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.




16 posts

Geek
Inactive user


Topic # 24134 15-Jul-2008 22:51
Send private message

Hi there,

I read in someones post they are syncing at 12Mbit on a naked DSL connection, which would indicate thy have more than ADSL1 speeds. Is anyone else doing that or is that person just confused?

I am looking to ditch ICONZ due to their DHCP bandwidth pooling reducing speeds to a crawl (they have admitted in the past they had a problem, gave me a static IP for a month and FS/FS maxing my link speed out. Switched back to DHCP and crapola again Yell). So its time for a change and was hoping to get something faster than ADSL1 speeds.

Thanks,
phez

Create new topic
162 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 4


Reply # 148362 15-Jul-2008 23:16
Send private message

I'm on fusion and synced at 15641kb/s according to my ADSL2+ router tonight.   I calculate we're about 1.1km from our exchange.

13305kb/s on a speedtest tonight:
[URL=https://www.speedtest.net][IMG]https://www.speedtest.net/result/296374688.png[/IMG][/URL]

I understand the quality of your router, and distance from the exchange helps.  I tried several routers before I found one stable, and that performs.   Settled on a Dlink DSL-G640T.



16 posts

Geek
Inactive user


  Reply # 148365 15-Jul-2008 23:25
Send private message

Thanks for the response Kerrin,

Will put my order to switch to fusion now :) I should be fairly close to an exchange, but I have had troubles to find out where it actually is, have asked around and nobody could tell me. Looked up the un-official register website and it wasnt listed.

What is your up-speed syncing at? Would you mind doing a few speed test to International servers? Say one to Sydney and one to USA?

This is my results as of now: (my Sync is 7616/704)


International to Sydney:


International to LA:


This result below is NOT a comparison but an idea on how fast you can get (my crappy VMware server in the USofA)



Cheers

 
 
 
 




16 posts

Geek
Inactive user


  Reply # 148381 16-Jul-2008 01:11
Send private message

Hi Kerrin,

Would you mind also posting your connection details i.e SNR / Output Power / Line attenation . I am wondering if I am guranteed an ADSL2+ port too ? I wonder if they will update me automatically

Cheers

3594 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 79

Trusted
WorldxChange

  Reply # 148385 16-Jul-2008 06:08
Send private message

If your on Fusion and the exchange has been upgraded to ADSL2 then the answer is yes, if the exchange hasn't been upgraded then obviously no Wink




Yes I am a employee of WxC (My Profile) ... but I do have my own opinions as well Wink

             

https://www.facebook.com/wxccommunications

6299 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 378

Moderator
Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 148408 16-Jul-2008 08:42
Send private message

From what I understand naked DSL is exactly the same as normal ADSL just without the attached phone line, so if the exchange supports adsl2+, your naked DSL will also be naked 2+

162 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 4


  Reply # 148600 16-Jul-2008 19:08
Send private message

phez: Hi Kerrin,

Would you mind also posting your connection details i.e SNR / Output Power / Line attenation . I am wondering if I am guranteed an ADSL2+ port too ? I wonder if they will update me automatically

Cheers


I've found different modems give different results.   I asked WxC to check that I was on the ADSL profile, and they came back with this:
parameter.actual.bitrate.ds  	kb/s  	7659.0  	944.0
parameter.attainable.bitrate.ds kb/s 14820.0 944.0

Since replacing the Linksys with my DLink, I'm actually getting better than the attainable...
Here's my current connection details:

Modulation     
ADSL_2plus

Annex Mode    
Annex A

Max Tx Power    
-38 dBm/Hz

SNR Margin   
12 dB Downstream
15 dB Upstream

Line Attenuation
21 dB  Downstream
11 dB  Upstream   

Data Rate
15641 kbps Downstream
944 kbps Upstream

Local speedtest tonight:


Australia:


US:


721 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 6


  Reply # 148655 16-Jul-2008 21:27
Send private message

https://www.speedtest.net/result/296797567.png





               The Biggest and the Best.

Create new topic



Twitter »

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 »

Less news in Facebook News Feed revamp
Posted 15-Jan-2018 13:15


Australian Government contract awarded to Datacom Connect
Posted 11-Jan-2018 08:37


Why New Zealand needs a chief technology officer
Posted 6-Jan-2018 13:59


Amazon release Silk Browser and Firefox for Fire TV
Posted 21-Dec-2017 13:42


New Chief Technology Officer role created
Posted 19-Dec-2017 22:18


All I want for Christmas is a new EV
Posted 19-Dec-2017 19:54


How clever is this: AI will create 2.3 million jobs by 2020
Posted 19-Dec-2017 19:52


NOW to deploy SD-WAN to regional councils
Posted 19-Dec-2017 19:46


Mobile market competition issues ComCom should watch
Posted 18-Dec-2017 10:52


New Zealand government to create digital advisory group
Posted 16-Dec-2017 08:47


Australia datum changes means whole country moving 1.8 metres north-east
Posted 16-Dec-2017 08:39


UAV Traffic Management Trial launching today in New Zealand
Posted 12-Dec-2017 16:06


UFB connections pass 460,000
Posted 11-Dec-2017 11:26


The Warehouse Group to adopt IBM Cloud to support digital transformation
Posted 11-Dec-2017 11:22


Dimension Data peeks into digital business 2018
Posted 11-Dec-2017 10:55



Geekzone Live »

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



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.