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#26845 5-Oct-2008 18:10
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Has anyone else in the Welly CBD noticed an incease in the last few days in cable bb?
Up until now, I usually got 400 - 500 KB/s when downloading, but over the last few days thats been hitting 1200 KB/s.

Was this all part of their network upgrades, which supposedly finished a month ago - or would this be more to do with the upgrade to handle 25Mb?

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  #170572 11-Oct-2008 10:49
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You always could hit 1200KB\s dependant on a number of factors - whether you were using multiple TCP connections, where your content was coming from. I assume you are just using a browser... Hate to break it to you but anything that has been downloaded already will be getting loaded from a multi terabit national TCL cache...  The TCP window is a rather limiting factor, if you are only using a single connection to your source, e.g with a web browser you will not see very good speeds, however when using a download manager and multiple connections you can saturate your entire bandwidth up to 10mb/s



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  #170755 12-Oct-2008 18:45
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Yeah, using a download manager I was only hitting 400-500 kb/s but suddenly it all went back to normal (after maybe 1 year at those speeds)

 
 
 
 


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  #170764 12-Oct-2008 19:25
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i miss telsta cable sooo much!

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  #170790 12-Oct-2008 22:14
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JonnyCam: Yeah, using a download manager I was only hitting 400-500 kb/s but suddenly it all went back to normal (after maybe 1 year at those speeds)


Interesting - maybe your modem was provisioned incorrectly

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  #170791 12-Oct-2008 22:30
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FredDag: i miss telsta cable sooo much!

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And how does this help?

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  #170923 13-Oct-2008 18:58
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I still only get up to 230kb/s on my 4mbps connection...

Maybe I need to ring telstra? I think they didn't set my modem right when I upgraded from 2mbps to 4mbps...

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  #170924 13-Oct-2008 19:04
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same problem, might need to get your modem provisioning checked

 
 
 
 


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  #172056 19-Oct-2008 12:05
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Telstra provisioned my modem incorrectly.  I was suppoed to be on 10mb and it would never get above 500Kbs.

Turns out they'd screwed up the provisioning, fixed it and gave me a refund for the time period that I was at the wrong speed.

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  #172071 19-Oct-2008 13:48
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excellent glad to see you got it sorted :)


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  #172079 19-Oct-2008 15:12
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BigMal: Telstra provisioned my modem incorrectly.  I was suppoed to be on 10mb and it would never get above 500Kbs.

Turns out they'd screwed up the provisioning, fixed it and gave me a refund for the time period that I was at the wrong speed.


So what are you getting now?




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  #172080 19-Oct-2008 15:14
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Lately I've been getting around 1.1 MBs for torrents which I'm very happy with :-)

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  #172092 19-Oct-2008 16:38
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Hmm... Is there a way to contact Telstra and sort this out via email? Doing stuff via phone is such a hassle.

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  #172546 21-Oct-2008 16:19
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Never mind, I was all set to ring them up but it seems I don't have to!

Just tested today...




Seems somebody was listening :D

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#172557 21-Oct-2008 16:42
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:P

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  #177548 12-Nov-2008 13:02
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Mine's jumped up in speed too.

700mb torrents in 15 min's.. OH YEAH

And downloading images from a clients' website (I'm a freelance designer) I've been getting massive EPS files in seconds... over 2.5mbps sometimes.




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