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  Reply # 173877 27-Oct-2008 17:27
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My ADSL1@Xtra connection had 6500kb/s - 7200kb/s download transfer rates.

Thats more then you/me currently have with Orcon ADSL2.


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Reply # 173900 27-Oct-2008 18:49
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adsl service now down for me :-( been that way since before 4pm today.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 173911 27-Oct-2008 19:12
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znakedwrx: 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


1/10 go back under the bridge.

I somehow doubt that any ISP sets aside 10 megs of bandwith aside for each user. Why? Simply because never ever will all their users use ALL of that bandwith at the same time. Not even your favorite xtra. Last time I was with extra my speed never went above 100kbs. Now with orcon I can get upwards of 500kbs.

Now. I got an email from orcon telling me my fault was fixed. Anyone else get a similar email? I havn't tried gaming yet this evening, so can anyone else confirm the lack of 5k+ pings?

-Goodie

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Reply # 173926 27-Oct-2008 20:01

Response Received Regarding my Ticket Lodged with Orcon:

Dear Hayden,

Thank you for your email regarding your speeds and my apologies for the delayed response.

I passed on your test to our technicians and they have said that they believe that this issue is now resolved.

If this is not the case would you please be able to provide me with some more speed test result.

If you can also provide me with your best contact number I will contact you to go through more troubleshooting.

I look forward to your response, and if you have any other questions or queries please do not hesitate to email me back or call me on the number below.

Have a good evening,
Kindest Regards,

Debra Walker

Orcon Internet
Need help? Go to www.orcon.net.nz/help_me/
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Reply # 173931 27-Oct-2008 20:20

After running some speed tests, I don't see any improvement.

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  Reply # 173936 27-Oct-2008 20:26
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ADSL Service resumed around 7:30pm - out for about 3.5 hrs - seems to be same speed

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  Reply # 173945 27-Oct-2008 20:56
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PickledHamster: After running some speed tests, I don't see any improvement.


Im not noticing a speed increase. But i am noticing a definite ping decrease.

While its been at least 800 the last few days (and often over 1k and sometimes several k), its now at 400, was 200 odd earlyier today.

-Goodie

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  Reply # 174189 28-Oct-2008 18:43
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to me at at napier





from auckland to wellington





to Sydney





to LA on the west coast





to Washington DC on the east coast



cant tell me there isnt something wrong somewhere along the line these test were run tonite after waiting more than a minute for speedtest.net to actualy load



Data Path Fast

Operation Mode G.dmt

Max. Bandwidth Down/Up(kbps) 3712 / 800

Bandwidth Down/Up(kbps) 3360 / 704

SNR Margin Down/Up(dB) 5.5 / 12.0

Attenuation Down/Up(dB) 55.0 / 31.5

Power Down/Up(dBm) 19.0 / 12.0

CRC Down/Up 8476/ 1

FEC Down/Up 0/ 1

HEC Down/Up 2523/ 1

System Up Time 123:43:03

DSL Up Time 0:13:19

PVC Select PVC-0

PPP Up Time 0:13:18


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  Reply # 174194 28-Oct-2008 18:58
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ADSL2+ download speeds have been equal or worse than ADSL1 for the last 4 days, same applies to ping speeds.

Currently I am getting zero benefit from the upgrade.

I live in St Heliers, Auckland and got ADSL2 on thursday last week, apart from a brief window of about 8 hours decent performance reaching nearly line maximum for Auckland, it has been dreadful.  It can't even keep up with YouTube videos now, whereas before it would be fine.

Something is up, and I think they aren't admitting it.

S

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  Reply # 174264 28-Oct-2008 23:43
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Traceroutes and pings show significant packet loss when traffic hits the Global Gateway upstream. Routes via Asianet appear fine.

---JvdL---

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Reply # 174276 29-Oct-2008 01:00
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jezz Orcon get your act together











and just for laughs heres one from Yokohama



i posted earlier at between 6:30 and 6:40 pm and speeds were slow then but this is just rediculas on all of the international tests my upload exceeds my download speed i dont know what Orcons techies are doin but i wish they'd hurry up because this isn't what im paying for. and before anyone gets on their high horse about dedicated bandwidth per user i dont expect 10mbps but i do expect something close to my connection speed

Data Path Fast
Operation Mode G.dmt
Max. Bandwidth Down/Up(kbps) 3968 / 792
Bandwidth Down/Up(kbps) 3616 / 672
SNR Margin Down/Up(dB) 6.0 / 12.0
Attenuation Down/Up(dB) 55.0 / 31.5
Power Down/Up(dBm) 19.0 / 12.0
CRC Down/Up 11731/ 1
FEC Down/Up 0/ 9
HEC Down/Up 4512/ 9
System Up Time 0:29:41
DSL Up Time 0:14:23
PVC Select PVC-0
PPP Up Time 0:14:22

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  Reply # 174290 29-Oct-2008 08:30
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Jarno: Traceroutes and pings show significant packet loss when traffic hits the Global Gateway upstream. Routes via Asianet appear fine.

---JvdL---


I concur.  I've been seeing the same for the last few evenings.

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  Reply # 174293 29-Oct-2008 08:57
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Doesn't look to bad considering to me. (could be, has been worse), but its not up to what it used to be. :/ (when i could get a 300 meg HD anime downloaded in 20 mins or so :/)

-Goodie

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  Reply # 174298 29-Oct-2008 09:20
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goodie

Bleach?

Fred




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  Reply # 174301 29-Oct-2008 09:32
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FredDag: goodie

Bleach?

Fred


I read bleach, not watch, but in saying that i think i have the first 100 at least eps from before i gave up on the anime and went to the manga.

Granted that is only one of many, i could list them all but that would be somewhat off topic... feel free to PM me though >.>

-Goodie

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