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# 139049 25-Jan-2014 23:26
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So i'm just sitting here trying to upload a 500MB video to YouTube and its going at a snails pace.

So this is why I'm here what types of speeds do you guys get uploading to YouTube on VDSL. My line seems to be uploading around 100kb/s from what NetWorx is telling me.

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  # 974393 25-Jan-2014 23:26
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Hello... Our robot found some keywords in your post, so here is an automated reply with some important things to note regarding broadband speeds.

 



 

If you are posting regarding DSL speeds please check that

 



 

- you have reset your modem and router

 


 

- your PC (or other PCs in your LAN) is not downloading large files when you are testing

 

- you are not being throttled by your ISP due to going over the monthly cap

 


 

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Most of the problems with speed are likely to be related to internal wiring issues. Read this discussion to find out more about this. Your ISP is not intentionally slowing you down today (unless you are on a managed plan). Also if this is the school holidays it's likely you will notice slower than usual speed due to more users online.

 



 

A master splitter is required for VDSL2 and in most cases will improve speeds on DSL connections. Regular disconnections can be a monitored alarm or a set top box trying to connect. If there's an alarm connected to your line even if you don't have an alarm contract it may still try to connect so it's worth checking.

 



 

I recommend you read these two blog posts:

 



 

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- Are you receiving a substandard ULL ADSL2+ connection from your ISP?




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  # 974402 25-Jan-2014 23:29
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i haven't tried for a while, but i seem to remember getting around 3-4Mbps when i last did. (snap VDSL)

 
 
 
 


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  # 974410 25-Jan-2014 23:48
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Often i max my line (so about 10Mbps).. there is the occasional time that it will flutter around 3Mbps but i dont tend to get that very often.


most of my uploads go over ipv6.




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  # 974411 25-Jan-2014 23:54
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Is there a way I can tell if I'm uploading over IPv4 or IPv6 because uploading at 80KB/s is killing me right now

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  # 974412 25-Jan-2014 23:56
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mikenzb: Is there a way I can tell if I'm uploading over IPv4 or IPv6 because uploading at 80KB/s is killing me right now


assuming your running vista+, you can use the resource monitor to filter down

extensions/plugins such as IPvFoo should also show it too. 




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  # 974413 26-Jan-2014 00:07
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Well It does look like I'm using IPv6 to send data to Google although I wonder why I'm getting such a terrible upload rate

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  # 974414 26-Jan-2014 00:09
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as i said, i have had periods of slow uploads to youtube, but generally maxes out.




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  # 974472 26-Jan-2014 08:50
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Ah cool, just uploaded something to test again (as I said above I haven't done it for a while) and it maxes out with ease at pretty much 10Mbps.

Are you using standard dns servers? Maybe try turn off IPv6 support on fritzbox?

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  # 974473 26-Jan-2014 08:53
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my test video is sitting between 300 and 500kB/s up

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  # 978986 2-Feb-2014 18:15
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on the note of this, uploading videos today..

pretty solid 800KB/s+




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