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# 42081 28-Sep-2009 22:44
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Searched 5 pages and no similar thread so here goes (apologies if there was one!)

Curious to know how close to 24Mbps people get and the highest upload speed attained by people.

Mine:




Statistics
Downstream
Upstream


Line Rate

12795 Kbps
595 Kbps


Attainable Line Rate

12072 Kbps
577 Kbps


Noise Margin

10.4 dB
11.9 dB


Line Attenuation

24.5 dB
12.3 dB




Speedtest.net below




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  # 259180 28-Sep-2009 22:56
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Snap customer here but thought you still might be interested in my results:

Statistics                   Downstream     Upstream
Line Rate                  21359 Kbps      948 Kbps
Attainable Line Rate   21316 Kbps      945 Kbps
Noise Margin              14.6 dB           15.3 dB
Line Attenuation         5.0 dB             2.2 dB
Output Power             15.3 dBm         12.4 dBm

Speedtest Result








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  # 259215 28-Sep-2009 23:56
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This is mine...

And here is proof TNZ employee's don’t get preferential treatment ;)

1st test, router has not been rebooted in 40 days...



2nd test after router reboot



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                  | Connection Speed | Line Attenuation | Noise Margin
Downstream |           8157 kbps | 40 db                | 14 db
Upstream     |           850 kbps   | 10.5 db             | 11 db

Guess the high Line Attenuation 40 db isnt helping?

[Updated] - Location is central Auckland, K'rd

 
 
 
 




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  # 259238 29-Sep-2009 06:38
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Damager: Snap customer here but thought you still might be interested in my results:


indeed i am interested!!! whereabouts do you live in chch??! man that's what i call real ADSL2+ !




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  # 259241 29-Sep-2009 06:52
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  # 259256 29-Sep-2009 08:34
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Locations would be useful for comparison purposes.




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  # 259260 29-Sep-2009 08:53
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joker97: indeed i am interested!!! whereabouts do you live in chch??! man that's what i call real ADSL2+ !


Its not so much whereabouts in chch, its a case of him living outside a cabinet/exchange :), with those rates and attenuation, he has to be within ~100m of his cabinet.. Perfect candidate for vdsl2+

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  # 259471 29-Sep-2009 19:37
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garvani:
joker97: indeed i am interested!!! whereabouts do you live in chch??! man that's what i call real ADSL2+ !


Its not so much whereabouts in chch, its a case of him living outside a cabinet/exchange :), with those rates and attenuation, he has to be within ~100m of his cabinet.. Perfect candidate for vdsl2+


Hi Joker!

I can  confirm Garvani's suspicions Smile I'm about 50 metres from the local cabinet, and in Hamilton.




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  # 259477 29-Sep-2009 19:52
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Hell I'm only 20m from a cabinet and getting 18.5mb (and 900k upload)



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  # 259538 29-Sep-2009 22:21
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umm ... yeah nope i'm not going to buy another house just to get faster speeds! guess i'll have to accept my adsl1.5+ speed

the other thing was is ping of 108ms to auck (fr chch) and 180ms to LA too slow? will making interleaving OFF give dramatic improvement? will i notice faster response when i click on links etc?




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  # 259554 29-Sep-2009 22:48
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DjShadow: Hell I'm only 20m from a cabinet and getting 18.5mb (and 900k upload)


Geez DjShadow, you could reach out the window and touch your cabinet!

I know your closeby in Nawton, which cabinet are you connected to? Can you post your modem stats? Maybe variances in the lines to and from the cabinet is the cause for the drop in connection speed, even though youre closer to a cabinet than I am. Interesting!




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  # 259574 30-Sep-2009 00:25
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Woo, another Snap Customer! Except Rain tends to make my connection prettttty bad, so at the moment I am using a Ancient Modem the size of a small server, from about 1999 (It's my Rain Modem for times when Water get's in the line) - I am also 50m away from the Cabnet.





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  # 259575 30-Sep-2009 00:31
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Telecom Explorer connection:
- Located in Fendalton, Christchurch
- Thompson Wireless Router
- Two phone socket's in house, with 4 month old filters (one sky tv)
- Tested via Wireless connection to Laptop

Bandwidth (Up/Down) [kbps/kbps]: 945 / 12.066
Output Power (Up/Down) [dBm]: 12,0 / 19,5
Line Attenuation (Up/Down) [dB]: 8,0 / 18,0
SN Margin (Up/Down) [dB]: 14,5 / 12,5

Speedtest.net results:

ST
ST 2
ST 3
ST 4

When we moved to Telecom we were averaging around 10 megabits down, 600k up on speedtest.net and other local speedtests, about a month later this dropped to between 2 and 4 megabits and has stayed like this since. Still better speed and service than Xnet.

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# 259582 30-Sep-2009 02:34
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Down Up
Rate: 21953 kbs 976 kbs
Max Rate: 21953 kbs 976 kbs
Noise Margin: 11.7 dB 13.5 dB
Attenuation: 5.3 dB 1.1 dB
Output Power: 16.6 dBm 12.0 dBm

about 70m away from cabinet

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  # 260405 2-Oct-2009 01:09
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Hey guys,


I have yet to switch to Big Time, but after receiving a letter today about the cancellation of Go Large, I'll no doubt be switching soon (and upgrading my router to one that's ADSL2+ compatible).


I have a couple of questions:
-How do you find out your distance from the local cabinet?
-How do you find out your maximum attainable speed?


I remember the Telecom engineers working on underground lines just at the top of my street (about 20m from my house), can I assume this is the location of the cabinet?


I currently use a Billion 7100S router, but I'm wanting to upgrade. Any suggestions for what make/model I should get, or stay away from?




Appreciate any response,


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Hi Bryce,

if you have a look at www.telecom.co.nz/adsltwoplus, it will tell you if they are upgrading your cabinet

I use the 2wire gateway which comes with the business broadband plans and other than being a pain to setup the wireless it seems very stable




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