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Topic # 100882 20-Apr-2012 07:34
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I am a regular user of Speedtest.net but this morning when I did a test it shows my "Home" position as the top of the South Island, and "nearest" test host is Wellington. I actually live in Auckland. It still shows my current ISP provided ip number and this hasn't changed. Just curious to know if this has happened to others and if anyone has an explanation.
Unfortunately I can't seem to upload the screenshot I took to give more clarity  to this post
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  Reply # 612236 20-Apr-2012 07:48
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It happens. Geo location by IP is not a science. Some ISPs have IP address allocated by the databases with the IP addresses are distributed by third parties and sometimes the update takes some time to appear. Other times ISPs move the addresses around, or the IP database shows a country, not a specific region.





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