Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




3465 posts

Uber Geek


#267851 14-Feb-2020 11:25
Send private message quote this post

BP Rocks the party.

Im getting 70Mbps and 19.5 on 2Ghz through 4 walls, however Im getting 99.9Mbps and 20.8Mbps using 5Ghz. Yet our last connection was MUCH slower with less distance, less walls, less thickness of walls (and insulation).

Interesting results. Basically 5Ghz was useless in our apartment prior outside in the room, and 2Ghz was 30Mbps and 10Mbps.

Very pleased but a bit miffed. Same old HG659 I got for $10 on TM.


Create new topic
'That VDSL Cat'
11708 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Spark
Subscriber

  #2420814 14-Feb-2020 11:29
Send private message quote this post

Not sure if i'm missing it, or it's just not really clear, but did you pickup the HG659 or the Smart Modem? (Bigpipe do this)

 

 

 


Great results none the less :) Wifi can work, it's just never assured....





#include <std_disclaimer>

 

Any comments made are personal opinion and do not reflect directly on the position my current or past employers may have.


2135 posts

Uber Geek

Lifetime subscriber

  #2420863 14-Feb-2020 11:35
One person supports this post
Send private message quote this post

Is the difference due to the number of neighbours sharing the same WiFi airspace? You say the slower figures were in an apartment which would be expected to have neighbours within the same sphere?


 
 
 
 


2135 posts

Uber Geek

Lifetime subscriber

  #2421097 14-Feb-2020 15:53
Send private message quote this post

I should have added that an app like WiFi Analyzer can be run on your phone or PC to show the contenders for that limited WiFi airspace.

 

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.vrem.wifianalyzer&hl=en




3465 posts

Uber Geek


  #2421163 14-Feb-2020 18:22
Send private message quote this post

Good point Hammerer.

Im still waiting on a new modem. NZ post SUCK. They took 10 days on an overnight delivery few weeks back so didnt expect them to get it right within 5 days with the modem.


Create new topic



Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

New Vodafone mobile data plans with unlimited data
Posted 26-Feb-2020 06:55


Vodafone launches innovation initiatives to help businesses use 5G
Posted 26-Feb-2020 05:00


Ultimate Ears HYPERBOOM brings massive sound and extreme bass
Posted 25-Feb-2020 09:00


Withings launches three new devices to help monitor heart health from home
Posted 13-Feb-2020 20:05


Auckland start-up Yourcar matches new car buyers with dealerships
Posted 13-Feb-2020 18:05


School gardens go high tech to teach kids the importance of technology
Posted 13-Feb-2020 11:10


Malwarebytes finds Mac threats outpace Windows for the first time
Posted 13-Feb-2020 08:01


Amazon launches Echo Show 8 in Australia and New Zealand
Posted 8-Feb-2020 20:36


Vodafone New Zealand starts two year partnership with LetsPlay.Live
Posted 28-Jan-2020 11:24


Ring launches indoor-only security camera
Posted 23-Jan-2020 17:26


New report findings will help schools implement the digital technologies curriculum content
Posted 23-Jan-2020 17:25


N4L to upgrade & support wireless internet inside schools
Posted 23-Jan-2020 17:22


Netflix releases 21 Studio Ghibli works
Posted 22-Jan-2020 11:42


Vodafone integrates eSIM into device and wearable roadmap
Posted 17-Jan-2020 09:45


Do you need this camera app? Group investigates privacy implications
Posted 16-Jan-2020 03:30



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.