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  # 132416 21-May-2008 21:27
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Niel: Has anyone noticed how fast YouTube is buffering now? Nice, good solution WxC!


Yea I have noticed that too

Before Id have to wait 5 minutes for a clip to buffer now I can play it straight away :)

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  # 132422 21-May-2008 21:47
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Woohar! I can watch youtube, it's streaming sweet as. Mmmmmmmmmmm Back to my regularly scheduled viewing.




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  # 132428 21-May-2008 22:23
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IS it because of the release of this new plan that my speeds have suddenly gone to crap (like sub 1mbit sync rates) consistently?

Or did the techinician who supposedly 'reset my port' when i complained about sub 1.5mbit sync rates, do a botched up job of it?

Cos if these speeds get faster i'm down for joining this new plan as well.

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  # 132432 21-May-2008 23:02
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Yep, certainly much better here. YT streams acceptably now. Seems the new plan is working!

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  # 132436 21-May-2008 23:21
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Trkstr: IS it because of the release of this new plan that my speeds have suddenly gone to crap (like sub 1mbit sync rates) consistently?

Or did the techinician who supposedly 'reset my port' when i complained about sub 1.5mbit sync rates, do a botched up job of it?

Cos if these speeds get faster i'm down for joining this new plan as well.

Bad sync rates are usually not the fault of your ISP.




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  # 132446 22-May-2008 00:46
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Trkstr: IS it because of the release of this new plan that my speeds have suddenly gone to crap (like sub 1mbit sync rates) consistently?

Or did the techinician who supposedly 'reset my port' when i complained about sub 1.5mbit sync rates, do a botched up job of it?

Cos if these speeds get faster i'm down for joining this new plan as well.

Bad sync rates are usually not the fault of your ISP.


i'm sorry i wasn't meaning to blame my bad sync rates on the ISP. I was just wondering that if the release of the new plan meant more people are coming online later at night, meaning that my sync rates will drop as very late evening becomes more congested.

I wasn't implying anything about the ISP.  I'm sorry if it came across that way.




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  # 132450 22-May-2008 06:04
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Trkstr:
Detruire:
Trkstr: IS it because of the release of this new plan that my speeds have suddenly gone to crap (like sub 1mbit sync rates) consistently?

Or did the techinician who supposedly 'reset my port' when i complained about sub 1.5mbit sync rates, do a botched up job of it?

Cos if these speeds get faster i'm down for joining this new plan as well.

Bad sync rates are usually not the fault of your ISP.


i'm sorry i wasn't meaning to blame my bad sync rates on the ISP. I was just wondering that if the release of the new plan meant more people are coming online later at night, meaning that my sync rates will drop as very late evening becomes more congested.

I wasn't implying anything about the ISP.  I'm sorry if it came across that way.



No thats fine I didn't take it that way all Smile, your sync rate is not realted to the amount of people on line, that would effect you speeds due to congestion through the Access network or bandwidth available at the time.

The sync rates are the physicial reported paramaters of your DSL connection, the low sync rate will probably be realted to your phyicial line, if a reset was done on the port then yes best guess would be that is why it is now different, I recommend you log a fault with us and we can get it checked out for again,




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  # 132468 22-May-2008 08:56
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joshp: In terms of the naming of the plan.. it went quite well with our current naming scheme:

stream
river
flood
and now torrent..

was quite a nice fit really :)

I vote "monsoon" for your next new plan :)




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  # 132474 22-May-2008 09:23
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coffeebaron:
joshp: In terms of the naming of the plan.. it went quite well with our current naming scheme:

stream
river
flood
and now torrent..

was quite a nice fit really :)

I vote "monsoon" for your next new plan :)


This torrent plan has certainly relieved the congestion in peak periods although I had a bit of a problem this morning as I had a 35GB data cap and we went over it. I had to ring CS to reset the cap as we had been throttled back and on this plan you cant reset the data cap on your computer at this stage. I was able to watch a you tube video straight away last night no problems. Monsoon eh sounds good but before torrent came along you could easily have named the other 3 trickleLaughing



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  # 132482 22-May-2008 09:39
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kfella2000:
coffeebaron:
joshp: In terms of the naming of the plan.. it went quite well with our current naming scheme:

stream
river
flood
and now torrent..

was quite a nice fit really :)

I vote "monsoon" for your next new plan :)


This torrent plan has certainly relieved the congestion in peak periods although I had a bit of a problem this morning as I had a 35GB data cap and we went over it. I had to ring CS to reset the cap as we had been throttled back and on this plan you cant reset the data cap on your computer at this stage. I was able to watch a you tube video straight away last night no problems. Monsoon eh sounds good but before torrent came along you could easily have named the other 3 trickleLaughing



Yes we were made awre of this this morning, being recitifed as we speak.




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  # 132498 22-May-2008 10:18
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wh0beme: @bruce there is such a thing as windows scheduler, cuteftp scheduler, and I'm pretty sure there will be one for Azureus and uTorrent for all the torrent freaks :P


Azureus has a plugin called Speed Scheduler.

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  # 132500 22-May-2008 10:21
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Yes we were made awre of this this morning, being recitifed as we speak.


Yea I had a little shock when I woke up this morning to find I had gone over my cap :S

Good to hear its being fixed asap! :)

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  # 132540 22-May-2008 14:16
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Will xnet be updating its usage monitor application or online as at the moment there's no way to check how much off peak and peak data you have use.Even with softwares like DU meter it only shows the total.It can't differnentiate off peak and peak time

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  # 132549 22-May-2008 14:55
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ninjabear: Will xnet be updating its usage monitor application or online as at the moment there's no way to check how much off peak and peak data you have use.Even with softwares like DU meter it only shows the total.It can't differnentiate off peak and peak time


Ahh, did you read the thread before posting?

maverick: The usage monitor will hopefully be updated and available by the end of the week, we didn't want to hold the plan up due to this as we were getting enough ribbing about a release date....hence the reason I generally dont give release dates and will go back to that I think <img src="https://cdn.tinymce.com/4/plugins/emoticons/img/smiley-tongue-out.gif" border="0" alt="Tongue out" title="Tongue out" />, wanting to do a couple of things with this so need a bit extra time.<br /><br />Yes we do look at people requests Filterer, we will see what we come up with,


frio:
Filterer: Hey mav, any further word on if/how the useage monitor is going to reflect this change?

If it needs a changing please consider my earlier request of also splitting up/down traffic in the report (even if its not displayed to the user but is available in the xml feed.

Edit: just looked at the firefox extension source for the latest version, it doesn't seem to have been changed to reflect the torrent plan... How are we supposed to know when we go over the 75GB?



Don't worry, we heard you ;). The latest Firefox version was pretty much a stopgap to make it compatible with Firefox 3 (you'll note the only thing that changed was the install.rdf file to sign updates and to bump the maximum version number).



There's more on the way though (initially to get support for Torrent out, but long-term we've got some exciting stuff planned!), so stay tuned!




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  # 132556 22-May-2008 15:29
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No i didn't read that thread because the words on this forum are so small everything are so tight together its very hard for me to see properly but thanks for the quote anyway

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