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#26910 7-Oct-2008 07:52
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Hey guys
If you've switched to one of the new telecom plans like me post your feedback here!
I was on go large and I'm now on the pro 40gb Fullspeed/fullspeed
and WOW the internets fast again
My connection rate used to be about 4.6mbit/168k
now its
4.4mbit/997k!!!!!!!
I haven't tested the upload but 997k WOW!
will post more feedback later but pages load really fast now

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  #169473 7-Oct-2008 08:20
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I notice at work here this morning at work that we were switched on a business plan from 30gig to 40 gig / month and the data count has been reset to zero so we have 6 days to use 40 gig before the end of the current billing cycle ends on the 12th.

 





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  #169552 7-Oct-2008 12:38
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Yup - blazing fast for me now here in St Albans, Chch:



 
 
 
 


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  #169584 7-Oct-2008 14:23
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can anybody post some 'adsl 2' speeds? wanna know if you can actually get anywhere close to 24mbps and what the uploads do ... Laughing




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  #169588 7-Oct-2008 14:27
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joker97: can anybody post some 'adsl 2' speeds? wanna know if you can actually get anywhere close to 24mbps and what the uploads do ... Laughing


The speeds I quoted above are off the St Albans exchange, which is ADSL2+ enabled. At the moment I'm using a D-Link G604T (the wireless Telecom-supplied one) which says in the router config its using a ADSL2+ profile, but according to the Telecom website these routers purchased before Oct 2007 (which mine was) don't support ADSL2+. So I'm a bit confused as to whether I could actually acheieve a higher speed or not.

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  #169718 7-Oct-2008 22:33
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I switched over to the advanced business broadband plan... I was already on a FS/FS plan with Telecom already, so performance was the same.

Planwise - 60gb is great!



The twowire modem is great. It offers quite a detailed view of your line and its performance.




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  #169721 7-Oct-2008 22:55
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yer i was moved to the 40 gig plan an extra 10 gig for cheaper rate hell better :D plus couldn't of come at a better time for the change over .. pitty i won't be using adsl2+ :(  . i am one of % missing out booo!



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  #169736 8-Oct-2008 00:09
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intial impressions were good.
But for some reason now Apple Trailers don't seem to load as fast as they used to anymore which is very suprising...
It's taking a good deal of time to load a trailer. Perhaps it's apple?But I read somewhere that Xnet actually mirrors the apple trailers so I'm not sure
Can someone please try it out and see if it's just me?
www.apple.com/trailers
Try loading a large trailer or a 480p HD one..

 
 
 
 


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  #169751 8-Oct-2008 06:32
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fatjoez: intial impressions were good.
But for some reason now Apple Trailers don't seem to load as fast as they used to anymore which is very suprising...
It's taking a good deal of time to load a trailer. Perhaps it's apple?But I read somewhere that Xnet actually mirrors the apple trailers so I'm not sure
Can someone please try it out and see if it's just me?
www.apple.com/trailers
Try loading a large trailer or a 480p HD one..


I tried the 480p trailer for Hank & Mike for you -- it downloaded at a faster rate than it played, so no buffering was required, it just started playing for me.

Steve



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  #169814 8-Oct-2008 10:47
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This doesn't look good...
I did a DSL speed test on nzdsl.co.nz
Download Speed: 267 kbps (33.4 KB/sec transfer rate)
Upload Speed: 49 kbps (6.1 KB/sec transfer rate)
But my modem reports
Downstream Rate:4319 KbpsUpstream Rate:985 Kbps
Guess it's time to call XTra

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  #169942 8-Oct-2008 18:07
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New Data cap is awesome,

However

I just logged into my modem to find

Attenuation 20.0dB 44.0dB Connection rate 4800 Down / Kbps 160 Kbps UP

Should i ring Telecom and ask WTF is going on



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  #169945 8-Oct-2008 18:26
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On a hunch by comments from another user.
I disconnecetd my LInksys wag160n and connected in my old SMC Adsl2+ router and check this out...

Linksys WAG160N


SMC Wireless ADSL2+ RouterSYNC: 4725kbp / 887kbps     Noise Down: 12db  Attenuation Down: 39db


Any ideas? Is my linksys wag160n modem configured incorrectly perhaps?
Because this issue has only been happening since we swittched from GO LARGE to the ADSL2+ pro plan

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  #169978 8-Oct-2008 20:52
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Overclocker01: New Data cap is awesome,

However

I just logged into my modem to find

Attenuation 20.0dB 44.0dB Connection rate 4800 Down / Kbps 160 Kbps UP

Should i ring Telecom and ask WTF is going on


If only I could get speeds as good as that





and my modem says

  Downstream Upstream

More Info

Attenuation 50dB 60dB Connection rate 1792 Kbps 672 Kbps

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  #170001 8-Oct-2008 21:43
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fatjoez:
Any ideas? Is my linksys wag160n modem configured incorrectly perhaps?
Because this issue has only been happening since we swittched from GO LARGE to the ADSL2+ pro plan

Do you by chance have any QOS settings turned on in the WAG160N?
Try turning them off and I think you will see your speed go right back up.



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  #170002 8-Oct-2008 21:47
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You know I did have QOS on and I had SKYPE on high priority
Dam.
Where were you 2 hours ago when i was boxing up my modem

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  #170059 9-Oct-2008 08:52
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Antone know how to check this QOS setting on a dlink 302g router

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