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Topic # 81559 14-Apr-2011 11:03
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nz speed test = 0.20 mbit (a month ago this was 11mbit

usa speedtest will not even complete!  gets 0.05mbit and fails

my speeds went downhill last week and now it's to the point I'm on what feels like broken dialup.  Guess I'll phone them, which is always a pleasure.  sigh

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  Reply # 458618 14-Apr-2011 11:06
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Have you checked your modems line stats, made sure no filters are faulty, or checked if there is any work being done on lines in your neighbourhood lately?



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  Reply # 458619 14-Apr-2011 11:09
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Modem Status Connected
DownStream Connection Speed 19383 kbps
UpStream Connection Speed 956 kbps
VPI 0
VCI 100

Have tried rebooting it etc. I can barely do anything at this point..

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 458631 14-Apr-2011 11:41
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I just got a txt from home saying the Internet is down no adsl sync after restarting modem

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  Reply # 458632 14-Apr-2011 11:42
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Slingshots network status page seems to be down aswell as it is just blank

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  Reply # 458633 14-Apr-2011 11:42
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I lost all internet access for about an hour this morning.

My ADSL was still connected, and I could ping my Slingshot gateway, but that was it. Couldn't get through on their 0800 number either, it wouldn't ring at all.

Seems to be fine now though.

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  Reply # 458670 14-Apr-2011 12:40
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Yep today and ever since since the 9th, I am currently hooked into the dial up until the broadband is back up as it was....considering some of us have been upgraded automatically to Hs/Hs this dial up is going faster

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  Reply # 458757 14-Apr-2011 14:41
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It has been ok for me here in Nelson but I am only on adsl 1 so don't get the best speeds as it is. But I have been able to stream YouTube (360p) ok.

The internet was working when I left for work about 9 ish

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  Reply # 458869 14-Apr-2011 17:53
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slingshot fullspeed / highspeed today:
the result says slower than 73% of nz




unfortunately slingshots network status page does not mention any outage, which sadly isnt surprising when previously slingshot customers on a particular exchange a while ago ALL experienced problems and the CSR's said theres no indications of other users having problems, fortunately when the customers chatted amongst each other they all found out they all had problems and upon telling slingshot that finally the exchange was repaired.

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  Reply # 458883 14-Apr-2011 18:09
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Speedtest.net won't even load right now.

Been super slow today and i'm on hs/hs ........i'm supposed to be on the adsl2+


So everyone is being crapped on by slingshot right now i take it ?

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  Reply # 458889 14-Apr-2011 18:42
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ARE YOU KIDDING MEEEEEEEEEEEEE !!!!?!??????!?!?!!!?!?! Yell



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  Reply # 458900 14-Apr-2011 19:15
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This has been getting worse and worse,  A month or so ago I was getting 15mbps and now .5mbps.  My line stats are 19174/956 Kbps and I'm on a fs/fs plan.


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  Reply # 458929 14-Apr-2011 20:35
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Test Date: Apr 14, 2011 8:31 PM
Connection Type: WiFi
Server: Wellington
Download: 4.11 Mbps
Upload: 0.51 Mbps
Ping: 210 ms

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  Reply # 458930 14-Apr-2011 20:38
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there was a definate outage this morning, affected our fibre connection as well as what they showed as affected on their network status page (props to callplus for actually updating the page!). Problems with the 0800 number were likely to be from overloading. I managed to get through and speak to someone who told me everyone was running around trying to fix stuff...




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  Reply # 458936 14-Apr-2011 20:58
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merve0o0: Test Date: Apr 14, 2011 8:31 PM

Connection Type: WiFi

Server: Wellington

Download: 4.11 Mbps

Upload: 0.51 Mbps

Ping: 210 ms


Tell me you weren't testing to a local New Zealand Speedtest site with a latency that high!




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  Reply # 458937 14-Apr-2011 21:00
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muppet:
merve0o0: Test Date: Apr 14, 2011 8:31 PM

Connection Type: WiFi

Server: Wellington

Download: 4.11 Mbps

Upload: 0.51 Mbps

Ping: 210 ms


Tell me you weren't testing to a local New Zealand Speedtest site with a latency that high!


wifi connections can have latency all over the grid.  especially if you turn on the microwave nearby.  i'd do a wired connection to get a realistic picture.




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