[clug] Netspeed Longreach?

Tomasz Ciolek tmc at vandradlabs.com.au
Thu Feb 27 06:57:29 MST 2014

On 27 February 2014 11:03:21 pm AEDT, Jeff Stiff <smee.heee at gmail.com> wrote:
>I've been looking at these guys for a while.  I don't know of anyone in
>Tuggeranong using them, but have a mate in north Canberra that used the
>same service there.  He said it was good unless it was raining, then
>speed went down to dial up style.
>I too have a couple of spare modems you are welcome to try, as
>I have found a new modem, or a different brand, can have a significant
>impact on the speed you get.
>On 27 February 2014 20:53, Michael Still <mikal at stillhq.com> wrote:
>> Hi.
>> Given I've finally given up hope on the NBN being rolled out in
>> in the foreseeable future, I am now seeking internet options faster
>> than the 2.6 mbit I currently get on DSL. A friend pointed out
>> Netspeed Longreach, which claims 14mbit in Tuggeranong.
>> Has anyone actually used this service? The posts on whirlpool are
>> pretty negative, but I wonder if that's a fair data point.
>> (Also, I wonder if upgrading my modem would help? How do I tell if my
>> modem is the problem?)
>> Michael
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Loss of speed when it reasons is typical of poorly terminated copper weeks getting wet.  Attenuation goes up, speed goes down..

Michael, who is your internet provider?


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