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Topic # 17059 9-Nov-2007 16:34
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Hi,

Just wondering, with all the talk about Woosh speeds etc, why on earth can i get 2Mbs download and 37kbps up. Surely if i am getting that good a signal to get the high download speed, shouldnt i also get a good upload. I am in Ivercargill, on wireless 5Gb plan...this is a pretty normal off peak scenario......although this actual result was done 20mins ago.
any ideas as Woosh wont give me a damn straight answer....firewalls? anyone?

https://www.speedtest.net/result/200399473.png

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  Reply # 94490 9-Nov-2007 17:16
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The wireless base station transmits at a significantly higher power than your little modem, hence wireless transmission in point to multipoint tends to be pretty asymmetric.

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Reply # 94501 9-Nov-2007 18:21
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Fraktul: The wireless base station transmits at a significantly higher power than your little modem, hence wireless transmission in point to multipoint tends to be pretty asymmetric.


Funny that, I always had the opposite problem. Faster uploads than downloads (By an incredibly large margin - capped or uncapped)

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 94509 9-Nov-2007 20:27
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Thanks for the reply....as you can see i am no wiz about computers...Woosh are sending me out a new modem.....will this help or should i just can the whole idea and go with another ISP? I cant use the Woosh connection to Skype, which is really why i want a faster upload. However it sounds like the whole NZ network is slow???we have just moved over from UK, or is it just Woosh and my little modem?

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  Reply # 94510 9-Nov-2007 20:29
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In my experience Woosh are a horrble ISP in general. I would strongly suggest a wired connection (preferably cable and if not that ADSL).

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