[plug] peerless data

Gavin Chester gavin.chester at gmail.com
Tue Mar 4 10:23:31 WST 2008

On Tue, 2008-03-04 at 09:50 +0900, Leon Brooks wrote:
> On Tue, 4 Mar 2008, Gavin Chester wrote:
> I've had good peering value from an AmNet ADSL2
> account in Joondalup. Am wondering if being
> hooked up through ADSL1 (ie, Telstra at the
> metal level) has anything to do with how AmNet
> sees your traffic?

that may be it :-/

> I note that PlanetMirror is no longer WAIXed
> (used to be, years ago) at all.

Funny, I thought I saw them still listed on waix, but maybe wrong. They
were the other mirror I _was_ going to use for recent download, but the
reason I didn't was that speed from them was about 1/10 that from

> > Is this really the bottom line? grrr.
> Having spent most of a year living in a town
> where dialup was absolutely _it_ for Internet,
> I appreciate having DSL _at_all_... but still
> curious about your real results as I'm thinking
> about firing up ADSL1 accounts, firstly in a
> small country town, secondly in what you might
> call a perimeter suburb of Perth. Difference
> in quota might add up to ~$30 a month.

Don't get me started on that! ;-) For adsl1 (all that my exchange
offers) I get way slower speeds with a download quota that costs me
about $40/mth more for the same quota offered on adsl2
exchanges :-( grrr. Sure beats the dialup I had before, though :-) Plus,
after decades of paying timed calls _everywhere_ we now have a very
competitive voip account with amnet. 


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