Level 1: Cadet

Unbelievably slow ADSL2+ speed

I've recently got my ADSL2+ Plan from telstra but I have been experiencing abnormal down speeds, which ranges from 0.90mb-1mb. Also the upload speed, of course.


Any solutions to this ridiculous down/up speed?


This is a test ran at 1am GMT+10 Brisbane time.

Speed Test


Uptime:0 days, 5:26:37
DSL Type:ITU-T G.992.5
Bandwidth (Up/Down) [kbps/kbps]:473 / 1.175
Data Transferred (Sent/Received) [MB/GB]:241,64 / 1,24
Output Power (Up/Down) [dBm]:12,3 / 16,5
Line Attenuation (Up/Down) [dB]:45,2 / 59,5
SN Margin (Up/Down) [dB]:6,1 / 8,0
System Vendor ID (Local/Remote):TMMB / ----
Chipset Vendor ID (Local/Remote):BDCM / BDCM
Loss of Framing (Local/Remote):26 / 0
Loss of Signal (Local/Remote):3 / 0
Loss of Power (Local/Remote):0 / 0
Loss of Link (Remote):-
Error Seconds (Local/Remote):11.146 / 0
FEC Errors (Up/Down):0 / 0
CRC Errors (Up/Down):3 / 14.915
HEC Errors (Up/Down):0 / 12.135
Level 1: Cadet

Re: Unbelievably slow ADSL2+ speed

Here are informations about my nearest exchanges, according to that I should have around 6mb-8mb of down speed.

xed Service details
Exchange: TOOWONG DA015 (Covers 18.3 square kilometers) (Zone: 1)
ABG applications for this post code: 0
Line of Sight: 1825m


ADSL2+ on TOOWONG Exchange: Typical Speeds (6,000k -> 8,000k)

Level 23: Superhero
Level 23: Superhero

Re: Unbelievably slow ADSL2+ speed

Telstra don't normally allow and ADSL connection if the downstream attenuation is expected to be above 56db for this reason.  Slow speeds, poor reliability.  Yours is currently showing at almost 60db.


Can you please try and Isolation Test to see if there might be something on your end introducing interference.

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