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Topic # 115619 1-Apr-2013 22:26
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Yeah, you've probably read this issue to death but here's mine. To put it simply I'm getting 3.5mb down which I'm finding unbearable, max I can get is about 320kbps downloading. At work I get 18mb/ps which I can get up to 1.4mb per second download rate.

Running a TP-Link W8960 here and at work, both running current firmware versions, have replaced filters here, phone cables yet no difference to the speed. I'm guessing because I believe I'm a fair way away from the exchange is to blame for my speed.

Few questions; is there a minimum speed that my ISP (Vodafonel) will look at? Is there anything anyone else can suggest to improve speed (yes I've just replaced my modem with a WAG200G with this new one) My speed has been consistent over the years but now with having the TV, iPhone (s), iPad (s) 3 laptops and 1 PC on 3.5megabit it's become a bit of a bore. I'm currently paying about $180 per month for MySky, 100GB internets, home phone and I'm a little over it.

Any help would be appreciated!

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  Reply # 790361 1-Apr-2013 22:36
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Hi Clinton

Coming here and insulting the business that Geekzone users work for is not doing you any favors!

First off have you got a master filter installed on the line coming into the house?

Please post modem stats and review this blog post http://www.geekzone.co.nz/sbiddle/7872

edit: added another link

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  Reply # 790362 1-Apr-2013 22:40
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End users are all to happy to blame the ISP far too fast these days

http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=49&topicid=27834

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 790368 1-Apr-2013 22:43
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Hi John, thanks for your reply, I wouldn't take things personally on my post, I've had a pretty bad run with Vodafone across my four accounts just this week gone, mainly taking two extra weeks ontop of two weeks outage whilst I shifted my business which has cost us big money which probably prompted the word used...

Stats:

Firmware Version:1.4.0 Build 111108 Rel.40398nHardware Version:TD-W8960N v3 0x00000002This information reflects the current status of your DSL connection.Line Rate - Upstream (Kbps):769Line Rate - Downstream (Kbps):3552



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  Reply # 790369 1-Apr-2013 22:45
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Mode:ADSL_G.dmt.bisTraffic Type:ATMStatus:UpLink Power State:L0   DownstreamUpstreamLine Coding(Trellis):OnOnSNR Margin (0.1 dB):128119Attenuation (0.1 dB):295143Output Power (0.1 dBm):173126Attainable Rate (Kbps):4440757  Path 0 Path 1  DownstreamUpstreamDownstreamUpstreamRate (Kbps):355276900 MSGc (# of bytes in overhead channel message):591600B (# of bytes in Mux Data Frame):1112300M (# of Mux Data Frames in FEC Data Frame):2100T (Mux Data Frames over sync bytes):1300R (# of check bytes in FEC Data Frame):16000S (ratio of FEC over PMD Data Frame length):2.00.98460.00.0L (# of bits in PMD Data Frame):96019500D (interleaver depth):32100Delay (msec):16.00.240.00.0INP (DMT symbol):2.130.00.00.0 Super Frames:133945130705000Super Frame Errors:0000RS Words:43532174000RS Correctable Errors:411000RS Uncorrectable Errors:0000 HEC Errors:0000OCD Errors:0000LCD Errors:0000Total Cells:182341972110090644900Data Cells:35656050112245550300Bit Errors:074165900 Total ES:01Total SES:00Total UAS:32

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  Reply # 790370 1-Apr-2013 22:46
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So now approx where are you located? Down to street name if you don't mind posting this INFO

Have you ever had the house wiring checked out?

These speed tests are they done over LAN cable or WIFI?



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  Reply # 790372 1-Apr-2013 22:48
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Hi John, no issues with posting, but I'm in Stephen Street, Halfway Bush Dunedin. Never have drop outs, never had wiring checked, consistent speed across various modems, the Vodafone one supplied was actually worse but.

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  Reply # 790375 1-Apr-2013 22:50
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OK second post in this thread is by Peter Reader please review it --> http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=49&topicid=115371

If you have further issues that need sorting out I am sure we could look into these as well,

John

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  Reply # 790380 1-Apr-2013 22:55
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I know end users that have had house wiring checked out and a master filter installed and speed has gone from around 3Mbps to approx 10Mbps (not everyone) as this will depend on location / distance from the exchange / cabinet



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  Reply # 790384 1-Apr-2013 23:22
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This is probably going to come down to my wiring on my 50 year old home. I am CCNA and A+ certified but as soon as the cable enters the wall that's where my expertise ends.

Tests done tonight on wifi, however modem stats will not vary (wifi/lan), only 3rd party i.e Speedtest.net will vary, nothing is hard wired in my house (modem in the garage) but I have done a test via patch cable prior and no real difference. I'm not rural but not exactly smack bang in the middle of town either, any idea how I can tell where the nearest cabinet/exchange is?

Just done a speedtest.net and vodafone 2.9 down and 0.63 up on the home.

On my phone I just got 4.86 down and 2.2 up.

True story, but I get better down speeds using my hotspot on the cell.

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  Reply # 790388 1-Apr-2013 23:36
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I get average 60 to 90ish Mbps downlink and average about 45 Mbps uplink on my phone

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  Reply # 790390 1-Apr-2013 23:46
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Check the links John posted and yes, if you are around AKL contact CoffeeBaron here on Geekzone for advice on having a master splitter installed.







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  Reply # 790437 2-Apr-2013 08:48
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johnr: I get average 60 to 90ish Mbps downlink and average about 45 Mbps uplink on my phone


If you're on 4G yeah!!!

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