Here is a brief log of my current upgrade from ADSL2 Plus to NBN in Australia (TPG Internet). This is not a paid endorsement and is posted as FYI.
Below is my current ADSL2 Plus Plan/Speed on TPG ADSL2.
On past occasions, I could get 12 megabits down but for the last 12 months, I have never synced faster than 10 megabits down.
Slow uploads in general (to servers in Sydney) 🙁
Downloading a 1.6GB Raspian Raspberry Pi image takes 4 hours.
File downloads on ADSL 2 are slow 🙁
Latest ADSL2 Speed (8:55pm, 18th Jan 2018).
Ping to www.fearby.com on ADSL 2
ping www.fearby.com -c 4 PING fearby.com (184.108.40.206): 56 data bytes 64 bytes from 220.127.116.11: icmp_seq=0 ttl=50 time=39.902 ms 64 bytes from 18.104.22.168: icmp_seq=1 ttl=50 time=29.138 ms 64 bytes from 22.214.171.124: icmp_seq=2 ttl=50 time=29.379 ms 64 bytes from 126.96.36.199: icmp_seq=3 ttl=50 time=40.172 ms --- fearby.com ping statistics --- 4 packets transmitted, 4 packets received, 0.0% packet loss round-trip min/avg/max/stddev = 29.138/34.648/40.172/5.391 ms
Upload of a small 9,551,485 byte file (Latest WordPress) to www.fearby.com on ADSL 2 via SCP.
192-168-1-1:Downloads username$ scp /Users/username/Downloads/wordpress-4.9.2.zip [email protected]:/wordpress-4.9.2-try1.zip [email protected]'s password: wordpress-4.9.2.zip 100% 9328KB 94.0KB/s 01:39 192-168-1-1:Downloads username$ scp /Users/username/Downloads/wordpress-4.9.2.zip [email protected]:/wordpress-4.9.2-try2.zip [email protected]'s password: wordpress-4.9.2.zip 100% 9328KB 96.9KB/s 01:36 192-168-1-01:Downloads username$ scp /Users/username/Downloads/wordpress-4.9.2.zip [email protected]:/wordpress-4.9.2-try3.zip [email protected]'s password: wordpress-4.9.2.zip 100% 9328KB 82.4KB/s 01:53
Benchmark time: 1:39 to 1:53 to upload 6.5mb, it tales about 10 seconds to verify the upload.
Note: The biggest problem is ADSL offers a static IP and I have whitelisted the scp port above, the NBN plan I am switching to is dynamic so I will have a hard time securing my remote servers.
Traceroute to google.com.au on ADSL 2
www.google.com.au (188.8.131.52), 64 hops max, 52 byte packets 1 192-168-1-1 (192.168.1.1) 1.199 ms 1.187 ms 1.413 ms 2 10.20.23.227 (10.20.23.227) 29.532 ms 30.313 ms 27.124 ms 3 syd-apt-ros-agr11-po22 (184.108.40.206) 28.292 ms 27.117 ms 29.571 ms 4 syd-apt-ros-dom1-be-20 (220.127.116.11) 29.204 ms syd-apt-ros-dom1-be-10 (18.104.22.168) 27.754 ms 31.400 ms 5 22.214.171.124 (126.96.36.199) 28.568 ms 50.800 ms 28.137 ms 6 188.8.131.52 (184.108.40.206) 29.928 ms 220.127.116.11 (18.104.22.168) 31.486 ms 28.237 ms 7 22.214.171.124 (126.96.36.199) 28.402 ms 30.678 ms 188.8.131.52 (184.108.40.206) 28.277 ms 8 syd09s15-in-f3.1e100.net (220.127.116.11) 27.205 ms 28.268 ms 27.851 ms
Worst Time: 28.268ms
Current ADSL2 Setup
1x TP-Link TD-W8961N 300 Mbps ADSL2 Router (9v 0.8A5mp Router, Firmware: Build 141023 Rel.24, 1483 Bridged IP LLC. VPI: 1, VCI: 35).
Current Wifi LAN Setup
Beacon Interval: 100ms, Transmit Power High, RTS/CTS Threshold: 2347, Fragmentation Threshold(bytes): 2346, Channel Bandwidth: 20/40Mhz, Channel 13 (only AP within 5 channels, WPA2-PSK, TKIP/AES, WDS: Off, Wireless B/G/N)
Existing Wifi Syncs at 57Mbps and range is good all across the residence. No neighbour WiFi impacts our WiFi. I can get WiFi signal at the mailbox 80m away with no troubles.
Current ADSL2 Sync Speed
Time to take the plunge with NBN.
>> Read Part 2 (FTTN Cabinet, Installation etc)
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v2.0 June 23rd 2018 Update – 4th router being sent.
v1.959 added update 28th Feb 2018.
v1.958 added heat problems, external fan and reset factory settings.
v1.957 added warning (door knockers)
v1.956 updated cons and information from the installer
v1.955 added my Pillar Photos
v1.95 added CON, No static IP is a pain
v1.94 updated conclusions
v1.93 added information re NBN calling me
v1.92 added con lowering of WiFi range to part 4
v1.91 Split large article, Now on NBN/added results.
v1.9 Broken the post down (too large)
v1.8 added NBN Twitter/DM message
v1.7 NBN response reinstallation
v1.6 Downloads slow, TPG said all go for tomorrow.
v1.5 Added 4 hours to download a Raspian image on ADSL 2
v1.4 Added traceroute times on ADSL 2
v1.3 Added ping time on ADSL 2
v1.2 Added ADSL 2 info.
v1.1 Added VDSL 2 info.
v1.0 Initial post.