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steve98

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#11469 25-Jan-2007 07:56
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I hope this isn't a premature celebration, but I do believe that my Xtra Go Large connection seems to be fixed this morning. Since a few weeks before christmas I and several others have been complaining about the overseas HTTP speeds on this plan, which seemed to max out at around 30KB/s. Well, this morning I have been to several overseas websites and have been able to download at around 270KB/s which is a *huge* improvement. I have also been able to stream from youtube with absolutely no rebuffering for the first time in months.

I am *hoping* that this is it, because if it is I will be one very happy camper. These kind of speeds with no data cap and for $50 a month suddenly seems like a bargain again. But before I get too carried away, what are other Go Largers experiencing....?

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  #58798 25-Jan-2007 08:24
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Or all the teenagers in your area that are on school holiday were out parting all night and still havent got out of bed.

School holidays and broadband speeds have alot in common around here.

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  #58800 25-Jan-2007 08:53
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Yes they do... to an extent... but no, this is too dramatic a difference to be put down to a few teenagers not being out of bed. Until now international speeds haven't gone over 30KB/s once in weeks.

 
 
 
 


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#58803 25-Jan-2007 09:27
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Heya I seem to have noticed a significant speed increase on go large to international web sites as well - you tube streaming along nicely to fingers crossed...

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  #58850 25-Jan-2007 18:42
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Can anyone confirm this before i switch onto go large?


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  #58872 25-Jan-2007 23:17
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I have been having trouble streaming youtube, but working great now (go large)







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  #58877 26-Jan-2007 06:52
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I am not on the Go Large, just 128/FS 5Gbyte, but in the last couple of days I have noted a significant improvement in speeds, its like someone found a patch cord in the wrong hole and set it right.

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  #58878 26-Jan-2007 07:15
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s.joseph:

Can anyone confirm this before i switch onto go large?



sigh.

Well, here we are 24 hours later and I'm gutted to report that things have gone back to the way they were again. All international HTTP downloads are maxing out at around 30KB/s and once again youtube is near unusable.

The saga continues....

 
 
 
 


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  #58881 26-Jan-2007 08:13
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My speeds are still ok....

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  #60035 7-Feb-2007 18:49
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My torrent speed since Monday has been very very good, about 100kb/s up to 180kb/s, even during "peak" times. I only came onto the forums to see if anyone else had seen this improvement. Hopefully it's here to stay.

For reference, my torrents never went faster than 30kb/s before.

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  #60050 7-Feb-2007 20:40
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cyril7: I am not on the Go Large, just 128/FS 5Gbyte, but in the last couple of days I have noted a significant improvement in speeds, its like someone found a patch cord in the wrong hole and set it right.

Cyril


Steve98: I think someone else has found that the patch cord is in the right hole and put it back in the wrong.




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