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  # 965166 11-Jan-2014 16:43
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"If all else fails, read the instructions"




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  # 965203 11-Jan-2014 18:35
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Wait it is then ohwell I was looking forward to having a little play with it before VDSL was provisioned but guess not

 
 
 
 


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VDSL was provisioned today. Chorus guy installed a master splitter and an RJ11 socket for the data line for the new router. Existing BT socket which goes into the voice side of the new splitter is dead since not required with VOIP. Was syncing at about 13/1 for ADSL now 47/10 (down/up) for VDSL.

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  # 966953 14-Jan-2014 16:41
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Great to hear!




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  # 966960 14-Jan-2014 16:57

rabba: VDSL was provisioned today. Chorus guy installed a master splitter and an RJ11 socket for the data line for the new router. Existing BT socket which goes into the voice side of the new splitter is dead since not required with VOIP. Was syncing at about 13/1 for ADSL now 47/10 (down/up) for VDSL.


Sounds awesome, can't wait for my installation tomorrow!

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  # 968239 16-Jan-2014 15:25
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just installed today


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  # 968253 16-Jan-2014 15:49
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Now I'm currently with Orcon and Telecom offered to try VDSL at my address even though I'm on the fringe of the local exchange.

Orcon's lookup tool won't give me the option of switching. Do I have to look at moving to Telecom to get VDSL.

Also what about POTs. Is there a VDSL option with POTs still turned on for alarm systems etc?




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  # 968985 17-Jan-2014 16:17
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alliao:
rabba: VDSL was provisioned today. Chorus guy installed a master splitter and an RJ11 socket for the data line for the new router. Existing BT socket which goes into the voice side of the new splitter is dead since not required with VOIP. Was syncing at about 13/1 for ADSL now 47/10 (down/up) for VDSL.


Sounds awesome, can't wait for my installation tomorrow!



nice to you getting such good speed just goes to show what a splitter can do

mines the opposite I had better than your adsl2+ @ 14.9 and now on VDSL and get 36/10mbps but I already had an splitter installed

also there's still NO voip working I rang tech sup and they said i need to wait for something to do with the MAC address blah blah the guy was really really hard to understand shocking accent well it still isn't working


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  # 968993 17-Jan-2014 16:28
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openmedia: Now I'm currently with Orcon and Telecom offered to try VDSL at my address even though I'm on the fringe of the local exchange.

Orcon's lookup tool won't give me the option of switching. Do I have to look at moving to Telecom to get VDSL.

Also what about POTs. Is there a VDSL option with POTs still turned on for alarm systems etc?


What are your current line stats

Attenuation: Up/Down

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  # 968997 17-Jan-2014 16:41
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openmedia: Now I'm currently with Orcon and Telecom offered to try VDSL at my address even though I'm on the fringe of the local exchange.

Orcon's lookup tool won't give me the option of switching. Do I have to look at moving to Telecom to get VDSL.

Also what about POTs. Is there a VDSL option with POTs still turned on for alarm systems etc?


What are your current line stats

Attenuation: Up/Down



DSL Type: G.992.5 annex A
Bandwidth (Up/Down) [kbps/kbps]: 1.209 / 15.138
Data Transferred (Sent/Received) [kB/kB]: 0,00 / 2,00
Output Power (Up/Down) [dBm]: 12,5 / 0,0
Line Attenuation (Up/Down) [dB]: 10,5 / 20,5
SN Margin (Up/Down) [dB]: 12,0 / 12,0
Vendor ID (Local/Remote): TMMB / IKNS
Loss of Framing (Local/Remote): 0 / 0
Loss of Signal (Local/Remote): 0 / 0
Loss of Power (Local/Remote): 0 / 0
Loss of Link (Remote): 0
Error Seconds (Local/Remote): 0 / 0
FEC Errors (Up/Down): 164 / 0
CRC Errors (Up/Down): 164 / 1.931
HEC Errors (Up/Down): 0 / 1.557

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  # 969059 17-Jan-2014 18:50
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How important is the wiring part?

Signed up to this last week, tech booked to come today, but had to postpone until tomorrow as he got held up on another job. Come 5.30PM interwebs suddenly stopped working.

Being one not to believe too much in coincidence, I plugged the new Netcomm jobby in, and low and behold, VDSL interwebs now going, albeit slower than I would expect with VDSL.

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  # 969061 17-Jan-2014 19:02
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Byrned: How important is the wiring part?

Signed up to this last week, tech booked to come today, but had to postpone until tomorrow as he got held up on another job. Come 5.30PM interwebs suddenly stopped working.

Being one not to believe too much in coincidence, I plugged the new Netcomm jobby in, and low and behold, VDSL interwebs now going, albeit slower than I would expect with VDSL.


very imporant. vdsl attenuates faster, and thus its more suspectable to interference.


make sure that tech turns up and does his job, the installation is part of it all.




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  # 969062 17-Jan-2014 19:03
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Byrned: How important is the wiring part?

Like you, I was provisioned with Orcon VDSL this afternoon.
The Chorus tech installed a new VDSL master filter, cat6 cable, and an RJ45 socket.
VDSL was running within minutes of plugging in the NetComm modem/router, with the following underwhelming results:
Orcon speed test: 14Mbps down, 4Mbps up  (was 12 down, 1 up on ADSL)
This result was not completely unexpected, as I am more than 1km away from the local exchange, and before the upgrade I had a download attenuation of 20db on my ADSL modem.
So obviously good home wiring helps, but only if you live in the right place. :)




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  # 969063 17-Jan-2014 19:04

VDSL is much more sensitive to noise and interference etc. It supposedly adjusts the line so it's the matter of give it the best possible line and leave it alone.

In any case as long as you had less than 12dB attenuation you should see pretty good speed improvement.

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  # 969064 17-Jan-2014 19:04
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Like you, I was provisioned with Orcon VDSL this afternoon.
The Chorus tech installed a new VDSL master filter, cat6 cable, and an RJ45 socket.
VDSL was running within minutes of plugging in the NetComm modem/router, with the following underwhelming results:
Orcon speed test: 14Mbps down, 4Mbps up  (was 12 down, 1 up on ADSL)
This result was not completely unexpected, as I am more than 1km away from the local exchange, and before the upgrade I had a download attenuation of 20db on my ADSL modem.
So obviously good home wiring helps, but only if you live in the right place. :)


with an attenuation like that on adsl, im surprised you actually got in. 




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