Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


111 posts

Master Geek


Topic # 115035 11-Mar-2013 19:05
Send private message

It was choppy last week and I phoned the ISP several times. They tried a few things at their end then sent a techie out. Over the weekend it was OK first thing in the morning but got slower and slower. I gave up on it. Today a new aerial has been put on the roof and everything was fine for 30 mins. Now it's gone again.

Create new topic
19282 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2600
Inactive user


  Reply # 778165 11-Mar-2013 19:15
Send private message

Can you please provide more INFO as this does not sound like a xDSL connection

BDFL - Memuneh
61021 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 11850

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 778168 11-Mar-2013 19:31
Send private message

Aerial? Is this satellite? What ISP? Where are you located?

Seriously we can't even start helping, so little we know about the problem...






111 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 778173 11-Mar-2013 19:50
Send private message

Sorry. Typing on phone. Tech came back few minutes ago.



111 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 778174 11-Mar-2013 20:08
Send private message

Thinair ISP. Palmerston north.

BDFL - Memuneh
61021 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 11850

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 778177 11-Mar-2013 20:12
Send private message


111 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 778183 11-Mar-2013 20:32
Send private message

OK, for now it's going well.  I have a desktop computer and it's hooked up to an aerial on the roof but for the past month at least it's been choppy and this weekend it gave up.  It's funny that it actually goes alright in the morning but not during the day.  The tech has given me a new aerial and the signal which was terrible is now strong.  However, I've been hearing that they fixed it for a week or so and the next day it's disappeared again so I just have to cross my fingers.

6274 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 283

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 778193 11-Mar-2013 20:54
Send private message

Hi, I presume the "aerial" is infact a client wireless radio (UBNT Nano/Loco etal) in which case normally they are very reliable, so hopefully a replacement should be good to go and not fail, this assumes its not a transmission path issue.

Cyril



111 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 778196 11-Mar-2013 21:00
Send private message

Not a geek so not used to technical terms. :) I've done what I can by checking everything is plugged in and as I said, it did work ok in the mornings.

Create new topic

Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Intel introduces new NUC kits and NUC mini PCs
Posted 16-Aug-2018 11:03


The Warehouse leaps into the AI future with Google
Posted 15-Aug-2018 17:56


Targus set sights on enterprise and consumer growth in New Zealand
Posted 13-Aug-2018 13:47


Huawei to distribute nova 3i in New Zealand
Posted 9-Aug-2018 16:23


Home robot Vector to be available in New Zealand stores
Posted 9-Aug-2018 14:47


Panasonic announces new 2018 OLED TV line up
Posted 7-Aug-2018 16:38


Kordia completes first live 4K TV broadcast
Posted 1-Aug-2018 13:00


Schools get safer and smarter internet with Managed Network Upgrade
Posted 30-Jul-2018 20:01


DNC wants a safer .nz in the coming year
Posted 26-Jul-2018 16:08


Auldhouse becomes an AWS Authorised Training Delivery Partner in New Zealand
Posted 26-Jul-2018 15:55


Rakuten Kobo launches Kobo Clara HD entry level reader
Posted 26-Jul-2018 15:44


Kiwi team reaches semi-finals at the Microsoft Imagine Cup
Posted 26-Jul-2018 15:38


KidsCan App to Help Kiwi Children in Need
Posted 26-Jul-2018 15:32


FUJIFILM announces new high-performance lenses
Posted 24-Jul-2018 14:57


New FUJIFILM XF10 introduces square mode for Instagram sharing
Posted 24-Jul-2018 14:44



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.