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Topic # 12129 28-Feb-2007 18:05
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Hey guys.
I have recently been in contact with a technician at slingshot and we would like to know if anyone has had a problem where logging into or accessing the slingshot website (to top up) is impossible when your connection is limited to 64k after using your cap.

I have had ongoing problems and would like to know if anyone else has had the problem.
We just want to know if this is a common problem or if it is just happening to me?

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  Reply # 62331 28-Feb-2007 18:30
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Yes, I have had problems and had to use a free proxy to connect to the site when the cap ran out.

I contacted customer support via email and it was sorted in a couple of days. But had to run cmd commands to trace and pink some site/number.

I hope that this time my cap runs out i'll get by as I have a DNS proxy, so if slingshots dns is out about ummbout I have a DNS that goes.

I think the 64kbps speed is sometimes not been delivered when datacaps are gone. 

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  Reply # 62859 5-Mar-2007 16:42
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Well my standard 25g cap that I get for $29.95 has run out.

My connection is running well, i can surf and msn.
Just running some speed tests.

speed tests,

NZ DSL 37k down and 82kbps up. Kind of not like dialup speeds reported umm 60kbps to start with and then fell away to 19kbps down and 104kbps up.

real speeds (reported by flashget and utorrent) show up speeds are sitting around the 8kBps 64kbps dl.

still not dialup speeds like slingshot states, but i dialup speeds does cover from 300 baud up to 56k baud.

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