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# 68419 21-Sep-2010 18:00
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I have a new 21 Mbps Telecom T-stick (but not the currently showing Sierra wireless one on the website so I assume it's the previous generation even though I bought it from a Telecom dealer last week - doh!).

Does anyone know how I can tell what my synch speed is?  The connection software only seems to give the speed at that time.

Also, using speedtest.net, the best speeds I've been able to get (from Dunedin to the closest Chch server) have been around 5.4/1.5 Mbps.   Do any Dunedinites know if that sounds right?

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  # 382845 21-Sep-2010 19:23
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There is so such thing as a "sync" speed for mobile data.

The speeds you are getting are what would be considered typical performance for a HSPA+ device. You have to remember you're not the only person using the mobile network and there will also be constraints depending on backhaul etc to sites.




 
 
 
 




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  # 383247 22-Sep-2010 16:31
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kk, thanks guys!

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