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# 249039 21-Apr-2019 23:12
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After experiencing NBN DSL I can say hand on my heart Chorus or Telecom back in the day never did this (well they did in the very beginning of Jetstream but dropped it quickly before VDSL even launched.)
Seriously Aussies. Sort out your broadband.





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I would love that, I am in Auckland.

 

Our copper is so bad chorus refuse to fix it as fiber is coming soon, that was 18 months ago and I have had to go to Netspeed RBI ( even though I am in the city ) to get internet.

 

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  # 2221939 22-Apr-2019 03:45
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Where in the city are you?

 
 
 
 


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  # 2221941 22-Apr-2019 04:09
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BarTender: After experiencing NBN DSL I can say hand on my heart Chorus or Telecom back in the day never did this (well they did in the very beginning of Jetstream but dropped it quickly before VDSL even launched.)
Seriously Aussies. Sort out your broadband.

 

that's fast by AU standards.





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  # 2221946 22-Apr-2019 06:32
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BarTender: After experiencing NBN DSL I can say hand on my heart Chorus or Telecom back in the day never did this (well they did in the very beginning of Jetstream but dropped it quickly before VDSL even launched.)
Seriously Aussies. Sort out your broadband.


that's fast by AU standards.


But intentionally throttling the line rate to way under half the speed I *could* be getting is just BS.





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SATTV:

 

I would love that, I am in Auckland.

 

Our copper is so bad chorus refuse to fix it as fiber is coming soon, that was 18 months ago and I have had to go to Netspeed RBI ( even though I am in the city ) to get internet.

 

John

 

 

Even though you're in Auckland, your local cabinet could still be some distance away.




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  # 2221948 22-Apr-2019 06:37
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I think I should have highlighted the Upstream & Downstream rates vs their maximum.
The fact my "Actual" rates are such a round number means they have intentionally throttled the connection on the DSLAM rather than giving me the full speed attainable.





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BarTender: I think I should have highlighted the Upstream & Downstream rates vs their maximum.
The fact my "Actual" rates are such a round number means they have intentionally throttled the connection on the DSLAM rather than giving me the full speed attainable.

 

I saw this and I wondered if its a case of the plan that has been bought?  So it could be that if a better plan was paid for you could get the max line speed?

 

 


 
 
 
 


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  # 2222001 22-Apr-2019 08:48
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Why would they throttle it?


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  # 2222002 22-Apr-2019 08:50
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Ha they target 24db ds s/n to achieve a super safe line

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quickymart:

 

Why would they throttle it?

 

 

Money - to entice you to a higher plan

 

Contention - not enough backhaul

 

Politics - who knows why here!


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  # 2222007 22-Apr-2019 09:05
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Linux: Where in the city are you?

 

New Windsor - By the motorway tunnels.

 

UFB is due this year so finger crossed.

 

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quickymart:

 

SATTV:

 

I would love that, I am in Auckland.

 

Our copper is so bad chorus refuse to fix it as fiber is coming soon, that was 18 months ago and I have had to go to Netspeed RBI ( even though I am in the city ) to get internet.

 

John

 

 

Even though you're in Auckland, your local cabinet could still be some distance away.

 

 

I am not connected to a cabinet, if I was I would have faster speed, I am connected to the Lynfield / Blockhouse Bay exchange.

 

The people behind be are on a cabinet, we are not able to connect to it, I asked back in 2011 when it was installed ( our area was the last to be cabinetised in auckland and we missed out )

 

Hopefully UFB this year, saw the signs up in Maioro St & White Swan Road yesterday. They are not too far away.

 

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Looks like the rates are locked to the standard NBN 25/5 plan. Your ISP should be able to provide an upgraded plan or log a fault with them if you are supposed to be on a higher plan.


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The NBN IMO has bigger problems than artificially limiting the sync rate on FTTN/FTTC/FTTB. They're beholden to the whims of politicians, have spent a boat load of money buying the decrepit old copper networks, have underestimated how much it'll cost to get the copper to a decent standard, can't physically achieve the minimum speed (that went from 100Mbps to 25Mbps due to politics) at many addresses, are on shaky ground financially (supposedly), have to install new copper to many premises, are still dealing with co-existence on both HFC and FTTN, suffer from severe peak time congestion on fixed wireless connections, and to top it all off have artificial contention at their 121(!) handover points.

 

 

Would not surprise me if they end up being forced to scrap much of their new copper infrastructure and going full FTTP like they were going to in the first place. Faster and cheaper, indeed.

 

 

Yes, NZ internet has its moments. But we're a lot better off overall than our friends across the ditch. RIP NBN.

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  # 2222066 22-Apr-2019 11:39
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On the upside with a line artificially being limited like that, it's way more likely to have a fault and the end user never know about it... One could say that has a benefit to truck roll volumes.

Oh and @bartender be realistic now.. Your just as salty your copper dsl wasn't even up to that standard...




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