Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5
5284 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  #80916 2-Aug-2007 19:45
Send private message

Seems I have the upgrade now


">

This is to Napier

Larry




Staying in Wellington. Check out my AirBnB in the Wellington CBD.  https://www.airbnb.co.nz/rooms/32019730  Mention GZ to get a 10% discount

 

System One: Popcorn Hour A200,  PS3 SuperSlim, NPVR and Plex Server running on Gigabyte Brix (Windows 10 Pro), Sony BDP-S390 BD player, Pioneer AVR, Raspberry Pi running Kodi and Plex, Panasonic 60" 3D plasma, Google Chromecast

System Two: Popcorn Hour A200 ,  Oppo BDP-80 BluRay Player with hardware mode to be region free, Vivitek HD1080P 1080P DLP projector with 100" screen, Denon AVRS730H 7.2 Channel Dolby Atmos/DTS-X AV Receiver, Samsung 4K player, Google Chromecast, Odroid C2 running Kodi and Plex

 

 


Baby Get Shaky!
1664 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Subscriber

  #80921 2-Aug-2007 20:27
Send private message

Still waiting in Chch... Have some large downloads I'm eager to test :D

 
 
 
 


278 posts

Ultimate Geek


  #80944 2-Aug-2007 21:34
Send private message

Yep, she's kicked in now in Ngaio.  Never has the speed between Napier and Welling-town been so fast. Between here and Aucka-landi it still seems t best average, i.e consistently less than 4Mbps. Oh well.




Tinshed
Wellington, New Zealand


939 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted

  #81017 3-Aug-2007 14:43
Send private message

Complaint time?

Do you think I should complain yet?

Upload speed is fine (averaging around 1850kbps) I'm just mortified that I happen to be receiving speeds that are slower than I could achieve on dialup!




munchkin | Troll | Author | Artist | Citizen | Friend | Misanthrope

Join us in the Geekzone IRC channel!

 


All information contained in posts made by me shall be treated as PotatoZoo's own personal opinion unless otherwise specified.

 


BDFL - Memuneh
67062 posts

Uber Geek

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Lifetime subscriber

#81019 3-Aug-2007 14:47
Send private message

Is this constant? Tried other servers? Is it happening only on speed tests but is browsing, emails, etc ok?

Trying to identigy if this is not a problem with the speed test itself.




939 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted

  #81023 3-Aug-2007 15:34
Send private message


I get the fastest result(s) from the Napier server (this is the same test as above). It definitely isn't a problem with the servers hosting the speedtests, the problem has been there since Tuesday night, after an 8 hour outage in Upper Hutt. Most websites time out and require a refresh and both the router and cable modems have both been swapped with spares to no avail. TCL faults have scheduled a techie for Wednesday morning. Grr! 




munchkin | Troll | Author | Artist | Citizen | Friend | Misanthrope

Join us in the Geekzone IRC channel!

 


All information contained in posts made by me shall be treated as PotatoZoo's own personal opinion unless otherwise specified.

 


28948 posts

Uber Geek

Moderator
Trusted
Biddle Corp
Lifetime subscriber

  #81024 3-Aug-2007 16:00
Send private message

munchkin:

I get the fastest result(s) from the Napier server (this is the same test as above). It definitely isn't a problem with the servers hosting the speedtests, the problem has been there since Tuesday night, after an 8 hour outage in Upper Hutt. Most websites time out and require a refresh and both the router and cable modems have both been swapped with spares to no avail. TCL faults have scheduled a techie for Wednesday morning. Grr! 


You're not node W31 as well are you? Smile


 
 
 
 


939 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted

  #81025 3-Aug-2007 16:03
Send private message

I'm about 10 mins drive north of Trentham, unless node W31 serves all of Upper Hutt? The TCL rep. on the phone won't tell me, I just asked.

edit: I'm on w36 :-)

edit 2: Techie has been moved to Monday, 'only thing that can be done' at this stage. Should I perhaps start a new thread so as to not hijack this one?





munchkin | Troll | Author | Artist | Citizen | Friend | Misanthrope

Join us in the Geekzone IRC channel!

 


All information contained in posts made by me shall be treated as PotatoZoo's own personal opinion unless otherwise specified.

 


939 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted

  #81227 6-Aug-2007 01:29
Send private message


I got a phonecall earlier today apologizing for the delay in the speed increase, so I've cancelled the techie for tomorrow.






munchkin | Troll | Author | Artist | Citizen | Friend | Misanthrope

Join us in the Geekzone IRC channel!

