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tunafish
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  #309349 20-Mar-2010 11:31

It seams that a large Australian ISP www.Exetel.com.au has had some great success with P2P and streaming caches
Here is the link http://steve.blogs.exetel.com.au/
Love to see this performance delivered by Telecom
Great for mega downloaders, and then free up the international so gamers can get some good action.

tdgeek
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  #309352 20-Mar-2010 12:02
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is there anything that I should be doing to help the change?


Plans change in the wee hours around 1am. You needed to have requested it late afternoom or early evening. Then, the automated order will run, probaby in minutes, leaving the next 1am for the plan to update.

DravidDavid
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  #309381 20-Mar-2010 15:19
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Ventrilo is usable today right up until 3PM. Ping is good on international servers too.

I get a little lag here and there, but it is to be expected.



Driftdamage
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  #309401 20-Mar-2010 17:13
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tdgeek: is there anything that I should be doing to help the change?


Plans change in the wee hours around 1am. You needed to have requested it late afternoom or early evening. Then, the automated order will run, probaby in minutes, leaving the next 1am for the plan to update.


Precisely why I ordered the change at 2am on the 19th, so the change would happen 1am on the 20th, yet nothing has changed yet.

DravidDavid
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  #309520 21-Mar-2010 14:58
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Major packet loss to servers in the states today.


Pinging 72.51.60.188 with 32 bytes of data:
Reply from 72.51.60.188: bytes=32 time=239ms TTL=117
Reply from 72.51.60.188: bytes=32 time=240ms TTL=117
Reply from 72.51.60.188: bytes=32 time=239ms TTL=117
Reply from 72.51.60.188: bytes=32 time=239ms TTL=117
Request timed out.
Reply from 72.51.60.188: bytes=32 time=239ms TTL=117
Request timed out.
Reply from 72.51.60.188: bytes=32 time=242ms TTL=117
Reply from 72.51.60.188: bytes=32 time=239ms TTL=117
Request timed out.
Reply from 72.51.60.188: bytes=32 time=240ms TTL=117
Request timed out.
Reply from 72.51.60.188: bytes=32 time=240ms TTL=117
Reply from 72.51.60.188: bytes=32 time=240ms TTL=117
Reply from 72.51.60.188: bytes=32 time=239ms TTL=117

Are there still international issues?

Lurch
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  #309551 21-Mar-2010 17:14
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Just change plan. Wish I never heard about big time, if they could just get the gaming working it would be a great plan.

Gaming cant use that much bandwidth, wouldnt they prefer people to game than to leech P2P?

Anyway changing plan has fixed my problems.

pasho
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  #309566 21-Mar-2010 17:57
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Pinging google.com [66.102.7.104] with 32 bytes of data:

Reply from 66.102.7.104: bytes=32 time=186ms TTL=53
Request timed out.
Reply from 66.102.7.104: bytes=32 time=169ms TTL=53
Request timed out.

dunno whats happening but at any given time i get something like that.
some websites or any downloads via http just time out =\



DravidDavid
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  #309576 21-Mar-2010 18:39
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I'm getting the exact same issue here...

Pinging www.l.google.com [66.102.7.99] with 32 bytes of data:


Reply from 66.102.7.99: bytes=32 time=141ms TTL=51
Reply from 66.102.7.99: bytes=32 time=179ms TTL=51
Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Reply from 66.102.7.99: bytes=32 time=160ms TTL=51
Request timed out.
Reply from 66.102.7.99: bytes=32 time=174ms TTL=51
Reply from 66.102.7.99: bytes=32 time=155ms TTL=51
Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Request timed out.

I have it alot worse though. I still get good results on speed/pingtest.net but gaming is hopeless and trying to use any VoIP to any server (national or international) is hopeless today. I don't know what is goin' on. :(

ArcticSilver
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  #309585 21-Mar-2010 19:14
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Everything international is going amasingly slow for me at the moment.

Just loading simple webpages is painful now. It's literly is dialup speeds.

Hopefully this gets fixed.

Edit: Cant log onto ANZ internet banking at all, just timing out =/

DravidDavid
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  #309591 21-Mar-2010 19:39
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I'm glad to hear it isn't just me.

tdgeek/doozy to the rescue?

tamulmol
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  #309610 21-Mar-2010 20:27
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International traffic is big headache for the past week.

DravidDavid
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  #309614 21-Mar-2010 20:31
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tamulmol: International traffic is big headache for the past week.


To say the least...

It was awesome on Tuesday!  I don't know what happened, but everything seemed to work as it was supposed to.

From then onwards, everthing stoped working again.  Not sure what it is or if Telecom know about it yet.  I think it might be a seperate issue as there have been so many different problems with international traffic.  I thought they were supposed to have been sorted.  Maybe not...

Neochick
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  #309618 21-Mar-2010 20:36
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ArcticSilver: Cant log onto ANZ internet banking at all, just timing out =/


I am having that exact same problem lately. When I try to pay my bills I have to log in multiple times due to constant logouts.

boykunk
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#309621 21-Mar-2010 20:42
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I am also experiencing very slow speeds on Big time as of 15th March.
Before that everything has been fine, but after that everything would be slow. Sometimes sites wouldn't load and ping to overseas sites will have major packet losses.
Email helpdesk, but all they replied was traffic management blah blah blah...

MaZeR
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  #309622 21-Mar-2010 20:43
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Hi I did a search and found this thread. Hope I can get some help! The game is simply unplayable since I moved to Telecom Big Time from xnet. I had interleaving turned off which dropped the ping but did not reduce the rubber-banding.

I noticed doozey's post on the first page so here goes:

Game title: Battlefield 1942
TCP: 28900; UDP 14567, 14690, 23000-23009
time you are experiencing the problem: Evenings
time you aren't experiencing the problem: It may be better before 4pm, but I rarely play before then.

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