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# 42909 14-Oct-2009 13:05
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I live in Henderson, west Auckland, been using Xnet HSI River on Telecom phone line for couple of years. The speed I got is pretty slow - around 2M. My modem is D-LINK G604T, which is ADSL2+ compatible as I have upgraded the firmware. Since Xnet is not gonna upgrade the HSI with ADSL2+, I'm thinking to switch to Fusion. 


I wonder if Fusion is available in my area, also what speed you guys got with Fusion? thanks.

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  # 263868 14-Oct-2009 14:04
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forgot10:
I live in Henderson, west Auckland, been using Xnet HSI River on Telecom phone line for couple of years. The speed I got is pretty slow - around 2M. My modem is D-LINK G604T, which is ADSL2+ compatible as I have upgraded the firmware. Since Xnet is not gonna upgrade the HSI with ADSL2+, I'm thinking to switch to Fusion. 


I wonder if Fusion is available in my area, also what speed you guys got with Fusion? thanks.

Yes Fusion is available anywhere you can get ADSL.
Fusion is FS/FS so you will have a greater up stream speed. The 2Mbps you are getting now is more likely due to other factors - e.g. distance from exchange, wiring etc.
A lot of Henderson area is undergoing cabinetisation, so that will help too.
What part of Henderson are you in?
If you need further help, I do on-site support, phone wiring, Fusion installs etc in this area - so you welcome to send me a PM.




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  # 263881 14-Oct-2009 14:59
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thanks coffeebaron, i'm off Vintage Dr, the west side over the Henderson park from the west city center.



 
 
 
 


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  # 263882 14-Oct-2009 15:00
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I'm in western heights, which has been cabinetised - i'm syncing at about 1.8mb/s - and am on fusion. However, prior to the house i'm in now (which is about 2 blocks away from the old one) i was only connecting at adsl 1 speeds.

In any case, you can get fusion. Just don't expect faster speeds necessarily because of it.



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  # 263885 14-Oct-2009 15:14
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Cadriel: I'm in western heights, which has been cabinetised - i'm syncing at about 1.8mb/s - and am on fusion. However, prior to the house i'm in now (which is about 2 blocks away from the old one) i was only connecting at adsl 1 speeds.

In any case, you can get fusion. Just don't expect faster speeds necessarily because of it.

1.8M, that's pretty sad...

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  # 263886 14-Oct-2009 15:20
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Yeah, absolutely terrible.

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  # 263901 14-Oct-2009 16:19
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My bad - let me clarify.

I'm getting a sync down at 18544 Kbps. Which is 2.26 Megabytes per second.

My understanding is adsl2+ is a theoretical max of 24 megabits, which is 3 Megabytes per second.

My original figure was a little off. :)

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  # 263935 14-Oct-2009 19:41
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forgot10: thanks coffeebaron, i'm off Vintage Dr, the west side over the Henderson park from the west city center.



April next year for your cabinet.

I'd would have thought a bit more than 2Mbps speed though. Post back the sync speeds, line attenuation, noise margins etc from your ADSL router stats.




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  # 263939 14-Oct-2009 20:05
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creenshot from my G604T status:





And speed test done just now:














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  # 263942 14-Oct-2009 20:13
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it's actually getting worse, i'm pretty sad...



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  # 263944 14-Oct-2009 20:16
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coffeebaron:
forgot10: thanks coffeebaron, i'm off Vintage Dr, the west side over the Henderson park from the west city center.



April next year for your cabinet.

I'd would have thought a bit more than 2Mbps speed though. Post back the sync speeds, line attenuation, noise margins etc from your ADSL router stats.



thanks coffeebaron. actually I'm not sure what is sync speed, isn't it the speed test result?

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  # 263947 14-Oct-2009 20:34
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forgot10:
coffeebaron:
forgot10: thanks coffeebaron, i'm off Vintage Dr, the west side over the Henderson park from the west city center.



April next year for your cabinet.

I'd would have thought a bit more than 2Mbps speed though. Post back the sync speeds, line attenuation, noise margins etc from your ADSL router stats.



thanks coffeebaron. actually I'm not sure what is sync speed, isn't it the speed test result?

Your sync speed is that in the router stats: 3771 / 165. Can you do some speed tests during the day? You should get closer to 3Mbps speedtest to xnet. The lower speedtest results could indicate congestion at the exchange.




Chorus has spent $1.4 billion on making their xDSL broadband network faster and even more now as they are upgrading their rural Conklins. If your still stuck on ADSL or VDSL, why not spend $195 on a master filter install to make sure you are getting the most out of your connection?
I install - Naked DSL, DSL Master Splitters, VoIP, data cabling and general computer support for home and small business.
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  # 263950 14-Oct-2009 20:42
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i see, will try speed test during the day..

by the way, you mentioned my area getting the cabinet April next year, is it from xnet or telecom? I thought all the ISPs are mainly using telecom's line, also I use telecom's line, thus rely on telecom's cabinets?

Also, is it right that without the cabinet I can only get ADSL1 speed under any plan? doesn't matter river or Fusion? thanks..

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  # 263961 14-Oct-2009 21:53
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Yes, a Telecom cabinet. Xnet wholesales the dsl connection, so you will also benefit from any cabinet upgrade.
Your connection is already adsl2. The low sync speed is due to your line distance, quality, other users etc.




Chorus has spent $1.4 billion on making their xDSL broadband network faster and even more now as they are upgrading their rural Conklins. If your still stuck on ADSL or VDSL, why not spend $195 on a master filter install to make sure you are getting the most out of your connection?
I install - Naked DSL, DSL Master Splitters, VoIP, data cabling and general computer support for home and small business.
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Need help in Auckland, Waikato or BoP? Click my email button, or email me direct: [my user name] at geekzonemail dot com




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  # 264487 17-Oct-2009 09:36
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my day time speed on 9:30am 17 Oct. Better than night, but still slow as...








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  # 264955 19-Oct-2009 07:17
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forgot10: my day time speed on 9:30am 17 Oct. Better than night, but still slow as...

Can you do a Mon - Fri daytime speedtest? Or first thing in morning before heading off to work?




Chorus has spent $1.4 billion on making their xDSL broadband network faster and even more now as they are upgrading their rural Conklins. If your still stuck on ADSL or VDSL, why not spend $195 on a master filter install to make sure you are getting the most out of your connection?
I install - Naked DSL, DSL Master Splitters, VoIP, data cabling and general computer support for home and small business.
Rural Broadband RBI installer for Ultimate Broadband and Full Flavour

 

Need help in Auckland, Waikato or BoP? Click my email button, or email me direct: [my user name] at geekzonemail dot com


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