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Topic # 128737 21-Aug-2013 19:38
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I swear that our fibre connection has just got faster!

We are in Nelson on a Telecom 30/10 plan with Telecom, and on wired connection we have never got better than 26/9. Suddenly we are consistently getting 28.5/9.6. Even stranger is that my iPhone will also connect at those speeds, whereas I would be lucky to get 15/9 before, and I always assumed it was the deficiencies of single antenna wireless.

Happy but perplexed....

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  Reply # 882375 21-Aug-2013 19:43
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Hi, thats less than a 10% variation, so in my personal opinion its irreverent.

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  Reply # 882376 21-Aug-2013 19:43
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Hi, thats less than a 10% variation, so in my personal opinion its irreverent.

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  Reply # 882379 21-Aug-2013 19:47
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cyril7: Hi, thats less than a 10% variation, so in my personal opinion its irreverent.

Cyril



I would say its more irrelevant than irreverent

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  Reply # 882380 21-Aug-2013 19:49
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Show some respect young man!

:)

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  Reply # 882383 21-Aug-2013 20:02
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sounds about right for a 30/10 fibre connection...




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  Reply # 882399 21-Aug-2013 20:19
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Some stuff changed last night (well between 1 and 3:30am this morning) so that should have made a bit of a difference.

Plus you will now notice your usage in MyTelecom and may have already received a letter saying that the good times of free interwebs is coming to an end.

All part of what happened last night.

You'll now be able to get a static ip and unblock port 25 if needed.

Off to bed shortly.



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  Reply # 882401 21-Aug-2013 20:21
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I agree - it was more that I noticed the simultaneous improvement in my wifi download speeds, which I thought was really bizarre. Logically there should be no connection between any slight improvement in external network speed, and the ability for my devices to connect to home wifi at full download speeds as well.

I have made no changes to my wifi network that should persuade single antenna devices to download at virtually the same speed as a wired connection. Previously there has been a large discrepancy between wired vs wireless.

Anyway - I am not complaining!

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  Reply # 882403 21-Aug-2013 20:24
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You'll now be able to get a static ip and unblock port 25 if needed.


And the citizens rejoiced!!!!


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  Reply # 882437 21-Aug-2013 21:18
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plambrechtsen: You'll now be able to get a static ip and unblock port 25 if needed.


Does that also include transferring your existing DSL static IP address? If so then thank you kind sir!

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  Reply # 882444 21-Aug-2013 21:40
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is the usage meter making a return, for those with tivo also? maybe time to switch isp if that is the case.

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  Reply # 882455 21-Aug-2013 21:59
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PJ48: I swear that our fibre connection has just got faster!

We are in Nelson on a Telecom 30/10 plan with Telecom, and on wired connection we have never got better than 26/9. Suddenly we are consistently getting 28.5/9.6. Even stranger is that my iPhone will also connect at those speeds, whereas I would be lucky to get 15/9 before, and I always assumed it was the deficiencies of single antenna wireless.

Happy but perplexed....


Chorus UFB didnt get faster (the taps are turned on to what ever your plan is ) - Telecom connections using UFB got faster

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  Reply # 882462 21-Aug-2013 22:12
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plambrechtsen: Some stuff changed last night (well between 1 and 3:30am this morning) so that should have made a bit of a difference.

Plus you will now notice your usage in MyTelecom and may have already received a letter saying that the good times of free interwebs is coming to an end.

All part of what happened last night.

You'll now be able to get a static ip and unblock port 25 if needed.

Off to bed shortly.


IPv6 available yet?





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  Reply # 882602 22-Aug-2013 09:50
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Kraven:
plambrechtsen: You'll now be able to get a static ip and unblock port 25 if needed.

Does that also include transferring your existing DSL static IP address? If so then thank you kind sir!


Yep sure does.

Zeon: IPv6 available yet?


Nope, it's being looked at but there is a whole lot of stuff that would need to be updated / changed to support IPv6 which is by no means a trivial (and thus cheap) exercise to undertake.
- Internal IP address management system since you would want a /64 or /56 or whatever to be persistent if you rebooted or moved houses and how that would be handled.
- Core Firewalls and routers
- DNS Servers
- Transparent HTTP Proxy infrastructure
- CDN (Akamai & Google)
- Copyright (Section 92a) compliance
- The billing stack.

To name but a few.

Telecom have a fair amount of IPv4 address space to support all our Fixed and Mobile customers, so there isn't drive to support v6 and the business case to upgrade the above isn't a pretty figure. So I would personally expect v6 to be a while away. But you never know.

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  Reply # 882634 22-Aug-2013 10:25
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Okay, so Telecom doesn't directly support IPv6. I think Slingshot don't, what ISPs do? And then there's the issue of my DSL modem not supporting it either. So much for having us migrated by 2010 to prevent IPv4 starvation.

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  Reply # 882673 22-Aug-2013 11:28
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chevrolux:
You'll now be able to get a static ip and unblock port 25 if needed.


And the citizens rejoiced!!!!




Now THAT's irreverent! :)


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