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#259995 5-Nov-2019 19:53
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Just want to preface this with I have no issues with my fibre connection, and I'm not complaining about speeds.

 

Wondering if there's an issue with the Auckland server (testing from Wellington)? Getting about more than half the downstream speed compared to other servers.

 

Spark Auckland:

 

 

2degrees Auckland:

 

 

Spark Wellington:

 

 

Again, it's a non issue just wondered if something was broken


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Talkiet
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  #2348621 5-Nov-2019 20:27
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Can you see what you get to _both_ Spark Chch servers please?

 

Cheers - N

 

 





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  #2348627 5-Nov-2019 20:36
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Yep

 

Spark New Zealand Chch:

 

 

Spark NZ Chch:

 


 
 
 
 


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  #2348629 5-Nov-2019 20:41
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Lots of speedtest.net servers are getting smashed consistently now with the Ubiquiti users who run speedtests continually (every few mins) so their graph looks pretty which causes massive network utilisation when you have lots of Gigabit users..

 

 


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  #2348634 5-Nov-2019 20:48
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No issues I'm aware of and no load issue as suggested as a possibility by Sbiddle - I just managed to get this

 

https://www.speedtest.net/my-result/d/0878b11b-e263-45a1-8cb8-830fab3a9363

 

from Christchurch...

 

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  #2348637 5-Nov-2019 20:52
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I am in Christchurch with MyRepublic and have also noticed the slow download speeds from Spark Auckland.

 

Spark can't get over 70Mbps down, but the other Auckland servers are all over 500Mbps and up to about 930Mbps.

 

 


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  #2348639 5-Nov-2019 20:53
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Yeah it's only the Auckland server, the others are fine

 

What do you get to Spark Auckland?


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  #2348657 5-Nov-2019 21:38
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Far more people in Auckland smashing the Auckland speedtest server I suspect those links can only handle so many users at a time

 
 
 
 


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Linux: Far more people in Auckland smashing the Auckland speedtest server I suspect those links can only handle so many users at a time

 

This is categorically not the case. It's a hell of a server running well within its link capacity.

 

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  #2348660 5-Nov-2019 21:50
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So why do we get such low speeds to it?


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  #2348661 5-Nov-2019 21:53
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Talkiet:

Linux: Far more people in Auckland smashing the Auckland speedtest server I suspect those links can only handle so many users at a time


This is categorically not the case. It's a hell of a server running well within its link capacity.


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What is the link capacity? 10Gb or ??

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Honestly I'm not sure yet why some people do seem to get lower speeds (to some speedtest servers) - My own and a number of gig test lines (from around NZ) I have tested to the Spark Akl server have all exhibited expected performance. At gig speeds you don't even need something to be 'wrong' to cause a lower than expected result with Ookla tests. It may well be that there's some optimisations we can still do to the server. I have however seen situations where optimising for high speed can affect performance for customers on lower speed accesses.

 

 

 

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  #2348664 5-Nov-2019 22:11
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Post your Auckland result?

 

 


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  #2348750 6-Nov-2019 07:37
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The Spark Auckland Speedtest server has resulted in slower speeds than other servers for a while. When I first had my fibre installed I was checking speeds and couldn't work out why I couldn't get over 830/840 Mbps download.  Changing to the 2 Degrees server jumped to around 940 Mbps consistently so I stopped worrying about it! :-) 

 

I am on Spark fibre (in Auckland) so I would have thought that the Spark Auckland Speedtest server would be the fastest option but wasn't to be. The tests below were taken in August but it has been pretty similar for months.

 

 

 

 


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  #2350268 8-Nov-2019 15:08
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k1w1k1d:

 

I am in Christchurch with MyRepublic and have also noticed the slow download speeds from Spark Auckland.

 

Spark can't get over 70Mbps down, but the other Auckland servers are all over 500Mbps and up to about 930Mbps.

 

 

 

 

 

 

With BigPipe (i.e. Spark) on the 900/500 plan in Auckland, and I can't get over 70 Mbps to any speedtest server. There's perhaps a network issue somewhere...

 

 

 

Not an issue for me right now, I'll check again in a couple of days.


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  #2350289 8-Nov-2019 15:36
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cddt:

 

With BigPipe (i.e. Spark) on the 900/500 plan in Auckland, and I can't get over 70 Mbps to any speedtest server. There's perhaps a network issue somewhere...

 

 

 

Not an issue for me right now, I'll check again in a couple of days.

 

 

This to me sound like a device or setup issue not a connection issue.





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