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Topic # 114838 4-Mar-2013 22:38
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Hi, i've just brought this phone, its a wonderful phone, i was curious about one thing, I can't seem to figure out what the 3g data speed is meant to be, i managed to find a website that said it was 42Mbps, sure enough i found an app that tells you the speed of the connection, yup it also says about that, but none of the speedtests i do with the phone seem to be able to go over 12Mbps, even on wifi. anyone have any idea what's going on here?





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  Reply # 774630 4-Mar-2013 22:38
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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 issued.  

 

href="/forums.asp?forumid=49&topicid=96226">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 sill 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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  Reply # 774663 4-Mar-2013 23:15
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PeterReader: 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 issued. 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 sill 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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  Reply # 774665 4-Mar-2013 23:19
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that's what i was thinking hahahahaha







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  Reply # 775209 5-Mar-2013 19:57
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anyone? o.o





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  Reply # 775219 5-Mar-2013 20:05
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3G speed and WIFI speed depends on many factors and this is covered many times on Geekzone

3G Is the cell your handset connected to 43Mbps dual carrier if yes how loaded is it how far are you from it list goes on

WIFi speed will depend on speed of home internet connection and then many other factors like distance other WIFI networks around



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  Reply # 775235 5-Mar-2013 20:20
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johnr: 3G speed and WIFI speed depends on many factors and this is covered 100s of times on Geekzone



yes yes, but what i mean is, is there something in my phone, like processing power for example that would limit speeds? because never ever ever does that phone get speeds faster than 12Mbps, ill sttach some speedtests and show you. its almost like some sort of artificial cap. i dunno how else to explain it.

speedtest from my computer over wifi to the same router that the phone is connected too:













speedtests taken on my phone, only take notice of the top 4.






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  Reply # 775239 5-Mar-2013 20:25
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You are looking for an issue that is not there,



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  Reply # 775241 5-Mar-2013 20:27
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im not complaining abuot it, im just curious as to why on one device im getting completely different speeds than on another device, all the computers in my house get the same speed, then my phone, ipod touch (previous generation) get the same speeds





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