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# 47919 12-Nov-2009 17:58
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Anyone experiencing slow speeds on international traffic today ??


Local tracffic is fine but international doesnt even go over a 1Mb

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Master Geek


  # 272480 12-Nov-2009 18:50
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Yep. Definitely seems a lot slower than usual this evening. I can usually get 5Mbit from most major sites whenever I need to download something, but noticed I was trickling in at about 300kbit when I tried to pulled a music file I purchased off Audio Jelly today at 5:30PM today. Doing speed tests confirmed there was a slow down.



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  # 272485 12-Nov-2009 19:02
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Speedtest.net




Heres my results from speedtest.net pretty crap 


Spoke Telecom they are going to do a port reset so will see wat happens 

 
 
 
 


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Master Geek


  # 272494 12-Nov-2009 19:29
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Hi Enforcer, Did the port reset resolve it? Thanks.



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Geek


  # 272499 12-Nov-2009 19:43
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Na didnt think it would the issue is not at my end.

They gave me the usual crap about doing speed tests over 3 days then email them to them which is a load of bull

I hopping it will sort it self out

I hate the fact I used to work for Telecom and no how they work !!!!

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Geek


  # 272500 12-Nov-2009 19:50
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http://www.gpforums.co.nz/showthread.php?s=&postid=6551838#post6551838

See here, this MAY be the problem - hope it gets fixed soon :(



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Geek


  # 272502 12-Nov-2009 19:58
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 "There's a fibre cut in Syndey which is getting sorted as we speak, should be back to normal later on this evening. Message will be up on the website soon. International traffic affected."  





Thought as much it wasnt me 

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Geek


  # 272507 12-Nov-2009 20:30
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Out of interest, where abouts do you live?

 
 
 
 




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  # 272508 12-Nov-2009 20:49
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In Auckland

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  # 272509 12-Nov-2009 20:54
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Hrm, well I just called them and they said this cutout shouldnt be effecting Telecom.. so I don't know.

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Master Geek


  # 272519 12-Nov-2009 21:38
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Anyway, as of 9:20PM, I'm only pulling close to dial up speeds of about 8-11kB/s while downloading a podcast. I couldn't even load up speedtest at one stage. Local/national is full speed though. I'm wondering if anyone on the Telecom Help desk actually realizes that something is borked? In my experience, it seems once something breaks, it takes an awfully long time before the front line help desk personnel are informed of it by their superiors.

None the less... Will begin collecting speed test results (just in case)...

(I'm in Auckland on the St Heliers Bay Exchange)

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Ultimate Geek

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  # 272520 12-Nov-2009 21:39
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everything is dead slow here,
i'm in hamilton and can't even do a test fom speedtest.net

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  # 272523 12-Nov-2009 21:50
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geekzone loads up ok though :-)
doing a test from here:
http://www.telecom.co.nz/bbspeed/telecom500.htm
says I'm at :
Your line speed is approximately 21.3 Kbps or 2.6 KB/sec

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Geek


  # 272541 12-Nov-2009 22:17
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bender84: Anyway, as of 9:20PM, I'm only pulling close to dial up speeds of about 8-11kB/s while downloading a podcast. I couldn't even load up speedtest at one stage. Local/national is full speed though. I'm wondering if anyone on the Telecom Help desk actually realizes that something is borked? In my experience, it seems once something breaks, it takes an awfully long time before the front line help desk personnel are informed of it by their superiors.


None the less... Will begin collecting speed test results (just in case)...


(I'm in Auckland on the St Heliers Bay Exchange)


 

Heh, yep, getting similar problems here in Tauranga. Help desk said they did not know of any faults and to call back tomorrow if it continues. Yell

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Uber Geek


  # 272577 13-Nov-2009 01:21
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cafeg: geekzone loads up ok though :-)
doing a test from here:
http://www.telecom.co.nz/bbspeed/telecom500.htm
says I'm at :
Your line speed is approximately 21.3 Kbps or 2.6 KB/sec


At the above address I get

Your line speed is approximately 11315.2 Kbps or 1386.7 KB/sec.

At speedtest though speed to sydney is rubbish it starts off then keeps stopping like the data is coming through in bursts. Takes 2 minutes plus to do test.

The one next to Sydney starting with T is a bit better but still starts and stops, just seems to get a bigger burst of data before stops.

5.63Mb/s to Los Angeles, 3.12 to Canberra, and 0.69Mb/s to Sydney, so can get data from America faster then Australia.

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  # 272578 13-Nov-2009 01:34
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Yeah, my speeds latency are significantly better now, but I have this feeling that it'll be back to what it was like tomorrow evening.

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