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JimmyLizar

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#28345 26-Nov-2008 22:24
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DL AM speedtests were done at 11am this morning.
DL PM speedtests were done at 9pm this evening.

Both are download tests to various locations in NZ & International.  The speedtest were run 2-3 times for each location in AM & again in PM and then averaged.

NB:  Uploads and Latency was very similar for both AM & PM ie +/-10%



This has put the last nail in the Xnet coffin. 




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  #180786 27-Nov-2008 22:10
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Really that isnt that bad for what you're paying. Sure its not great but you do have options.... I excersised my right to walk and have been happy since.

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  #180789 27-Nov-2008 22:18
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I too exercised my right to walk....this afternoon to xtra......I sure hope they are good, cos now stuck in a 12mth contract, with a $150 break fee.  Hooked up on Monday PM.

Daytime performance was great,  evening performance sucked.




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  #180794 27-Nov-2008 22:25
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Damn ISP contracts suck!




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  #180796 27-Nov-2008 22:28
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Yeah, xnet (WXC) was good in that respect as they had no contract when I signed up (not sure about now).




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  #180832 28-Nov-2008 07:37
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Contract only applies if youre a new customer in the last month or so....if youre an existing customer, youre not tied to anything.




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  #180943 28-Nov-2008 15:50
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xpd: Contract only applies if youre a new customer in the last month or so....if youre an existing customer, youre not tied to anything.

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  #181008 28-Nov-2008 23:37
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I walked to Orcon two weeks ago.   No contract and promises of their unbundled network attracted me...    So far so good...

I disagree that you pay for what you get...   Orcon is costing me no more that Fusion + tolls did - but the service is soooo much better..

 
 
 
 


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  #181010 28-Nov-2008 23:46
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Telecom better wait until they sort out their problems before they change me over...it supposed to be Monday evening.

I am going to be pissed if they change me over when they dont have broadband service




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  #181046 29-Nov-2008 09:45
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It was a brief outage and not something that is very common so you should be ok.

Please post the same graphical speedtests when you are on Xtra!

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  #181055 29-Nov-2008 10:37
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yeah I will, I sure hope it looks better.....otherwise I am gonna look like a fool




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  #181653 2-Dec-2008 19:25
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I would find it halarious if xtra got a couple of sales staff and set up a stand outside the xnet head office and offered to sign people over. Just for the fun of it.




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#182406 6-Dec-2008 00:09
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Here is the graph updated with Telecom download speeds now incorporated.  Did repeat test ie. speedtest late morning & again in evening.

As you can see, it appears that Telecom download speed is good in the evening compared to Xnet.

Pings on Telecom are about 20-30ms higher than when on Xnet, not so good for gamingCry

Overall glad I changed.

 





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  #182503 6-Dec-2008 18:18
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yup Telecom  peaktime speed is definitely a winner, serious consideration.

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  #182822 8-Dec-2008 18:41
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JimmyLizar: Here is the graph updated with Telecom download speeds now incorporated. Did repeat test ie. speedtest late morning & again in evening.

As you can see, it appears that Telecom download speed is good in the evening compared to Xnet.

Pings on Telecom are about 20-30ms higher than when on Xnet, not so good for gamingCry

Overall glad I changed.





Jesus, the writing's on the wall eh... Makes me feel stupid for sticking with them :(

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  #183383 10-Dec-2008 20:40
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Damn its good to be able to watch youtube videos in the evening




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