ZapbuzZ
Level 4: Private Eye

Overseas hops are atrocious on wireless GSM

I find overseas hops (connections between servers) range from 120ms to a whopping 350ms.

Its not very good especially when the monthly cap runs out.

This is to do with hired infrastructure what a telco contracts to hop their customers connections and I think its rather poultry. I'd like to ask for improvement can be even worse on IPV6 connections than ipv4. I came onto Telstra for IPV6 protection. The throughput is only good for social media and tubes there's more to internet than that and GSM isn't just for phones. The internet has its own laws and the way its going the only things that will be left will be  propaganda like Facebook, boring tubes and pay tv. Its become so censored its probably a waste of money not to mention all the devices are made in places not well liked these days. 

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Jupiter
Level 25: The Singularity
Level 25: The Singularity

Re: Overseas hops are atrocious on wireless GSM

There are a number of problems with your post.

1. GSM - Telstra hasn't had a GSM network since 1st December 2016.

2. IPv6 protection - what protection? IPv6 is an addressing format, it doesn't offer any real protection from anything (other than from the number of available addresses running out any time soon).

3. Overseas hops - the time that it takes to send an instruction to a server and receive a response is mainly determined by the distance that the signal needs to travel (~15ms per 1000km), then the number of hops (where a processing operation occurs). eg. Melbourne to Frankfurt is approx 16000km and takes around 265ms to get a message to a server there and back again. If a message travelled at the speed of light, the trip would take 106ms, but computers are not that fast so there is a delay in relaying the message each time it passes through a node, and then the server needs time to respond to the request as well).

4. Of course your connection is going to be terrible once you go over your monthly data allowance. Your connection speed is reduced to a trickle.

Never be afraid to back yourself when trying new things, just always make sure you have 3 escape routes if things go wrong.
ZapbuzZ
Level 4: Private Eye

Re: Overseas hops are atrocious on wireless GSM

well since its not gsm anymore what is it? tin cans and string?

ipv6 is protection from lack of addressing ipv4 which majority of attacks occur due to the enhanced trace reliability of ipv6 

overseas hops an address in Irvine California gave following hops:

1 <1 ms <1 ms <1 ms 192.168.1.1
2 43 ms 159 ms 220 ms 10.4.161.20
3 36 ms 27 ms 28 ms 10.4.161.34
4 32 ms 28 ms 28 ms 10.3.211.65
5 32 ms 16 ms 18 ms 10.3.211.72
6 45 ms 27 ms 26 ms 203.50.63.144
7 26 ms 28 ms 29 ms bundle-ether26.win-core10.melbourne.telstra.net [203.50.61.176]
8 46 ms 38 ms 37 ms bundle-ether12.ken-core10.sydney.telstra.net [203.50.11.122]
9 32 ms 27 ms 30 ms bundle-ether1.pad-gw11.sydney.telstra.net [203.50.6.61]
10 48 ms 38 ms 36 ms 203.50.13.90
11 183 ms 174 ms 166 ms 203.50.13.90
12 178 ms 167 ms 163 ms i-20802.eqnx-core02.telstraglobal.net [202.84.141.25]
13 164 ms 163 ms 163 ms i-1041.paix02.telstraglobal.net [202.84.251.62]
14 166 ms 161 ms 169 ms xe4-3-3.paloalto2.pao.seabone.net [195.22.206.129]
15 * * * Request timed out.
16 249 ms 251 ms 238 ms blizzard.miami15.mia.seabone.net [89.221.41.3]
17 246 ms 231 ms 246 ms 137.221.76.35
18 244 ms 237 ms 241 ms xe-0-0-1-1-br01-eqda6.as57976.net [137.221.65.62]
19 236 ms 235 ms 247 ms et-0-0-2-br02-swlv10.as57976.net [137.221.65.67]
20 250 ms 239 ms 247 ms et-0-0-1-pe01-swlv10.as57976.net [137.221.83.89]
21 247 ms 247 ms 248 ms las-swlv10-ia-bons-01.as57976.net [137.221.66.17]
22 241 ms 232 ms 244 ms 137.221.105.13
23 254 ms 248 ms 248 ms 137.221.106.104

and regardless of going over data allowance or not the technology doesn't make the connection terrible. It limits the mbit/s only.

 

You know your so good at hosing me down why don't you become a federal police officer instead?

Jupiter
Level 25: The Singularity
Level 25: The Singularity

Re: Overseas hops are atrocious on wireless GSM

Mobile phone technology in Australia is primarily LTE based (which does not form part of the GSM standard - GSM was 2G technology).

 

To that same address, I get 175ms-210ms on my Telstra mobile on 5G in Regional Victoria and a constant 175ms on my non-Telstra Home Internet connection.

 

The difference between my Telstra mobile connection and yours is the routing is different, although it changes a bit between each tracert request, hence the fluctuations

 

Are you using a landline based connection or a mobile broadband based connection, as your IP address would appear to be one that is used on NBN connections rather that Telstra Mobil connections?

 

And the Federal Police don't pay enough.

Never be afraid to back yourself when trying new things, just always make sure you have 3 escape routes if things go wrong.

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