Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


nodeman

12 posts

Geek


#29619 13-Jan-2009 14:05
Send private message

Hi All,

Just wondering someone told me that if you have a FS UP FS DOWN ADSL(ADSL2+) plan it would be faster.

What i mean is for example

Full Down Speed and 128kbps upload does that actually effect your download speed.

Opposed to FS up and Down.

?

Create new topic
Affiliate link
 
 
 

Affiliate link: Norton 360 antivirus provides enhanced security for your connected devices, a secure VPN for online privacy, Password Manager, Firewall, SafeCam, PC Cloud Backup, Dark Web Monitoring, Parental Control, and more. An all-in-one cybersecurity solution backed by 100% Virus Protection Promise and 60 Day Money Back Guarantee.
manhinli
2483 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  #189210 13-Jan-2009 14:10
Send private message

Yes - there is a difference.

FS/128k restricts download to around 4mbps - http://www.telecom.co.nz/speed has some basic descriptions about it.




Find me on Twitter!

I posted 1, 2 x 10^3 times!

xpd

xpd
Trash bandit
11926 posts

Uber Geek

Retired Mod
ID Verified
Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  #189211 13-Jan-2009 14:11
Send private message

Yup, 128k upload rate tops your download rate at approx 4.5mbps.

If youre wondering why, basically for the data youre downloading, your system has to send back information to confirm it arrived, so the faster youre downloading, the faster its got to send info back, and when youre limited at 128k, it soon hits the limit. Thats the basic reason anyway.... probably is more technical explanations out there etc but its one...

So FS both ways, gives a nicer pipe to fire back information with.




       Gavin / xpd / FastRaccoon

 

Website - Photo Gallery - Instagram

 

 


nodeman

12 posts

Geek


  #189217 13-Jan-2009 14:37
Send private message

Thanks guys so much clearer....

I Love Geekzone :)



ToPGuNZ
312 posts

Ultimate Geek

Lifetime subscriber

  #189237 13-Jan-2009 15:17
Send private message


I was surprised when I learnt of this recentlly (also from Geekzone), it encouraged me to switch plans (and providers). I was getting 5000kbps and 128kbps on Sunday and on Monday I got 14000kbps and 860kbps once I changed. A big improvement which is one of the benefits I was hoping for when moving to the new plan. Well worth upgrading to a FS/FS plan.

Create new topic





News and reviews »

D-Link G415 4G Smart Router Review
Posted 27-Jun-2022 17:24


New Zealand Video Game Sales Reaches $540 Million
Posted 26-Jun-2022 14:49


Github Copilot Generally Available to All Developers
Posted 26-Jun-2022 14:37


Logitech G Introduces the New Astro A10 Headset
Posted 26-Jun-2022 14:20


Fitbit introduces Sleep Profiles
Posted 26-Jun-2022 14:11


Synology Introduces FlashStation FS3410
Posted 26-Jun-2022 14:04


Intel Arc A380 Graphics First Available in China
Posted 15-Jun-2022 17:08


JBL Introduces PartyBox Encore Essential Speaker
Posted 15-Jun-2022 17:05


New TVNZ+ streaming brand launches
Posted 13-Jun-2022 08:35


Chromecast With Google TV Review
Posted 10-Jun-2022 17:10


Xbox Gaming on Your Samsung Smart TV No Console Required
Posted 10-Jun-2022 00:01


Xbox Cloud Gaming Now Available in New Zealand
Posted 10-Jun-2022 00:01


HP Envy Inspire 7900e Review
Posted 9-Jun-2022 20:31


Philips Hue Starter Kit Review
Posted 4-Jun-2022 11:10


Sony Expands Its Wireless Speaker X-series Range
Posted 4-Jun-2022 10:25









Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.