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Master Geek

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  # 689964 22-Sep-2012 18:31
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Mrchillie:

Can you try the Internode test server in Sydney, I just got this result in Christchurch on my lowly VDSL:







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Ultimate Geek

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  # 689979 22-Sep-2012 19:02
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Hey Tim,

This is mine on Snap UFB.

 






 
 
 
 


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  # 689982 22-Sep-2012 19:05
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Wow, Speedtest to Worldnet is FAST!









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Master Geek


  # 689988 22-Sep-2012 19:20

rhysb: Hey Tim,

This is mine on Snap UFB.

 



Snap UFB :/

Something not quite right about that...

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  # 689990 22-Sep-2012 19:24
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Sydney Internode

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  # 690250 23-Sep-2012 19:36
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Just did one which is pretty much peak time 7:30Pm to Internode Sydney on my VDSL 38 down and 8.6 up or pretty much maxing my connection.

I think there is some restriction on the international bandwidth that is on the UFB connections because they shouldn't be slower than VDSL.



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  # 691457 26-Sep-2012 00:36

A bit of a bump for this thread, but I still haven't heard from Snap.

Currently downloading Nod32 installer at 50KB/sec, woooo! Remotely connected to my work connection with Telecom, 1.8MB/sec . At this rate it would be quicker to download from my work connection and then hosted it for me to download back home o_O. Yes, I see the benefit of UFB now!

I know I'm being a bit cheeky, but you can you blame me?

 
 
 
 


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  # 691654 26-Sep-2012 13:04
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SneakerPimps: A bit of a bump for this thread, but I still haven't heard from Snap.

Currently downloading Nod32 installer at 50KB/sec, woooo! Remotely connected to my work connection with Telecom, 1.8MB/sec . At this rate it would be quicker to download from my work connection and then hosted it for me to download back home o_O. Yes, I see the benefit of UFB now!

I know I'm being a bit cheeky, but you can you blame me?


I would be curious to know if you VPN'ed to the USA and did downloads if your speed was better than




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  # 691672 26-Sep-2012 13:41
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Just weighing in with my Speedtest results.

Speedtest Results


I have the 100/50. I have aslo done a packet transfer with Snap which has given similar results. They tell me that they know that it is an issue and they are working on it. In all honesty it is a little bit faster than my old ADSL but I do want to see something closer to the speeds I am paying for. I'm one of 3 people in my town with fibre.
 Hopefully their techs will work it out soon and we can all have a fun party with silly hats.

EDIT(S): Getting the picture to show

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  # 691679 26-Sep-2012 14:01
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I guess all these results just show how important it is to have content hosted locally.

Of course that's not taking away from the few slow local tests observed.

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  # 693069 28-Sep-2012 18:12
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Any updates???



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  # 693825 30-Sep-2012 23:35

Not really. I got a phone call from Snap (1st time!). It was more of a courtesy call to say that someone in Snap is looking into it.

I'm still cringing on how much faster ADSL2+ can download internationally. Ridiculous really. I'm sort of over it, until I have to get a large file down again.

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  # 694526 1-Oct-2012 21:36
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Snap's 30/10Mb UFB from Dunedin....



Auckland
Christchurch
Sydney

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Ultimate Geek

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  # 694527 1-Oct-2012 21:37
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We're mainly talking about speeds to the US.




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Ultimate Geek

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  # 694573 1-Oct-2012 23:55
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To be honest those national speeds are pretty lacklustre too, especially since VDSL customers can exceed them.
Hopefully they find what is wrong and fix it soon.

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