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Topic # 192092 26-Feb-2016 13:41
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This is the modem supplied by Ircon for fibre usage.

 

On the box for this model it says VDSL/ASDL/WAN Up to 100 Mbit/s for every connection.
How then can it go any transfer anything at speeds faster than 100 Mbit/s ?

 

It does give a higher spec for wireless, but what if you have a wired LAN?


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  Reply # 1499864 26-Feb-2016 14:01
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the box is a bit silly.  the lan ports are gigabit and we know it can atleast handle 200/200 on the wan, likely alot more than that on the wan as well.


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  Reply # 1499865 26-Feb-2016 14:02
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I didn't know Orcon (Ircon?) was supplying Fritzboxs.... they're definitely gigE though, if they are. 




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  Reply # 1499878 26-Feb-2016 14:19
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Thanks  (typo with "Ircon"). Looking more closely at small print on the back of the box it says 4x gigabit ethernet (10/100/1000 Base-T).


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  Reply # 1499897 26-Feb-2016 14:46
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The Fritzboxs were supplied to customers on Gigatown. We have had customers receiving > 900mbit on this service, so the box is very capable.

 

 

 

AC wireless from memory, but with wireless your mileage will vary. LAN is the way to go if you want reliable speeds.




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  Reply # 1499933 26-Feb-2016 15:36
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Thanks for clarifying that. :)


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  Reply # 1500012 26-Feb-2016 17:02
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I am using a 2degrees Fritz!Box 7490 on a gigabit fribe connection (1Gbps up and down) and can confirm it works just fine.







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  Reply # 1500035 26-Feb-2016 17:16
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Maurice, how do you find VOIP, if you use it?

 

Is it echoee for you or the caller?  This has been quite bad , on and off, with Orcom VDSL since day one  and just

 

wondering if fibre might be any better ?


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  Reply # 1500292 27-Feb-2016 09:45
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ADKM:

 

Maurice, how do you find VOIP, if you use it?

 

Is it echoee for you or the caller?  This has been quite bad , on and off, with Orcom VDSL since day one  and just

 

wondering if fibre might be any better ?

 

 

Been using Orcon fibre voip since Aug 2012 and had no echo problems.




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  Reply # 1500316 27-Feb-2016 11:36
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Ok on no echo problems. Tahnks.

 

 

 

Also wondering, for gigabit operation with the Fritx box do you need new (better?) LAN cables ?


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  Reply # 1500512 27-Feb-2016 20:17
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I am using the same cable I had before. Sure, it would be nice to replace them all but not something I want to do now. Also using lots of WiFi 5GHz and getting 400 - 500 Mbps on this.





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