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# 214134 29-Apr-2017 05:17
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Just woke up this morning to find that Chorus have rolled out 17a to my cabinet and my Download speed has jumped to 80meg download but what is even more amazing is that upload speeds have gone from 11meg to 34meg.OMG I and so happy. Well done Chorus


 


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  # 1772245 29-Apr-2017 07:08
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I envy your speed gain :-)

 

Mine has gone from 51Mbps Down to 57 Mbps Down and 10Mbps Up to 17 Mbps up according to SpeeTest. Sync speeds are 62 and 18 respectively.

 

Not a big big improvement but it is still nice to get a free speed upgrade, especially the upload direction. I am stuck with copper technology for a while as I have a alarm system.

 

Hope that the neighbourhood will move to fibre soon and that will get me even more VDSL speed :-)


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  # 1772247 29-Apr-2017 07:17
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smalltrader:[snip] I am stuck with copper technology for a while as I have a alarm system.

 

 

Huh? Pretty poor service from your alarm company if that's the case. Either get an IP dialler or cellular.


 
 
 
 


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  # 1772250 29-Apr-2017 07:26
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75/10 to 100/40 :)


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  # 1772251 29-Apr-2017 07:28
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smalltrader:[snip] I am stuck with copper technology for a while as I have a alarm system.

 

 

Huh? Pretty poor service from your alarm company if that's the case. Either get an IP dialler or cellular.

 

 

The alarm system is pretty new and can be upgraded to have an IP module. The issue is wiring to the location of the router. It is going to be a semi major exercise to wire from the alarm control module to the where the router is. Looking at the hassle, I have decided VDSL is good enough for now. The wiring can wait till the next major renovation.


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  # 1772263 29-Apr-2017 07:34
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Ahh, that makes sense


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  # 1772313 29-Apr-2017 09:47
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was 63/10 now 70/24 - pretty happy with that


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  # 1772318 29-Apr-2017 09:55
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These changes are releated to ddDLM, see thread here http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=49&topicid=210455





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  # 1772499 29-Apr-2017 16:45
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smalltrader:

 

I envy your speed gain :-)

 

Mine has gone from 51Mbps Down to 57 Mbps Down and 10Mbps Up to 17 Mbps up according to SpeeTest. Sync speeds are 62 and 18 respectively.

 

Not a big big improvement but it is still nice to get a free speed upgrade, especially the upload direction. I am stuck with copper technology for a while as I have a alarm system.

 

Hope that the neighbourhood will move to fibre soon and that will get me even more VDSL speed :-)

 

 

thats 10% in the up and 70% int he down, thats huge.


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  # 1772515 29-Apr-2017 17:20
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56/12 to 78/37!

 

but speedtest sill only reports 10up :(





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  # 1772516 29-Apr-2017 17:25
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They can put the IP dialer in a different location to the alarm panel. You must already have phone cable back to somewhere that you could get Ethernet to. That can be used for the dialer. Power from the panel on 1 pair and the fake phone line back to the alarm panel on another pair. Don't let an alarm hold you back. Or get a monitoring company that just uses one of the 3g boxes that fakes a phone line to the alarm panel.




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  # 1772518 29-Apr-2017 17:34
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Jase2985:

 

smalltrader:

 

I envy your speed gain :-)

 

Mine has gone from 51Mbps Down to 57 Mbps Down and 10Mbps Up to 17 Mbps up according to SpeeTest. Sync speeds are 62 and 18 respectively.

 

Not a big big improvement but it is still nice to get a free speed upgrade, especially the upload direction. I am stuck with copper technology for a while as I have a alarm system.

 

Hope that the neighbourhood will move to fibre soon and that will get me even more VDSL speed :-)

 

 

thats 10% in the up and 70% int he down, thats huge.

 

 

It is actually the other way round. Old speed. 51 down and 10 up. New speed 57 down and 17 up. So around 10% improvement on down but 70% improvement on up. The up stream improvement is significant and nice.

 

 


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  # 1772525 29-Apr-2017 17:48
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56/12 to 78/37!

 

but speedtest sill only reports 10up :(

 

 

Whos your provider? and have you tried to reterminte your PPP session?





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  # 1772531 29-Apr-2017 17:58
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hio77:

 

hyperman:

 

56/12 to 78/37!

 

but speedtest sill only reports 10up :(

 

 

Whos your provider? and have you tried to reterminte your PPP session?

 

 

 

 

Orcon and yeah I rebooted the router





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  # 1772533 29-Apr-2017 18:01
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hyperman:

 

hio77:

 

hyperman:

 

56/12 to 78/37!

 

but speedtest sill only reports 10up :(

 

 

Whos your provider? and have you tried to reterminte your PPP session?

 

 

 

 

Orcon and yeah I rebooted the router

 

 

i'd ask them to check your QOS profile possibly?





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  # 1772535 29-Apr-2017 18:05
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hio77:

 

hyperman:

 

hio77:

 

hyperman:

 

56/12 to 78/37!

 

but speedtest sill only reports 10up :(

 

 

Whos your provider? and have you tried to reterminte your PPP session?

 

 

 

 

Orcon and yeah I rebooted the router

 

 

i'd ask them to check your QOS profile possibly?

 

 

ubergeeknz Nebbie

 

Any Ideas?





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