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Topic # 183912 3-Nov-2015 11:43
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We now have

Downstream Line Rate kbit/s 99999
Upstream line rate      kbit/s 40745
Downstream SNR (db)           13.5
etc etc

Looks like speeds have jumped
Try voyager, at $69 per month unlimited it is gooood
I am in Temple View Hamilton


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  Reply # 1419688 3-Nov-2015 11:50
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You chould be praising the industry as a whole and Chorus for this change, not the ISP.

Cheers - N

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  Reply # 1419691 3-Nov-2015 11:53
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As above you are connected to a wholesale network

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  Reply # 1419707 3-Nov-2015 12:14
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nothing to do with your ISP

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  Reply # 1419709 3-Nov-2015 12:15
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Sounds like you're very close to your cabinet, with a very clean line, combined with the switch to 998:

http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=49&topicid=176892 

So yeah, as above, that jump in sync rate isn't unique to voyager. 



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  Reply # 1419714 3-Nov-2015 12:21
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Oh OK, the only thing I guess I can give voyager is the awesome price.
Yes I am close to the cabinet and voyager had the correct splitter installed etc.
Thanks for the heads up

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  Reply # 1419745 3-Nov-2015 12:42
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Indeed, that does sound like a pretty sharp price :) Was there a cost for the master splitter install?



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  Reply # 1419753 3-Nov-2015 12:53
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No fee for the master splitter install, $14.95 one off cost for static ip and 24 month contract at that price. I find that better than $80 plus for no contract and no vdsl splitter.

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  Reply # 1419755 3-Nov-2015 12:58
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Wow, with this bandplan change you can achieve 100mbit? That is good isn't it.





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  Reply # 1419759 3-Nov-2015 13:02
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I still remember being astonished that they could get more than 2400BPS out of copper... 100Mbit is crazy.

In saying that, very very few people will achieve 100Mbps, but yes, that's the new theoretical limit.

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  Reply # 1419764 3-Nov-2015 13:04
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nakedmolerat: Wow, with this bandplan change you can achieve 100mbit? That is good isn't it.


yes but depends on the line card in the cabinet, broadcom ones seem to be capable of 100/50, while ikanos ones seem to be capiable of 70/30

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  Reply # 1419848 3-Nov-2015 14:10
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Talkiet: I still remember being astonished that they could get more than 2400BPS out of copper... 100Mbit is crazy.

In saying that, very very few people will achieve 100Mbps, but yes, that's the new theoretical limit.

Cheers - N


it seems there's quite a lot of people on ikns line cards showing attainable over 100 megabit, and that it's mostly that the ikns line cards can't do more than 70 megabit. 

i wonder if people are going to try pushing to get shifted to broadcom line cards now... :)


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  Reply # 1419849 3-Nov-2015 14:11
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Looked at changing a number of connections to Voayger but they don't have IPv6 so couldn't..





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  Reply # 1420149 3-Nov-2015 19:49
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Do you have an Ethernet cable running across garden and into cabinet? Lol





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  Reply # 1420150 3-Nov-2015 19:50
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That won't make @TimA happy either!




Chorus has spent $1.4 billion on making their xDSL broadband network faster. If your still stuck on ADSL or VDSL, why not spend from $150 on a master filter install to make sure you are getting the most out of your connection?
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  Reply # 1420154 3-Nov-2015 19:54
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coffeebaron: That won't make @TimA happy either!


pretty sure last i heard, @TimA is on a ikanos linecard, damn shame ;)




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