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  Reply # 140439 25-Jun-2008 13:28
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Just to let everyone know.  I signed up to xnet fusion a week ago.  Did a speed test on the same day and got about 13500 Kbps on speedtest.net.  About two days later I did another test and now getting about 7500 Kbps down about 750 Kbps up.  My down/up sync is 16960/922 Kbps.  Which mens xnet is still downgrading to ADSL1 profiles.

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Reply # 140443 25-Jun-2008 13:43
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All fusion accounts are set for xDSL2+...

I have checked yours, and it is definately set for xDSL2+ - my guess is that it may have been exchange congestion or something similar when you did your speedtest :)

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 140466 25-Jun-2008 15:08
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Well then I don't know what is the problem, but i've done a speedtest at different times of the day and just cannot get over the 7500 mark anymore.  When would be the best time to do the test?  I did the test last night, this morning and now and still the same speed.

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  Reply # 140478 25-Jun-2008 15:51
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WHich speed test site are you using ?
Try Xnets own one on their website..... if that still shows 7.5 then get onto the helpdesk :)

You sure your router isnt limiting you in any way ? Restarted it lately ?




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  Reply # 140494 25-Jun-2008 16:31
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Did the one on speedtest.net.  I thought maybe it's my router.  Restarted it but still the same.  Unplugged the cable from the wall for 30 minutes ... thought maybe something will reset at the exchange, but still nothing.  Just did the xnet speed test and got 7177 down and 436 up.  I'll give helpdesk a call.

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  Reply # 140501 25-Jun-2008 16:55
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Just gave xnet helpdesk a call.  They said everything is fine on their side.  I'll reset the modem to factory settings and see what happens.  Could something be wrong with the cable that plugs into the wall?  Does anyone have any other suggestions.

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  Reply # 140516 25-Jun-2008 17:29
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Ok this is weird.  I plugged my laptop into lan port 1 and did the speedtest.  Got about 9000.  I checked my wireless connection and it's connected at 54Mbps, but when I do a speedtest using wireless I cannot get over 7500.  I'm using WPA2 auth. 

Just did another speedtest.net with the cable and got 13000.  Yip it's the wireless connection that is the problem.

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  Reply # 140589 25-Jun-2008 21:11
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Wireless for me has always been dodgy... A friend of mine tried to get a 300mb file from microsoft (on wireless at 54mbps) and the max it got to was 50kbps...

Long story short I wired up a LAN cable to his room and it started downloading at 300+kbps

Wireless has a lot more packet loss than cable does as far as I know of

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  Reply # 140591 25-Jun-2008 21:17
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rudiduc: Ok this is weird.  I plugged my laptop into lan port 1 and did the speedtest.  Got about 9000.  I checked my wireless connection and it's connected at 54Mbps, but when I do a speedtest using wireless I cannot get over 7500.  I'm using WPA2 auth. 

Just did another speedtest.net with the cable and got 13000.  Yip it's the wireless connection that is the problem.


7.5Mbps is a pretty typical real life speed for a 802.11g connection. 54Mbps is a theoretical top speed, real life performance is typically around 5-10Mbps range.

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  Reply # 140594 25-Jun-2008 21:28
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I could be wrong but at the ICT Summit in Auckland on Monday/Tuesday Paul Clarkin, Director of Operations and Carrier for WorldXchange seemed to hint that they had no plans to go into LLU. They were planning to buy unbundled bitstream services from Telecom Wholesale. So if they offer ADSL2+ or VDSL they would be offering as a resold product from Telecom. The only place they have put in their own Internet infrastructure appears to be a FTTH pilot in conjunction with Telecom.




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  Reply # 140603 25-Jun-2008 22:24
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Yeah i agree, but that is just so sad.  My internet connection is faster than my wireless.  Just tested copying to another laptop through using the router wireless and getting about 900k transfer rate.  Guess I either have to use a cable or buy another router with faster wireless.  Thanks for the help everyone!

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  Reply # 140795 27-Jun-2008 00:13
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Why on xnet an never had adsl2+ Speeds
I live in flagstaff 1.5km from the phone exchange. and no adsl 2+ speed
But then i look on my modem its looks like this
Data Rate:
download:
13853
and upload
164




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  Reply # 140814 27-Jun-2008 08:28
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cws82us: Why on xnet an never had adsl2+ Speeds
I live in flagstaff 1.5km from the phone exchange. and no adsl 2+ speed
But then i look on my modem its looks like this
Data Rate:
download:
13853
and upload
164

You will never get ADSL2+ speeds with a capped upload




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  Reply # 141007 27-Jun-2008 22:14
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coffeebaron: You will never get ADSL2+ speeds with a capped upload


Just to clarify that, with a slow upload speed it takes time to acknowledge that you have received data and thus will limit your download speed.  It limits you to about 3.5Mbps.  When I went FS/FS, my download speed jumped to over 7Mbps.




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