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# 214695 24-May-2017 10:54
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my VDSL connection gets 32mb, I have a splitter.. and cat5


my next door neighbour, from same box at front of road gets 53mb.. how does that work?







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  # 1787342 24-May-2017 11:00
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Profile that has been set and/or in house wiring

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  # 1787343 24-May-2017 11:02
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Compare the xDSL line stats



'That VDSL Cat'
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  # 1787344 24-May-2017 11:02
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many reasons this could be.




Profile (even more important with ddDLM being per line adjusted)


Line condition


Pair condition


Connected CT


MDF layouts


Modem, Chipset Firmware


Time of resync, Noise when resync occurred




list goes on...

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  # 1787348 24-May-2017 11:18
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Why does the bread land butter side down?
We will never know. Same goes for you question. 
Might be a good assignment for the AUT Physics department!

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  # 1787382 24-May-2017 12:22
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do you use the same pair of copper wires back to the cabinet / exchange? your pair could just be of poorer condition than theirs

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  # 1787388 24-May-2017 12:28
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wow, I never got upto half your speed on VDSL, I just upgraded to Fibre30 and get slightly lower than you are getting. 

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  # 1787397 24-May-2017 12:45
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wow, I never got upto half your speed on VDSL, I just upgraded to Fibre30 and get slightly lower than you are getting. 



You may find it hard to believe but VDSL as a technology can perform very well (matching fibre in rare cases) if the stars are lining up. The key is IF all the stars are lining up (ie. all factors are good such as distance to cabinet, in house wiring, no interference ..etc).


In real world though, it is very difficult to find find cases where all the stars are lining up for VDSL to excel. Nevertheless, as a stepping stone / transition technology, VDSL is pretty good.


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  # 1787400 24-May-2017 12:46
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For me it was blamed on multiples and they wouldnt do anything about it, so I get 15ish less then neighbours do.


Have a new leadin to the house and straight from there to rj45 socket on the black 2 pair cable, old connection which went thru the same cables was always much worse, but I found when a chorus tech was here fixing stuff last time and they had the POE open, that in the past the cable to the routers was also in parallel with an old black rope like cable going off "somewhere" that I have no idea where it went. That connection was always much slower than the other.


Old flatmate had a seperate lead in and constnatly had higher speeds than me till one day it went faulty and slow. Then he got charged heaps by chorus for no fault found so I dont really want to bother them unless the connection has actually crapped out, which is about a twice yearly occurance recently.


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