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#116870 12-May-2013 18:27
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Hey guys.  This is my first post here so if I am in the wrong forum please bare with me.

 

I am shortly moving into my own house and I will need to set up internet as one of my first tasks.  I am wondering what ISP you use in your own homes, or which ISP would you consider the best for online gaming?

 

I have heard that Telecom and Slingshot are pretty good.  What are your thoughts?

 

Any advice you can give me would be greatly appreciated!

Cheers

 

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  #816334 12-May-2013 18:29
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Telecom are pretty good. I don't work for them*

*One of these is a lie.
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  #816335 12-May-2013 18:34
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I'm on Slingshot Unlimited and i've found it fine. They QoS it second, after VOIP (which is probably a trivial amount anyway).



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  #816336 12-May-2013 18:35
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Telecom, Vodafone/Telstra Clear, Snap.




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  #816337 12-May-2013 18:35
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Worry about the quality of the house wiring and approx where are you moving to?

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  #816338 12-May-2013 18:36
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Thanks for your input.  So far I think ill go with Telecom.  They do naked broadband package's right? 

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  #816340 12-May-2013 18:38
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Haven't had any problems with Telecom or Snap. Usually get 160-180ms in most games. 

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  #816341 12-May-2013 18:38
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johnr: Worry about the quality of the house wirimg and approx where are you moving to?


 

Quality of house wiring I am unsure about as the house is just a flat.  It is in Wanganui



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  #816342 12-May-2013 18:39
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Dolts: Haven't had any problems with Telecom or Snap. Usually get 160-180ms in most games. 


 

That's good to know.  Cheers

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  #816343 12-May-2013 18:40
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How rural will it be?

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  #816344 12-May-2013 18:40
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SeanoffShotgun: Thanks for your input.  So far I think ill go with Telecom.  They do naked broadband package's right? 


They do not. If you need naked broadand then either Snap or Vodafone.




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  #816346 12-May-2013 18:42
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johnr: How rural will it be?


 

Basically in the middle of town

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  #816349 12-May-2013 18:44
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SeanoffShotgun:
johnr: How rural will it be?


 

Basically in the middle of town


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  #816350 12-May-2013 18:46
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this is the latest Truenet results for international latency for all isp's





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  #816369 12-May-2013 19:27
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So Telecom seems to be an all round good ISP from your responses.  I have checked this link http://www.telecom.co.nz/internet/ and the Ultra Fibre network is not yet available in my region.  Is the ADSL Broadband pretty decent?  I am tossing up between the Telecom ADSL and Slingshot.

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  #816372 12-May-2013 19:33
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Dolts: Haven't had any problems with Telecom or Snap. Usually get 160-180ms in most games. 


 

Referring to Telecom, is that using the Fibre network or the ADSL network?  Correct me if my terminology is wrong!

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