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Topic # 112712 18-Dec-2012 01:40
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hey just a quick question.

I live in wellington and doing a speed test on speedtest.net to a wellington server is about 700kbps slower and 10 extra ms of ping compared to testing to a server in Auckland 

Does my trafic travel to Auckland than back to Wellington

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  Reply # 734049 18-Dec-2012 05:53
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If your ISP doesn't peer at WIX the speed test will be from the Citylink server in Los Angeles.

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  Reply # 739944 3-Jan-2013 22:35
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LA route would add MUCH MORE than just 10ms

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 739971 4-Jan-2013 00:08
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Probably what will happen is the PPP connection is terminated in Auckland so yes your traffic will go to Auckland before coming back to Wellington. Some ISPs have their PPP termination local to the area e.g. Xtreme Networks probably does for Wellington.





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