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Topic # 113911 31-Jan-2013 22:11
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fibre 30/10 connection unlimited plan;
Are these speeds normal?


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  Reply # 754133 31-Jan-2013 22:30
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No!



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  Reply # 754134 31-Jan-2013 22:32
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Anyone else on the unlimited plan if so what speeds are you getting?


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  Reply # 754137 31-Jan-2013 22:34
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Was this done over cable or WIFI?



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  Reply # 754143 31-Jan-2013 22:38
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Wifi, how ever a speed test to an Auckland server seems normal around 20D/9U. Also tests during "off-peak" hours gives same speeds.

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  Reply # 754145 31-Jan-2013 22:45
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Minh: Wifi, how ever a speed test to an Auckland server seems normal around 20D/9U. Also tests during "off-peak" hours gives same speeds.

Nope!
Try over a cabled connection next time. Wifi speed tests are pretty much unreliable for various reasons.


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  Reply # 754146 31-Jan-2013 22:48
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Never do speedtests over WIFI

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  Reply # 754147 31-Jan-2013 22:51
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Minh: Wifi, how ever a speed test to an Auckland server seems normal around 20D/9U. Also tests during "off-peak" hours gives same speeds.


See http://www.resolveware.com/UFB_Realities.pptx. Basically, wifi sucks for "speed tests" because there's unknown interference and added latency can slow things down.

If you're in an urban environment or anywhere where there's anything transmitting or causing interference on 2.4ghz, any "speed tests" you do on any type of connection are worthless.

Do it via a wired (100mbit/1gige) connection and then complain :)

(Also, do it on a modern OS. A newer OS X/Linux/Windows vista/7. XP is too old)


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  Reply # 754148 31-Jan-2013 22:51
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I just got this result on Telecom adsl2+ to the same server (on wifi) for comparison:


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  Reply # 754152 31-Jan-2013 22:58
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It's international do a local speedtest



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  Reply # 754154 31-Jan-2013 22:59
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kyhwana2:
Minh: Wifi, how ever a speed test to an Auckland server seems normal around 20D/9U. Also tests during "off-peak" hours gives same speeds.


See http://www.resolveware.com/UFB_Realities.pptx. Basically, wifi sucks for "speed tests" because there's unknown interference and added latency can slow things down.

If you're in an urban environment or anywhere where there's anything transmitting or causing interference on 2.4ghz, any "speed tests" you do on any type of connection are worthless.

Do it via a wired (100mbit/1gige) connection and then complain :)

(Also, do it on a modern OS. A newer OS X/Linux/Windows vista/7. XP is too old)



This is done on cable (windows 7)


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  Reply # 754157 31-Jan-2013 22:59
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jonb: I just got this result on Telecom adsl2+ to the same server (on wifi) for comparison:



Except we know nothing about your local wifi environment... You could be on dualband wifi, or 2.4ghz with no other APs near you, etcetc.




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  Reply # 754158 31-Jan-2013 23:00
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johnr: It's international do a local speedtest



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  Reply # 754161 31-Jan-2013 23:06
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working great DL could be a a bit better but hey it's working

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  Reply # 754165 31-Jan-2013 23:15
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I'm on the 30/10 Fibre unlimited plan with Orcon.
Local is 27.5/9.  Here's the test to SF.







 

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  Reply # 754166 31-Jan-2013 23:17
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so you have a fast pipe but crappy international link. try a new ISP perhaps?

I'm only on ADSL but get better results to san francisco:

via local wifi on laptop:


via local wired on win7 desktop:




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