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# 207723 11-Jan-2017 10:46
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Hi guys




Just got fibre all connected up, nice fast and speedy. except upstream seems to be capped at 14Mbit/sec instead of 20Mbit




I've done the old reboot router (HG659b), pc, and tried on another pc.. computers are all on Cat5e. I figure its a profile issue?

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  # 1701299 11-Jan-2017 11:05
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You tried on a mobile or tablet connected via Wireless?

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  # 1701304 11-Jan-2017 11:09
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Just gave that a try on my mobile phone connected via 5G, 20Mbit up... ok I need enlightenment on what is going on!








so tried on two cabled computers, 14 up.. phone, wifi mac, 20 up. on VDSL before it got 27 up happily regardless, so not sure whats going on <_<


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  # 1701310 11-Jan-2017 11:27
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Whats the LAN port speeds on the router and what Cat cables are you using?

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  # 1701313 11-Jan-2017 11:31
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they report 1000Mbit (I get 100Mbit down no problem). Cat5e to one computer, Cat 6 to the other. Cat5e to the ONT of course.




I've tried shifting lan ports, different cables, rebooting computers and router. oddly still 14-15 upstream while devices on wifi get 20-21 still. and yeah on vdsl before it was happily going 27 up on lan cables. I'm going to directly cable the Mac and see if that changes anything on the mac. 

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  # 1701320 11-Jan-2017 11:36
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Just gave that a try on my mobile phone connected via 5G, 20Mbit up... ok I need enlightenment on what is going on!



??? 5G?

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  # 1701325 11-Jan-2017 11:39
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HG659b has 2.4ghz and 5ghz wifi options, I tested with Phone connected to 5ghz (5G) 




So yeah grabbed mac which was on wifi, plugged into HG659b's lan ports with new Cat5e, 14-15mbit up, put it on wifi again, 20up. (its always getting a nice 103Mbit down regardless of option). 




going to fiddle some more

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  # 1701343 11-Jan-2017 12:23
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3G, 4G, 5G are all terminologies used for mobile data/calling from a device with a sim card, they dont apply to wifi


you just end up confusing things/people




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  # 1701374 11-Jan-2017 13:11
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Fair enough there.




ok so I did a test


seems the VDSL is still active so I plugged that back in and gave it a shot on the cabled connection


Vdsl to Cabled computer




I then pulled that out, put the Fibre Wan back in with its cat6 cable and repeated above




Fibre to cabled computer




Oddly Wifi devices still get 20-21Mbit upstream on fibre. 


So still confused.

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