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#116781 9-May-2013 20:43
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Just picked up one of these

http://store.telecom.co.nz/mobile/pay-monthly/mobilebroadband/huawei-mobile-wifi-e587

Obviously it's location dependent and dependent on the connected device but in the Wellington CBD (7th floor of a building) with both a Galaxy Nexus and iPad, using Speedtest to an Auckland server I haven't seen more than about 8Mbs download speed. That's decent but hardly Dual Carrier speed.

Given the right conditions what sort of speed should one expect?




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  #814788 9-May-2013 20:43
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Hello... Our robot found some keywords in your post, so here is an automated reply with some important things to note regarding broadband speeds.

 



 

If you are posting regarding DSL speeds please check that

 



 

- you have reset your modem and router

 


 

- your PC (or other PCs in your LAN) is not downloading large files when you are testing

 

- you are not being throttled by your ISP due to going over the monthly cap

 


 

- your tests are always done on an ethernet connection to the router - do not use wireless for testing

 


 

- you read this topic and follow the instructions there.

 



 

Make sure you provide information for other users to help you. If you have not already done it, please EDIT your post and add this now:

 



 

- Your ISP and plan

 


 

- Type of connection (ADSL, ADSL2, VDSL)

 


 

- Your modem DSL stats (do not worry about posting Speedtest, we need sync rate, attenuation and noise margin)

 


 

- Your general location (or street)

 


 

- If you are rural or urban

 


 

- If you know your connection is to an exchange, cabinet or conklin

 


 

- If your connection is to a ULL or wholesale service

 


 

- If you have done an isolation test as per the link above

 



 

Most of the problems with speed are likely to be related to internal wiring issues. Read this discussion to find out more about this. Your ISP is not intentionally slowing you down today (unless you are on a managed plan). Also if this is the school holidays it's likely you will notice slower than usual speed due to more users online.

 



 

A master splitter is required for VDSL2 and in most cases will improve speeds on DSL connections. Regular disconnections can be a monitored alarm or a set top box trying to connect. If there's an alarm connected to your line even if you don't have an alarm contract it may still try to connect so it's worth checking.

 



 

I recommend you read these two blog posts:

 



 

- Is your premises phone wiring impacting your broadband performance? (very technical)

 


 

- Are you receiving a substandard ULL ADSL2+ connection from your ISP?




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  #814800 9-May-2013 21:00
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supports Dual carrier but what speed Dual carrier?

 
 
 
 


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  #814829 9-May-2013 21:45
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Telecom.




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System Two: Popcorn Hour A200 ,  Oppo BDP-80 BluRay Player with hardware mode to be region free, Vivitek HD1080P 1080P DLP projector with 100" screen, Denon AVRS730H 7.2 Channel Dolby Atmos/DTS-X AV Receiver, Samsung 4K player, Google Chromecast, Odroid C2 running Kodi and Plex

 

 


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  #814833 9-May-2013 21:47
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lchiu7: Telecom.


Huh?

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  #814860 9-May-2013 22:06
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The specs are as I linked go, I purchased it from Telecom and it has a telecom Sim card in it. What else?




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System Two: Popcorn Hour A200 ,  Oppo BDP-80 BluRay Player with hardware mode to be region free, Vivitek HD1080P 1080P DLP projector with 100" screen, Denon AVRS730H 7.2 Channel Dolby Atmos/DTS-X AV Receiver, Samsung 4K player, Google Chromecast, Odroid C2 running Kodi and Plex

 

 


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  #814866 9-May-2013 22:13
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Google 'telecom dual carrier'. You wont find anything because they dont have it lol

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  #814868 9-May-2013 22:14
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The page you have linked to does not advise what Dual carrier speed the device supports

There is more than one Dual carrier speed,

 
 
 
 


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  #814869 9-May-2013 22:14
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Not an easy question to answer due the number of factors. Depends if you are connected to Dual Carrier site.
Then also depends on network load. On my iPhone 5 I experienced speeds around 25mbps at auckland airport (dual carrier site) .




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  #814873 9-May-2013 22:17
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The device supports Dual carrier up to 43Mbps as what joutei has advised speed will change depending on conditions

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  #814876 9-May-2013 22:18
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johnr: The device supports Dual carrier up to 43Mbps as what joutei has advised speed will change depending on conditions


Oh well. Guess I am going to have to drive around a bit to see if there is a place I can get that reception or ask my account manager for suggestions.




Staying in Wellington. Check out my AirBnB in the Wellington CBD.  https://www.airbnb.co.nz/rooms/32019730  Mention GZ to get a 10% discount

 

System One: Popcorn Hour A200,  PS3 SuperSlim, NPVR and Plex Server running on Gigabyte Brix (Windows 10 Pro), Sony BDP-S390 BD player, Pioneer AVR, Raspberry Pi running Kodi and Plex, Panasonic 60" 3D plasma, Google Chromecast

System Two: Popcorn Hour A200 ,  Oppo BDP-80 BluRay Player with hardware mode to be region free, Vivitek HD1080P 1080P DLP projector with 100" screen, Denon AVRS730H 7.2 Channel Dolby Atmos/DTS-X AV Receiver, Samsung 4K player, Google Chromecast, Odroid C2 running Kodi and Plex

 

 


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#814877 9-May-2013 22:19
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lchiu7:
johnr: The device supports Dual carrier up to 43Mbps as what joutei has advised speed will change depending on conditions


Oh well. Guess I am going to have to drive around a bit to see if there is a place I can get that reception or ask my account manager for suggestions.


Really? You are never going to see 43Mbps DL

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  #814889 9-May-2013 22:28
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Those are theoretical speeds bare in mind :) .
Just as ADSL2+ is capable of 24mbps, most people see around 15 - 17 at most (master spliter).




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  #814940 10-May-2013 00:42
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I've found taking 60% of an a rated speed gives a real world max for 3G. Dual carrier though ive yet to experience beyond 20 with so can't comment there.

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  #815040 10-May-2013 09:58
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johnr:
lchiu7:
johnr: The device supports Dual carrier up to 43Mbps as what joutei has advised speed will change depending on conditions


Oh well. Guess I am going to have to drive around a bit to see if there is a place I can get that reception or ask my account manager for suggestions.


Really? You are never going to see 43Mbps DL


I am realistic of course but I have never seen more than 10Mbs so far which isn't flash no matter what the specs say.






Staying in Wellington. Check out my AirBnB in the Wellington CBD.  https://www.airbnb.co.nz/rooms/32019730  Mention GZ to get a 10% discount

 

System One: Popcorn Hour A200,  PS3 SuperSlim, NPVR and Plex Server running on Gigabyte Brix (Windows 10 Pro), Sony BDP-S390 BD player, Pioneer AVR, Raspberry Pi running Kodi and Plex, Panasonic 60" 3D plasma, Google Chromecast

System Two: Popcorn Hour A200 ,  Oppo BDP-80 BluRay Player with hardware mode to be region free, Vivitek HD1080P 1080P DLP projector with 100" screen, Denon AVRS730H 7.2 Channel Dolby Atmos/DTS-X AV Receiver, Samsung 4K player, Google Chromecast, Odroid C2 running Kodi and Plex

 

 


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