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# 39101 8-Aug-2009 21:31
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I'm moving to Chch later this month and I work through the net and I'm researching a ISP.

How do you find snap naked dsl in CHch at peak time?

AS they state full speed, what is their full speed or even better what is full speed at peak time?

I would be grateful for honest comments!

David

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  # 244318 8-Aug-2009 23:13
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It's hard to say, if you can give an example of a site people could check or run a download from it might help them give you an idea of what sort of speed to expect.

Otherwise some peak time https://www.speedtest.net/ results to Dublin and other places in Europe might be useful to you.




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  # 244322 8-Aug-2009 23:32
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OK

Here are some sites that I frequently use. Maybe I'm expecting too much but I would be definitely be using Internet radio, and be on a couple of these sites simultaneously and the other half could be using voip as well.

http://www.cityindex.co.uk/

http://www.sharewatch.com/

http://www.ft.com/home/europe

http://www.thelounge.com/ComeOnIn.aspx?puid=7051cad0cb164f5db956ca31e5111bda

 
 
 
 


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  # 244357 9-Aug-2009 08:58
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We're on Snap's clothed DSL and usually get great speeds domestically and decent speeds Internationally. There are the occasional International slowdowns but they generally aren't too slow or for too long.


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Note the terrible latency to Europe, not that that is the fault of Snap.

Obviously this isn't particularly peak time but I'd expect that to be fairly representative. I often get much faster International speeds during the day.

I've never seen a domestic speed issue so if you want uninterrupted VoIP then I would go for a New Zealand provider - if it's 2talk feel free to sign up with out referral code "nicetech" :)

hads






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  # 244518 9-Aug-2009 19:20
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Thank you hans you have been help full. The London is not to bad.

I found your site on this forum yesterday and planed a visit to you on the way to visit friends in Dunedin in early September.

David

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  # 246031 13-Aug-2009 14:28
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lol, Snap in Dunedin aint so quick, some of those speed test results i see in peoples sigs make me dribble :P

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  # 246034 13-Aug-2009 14:32
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It's more going to be your exchange/line/equipment/something than the fact that you are in Dunedin. Which is going to effect you no matter what DSL reselling ISP you use.




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  # 246038 13-Aug-2009 14:41
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true dat, im about 2 km from the exchange, the line is, as far as i know, reasonable.
my router, a SpeedTouch ST5x6v6, was great in when i was living in blenheim lol.
Heres some of the rabbel from the router ;)

Link Information

Uptime: 2 days, 10:41:53
DSL Type: G.992.5 annex A
Bandwidth (Up/Down) [kbps/kbps]: 921 / 10.671
Data Transferred (Sent/Received) [kB/kB]: 0,00 / 0,00
Output Power (Up/Down) [dBm]: 12,0 / 19,0
Line Attenuation (Up/Down) [dB]: 8,5 / 17,5
SN Margin (Up/Down) [dB]: 13,0 / 12,0
Vendor ID (Local/Remote): TMMB / BDCM
Loss of Framing (Local/Remote): 0 / 0
Loss of Signal (Local/Remote): 0 / 0
Loss of Power (Local/Remote): 0 / 0
Loss of Link (Remote): 0
Error Seconds (Local/Remote): 0 / 0
FEC Errors (Up/Down): 0 / 0
CRC Errors (Up/Down): 0 / 115
HEC Errors (Up/Down): 15.851 / 90




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  # 249520 21-Aug-2009 18:59
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Just to follow up on this, we've been getting slow (50-150kB/s) speeds to the US for the last week or so unfortunately.

From an email response from Snap, they are aware of the issue but say it may take some time to resolve. No further details from them yet.




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