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# 19743 28-Feb-2008 19:27
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I got a 10/2Mb connection installed this morning, and it's all running swimmingly... except I can't access speedtest.net - it just times out. All other sites work fine, I've rebooted the Mac, restarted the modem & router, tried a different browser, but the result is the same - no speedtest.net. It was working fine last night from this machine on Orcon DSL.

Any ideas? Is TCL blocking the site? Is the site blocking me?

Hmmm... http://www.nzdsl.co.nz/module-Speedtest.phtml gives a blank page too - what's going on??

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  # 113614 28-Feb-2008 19:37
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Works fine for me.

Oddly though it gets quite a slow result if I test against the closest server (Citylink Wgtn).  Testing against the WorldXchange server in Auckland gets a far more agreeable result.




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  # 113617 28-Feb-2008 19:46
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It works for me.

geoffwnz: Oddly though it gets quite a slow result if I test against the closest server (Citylink Wgtn). 


It is not the closest server, due to TCL (bad) peering policies...




 
 
 
 




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  # 113785 29-Feb-2008 14:09
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... and now it's working...

NExt step -  to pen a complaint regarding the international performance - well under half what I was seeing on Orcon DSL.

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  # 113798 29-Feb-2008 15:37
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Hehe bigfella, good to see you join the high cable society!




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