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1 November, 2005

can't be happier

Yesterday, I got my ADSL 2 connection activated. It was nice to have ADSL 2, the line speed was up to 7616 KB/sec as I only had ADSL modem (Netgear DG814).

Netgear DG814 is a great modem, in order to get full ADSL 2 speed, I was thinking about getting Netgear DG834 modem. However after conversation with iiNet, Netgear modems always has trouble with iiNet's DSLAM. Although Netgear modems/routers do look great.

So I got a D-Link 504T Router Modem instead. It supports ADSL 2 and I had full line speed: 12285 kbps downstream and 1021 kbps upstream. (I live quite close to exchange.) Now, I don't have problem connecting to iiNet's toolbox and a few websites.

Actual internet speed? Depending on the traffic and the server, we know.

Screenshot of line speed of my ADSL 2.

Actual internet speed? Depending on the traffic and the server, we know.

Speed test from this website:
Mirror: Optus
Test type: Cable

Your connection speed:
kbps: 9478.4
KB/s: 1184.8
Mbps: 9.25625

Conclusion: Netgear modems are good, but does not work well with iiNet's ADSL2.

related blog entries:
> I got my ADSL2! (31 October, 2005)
> moving to ADSL 2 (19 October, 2005)
> faster internet (22 March, 2005)

Posted by Antony on 1 November 2005 11:11 PM |

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12285 Kbps! I envy you.
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