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Topic # 99639 23-Mar-2012 18:24
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Hi there, I don't think this happens every day, however it does happen quite often.

On some evenings, our intenet is basically horrible. Webpages take forever to load up, video streaming doesn't work at all. Yet in the day, our internet works flawlessy.

When I ping google.com, my pings are unusually high. I was going to address the issue sooner, however sometimes with a quick modem reset the problem usually resolves itself. However, sometimes it is back to it's old self shortly.

I reinstalled my OS, thinking that would help however it hasn't.

Would you think that my modem is on the way out, as it was only a cheap modem, as I have a second modem lying around somewhere, and I could give that a try.

Here is the image of my ping.


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  Reply # 599247 23-Mar-2012 18:26
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trace route would be better



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  Reply # 599299 23-Mar-2012 21:39
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My tracert


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 599317 23-Mar-2012 22:28
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I'm getting that issue too, in the morning ping is fine, <20ms to trademe.co.nz, but in the evening its like this:






Seems like both of us both has the same slingshot server as our first hop.

Modem is a D-Link DSL-2730B

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  Reply # 599322 23-Mar-2012 22:45
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Looks like exchange or handover contention. What plan are you on and in what area?

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  Reply # 599324 23-Mar-2012 22:48
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AYCE in Wellington/Kelburn

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  Reply # 599332 23-Mar-2012 23:33
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I've just noticed YouTube has gotten a lot worse in terms of streaming. Everything else including browsing works just fine though.





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  Reply # 599350 24-Mar-2012 01:04
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There is a sticky thread for:

"Official Known Issues/Outages".

SPEED: Slingshot Broadband customers in the following areas may be experiencing a reduction in speed between the hours of 3pm & Midnight.

Levin
Timaru
Christchurch
Hamilton
Remuera
Invercargill
Nelson
Rotorua
Wellington (NOT Upperhutt)

We are working to resolve this ASAP,

I will update once it is resolved.

This job reference number is: 4060726

Thanks,
Joe. Posted 22/03/2012





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  Reply # 599415 24-Mar-2012 12:26
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Hi Guys

Invercargill, Hamilton, Levin, Timaru & Remuera should be much better now.

About Youtube a second Goggle cluster is going in next week sometime waiting for Google to make it live they take about a week to do this, When this happens it will double the capacity of our Google cluster.

Thanks




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  Reply # 599507 24-Mar-2012 17:09
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Nebbie: Hi Guys

Invercargill, Hamilton, Levin, Timaru & Remuera should be much better now.

About Youtube a second Goggle cluster is going in next week sometime waiting for Google to make it live they take about a week to do this, When this happens it will double the capacity of our Google cluster.

Thanks


Does that mean youtube will go faster? 





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  Reply # 599525 24-Mar-2012 17:58
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Can someone from slingshot confirm what would cause having insanely high latency on first hop out of home network?

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  Reply # 599544 24-Mar-2012 18:47
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Frontliner: Can someone from slingshot confirm what would cause having insanely high latency on first hop out of home network?


Typically saturation of the Chorus handover link.


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  Reply # 599555 24-Mar-2012 19:11
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hamish225:
Nebbie: Hi Guys

Invercargill, Hamilton, Levin, Timaru & Remuera should be much better now.

About Youtube a second Goggle cluster is going in next week sometime waiting for Google to make it live they take about a week to do this, When this happens it will double the capacity of our Google cluster.

Thanks


Does that mean youtube will go faster? 


Yup, without knowing any specifics of the SS google setup, the google cluster will hold cached copies of the popular youtube videos and other files. This is where your computer will go when you watch youtube, so SS putting in a bigger cluster/another cluster means yes IT WILL BE FASTER :)




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