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Topic # 89357 31-Aug-2011 21:00
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sorry stupid question is there a faster upload site than dropbox ? 

is it slow for me because its international ?

ideas please  

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  Reply # 525570 25-Sep-2011 16:36
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We use dropbox at work (Wellington CBD) and I get >2Mbps uploading to it.

I'd say their location and bandwidth is likely not the issue :) what connection are you on?

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  Reply # 525577 25-Sep-2011 16:57
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I would say this is not a dropbox issue



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  Reply # 525588 25-Sep-2011 17:38
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johnr: I would say this is not a dropbox issue


No its not dropbox's fault but yousend it seems faster... 

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  Reply # 525589 25-Sep-2011 17:41
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You're really going to have go provide some information if you want some help.

Without some simple basics like your connection type nobody is really in a position to help you.




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  Reply # 525590 25-Sep-2011 17:53
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sbiddle: You're really going to have go provide some information if you want some help.

Without some simple basics like your connection type nobody is really in a position to help you.



Sorry it was all discussed in another thread.. I was looking for a fast connection to rent per hour or Per MB to upload large files one to two GB per file..

To cut a long story short ADSL is never going to cut it and VDSL will seemly have a bottle neck at the exchange wen the data joins the rest of the local data and grinds to a halt..

One extremely nice and VERY GENEROUS person (who is local to me) came to my rescue and has very kindly let me use/abuse there fiber connection when ever i need it!!  and WOW its fast. One day we will all have it and i cant wait!!

thanks for your help but for now... there is no realistic way of getting fiber to the door.


 

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  Reply # 525592 25-Sep-2011 18:11
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Downunder: To cut a long story short ADSL is never going to cut it and VDSL will seemly have a bottle neck at the exchange wen the data joins the rest of the local data and grinds to a halt..

 


Your assumptions are totally without basis.

There are never bottlenecks at the exchange, or infact any part of the Telecom Wholesale network. Bottlenecks occur if ISP's don't provision enough handover, national, or international capacity.  VDSL2 has a virtually guaranteed 10Mbps upstream and there is no reason why any real world end users won't get that to their ISP - what happens then depends entirely on your ISP.




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  Reply # 525593 25-Sep-2011 18:19
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sbiddle:
Downunder: To cut a long story short ADSL is never going to cut it and VDSL will seemly have a bottle neck at the exchange wen the data joins the rest of the local data and grinds to a halt..

 


Your assumptions are totally without basis.

There are never bottlenecks at the exchange, or infact any part of the Telecom Wholesale network. 



Well i cant wait to stand corrected on this ....

i have researched the crap out of this and until some trust worthy company is willing to sell me VDSL that is stable i an sticking with the borrowed fiber connection.. lol ( who wouldn't )  it is painful waling out my door and seeing a cabinet 10 meters away that has fiber to the exchange installed and to be stuck on adsl2...



 

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  Reply # 525594 25-Sep-2011 18:22
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VDSL2 is 10mbps upstream and extremely stable. I don't know what you are talking about quite frankly, we have 2x VDSL2 connections and they always go line speed to our ISP.







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  Reply # 525596 25-Sep-2011 18:25
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Zeon: VDSL2 is 10mbps upstream and extremely stable. I don't know what you are talking about quite frankly, we have 2x VDSL2 connections and they always go line speed to our ISP.


I am just going on what i have been told..

Who is you VDSL through i would love to know..

 

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  Reply # 525597 25-Sep-2011 18:26
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Downunder: i have researched the crap out of this and until some trust worthy company is willing to sell me VDSL that is stable i an sticking with the borrowed fiber connection.. lol ( who wouldn't )  it is painful waling out my door and seeing a cabinet 10 meters away that has fiber to the exchange installed and to be stuck on adsl2...



 


What is your defintion of "stable"? I know a number of people who have had VDSL2 connections for around a year now. if you're so close why don't you sign up to it? There are numerous ISP's offering the service commercially.


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  Reply # 525599 25-Sep-2011 18:28
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Downunder:
Zeon: VDSL2 is 10mbps upstream and extremely stable. I don't know what you are talking about quite frankly, we have 2x VDSL2 connections and they always go line speed to our ISP.


I am just going on what i have been told..

 


I'd go as far as saying that people telling you this clearly aren't using the product themselves, and probably should take a look rather than spreading myths.

VDSL2's only limitation is Chorus' strict attenuation targets, which are essential to ensure performance targets are met. Management of power levels is essential to deliver optimum performance.








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  Reply # 525600 25-Sep-2011 18:33
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to true so most of it was word of mouth... what else can i do but ask.. 

what isp are you buying VDSL from i would love to get a recommendation please

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  Reply # 525601 25-Sep-2011 18:39
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Downunder: sorry stupid question is there a faster upload site than dropbox ??

is it slow for me because its international ?

ideas please ?


Free or paid??

I use the free at work and it is like dialup for sending files. Fast down though.. In the order of 5 hours for a 350Meg file.. ADSL 2 line on Telecom..




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  Reply # 525602 25-Sep-2011 18:45
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We are using Unleash. They aren't the cheapest but are very flexible in terms of virtually every usage plan is bespoke (as well as options for bandwidth based rather than usage pricing).

Others you could look at are:
- Xtreme Networks
- Snap
- Worldnet







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  Reply # 525604 25-Sep-2011 18:46
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old3eyes:
Downunder: sorry stupid question is there a faster upload site than dropbox ??

is it slow for me because its international ?

ideas please ?


Free or paid??

I use the free at work and it is like dialup for sending files. Fast down though.. In the order of 5 hours for a 350Meg file.. ADSL 2 line on Telecom..


Paid

WOW that is seriously slow maybe too many people uploading at your work  

It is upload speed that i want as i am sending 1 or 2GB a time.
the fiber i am using is split amongst the company its about 30min to upload 700mb...its fantastic 

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