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  Reply # 173599 25-Oct-2008 19:08
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Update 7:00PM

As predicted its slowed down dramatically, as you can see by the screenshot compared to the last one which was going at over 1000kb/s.

The follow flashget pictures were of a file coming off an international rapidshare server.

At Present



Earlier Today at 4am (see previous post)


NATIONAL---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

At Present


Earlier Today at 4am (see previous post)


INTERNATIONAL--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

At Present


Earlier Today at 4am (see previous post)


The international speed to LA at this present time is very unstable, I can't even run a game off a US server and download at the same time without it dramatically causing bandwidth latency.

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  Reply # 173613 25-Oct-2008 21:12
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Unacceptable ffs~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~!

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Reply # 173618 25-Oct-2008 21:39

Not as bad as this im afraid:






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  Reply # 173624 25-Oct-2008 23:11
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hobsonlea: Yup - not as bad as it has been but poor never the less.

Had the call from support desk on Friday evening, to my call raised Thurs evening.
Call went something like

Orcon "responding to your support call"
Me "great"
Orcon "we know what the issue was and have now fixed it"
Me "great when did you fix it"
Orcon "around midday thursday"
Me "really"
Orcon "yes"
Me "do you know when I raised my support call"
Orcon "ahh "
Me "have a look"
Orcon "ahh thursday evening"
Me "yup"
Orcon "ahh well we know about that issue too and are working on it"
Me "really"

at this point he did the only decent thing, and laughed, which I actually appreciated

I sent back the requested tracert's last nite...

Performance today (2:40pm ) is 724Kbs for San Jose and 2583kbs  for local


Possibly the best post in this entire thread. XD

Ping is rather bad atm... little brother is wowing (-_-'), 1200 ping before, and now constantly red (not sure of the specifics).



Could be worse i guess. :/

-Goodie

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  Reply # 173658 26-Oct-2008 09:25
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Out of curiousity, when you test a slow one to LA could you try a test to Yokohama.
I've found on snap slow speeds to most place yet to Japan it rocks hard.. I wonder if that is the case for Orcon

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Reply # 173687 26-Oct-2008 12:10

Recent Results (Yokohama and LA Included):

LA dosent look too bad on this test.












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  Reply # 173694 26-Oct-2008 13:23
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PickledHamster: Recent Results (Yokohama and LA Included):

LA dosent look too bad on this test.



Try again at peak time.

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Reply # 173711 26-Oct-2008 16:11
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  Reply # 173716 26-Oct-2008 17:24
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Snap is the same... link to Japan is the rockzor.. even if other links are dog slow.
I even tested with youtube.. youtube.com was caching so I tried youtube.jp and picked obvious local content that stream with no pause.

So it is certainly a upstream provision problem.. I would like to know the orcon ration of number of users to upstream bandwidth.. perhaps we are 1 orcon customer away from the CFO approving increase of upstream bandwidth...

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Reply # 173850 27-Oct-2008 13:59
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Napier where i live to Auckland

To Sydney

To L.A.

it spent more time at 989kbps than it did at what it finished at

ah fred i figured it out you must use the Hyperlink (for web pages)

instead of the Forum link

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  Reply # 173854 27-Oct-2008 14:13
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there is a little tree icon when you are posting, in the icon strip above where you type.

Click on that and you get options to insert an image. Strangely it does not work for inserting the tree gif!

I'm just testing to see if the traditional [img] tag works:
[img]http://www.geekzone.co.nz/tinymce/jscripts/tiny_mce/themes/advanced/images/spacer.gif[\img]
nop.. fails.

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Reply # 173858 27-Oct-2008 14:45
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Guys, stop waisting your time!

Didnt you read what Duncan from Orcon said ?


Duncan Blair/Orcon: "As it has been mentioned in this thread already (not by me), no residential broadband subscriber has dedicated bandwidth. If you really need a 10Mbps international pipe I am sure that our business team would be more than happy to quote you on it, but I can assure you that it will run into the thousands of dollars per month."


In other words: Even you have ADSL2 (latest blabla) and such great line connection, forget about getting good transfer rates outside New Zealand.

