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Topic # 14009 11-Jun-2007 10:02
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Hi,
I am thinking about moving to xnet, but I want to make sure that there is any speed limit on p2p download.
And does xnet offer phoneline service or just toll call?
Tahnk you

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  Reply # 74262 11-Jun-2007 11:15
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As far as I know they do not like P2P.  Phil will probably answer you sometime with the full answer.

They do not offer phone line rental, but do have an excelent VoIP service where you phone plugs into a specific Linksys series of products.  As soon as we get nDSL, you can port you current number to VFX and have a lot of features for a minimal monthly fee.  If you have wireless internet or cable, then you can already kiss your landline goodbye and port your number to VFX and use only VoIP.  The only hassles are with alarm phone dialers and modems over VFX, but there is some success with some of them.  Fax over VFX seems to work okay, so they say, and that is what they concentre on getting right.




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Reply # 75073 18-Jun-2007 19:24
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They say 50G is the limit for p2p user.

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  Reply # 75075 18-Jun-2007 19:37
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steveontheshore: They say 50G is the limit for p2p user.

AFAIK there is no limit for P2P or any other type of traffic.  However, keep in mind that it is costing you $1 per Gig.  As long as you are happy to pay, I'm sure that Xnet will be happy to provide the traffic.

The 50GB limit possibly applied back in the days when Xnet offered plans with Unlimited National Traffic, but those haven't been available to new customers since late last year.

Now that all data (except Local Xnet traffic) is charged for, there won't be any issue.

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  Reply # 75109 18-Jun-2007 22:36
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Ah, found the bit of info I was looking for.  The AUP states that they may refuse a static IP if used to host services that would degrade their network, and they list P2P and FTP amongst those type of services.  So it seems to be okay as long as you do not host those services and overload the network.  One can understand why any ISP would get upset about that.




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  Reply # 75125 19-Jun-2007 08:41
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Grant17:The 50GB limit possibly applied back in the days when Xnet offered plans with Unlimited National Traffic, but those haven't been available to new customers since late last year.


Correct, the 50 GB limit applied to old free national traffic accounts.  This is not applicable at all to Flood, River or Stream.









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Reply # 75136 19-Jun-2007 09:48
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Oh, Xnet staff said that there IS 50G limit for p2p users, though they don't limit web browsing.


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  Reply # 75138 19-Jun-2007 09:54
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steveontheshore:

Oh, Xnet staff said that there IS 50G limit for p2p users, though they don't limit web browsing.



This is only on the Xtream/Xpress - Old free national plans.

Once again this does not apply to Flood, River or Stream.










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Reply # 77686 10-Jul-2007 22:56
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Thank you guys!
Today I got connection with world exchange xnet.
I had a phone call yesterday and this morning xnet staff gave me a ring to let me know that I'd be conected today.
It's real fast and excellent service I ever had!
Internet speed is SOOO GOOOD though it's a peak time of the day. 
Thank you guys for your recommendation of Xnet, and Thank you Xnet!!
Simply the Best ISP in NZ I met at last!!!

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  Reply # 78304 16-Jul-2007 15:48
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Cameronn:
Grant17:The 50GB limit possibly applied back in the days when Xnet offered plans with Unlimited National Traffic, but those haven't been available to new customers since late last year.


Correct, the 50 GB limit applied to old free national traffic accounts.  This is not applicable at all to Flood, River or Stream.


I asked the same question when I signed up two months ago and was told that after 50G p2p traffic is shaped. So you aren't limited, but slowed down after 50GB, which is acceptable.


Heres the exact quote


  1. None, unless you reach 50GB within the month, then we start shaping P2P traffic which is part of our acceptable use policy.


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  Reply # 78307 16-Jul-2007 15:52
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Snikch:I asked the same question when I signed up two months ago and was told that after 50G p2p traffic is shaped. So you aren't limited, but slowed down after 50GB, which is acceptable.

Heres the exact quote

  1. None, unless you reach 50GB within the month, then we start shaping P2P traffic which is part of our acceptable use policy.



I can guarantee you 110% that p2p traffic is not shaped no matter how much data you have done on the new plans (Stream, River Flood).

I have spoken to the Sales team recently about this to ensure they are providing the right information.








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  Reply # 78312 16-Jul-2007 16:00
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Cameronn:
I can guarantee you 110%


No you can't. That's impossible.

//Edit, removed stupid post - you work for xnet...

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  Reply # 78315 16-Jul-2007 16:03
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Snikch:
Cameronn:
I can guarantee you 110%


No you can't. That's impossible.

I'm just going on what they told me, I've never felt that my speed has been shaped but then I don't think I've quite got up to the 50GB limit (apparent limit).

Perhaps ol' Mav will set us straight?


Why can't I?   I deal directly with the Operations team and have spoken to them in regards to this query. 







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  Reply # 78316 16-Jul-2007 16:04
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Cameronn:
Snikch:
Cameronn:
I can guarantee you 110%


No you can't. That's impossible.

I'm just going on what they told me, I've never felt that my speed has been shaped but then I don't think I've quite got up to the 50GB limit (apparent limit).

Perhaps ol' Mav will set us straight?


Why can't I?   I deal directly with the Operations team and have spoken to them in regards to this query. 


Bah, you're too fast - go do some real work Yell

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  Reply # 78320 16-Jul-2007 16:30
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Snikch:
Cameronn:
I can guarantee you 110%


No you can't. That's impossible.

//Edit, removed stupid post - you work for xnet...



Yes indeed Laughing,  Cameron is the Technical Response Center Manager and is one of the reasons you get good service on the help lines Wink, you will see him, Wendy and Nic from WorldxChange on these Forums directly answering support questions on behalf of the company.

 




Yes I am a employee of WxC (My Profile) ... but I do have my own opinions as well Wink

             

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  Reply # 78323 16-Jul-2007 16:35
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maverick:
Snikch:
Cameronn:
I can guarantee you 110%


No you can't. That's impossible.

//Edit, removed stupid post - you work for xnet...



Yes indeed Laughing,  Cameron is the Technical Response Center Manager and is one of the reasons you get good service on the help lines Wink, you will see him, Wendy and Nic from WorldxChange on these Forums directly answering support questions on behalf of the company.

 


do Wendy and Nic have cool title abbreviations like TRCM too?

WxC support > every other ISP support.

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