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Master Geek

# 214678 23-May-2017 17:13
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Spark ADSL or Spark Wireless?


1) Which one is better?


Im with Bigpipe ADSL atm and get 4Mbps download and .8Mbps upload. Wow!


Im thinking the copper lines are crap and it might be better going to wireless.


2) Is wireless reliable?


3) Is wireless fast?







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  # 1786980 23-May-2017 17:51
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Given your ADSL speeds, i'd say wireless is a great option from a speed aspect.




Comes down to what you use the service for.


Reliability, is typically better than that of the copper service (There is no cable in the middle to fail just the tower itself which obviously is alot faster to get to a resolution)




There are many situations where ADSL is still a better service, some being


- Large bandwidth requirements


- Latency requirements

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  # 1786982 23-May-2017 17:58
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What size data cap do you require?



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  # 1786985 23-May-2017 18:03
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Spark Wireless is 120GB




We stream shows (probably about 2 a night), youtube, email etc




So i guess a fairly big user, i dont know how much i currently use as im with bigpipe and it looks like they dont have this information available to me



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  # 1786991 23-May-2017 18:27
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Spark ADSL will get you the same speed as Bigpipe ADSL. Wireless should be faster.

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