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Topic # 87521 30-Jul-2011 21:36
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Just did a speed test from my laptop and am now getting >300k uploads on 2degrees in Auckland!
HSUPA must be live in auckland!




Can anyone else confirm?

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  Reply # 501320 3-Aug-2011 13:31
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These results are from a 2degrees tower in east auckland near a shopping mall with presumably a fibre connection (it has no microwave dishes on it)
I can't believe how good the download is! I did manage to get 7mbps down on XT once but that wasn't in a city and was not too long after the network was turned on.

I wonder if this will be rolled out to existing auckland sites?

Vodafone should be worried.





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  Reply # 501337 3-Aug-2011 13:44
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Publius:

I wonder if this will be rolled out to existing auckland sites?




I believe it's on for all of Auckland now.




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  Reply # 501377 3-Aug-2011 14:44
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Hi Publius

Done on Queeen Street yesterday morning using my Samsung SGII on public APN

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  Reply # 501381 3-Aug-2011 14:46
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johnr: Hi Publius

Done on Queeen Street yesterday morning using my Samsung SGII on public APN

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Not bad to be only 2Mb slower when we're only on 7.2Mb vs. 42Mbps. :-P




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  Reply # 501387 3-Aug-2011 14:49
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freitasm: John, is that test on 2degress or Vodafone?


Its on Vodafone

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  Reply # 501390 3-Aug-2011 14:51
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OK then so Publius can say Vodafone " should be worried " but I can't show a speedtest on Vodafone showing our speed is fine?

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  Reply # 501391 3-Aug-2011 14:52
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No. I have already received many complaints about telco employees hijacking discussions.




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Reply # 501401 3-Aug-2011 15:02
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freitasm: No. I have already received many complaints about telco employees hijacking discussions.


Just so I can be clear sorry don't mean to hijack this thread I can post in off topic if you like?

Rule is on Geekzone that Telco employees are not allowed to post in other Telco threads?

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  Reply # 501405 3-Aug-2011 15:05
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I would rather not have this conversation in here, because is very off topic. But the idea is that one shouldn't go into other company's thread and trumpet "mine is better than yours" or trying to pull the customers - it happened here before and the other company was warned.

Now back on topic or I just lock this.




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  Reply # 501412 3-Aug-2011 15:15
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SaltyNZ:
johnr: Hi Publius

Done on Queeen Street yesterday morning using my Samsung SGII on public APN

https://cdn.geekzone.co.nz/imagessubs/blog26444942120e2fc13adc189589245aaa.jpg

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Not bad to be only 2Mb slower when we're only on 7.2Mb vs. 42Mbps. :-P


Whilst the Speed Test results on 2 degrees are good, isn't it an unfair comparison when Vodafone has five times the number of customers - just saying.



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  Reply # 501414 3-Aug-2011 15:16
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Richard2011 Whilst the Speed Test results on 2 degrees are good, isn't it an unfair comparison when Vodafone has five times the number of customers - just saying.


This is not a 2degrees vs Vodafone debate. It's about 2degrees HSUPA. 

If you or anyone else wants to debate, start another thread. Another comment like this and this discussion is locked.
 




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  Reply # 501496 3-Aug-2011 16:43
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Who's their upstream provider?

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  Reply # 501523 3-Aug-2011 17:26
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HSUPA allows for faster upload and better ping times etc, the upstream provider has very little to do with these speedtest results as the Auckland servers are all carried over APE (Internet Exchange). The improvements are in the Mobile Network.




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