear in mind, for a single-threaded TCP connection, there is going to be a latency-induced throttling, so you won't achieve your peak speeds even if the bandwidth is, theoretically, available. This is where a multithreaded test could be a more accurate representation (although possibly less useful in a real-world scenario).

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I know this might not help since i'm not in vdsl on telcom but vdsl on snap, I was getting a peak download of 1.5MB to 1.7MB from downloading that file.

I do however do get a peak of 4.3MB on torrents and my line syncs at 39/10 (On Snap in Auckland)

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  # 886524 29-Aug-2013 14:12
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mikenzb: I know this might not help since i'm not in vdsl on telcom but vdsl on snap, I was getting a peak download of 1.5MB to 1.7MB from downloading that file.

I do however do get a peak of 4.3MB on torrents and my line syncs at 39/10 (On Snap in Auckland)


was a solid 4.6MB/s on snap vdsl for me over a single thread...

did have 1 time it wouldnt break 300KB and then proceeded to start timing out, so ild put that down to some odd occurrence.. 




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hio77:
mikenzb: I know this might not help since i'm not in vdsl on telcom but vdsl on snap, I was getting a peak download of 1.5MB to 1.7MB from downloading that file.

I do however do get a peak of 4.3MB on torrents and my line syncs at 39/10 (On Snap in Auckland)


was a solid 4.6MB/s on snap vdsl for me over a single thread...

did have 1 time it wouldnt break 300KB and then proceeded to start timing out, so ild put that down to some odd occurrence.. 


im starting to think Telecom is traffic shaping US traffic for some reason my friend in the same area as me has the same download issues to the US on http/ftp/torrents




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  # 886657 29-Aug-2013 17:44
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l43a2:
hio77:
mikenzb: I know this might not help since i'm not in vdsl on telcom but vdsl on snap, I was getting a peak download of 1.5MB to 1.7MB from downloading that file.

I do however do get a peak of 4.3MB on torrents and my line syncs at 39/10 (On Snap in Auckland)


was a solid 4.6MB/s on snap vdsl for me over a single thread...

did have 1 time it wouldnt break 300KB and then proceeded to start timing out, so ild put that down to some odd occurrence.. 


im starting to think Telecom is traffic shaping US traffic for some reason my friend in the same area as me has the same download issues to the US on http/ftp/torrents


careful with claims like that, might wanna try a few more locations in the US, that link seems a little inconsistent at best. just to be sure, you do get line speed on nz speed tests?




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hio77:
l43a2:
hio77:
mikenzb: I know this might not help since i'm not in vdsl on telcom but vdsl on snap, I was getting a peak download of 1.5MB to 1.7MB from downloading that file.

I do however do get a peak of 4.3MB on torrents and my line syncs at 39/10 (On Snap in Auckland)


was a solid 4.6MB/s on snap vdsl for me over a single thread...

did have 1 time it wouldnt break 300KB and then proceeded to start timing out, so ild put that down to some odd occurrence.. 


im starting to think Telecom is traffic shaping US traffic for some reason my friend in the same area as me has the same download issues to the US on http/ftp/torrents


careful with claims like that, might wanna try a few more locations in the US, that link seems a little inconsistent at best. just to be sure, you do get line speed on nz speed tests?


yea inside of NZ my speed is fine, but the issue is i dont even get above 1.5-1.7MB/s on TORRENTS well seeded 100+ connections etc




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  # 886679 29-Aug-2013 18:27
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l43a2:
hio77:
l43a2:
hio77:
mikenzb: I know this might not help since i'm not in vdsl on telcom but vdsl on snap, I was getting a peak download of 1.5MB to 1.7MB from downloading that file.

I do however do get a peak of 4.3MB on torrents and my line syncs at 39/10 (On Snap in Auckland)


was a solid 4.6MB/s on snap vdsl for me over a single thread...

did have 1 time it wouldnt break 300KB and then proceeded to start timing out, so ild put that down to some odd occurrence.. 


im starting to think Telecom is traffic shaping US traffic for some reason my friend in the same area as me has the same download issues to the US on http/ftp/torrents


careful with claims like that, might wanna try a few more locations in the US, that link seems a little inconsistent at best. just to be sure, you do get line speed on nz speed tests?


yea inside of NZ my speed is fine, but the issue is i dont even get above 1.5-1.7MB/s on TORRENTS well seeded 100+ connections etc


in terms of torrents, check your not saturating and killing you down. i know torrents are somewhat seen as the best test and such.. but they really arent.. too many swarm variables..


collect a bunch of data, test with others, then try to make your case with telecom i suppose.. 


telecom have always been right up there with their international capacity over other isps so it seems a tad off that your having issues..




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l43a2:
hio77:
l43a2:
hio77:
mikenzb: I know this might not help since i'm not in vdsl on telcom but vdsl on snap, I was getting a peak download of 1.5MB to 1.7MB from downloading that file.

I do however do get a peak of 4.3MB on torrents and my line syncs at 39/10 (On Snap in Auckland)


was a solid 4.6MB/s on snap vdsl for me over a single thread...

did have 1 time it wouldnt break 300KB and then proceeded to start timing out, so ild put that down to some odd occurrence.. 


im starting to think Telecom is traffic shaping US traffic for some reason my friend in the same area as me has the same download issues to the US on http/ftp/torrents


careful with claims like that, might wanna try a few more locations in the US, that link seems a little inconsistent at best. just to be sure, you do get line speed on nz speed tests?


yea inside of NZ my speed is fine, but the issue is i dont even get above 1.5-1.7MB/s on TORRENTS well seeded 100+ connections etc


On the original link in first post I can get an average of about 2MB/s
With torrents I easily get on average 4.2MB/s

Any other download links ? I'm happy to try a few to check if you want.

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hio77:
l43a2:
hio77:
l43a2:
hio77:
mikenzb: I know this might not help since i'm not in vdsl on telcom but vdsl on snap, I was getting a peak download of 1.5MB to 1.7MB from downloading that file.

I do however do get a peak of 4.3MB on torrents and my line syncs at 39/10 (On Snap in Auckland)


was a solid 4.6MB/s on snap vdsl for me over a single thread...

did have 1 time it wouldnt break 300KB and then proceeded to start timing out, so ild put that down to some odd occurrence.. 


im starting to think Telecom is traffic shaping US traffic for some reason my friend in the same area as me has the same download issues to the US on http/ftp/torrents


careful with claims like that, might wanna try a few more locations in the US, that link seems a little inconsistent at best. just to be sure, you do get line speed on nz speed tests?


yea inside of NZ my speed is fine, but the issue is i dont even get above 1.5-1.7MB/s on TORRENTS well seeded 100+ connections etc


in terms of torrents, check your not saturating and killing you down. i know torrents are somewhat seen as the best test and such.. but they really arent.. too many swarm variables..


collect a bunch of data, test with others, then try to make your case with telecom i suppose.. 


telecom have always been right up there with their international capacity over other isps so it seems a tad off that your having issues..



On my ADSL2+ i can't get higher than 1.3 MB/sec on torrents. But i can get 1.72 with my current connection speed. 

HTTP downloads seems uncapped, i getting 1.7 MB/sec. 




Sorry about my English guys :>

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Telecom VDSL here.

2.1MB/sec here on a single thread, up to 6.5Mb/sec (average) and 7.3Mb/sec max when using a download manager that opens 4 simultaneous threads.





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Just had my VDSL installed last friday

I get 550K on that Link

Bandwidth (Up/Down) [kbps/kbps]: 10,352 / 35,131 ( Taken from Router)

I cant even watch YouTube Videos without buffering at times , hopefully it sorts it self out.

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