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Topic # 22023 13-May-2008 21:05

What do you guys call poor speeds? I get around hmm maybe 250kbs if im lucky but other than that 220kbs. Now i think that is poor speeds. IF it drops below 150kbs i start to worry about my internet. But i see you some of you guys get speed up to like 700kbs like my uncle gets. I just want to know what you guys call  poor speeds or if what i get is avrage. By the way im on ihug Full up and down speeds.


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  Reply # 130724 13-May-2008 21:39
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Export: By the way im on ihug Full up and down speeds.

Just having a consistency check... you said you're using bb3, that's FS/128k

I would call anything that doesn't allow you to watch TVNZ's 128k streaming as very poor (I had constant disconnections for the last week until today).

Poor would be - waiting twice as long for a YouTube video to load (they're pretty low quality, so they should load fine)




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  Reply # 130775 14-May-2008 08:34
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First up, please post you router model, ADSL sync speeds and line stats. Without this info, we can not say what speeds you are likely to achieve. The speeds you are getting, may well be what you can expect for your line (based on distance from exchange etc).




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  Reply # 130840 14-May-2008 12:05
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But i see you some of you guys get speed up to like 700kbs like my uncle gets.



WOW!, that’s good Surprised, the most I get is 200 - 300kbs (On Xtra Go Large)


I just want to know what you guys call poor speeds


I would say anything under 100kbs I would call as poor speeds


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  Reply # 132595 22-May-2008 18:31
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poor = buffering in youtube vids or not bieng able to watch tv3's 128kbps streams or taking 10mins to d/l a 2MB file which at times i have had to put up with

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