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Topic # 30661 16-Feb-2009 21:24
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I've found of late my adsl sync speed (adsl2+ to frankton exchange) has been falling, only noticed today I've gone from a 5mb connect down to around 3.9mb, also noticed line attenuation has gone from 45 to 46db.
Chorus have got a lot of holes dug around my immediate area, would this be a result of telecom rethreading our copper cable from the old cabinet to the new one?
Anyone else notice something like this before getting migrated to a cabinet?

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  Reply # 196156 16-Feb-2009 21:35
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I felt I had the same problem when they were digging and errecting. Speeds certainly were affected for months. Now I have an ADSL2 cabinet online and speeds are good nationally but absolute crap Internationally. Worse than ever in fact. But I blame my sucky ISP ORCON. I'll know more reasons this week when I leave them for another.



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  Reply # 196157 16-Feb-2009 21:42
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I'm wondering if its a backhaul issue?

Anyway i've just done some experimenting, I seemed to of ended up at 49db and a 3.7mb connection so I locked my router back to adsl1 and can get 4.3mb with 46db. I'm wondering if its worth giving Telecom a call tomorrow and request a line test.

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  Reply # 196180 16-Feb-2009 23:17
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Hey DjShadow,

My cabinet was upgraded to ADSL2+ on Jan 19. My average synch speed prior to the upgrade was around 4500 kbs with 54 db attenuation. It's now 20500 kbs at 6 db attenuation.

I cant remember when but the Cabinet on Crawshaw Avenue was moved to Breckons Ave about 60 metres away from me. For a period of time, my synch speed did drop to around 3300 kbs with attenuation increasing to 55db for a couple of weeks. It then settled back to 4500 @ 54 db a week-ish later.

This seems to match your current symptoms.

Maybe call your ISP to report so they can check with Chorus to see if theres a coincidence.






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  Reply # 196331 17-Feb-2009 16:58
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DjShadow, my connect rates dropped before I was cabinetised - in fact I had stability issues that may or may not have been related.  I put it down to other cabinets between me and the exchange going live before mine did - i.e. the temporary introduction of noisey segments in the cable bundles.  Could be wrong ....




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  Reply # 196338 17-Feb-2009 17:14
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Oh good, seems to be a common theme going on here so maybe just a precursor to being put onto a cabinet, I was wondering if its the new cable joins or extra cable that was increasing the resistasnce.



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  Reply # 196351 17-Feb-2009 18:22
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Looks like a big job in motion at present, I noticed this today: (excuse the big size)


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