 


All information contained in posts made by me shall be treated as PotatoZoo's own personal opinion unless otherwise specified.

 


2584 posts

Uber Geek

Mod Emeritus
Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  #81232 6-Aug-2007 06:22
Send private message

Still nothing here Cry









Media centre PC - Case Silverstone LC16M with 2 X 80mm AcoustiFan DustPROOF, MOBO Gigabyte MA785GT-UD3H, CPU AMD X2 240 under volted, RAM 4 Gig DDR3 1033, HDD 120Gig System/512Gig data, Tuners 2 X Hauppauge HVR-3000, 1 X HVR-2200, Video Palit GT 220, Sound Realtek 886A HD (onboard), Optical LiteOn DH-401S Blue-ray using TotalMedia Theatre Power Corsair VX Series, 450W ATX PSU OS Windows 7 x64



706 posts

Ultimate Geek

Lifetime subscriber

  #81233 6-Aug-2007 06:33
Send private message

Nothing for me, and funny that two different Telstraclear reps told me I'd get the upgrade (in person) before August. I've read their official response and I'll just have to wait, but I do feel like a kid on Xmas morning who's told he'll definitely get his present before the end of the year.

652 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted
Subscriber

  #81357 6-Aug-2007 21:21
Send private message

I'm in Hataitai and there is still no change in speed for me yet either.

2584 posts

Uber Geek

Mod Emeritus
Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  #81405 7-Aug-2007 08:48
Send private message

Telstra is it possible to give some ball park time by which you expect to have completed the migration?







Media centre PC - Case Silverstone LC16M with 2 X 80mm AcoustiFan DustPROOF, MOBO Gigabyte MA785GT-UD3H, CPU AMD X2 240 under volted, RAM 4 Gig DDR3 1033, HDD 120Gig System/512Gig data, Tuners 2 X Hauppauge HVR-3000, 1 X HVR-2200, Video Palit GT 220, Sound Realtek 886A HD (onboard), Optical LiteOn DH-401S Blue-ray using TotalMedia Theatre Power Corsair VX Series, 450W ATX PSU OS Windows 7 x64

Baby Get Shaky!
1664 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Subscriber

  #81634 8-Aug-2007 21:11
Send private message

I'm such a geek... I want my upgrade :(

2584 posts

Uber Geek

Mod Emeritus
Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  #81670 9-Aug-2007 06:29
Send private message



Cool Thanks Telstra! Now about a data cap upgrade....?Wink







Media centre PC - Case Silverstone LC16M with 2 X 80mm AcoustiFan DustPROOF, MOBO Gigabyte MA785GT-UD3H, CPU AMD X2 240 under volted, RAM 4 Gig DDR3 1033, HDD 120Gig System/512Gig data, Tuners 2 X Hauppauge HVR-3000, 1 X HVR-2200, Video Palit GT 220, Sound Realtek 886A HD (onboard), Optical LiteOn DH-401S Blue-ray using TotalMedia Theatre Power Corsair VX Series, 450W ATX PSU OS Windows 7 x64

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic



Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Samsung Announces 2020 QLED TV Range
Posted 20-May-2020 16:29


D-Link A/NZ launches AI-Powered body temperature measuring system
Posted 20-May-2020 16:22


NortonLifeLock Online Banking Protection now available for New Zealand banks
Posted 20-May-2020 16:14


SD Express delivers new gigabyte speeds for SD memory cards
Posted 20-May-2020 15:00


D-Link A/NZ launches Nuclias cloud managed network solution hosted in Australia
Posted 11-May-2020 17:53


Logitech introduces new video streaming solution for home studios
Posted 11-May-2020 17:48


Next generation Volvo cars to be powered by Luminar LiDAR technology
Posted 7-May-2020 13:56


D-Link A/NZ launches Wi-Fi Certified EasyMesh system
Posted 7-May-2020 13:51


Spark teams up with Microsoft to bring Xbox All Access to New Zealand
Posted 7-May-2020 13:01


Microsoft plans to establish its first datacenter region in New Zealand
Posted 6-May-2020 11:35


Genesis School-gen has joined forces with Mind Lab Kids
Posted 1-May-2020 12:53


Malwarebytes expands into privacy with fast, frictionless VPN
Posted 30-Apr-2020 16:06


Kordia to donate TV airtime on Channel 200 to community groups
Posted 30-Apr-2020 16:00


OPPO A91 is a high specs mid-range smartphone
Posted 23-Apr-2020 16:44


NordVPN rolling out NordLynx new generation VPN protocol based on WireGuard
Posted 23-Apr-2020 16:37



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.