Value of updating to whirlpool
A good idea is to read the forums of the provider you are interested in (or the forum of its wholesaler if it doesn't have its own forum) and see what people are saying about them.This is an especially good idea if you have specific needs, such as good game pings or the like, and you want to know how people with similar needs are going with that ISP.This saves the provider money and also allows the user to reach speeds up to 24000 kbps using ADSL2 .Providers are only rolling out their own DSLAMs in select exchanges across Australia.The selectable options in the Broadband Choice Plan Finder are:• What region are you in !• What use do you want it for (Residential or Business).• How much you wish to pay ! • What type of Connection you want.• What type of Speed you want.• How many devices you want to connect !ADSL/SDSL uses an existing phone line to provide internet access, while still allowing the phone line to be used for phone calls/faxes.
ii Net Internode Internode DSLAM glossary TPGTelstra Wholesale A good suggestion is to read the results of the Whirlpool Survey conducted in 2011, which gives comprehensive feedback from Whirlpool users on their broadband experience.
If you're going through a RIM, then you can only access resold Telstra services.- LOS (line of sight).
Not necessary but can be a guide to how far you are and an estimate of what speeds can be achieved.
If yourbroadband doesn't give a mention to ports then there are things that could be going on: - you are connected directly to the exchange (most likely)or- you are on a RIM with no DSLAM attached (or in other words ..
not ADSL enabled) (rare) With your DA number, you can cross reference it with the Telstra Wholesale documents to see port availability, if you're on a RIM (and then if you have been upgraded with a Top Hat) and so on ..