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#233566 21-Apr-2018 22:55
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Writing in for my daughter she's just got the fastest fibre with slingshot and lives in Tauranga theres a ont old style hg8240. My question ? is she's only getting patchy downloads from 33 to 90 on speedtest. Is this capable of 900? Tia

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  #2000506 22-Apr-2018 07:17
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According to the specs, it should be capable.




By using the Gigabit capable Passive Optical Network (GPON) technology, the HG8240 provides a high speed data channel through a single optical fiber with an upstream rate of 1.244 Gbit/s and a downstream rate of 2.488 Gbit/s. In this way, you can enjoy the high speed data service, quality voice service, superior video service




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  #2000508 22-Apr-2018 07:23
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They are testing on ethernet and not WiFi, correct?


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  #2000513 22-Apr-2018 07:50
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suspect the issues is with your daughters equipment or testing method


what router is she using?
is it connected to the ONT via a gigabit connection? check the lights on both to determine this
is she testing via ethernet? and if so is it connected to the router on a gigabit connection?
how is she testing this?


the windows 10 has been shown to be one of the more accurate ones for testing as it rules out any browser issues.

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