Finally I have broadband again. It took Perth based iiNet about a week to arm-twist Australian monopolist Telstra into connecting me. Their communications and service (24/7 help desk) has been faultless – which is stunning in this industry.
iiNet uses ADSL2, and here’s what I get:
From me at home in Perth to a local Perth server.
From me at home in Perth to San Francisco
and from me in Perth to Wellington
Meanwhile Telecom’s Broadband test shows a speed of 3300 Kbps – which is almost 50% above the maximum on their meter:
Finally – do check out the cool graphics on speedtest. It knows where you are, and lets you test your speeds from where to are to anywhere in the world.