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Master Geek


Topic # 58462 12-Mar-2010 15:35
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Hi guys, I was wondering whether anyone else has noticed that sites like youtube have become quite slow. I have Woosh wired (ADSL2+) and it takes over 5 minutes to load a low-quality 3 minute video. This means you have a wait a few minutes before you can watch a video, which reminds me of what the internet was like back in the days of jetstart or dialup!

I will post some download speeds and tracerts when I get home, in case they show anything up, but really was just trying to work out whether it is just me, or Woosh's problem.

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Master Geek


  Reply # 306705 12-Mar-2010 17:51
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It seems to be an intermittent problem, getting worse later in the evening. At the moment (5:30pm) I can watch a low-quality video ok, because it downloads just fast enough to avoid continuously pausing for buffering.

I've also noticed that my speeds have dropped, and my ping is sky-high.


tracert www.youtube.com

Tracing route to youtube-ui.l.google.com [72.14.203.138]
over a maximum of 30 hops:

  1    84 ms    99 ms    99 ms  dsldevice.lan [192.168.1.254]
  2    83 ms    79 ms    74 ms  lns3.sky.woosh.net.nz [202.74.206.9]
  3     *        *        *     Request timed out.
  4    56 ms    60 ms    48 ms  g0-0-61.br1.sky.woosh.net.nz [202.74.206.161]
  5    49 ms    54 ms    48 ms  Gi0-1.gw2.akl1.asianetcom.net [203.192.166.185]
  6    49 ms   142 ms    64 ms  ge-3-3-0-0.gw4.akl1.asianetcom.net [202.147.55.210]
  7    69 ms    69 ms    73 ms  po2-0.cr4.syd1.asianetcom.net [202.147.55.254]
  8    82 ms    72 ms    71 ms  ge-1-0-0-0.gw4.syd1.asianetcom.net [202.147.40.150]
  9    70 ms    73 ms    73 ms  gi1-0-0.gw1.syd2.asianetcom.net [202.147.55.90]
 10    78 ms   123 ms    71 ms  202.167.228.73
 11    93 ms    86 ms    88 ms  66.249.95.234
 12   172 ms   171 ms   176 ms  209.85.249.52
 13   241 ms   279 ms   251 ms  209.85.250.90
 14   201 ms   207 ms   200 ms  209.85.250.103
 15   216 ms   219 ms   219 ms  209.85.241.158
 16   279 ms   267 ms   274 ms  tx-in-f138.1e100.net [72.14.203.138]

Trace complete.

Does anyone have any ideas? Sounds similar to the the problems people were having with Telstra...



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Master Geek


  Reply # 306732 12-Mar-2010 19:35
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Seems like I'm not getting ADSL2+... http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=49&topicid=58471

Have filled out the customer support form on their website.

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