Be happy with what you have OR show us MORE money ("thousands of dollats per month") to join 21 century internet club :)

I remember a day when i was happy about goverment decision to unbundle internet in NZ, but now when i see the situation today i think that we actually didnt get any benefit out of it, but we know who actually did :)

Before i joined Orcon, i was on Xtra (adsl1). Xtra connection speed was way better then Orcon today.

So for all of you guys who think ADSL2 at orcon will bring you far better speed your answer is here:

"As it has been mentioned in this thread already (not by me), no residential broadband subscriber has dedicated bandwidth. If you really need a 10Mbps international pipe I am sure that our business team would be more than happy to quote you on it, but I can assure you that it will run into the thousands of dollars per month."

Hmmz now when i have read this again and again, i feel like we were missled ?
Before MAX/MAX came out - the story was If you line quality is good - you will have MAX download rate - and it was like that (on XTRA adsl1)

Now with Orcon -  ADSL2 - Line quality is good, but international download rate are ***limited*** coz Orcon is SMALL ISP with NO INTERNATIONAL BANDWIDTH CAPACITY and instead getting ADSL2 (like we were promissed)- our download rates are ACTUALLY ADSL1 speed (even more slower then adsl1).

Since orcon advertises ADSL2 (latest blablabla - join the fastest blabla) - we actually have >ADSL1 !

They didnt tell us we will be on ADSL1 ? They didnt tell us about limiting international traffic ?

Or am i wrong ?

If we were living in France - we would already have a protests on the streets and we would go after their heads! :)

Just an idea :P

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  Reply # 173866 27-Oct-2008 15:48
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If Orcon international bandwidth is so bad how do you account for this....

10/27/2008 2:30 AM GMT 4636 kb/s631 kb/s185 msOlympia, WA~ 6950 mi 
10/27/2008 2:29 AM GMT 409 kb/s759 kb/s186 msLas Vegas, NV~ 6750 mi 
10/27/2008 2:28 AM GMT 5880 kb/s679 kb/s212 msChicago, IL~ 8200 mi 
10/27/2008 2:27 AM GMT 302 kb/s474 kb/s407 msSan Diego, CA~ 6500 mi 
10/27/2008 2:26 AM GMT 524 kb/s413 kb/s182 msLos Angeles, CA~ 6550 mi


All to the USA one after the other and some are good and some are bad.
Bad ones notably around LA.

Just maybe the trouble could be at the other end of the pipe not all at Orcon's end.
It is so easy to blame Orcon for all problems without even thinking of other causes.

Maybe worth considering...

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  Reply # 173867 27-Oct-2008 16:04
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m8 dont get me wrong, but the thing which you just showed to us have proved what i have said above:

You are on connection worst then ADSL1 ! Look at your speed rates !

Now about this: "Just maybe the trouble could be at the other end of the pipe not all at Orcon's end.
It is so easy to blame Orcon for all problems without even thinking of other causes."

http://speedtest.oxxus.net

This is speed test server wich i have setup for all of us here. Server is NOT under bandwidth load and it will show you maximum download rate from USA.

So that option thats something wrong on other side is not true.

P.S. there are XYZ number of speed test sites outside NZ + my one === the results SUXX


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  Reply # 173873 27-Oct-2008 17:00
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znakedwrx:

m8 dont get me wrong, but the thing which you just showed to us have proved what i have said above:

You are on connection worst then ADSL1 ! Look at your speed rates !

Now about this: "Just maybe the trouble could be at the other end of the pipe not all at Orcon's end.
It is so easy to blame Orcon for all problems without even thinking of other causes."

http://speedtest.oxxus.net

This is speed test server wich i have setup for all of us here. Server is NOT under bandwidth load and it will show you maximum download rate from USA.

So that option thats something wrong on other side is not true.

P.S. there are XYZ number of speed test sites outside NZ + my one === the results SUXX




Yes I am looking at the speed results ....But apparantly you are not !

The point is although the speed to LA etc is poor.....Then why is the speed to Chicago and Olympia At 5880 and 4636 kb/s.


If the international bandwidth was the problem surely they would also be down.


And the speed test site you mentioned is the same one I used just the mini version of it.  ( Speedtest.net)

You must have a fast ADSL1 connection if 5880kb/s is worse than it....



Edit..

By the way speed to LA and Chicago  now.


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