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Good old SA!
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hamin_aus wrote: 31 Mar 2020, 04:31
ryanrich wrote:synchronous fibre here in AUS though, in SA I had 100/100, here 100/40.
Yeah except it was worse than your 100/40 NBN here?
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That was from my office fibre in the early days of it being available in SA.

I had 100/100 in Cape Town at home and locally I always got around 90/90, but international, especially to Europe was always quite terrible. I find my international bandwidth better in AUS.

Which type of NBN connection do you have? I'm currently on HFC.
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FTTP here :D
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Pfft... those are rookie numbers, you gotta pump up those numbers!
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Ron2K wrote: 31 Mar 2020, 05:34 Pfft... those are rookie numbers, you gotta pump up those numbers!

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Yeah NZ has awesome broadband, you bastich. Australia is actually rated pretty badly by 1st world standards. Not complaining though as I have no issues and my service is great.
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Yeah those 950MB plans are insane - Ron, well played!
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hamin_aus wrote: 31 Mar 2020, 07:37 Yeah those 950MB plans are insane - Ron, well played!
Is it usable internationally though?

Ron, do a test but specify a server in London and then another in the USA somewhere then post the results.

They will still no doubt be very decent, but interesting comparing local to international bandwidth.
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Come on bro, Ron won, just accept it.
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hamin_aus wrote: 31 Mar 2020, 09:22 Come on bro, Ron won, just accept it.
Oh I’m super jelly, just trying to ease the pain of the burn he has dealt us. :lol:
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ryanrich wrote: 31 Mar 2020, 07:51
hamin_aus wrote: 31 Mar 2020, 07:37 Yeah those 950MB plans are insane - Ron, well played!
Is it usable internationally though?

Ron, do a test but specify a server in London and then another in the USA somewhere then post the results.

They will still no doubt be very decent, but interesting comparing local to international bandwidth.
Unfortunately, you'll have to wait until NZ lockdown ends for me to get an accurate result. Speedtests aren't accurate over WiFi (because then local latency and contention factors in), and the desktop PC is out of action: rather annoyingly, the PSU died on Day 1 of lockdown. (It had started being problematic a few days before, but I didn't diagnose it in time before lockdown kicked off.) MBIE doesn't think that PSUs are "essential goods", so I can't replace it for now.
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Woot, replaced the Router and got my internet back up to scratch.

Ron, is the NZ postal service delivering?
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Prime wrote: 05 Apr 2020, 12:44 Ron, is the NZ postal service delivering?
Yes, that's very much an essential service.

Speaking of which, MBIE has now classified certain computer equipment as "essential" given that everyone is working from home now, so replacement PSU has been ordered. Hopefully it makes it by Easter weekend (I ordered a few extra things while I was at it, and one of the items isn't in stock).
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Ron2K wrote: 05 Apr 2020, 20:47
Prime wrote: 05 Apr 2020, 12:44 Ron, is the NZ postal service delivering?
Yes, that's very much an essential service.

Speaking of which, MBIE has now classified certain computer equipment as "essential" given that everyone is working from home now, so replacement PSU has been ordered. Hopefully it makes it by Easter weekend (I ordered a few extra things while I was at it, and one of the items isn't in stock).
Guess they won't split the shipping :lol:
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OK, desktop PC is back up and running, so some speedtests that I've just run:

Auckland
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Los Angeles
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New York
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London
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Cape Town
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Wonder how much Netflix and chill is affecting international bandwidth... will retry the US ones early AM and see if there's a difference in the results. As far as I'm aware, there's yet another WACS cable break which, if it hasn't been resolved yet (haven't been keeping tabs) would definitely have affected the Cape Town result.
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No, Capetown is on reduced electrons due to social distancing. ;)
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Nice one Ron! Crazy good international speeds. Yeah the link to SA is always pretty rubbish, it’s always a pain talking to my folks on Facetime.
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Ron2K wrote: 31 Mar 2020, 05:34 Pfft... those are rookie numbers, you gotta pump up those numbers!

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