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Reply # 32933 13-Apr-2006 11:24
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I can't believe that you got 51kbps. I never got close to it even using the best V90 modem known to man (US Robotics Courier).
I don't know the reason for the speeds you are getting.

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Reply # 32936 13-Apr-2006 11:44
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Jama: I can't believe that you got 51kbps. I never got close to it even using the best V90 modem known to man (US Robotics Courier).
I don't know the reason for the speeds you are getting.

Maybe it was just being reported as 51kbps? Or connecting at that then immediately falling back to 49kbps due to errors?




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Reply # 32940 13-Apr-2006 13:05
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Since we are submitting "scientific" data....

April 13th, 2006 1:02pm5422.8 kbps
April 13th, 2006 1:02pm5719.3 kbps
April 13th, 2006 9:23am6144 kbps
April 13th, 2006 9:22am6193.5 kbps
April 13th, 2006 9:22am6167.1 kbps
April 13th, 2006 9:21am6217.1 kbps
April 13th, 2006 9:21am6420.1 kbps
April 11th, 2006 1:52pm7787.1 kbps

That's an average of 6.1Mbps



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Reply # 32962 13-Apr-2006 16:33
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Ahh well...you folks are lucky...im on 3.5mb and only getting a speed test of 1.8mbps....telecoms gives me bs of too far from the exchange and engineer tells me the truth...."Its not the exchange mate.....Its the crappy old equipment of telecom that cannot provide the speeds to houses in your area!"

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Reply # 32968 13-Apr-2006 17:49
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I would settle for 1.8!! I am only getting 512kb/s - best test was one off 1.2mb/s




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Reply # 32986 14-Apr-2006 08:11
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Got new bandwidth allocation and tested 3.1 mb/s on my laptop. And my PC usually tests faster, so we'll see when i can be bothered getting out of bed :p

Happy Easter All

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Reply # 33053 15-Apr-2006 19:47
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I upgraded from 1mbs to 2mbs and it hasn't been upgraded for months. I am getting the new data allowance but the speed is still the old speed. ihug said they would give a refund once telecom started speeding it up.
Now I am thinking of getting a new connection (with wireless for psp) but don't know which plan is the best... any ideas?

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Reply # 33056 15-Apr-2006 22:55
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Its all about the speed tests........   And telecom

Im still on 2Mbps cannot afford the extra $10 for 3.5Mbps by the way rember it is advertised as 3.5Mbps this is not 3.5 Megabyte a second it is 3.5 Megabit per second so you will never ever download at 3.5Mb/s

Rember the isps cap you at 3.5Mbps and they will never let you go over that speed and the speed tests are not very acurate just rember that. Once i did a speed test it told me i had 200Kbps  i downloaded a file 30sec after that and i was downloading at 1.8Mbps

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Reply # 33058 15-Apr-2006 22:59
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By the way zack theres no need to buy a new wireless internet plan just buy a wireless router and configre it to send out internet to your psp

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Reply # 33061 15-Apr-2006 23:14
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mercera13: By the way zack theres no need to buy a new wireless internet plan just buy a wireless router and configre it to send out internet to your psp
Yep, I meant I would get a new wireless router at the same time because right now I only have a 'D-Link DSL-200'. I had a look at the TelstraClear packages http://www.telstraclear.co.nz/products-res/packages/residential_pricing.cfm and was thinking about the $101.90* one, the $111.90 one or the $161.90* one. Having high speeds like that would mean some PC upgrades too though :P (Seeing that I have about 2gbs left right now :o)

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Reply # 33064 15-Apr-2006 23:29
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Where's the edit button :S (This forum needs some improvements)

mercera13: Its all about the speed tests........ And telecom

Im still on 2Mbps cannot afford the extra $10 for 3.5Mbps by the way rember it is advertised as 3.5Mbps this is not 3.5 Megabyte a second it is 3.5 Megabit per second so you will never ever download at 3.5Mb/s

Rember the isps cap you at 3.5Mbps and they will never let you go over that speed and the speed tests are not very acurate just rember that. Once i did a speed test it told me i had 200Kbps i downloaded a file 30sec after that and i was downloading at 1.8Mbps
I knew that 3.5Mbps wasn't megabytes but I didn't know it was megabits, thanks for clearing that up. (So do I say I have a 2 megabit connection?)

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Reply # 33066 15-Apr-2006 23:37
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Zach: Where's the edit button :S (This forum needs some improvements)
No, it doesn't need improvements - you might need a new pair of glasses. The edit button is there:





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Reply # 33067 15-Apr-2006 23:42
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freitasm:
Zach: Where's the edit button :S (This forum needs some improvements)
No, it doesn't need improvements - you might need a new pair of glasses. The edit button is there:

Ohh... I see now :P I swear it wasn't there earler (maybe I wasn't logged in). Anyway, time for bed :D

(BTW, the site still needs some improvements :P)

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Reply # 33073 16-Apr-2006 01:40
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no this forum is already great

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Reply # 33076 16-Apr-2006 07:45
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As an aside, I am on Ihug's Old "slow" 2mbps plan, and even with capped speeds (supposedly, over my 2gb off peak by about 2gb) I still got a 1763.6 speed test result (jetstreamgames site)

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