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Topic # 15006 31-Jul-2007 00:04
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Hello Everyone,

Would be really interested to know everyones 3G Speeds, experiences, and what setup/software/hardware/time etc they tested.

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Hardware: Huawei E618
Software : VMC 9.1.1.4744
Time:Midnight
Signal: 2 Bars
Speed (DN/UP): 335 / 93
Ping: 507ms






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Reply # 80492 31-Jul-2007 06:34
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Device : Vodem
Download : 1450kbps
Upload : 340kbps
Time : 6:30am
Location : Wellington, about 300m east of the site at the Strathmore pub.

Whilst the reliability of my connection leaves a bit to be desired, I have always been very happy with its performance.

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  Reply # 80493 31-Jul-2007 06:37
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To truely compare latency times and speeds it would also be handy to see the APN you're using as well.


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 80498 31-Jul-2007 08:43
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exportgoldman:

Hello Everyone,



Would be really interested to know everyones 3G Speeds, experiences, and what setup/software/hardware/time etc they tested.



I'll start.





Hardware: Huawei E618

Software : VMC 9.1.1.4744

Time:Midnight

Signal: 2 Bars

Speed (DN/UP): 335 / 93

Ping: 507ms








Ping showing here is wake up from dormancy and also with the example from Alasta

Speedtest.net is not the best for showing pings

I would use CMD Prompt and run a ping to a NZ server

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  Reply # 80505 31-Jul-2007 09:23
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Hardware: N95
Software : N95 on Mac
Time: 8pm
Signal: Full
Speed (DN/UP): 1.3mb / 115kbps
Location: Auckland City (Symonds St oppo the Church)

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  Reply # 80544 31-Jul-2007 11:06
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Hardware: Novatel VMC Express 34 Card

System: Macbook Pro running OSX 10.4.10

Location: Viaduct Harbour

Time: 11:05am


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  Reply # 80589 31-Jul-2007 15:35
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w880i (UMTS) via bluetooth to MacBook. Princes Wharf, Auckland.





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  Reply # 80593 31-Jul-2007 15:57
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w880i (UMTS) via bluetooth to MacBook. Princes Wharf, Auckland.


What is the maximum speed your Bluetooth dongle supports? One of the big limitations with using Bluetooth is that many devices (and dongles) still impose a UART speed restriction of 115.2k

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Reply # 80598 31-Jul-2007 16:12
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sbiddle: What is the maximum speed your Bluetooth dongle supports? One of the big limitations with using Bluetooth is that many devices (and dongles) still impose a UART speed restriction of 115.2k

Bluetooth 2.0 built in on both so no issues (max 2.1 Mbit/s?).





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  Reply # 80629 31-Jul-2007 20:11
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U'd think right in princes wharf you'd be able to hit the W880's peak of around 384kb/s

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  Reply # 80633 31-Jul-2007 20:45
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Took the same setup to Takapuna, results below...

[URL=https://www.speedtest.net][IMG]https://www.speedtest.net/result/162906329.png[/IMG][/URL]

Not quite as good as town..but not too bad!!!

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  Reply # 80641 31-Jul-2007 21:58
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Tonight

Vodafone store Sylvia park 1650 down, 320 up

My N95 v12 Penrose area 1560 down 240 up

Today, Mt Wellington n95 v12 610KBps 74k up with regular dropouts (MtWellintonitits, the biggest black spot for all)

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