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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

 

 

 

https://www.speedtest.net/result/5955665296

 

 

 

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!

 

 

 

Edit:

 

 

 

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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DensitY:

 

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

 

https://www.speedtest.net/result/5955962472

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

Fibre to cabled computer

 

https://www.speedtest.net/result/5955968437

 

 

 

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

 

So still confused.


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