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  Reply # 1067705 17-Jun-2014 16:43
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Fast. Well done Vodafone. Keep it up.

If only my old grandfathered work plan (which is still in term) would get upgraded to 4G :/

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  Reply # 1067707 17-Jun-2014 16:43
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surfisup1000: But, whenever people quote speedtest results you get people from the telcos saying they are not accurate.


In isolated situations, they aren't. But when you have many many thousands of samples to work with, the data becomes a fairly reliable measure.




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  Reply # 1067760 17-Jun-2014 17:49
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surfisup1000: But, whenever people quote speedtest results you get people from the telcos saying they are not accurate. 




For diagnosis Speed test is not suitable, for indicative speed surveys it is suitable




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  Reply # 1067764 17-Jun-2014 17:52
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Well done Vodafone! Awesome.




My views (except when I am looking out their windows) are not those of my employer.

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  Reply # 1067765 17-Jun-2014 17:54
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johnr: Our network team has worked so hard on upgrading the network over the last say 2 years bringing U900 DC into the cities and upgrading of the U2100 sites some now have 5 carriers and of course 4G / LTE

Work is still ongoing everyday improving / upgrading, Not standing still

John

 

I have been extremely impressed with the sheer amount of upgrades Vodafone has done over the past 2 years (and beyond), well done team.

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  Reply # 1067766 17-Jun-2014 17:56
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Great result Vodafone,  well done.cool

do we have the full ranking list?  How well does Telecom score?


ETA: oh, I see Telecom is at 25Mbps, vs Vodafone 29Mbps, so not that much different - Not sure where that places them in the global ranking though

ETA2:  and judging by the results from the next 4-5 countries, that would also make Telecom NZ something like ranked 3rd or 4th in the world, which makes me wonder a little about the true validity of the results.  What are the chances that little old NZ has 2 out of the top 5 carriers globally?

http://www.netindex.com/mdownload/2,5/New-Zealand/


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  Reply # 1067798 17-Jun-2014 18:39
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It's actually not even funny (in a twisted way) to be seated next to Telecom and 2Degrees customers and running download speed comparisons any more. VF (in Auckland CBD areas especially) IME has them so thoroughly trounced (both in terms of 3G and LTE speeds against Telecom) it's not even a race.



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  Reply # 1067811 17-Jun-2014 19:04
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It's a bit sad when Vodafone need to troll me via my wife:

 

From: "Reader, John, Vodafone NZ" <John.Reader@..>
Date: 17 June 2014 4:16:43 pm NZST
To: Caroline
Subject: make sure Peter reads please

 

http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=40&topicid=147375 smile

 


But congrats guys.

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Reply # 1067812 17-Jun-2014 19:07
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World champ troll Woot! Glad she passed on the message

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  Reply # 1067945 17-Jun-2014 22:08
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johnr: World champ troll Woot! Glad she passed on the message


Grats!

who is "she" ? :D

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  Reply # 1067959 17-Jun-2014 22:32
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Vodafone 29.6 Mbps
Telecom 25.11Mbps
NZ Communications 13.46Mbps

No mention of 2degrees...

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Reply # 1067960 17-Jun-2014 22:34
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whitecd: Vodafone 29.6 Mbps
Telecom 25.11Mbps
NZ Communications 13.46Mbps

No mention of 2degrees...


NZ Communications is 2Degrees

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  Reply # 1067961 17-Jun-2014 22:35
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PhantomNVD:
johnr: World champ troll Woot! Glad she passed on the message


Grats!

who is "she" ? :D


Peters wife

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  Reply # 1067963 17-Jun-2014 22:40
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Nice job team red.

Interestingly when you look at the link, it appears the outcome for NZ is based only on speedtests to Auckland as Akl is the only NZ place I saw in the top 100 cities.
Other countries have listings for muliple cities.

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  Reply # 1067964 17-Jun-2014 22:41
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It would be nice to see an analysis on both coverage and speed too. 

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