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  Reply # 81684 9-Aug-2007 09:01
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The majority of customers on the 5G and 20G plans had their speed upgraded for free by August 1st as planned.


Some customers however have not had the free speed increase yet due to an unexpected technical matter which has required resolution first. Approximately half of those remaining were completed last night (see above) and the remainder are expected to be completed on Tuesday Aug 14th.


We apologise to those customers who have not yet enjoyed the benefits of faster broadband, and hope that those who have, are making the most of your faster speeds.


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  Reply # 81732 9-Aug-2007 14:09
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Good to know that. It would be really good if there were a way to provide better data caps though. The increased speed just makes me reach my limit faster!

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  Reply # 81744 9-Aug-2007 15:06
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i agree, although so far im wrapped about the speed of my connection - getting over the advertised speed comming from adsl which gave me around dial up speeds - i cant help but wish for a lil' more data

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  Reply # 82432 15-Aug-2007 01:03
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So after the 14th of August deadline that Telstra mentioned above, anyone still waiting for this speed upgrade? I myself have yet to be upgraded despite power cycling etc. Might be time to get in the phone que :d



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  Reply # 82441 15-Aug-2007 08:03
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I tested last night without any success. I'll try again tonight, but I think you're right, time to phone them up I think.

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  Reply # 82563 15-Aug-2007 23:23
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TelstraClear:

Approximately half of those remaining were completed last night (see above) and the remainder are expected to be completed on Tuesday Aug 14th.


We apologise to those customers who have not yet enjoyed the benefits of faster broadband, and hope that those who have, are making the most of your faster speeds.




Note the word expected.


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  Reply # 82624 16-Aug-2007 17:11
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Mid-Winter Christmas Pressie Update 

Hi
 
For those of you who received your wid-winter Christmas present - a free speed increase - we hope you enjoyed it!

Santa's reindeer have been a little delayed however in getting around to a few of you, but we promise your present is on its way. The elves are working overtime to deliver it to you ASAP. We're sorry we're a bit late - but we're still doubling your speed for free! 
 
The team at TelstraClear
 
 
The majority of customers on the 5G / 20G plans were upgraded to 4 Mbps / 10 Mbps by August 1st as scheduled. Customers don't need to do anything to receive the free speed increase.


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  Reply # 82633 16-Aug-2007 18:53
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freitasm: I have been on a TCL 10 Mbps plan since its launch and it's quite unusual to get that higher number...



It must be that Worldexchange box gobbling up the bandwidth.....




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Reply # 82638 16-Aug-2007 19:21
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antoniosk:
freitasm: I have been on a TCL 10 Mbps plan since its launch and it's quite unusual to get that higher number...



It must be that Worldexchange box gobbling up the bandwidth.....


Or the Exchange Server. Or the Newsgator Server. Or the Geekbot. Or the four machines (with a total of eight counting the virtual machines) in this LAN.

Who knows?





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  Reply # 82662 16-Aug-2007 22:16
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I quite often get speed tests reading 13-14mbps. Ever since that time a few months back when people reported getting 25mbps for a night after that equipment / system upgrade.

Also I tend to get 1.2MB/s more often than not, whereas before I'd range from 900KB/s to 1.2MB/s.

Speed tests lie.



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  Reply # 85155 3-Sep-2007 20:44
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Got my upgrade today! Hooray. I finally got around to calling them and apparently I was set up for 10Mbps but they did something to my account and told me to power cycle the modem. A couple of speed tests later & all is well... I can sleep at nights again. ;)

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