[LINK] The history and issues around broadband in the Gungahlin area

Adrian Chadd adrian at creative.net.au
Sun May 2 16:12:39 AEST 2010

On Sun, May 02, 2010, Bernard Robertson-Dunn wrote:

> Although it says up to 8MByte/Sec, using www.speedtest.net I usually get 
> about 1Mbit/sec and occasionally up to 2.2Mbit/sec. Downloading podcasts 
> from the ABC I get about 20KByte/sec (about 160Kbit/sec). All a bit 
> pathetic really and streaming video is out of the question.

> It's not as fast at the Optus wireless broadband, but (so far) the 
> connection has not dropped out for minutes at a time during peak times 
> so there may be some benefit.
> As has been said before - Gunghalin is slow and expensive.

Have you tried ftp.iinet.net.au ? 


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