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Reply # 141063 28-Jun-2008 17:34
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I've been play WoW this afternoon on the US Server Bronzebeard and since about 4:25pm I've been unable to stay connected.  Latency jumps to 2000+ after logging in. I've reset my modem 3 times now to no avail.  If you think your SpeedTest was bad look at mine.  Connecting from Dunedin on the ZeroShock plan.......

[URL=https://www.speedtest.net][IMG]https://www.speedtest.net/result/289414987.png[/IMG][/URL]

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  Reply # 141068 28-Jun-2008 17:47
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I'm just as bad as you - zero shock also (full speed)


BTW - that speed isn't bad kiwiperls.  That's 135.75KB/s you realise?  Very respectable IMHO - I would settle for that Cry

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 141074 28-Jun-2008 17:58
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aa

takes 5 mins just to load the international speed test

a

snore, Not getting any better

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  Reply # 141078 28-Jun-2008 18:03
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and on their premium price, unbundled platinum plus service ...




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Geek


  Reply # 141088 28-Jun-2008 18:42
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seroiusly, orcon has a big problem.
they shall really inform their customers 'not enough international bandwidth during peak times'.

I get good speeds after 1 am.
My mate just switched to x-net, speed is alot better now. -used to have unstable connections with orcon and download speed was awaful, under 200 kb/s.

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  Reply # 141094 28-Jun-2008 19:18
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BigGuy: I'm just as bad as you - zero shock also (full speed)


BTW - that speed isn't bad kiwiperls.  That's 135.75KB/s you realise?  Very respectable IMHO - I would settle for that Cry


Yes I realise it is a lot better than what you guys are all getting.  But it still makes playing WoW unplayable.  It lags to the point where the latency bar does not catch up and give us the proper latecny reading...and then we just disconnect.


wjbong: seroiusly, orcon has a big problem.
they shall really inform their customers 'not enough international bandwidth during peak times'.

I get good speeds after 1 am.
My mate just switched to x-net, speed is alot better now. -used to have unstable connections with orcon and download speed was awaful, under 200 kb/s.


I just sent an email to Xnet to see how I go about switching to them - etc etc.  They do seem to get the best feedback so far in this thread and on the forum.  But I am wondering, if we all move to Xnet - won't they then just get congestion?




"In the real world as in dreams, nothing is quite what it seems" - The Book of Counted Sorrows





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  Reply # 141095 28-Jun-2008 19:29
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NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO you got to be kidding me!!!!

Now my International speeds are going SLOW as too Cry
It has been fine since there "bandwidth upgrade" but now it is back!

Now I wish I have moved to Slingshot regardless :(

Well this will only make up my mind even more to switch next week.

Come on Orcon it surely can't take months to fix a speed issue!



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  Reply # 141100 28-Jun-2008 20:01
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Orcon has updated there Status page to say this:

We are currently experiencing degradation of the Orcon network. This is effecting all current users as of 7:00pm 28/06/2008

We Currently have our Technicians working on the issue and expect it to be resolved shortly

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Now it is "all current users" not just some, so lets hope they get it fixed, some time in my life time would be great.


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  Reply # 141102 28-Jun-2008 20:07
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In Central auckland local traffic is starting to collapse as well. Speed tests to Welly have dropped to 2mbit from 16mbit

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  Reply # 141109 28-Jun-2008 21:05
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I think i chose the wrong time to sign up to Orcon....

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  Reply # 141125 28-Jun-2008 23:17
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TechnoGuy001: Orcon has updated there Status page to say this:

We are currently experiencing degradation of the Orcon network. This is effecting all current users as of 7:00pm 28/06/2008

We Currently have our Technicians working on the issue and expect it to be resolved shortly

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Now it is "all current users" not just some, so lets hope they get it fixed, some time in my life time would be great.



Apparently this has been resolved.

Orcon:

Network issue

There was a degradation of the Orcon network between the hours of 7:00pm and 8:00pm 28/06/2008

Technicians resolved the degradation and are continuing to monitor the network.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused.



I don't think so.Surprised





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  Reply # 141129 28-Jun-2008 23:27
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Ah yes it looks like it back to normal again:



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Master Geek


  Reply # 141144 29-Jun-2008 01:24
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As of 1:23am, I am getting crappy internet speeds; ranging from 7KBs to 20KBs - from a large number of major websites.

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Geek


  Reply # 141147 29-Jun-2008 06:06
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it's pretty sad that i gotta get up early in the morning just to update/download some computer files. they ain't big files, just a few hundred MBs.

am still waiting to transfer to a new isp.
sadly for orcon users, if you are staying you'd probably get decent international bandwidth when good number of people (myself) switch to a different isp LOL that gets you more bandwidth ay :P

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  Reply # 141167 29-Jun-2008 10:27
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I have already left orcon. I paid last $90 for 1 week of good performance.

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