Just how far is your Internet

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  1. sdc77

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    (how fast is your Internet)
    I tend to use my mobile (currently a note 3) for most of my daily Internet use and today I actually bothered to see how fast my Internet in the mhome is..
    The mhome is parked on the drive just outside the house and well within range of our sky wireless..
    My phone is on Vodafone 4g.. The mhome has a 4g router using three.. With an external aerial.
    I was sitting in the mhome and we are in East London

    Mhome three wifi 10.06mb/s download 2.63mb/s upload
    Vodafone 4g 21.12mb/s download 7.33mb/s upload
    Sky broadband wifi 2.56mb/s download 0.59mb/s upload
    Results via 'speed checker' app

    Now.. The sky connection may have been in use at the time... ( No one's admitting it...) But its always been poor and is no surprise to me that it was beaten by the mobile networks.
     
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  2. shawn&emma

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    I would love to get speeds close to those. Even your Sky at 2.56mbp is above the 1.5mbp we get direct from our bt hub. That's the price we pay for wanting to live on a Scottish island. I get really excited when we go towards Glasgow, things happen real fast then :Smile:
     
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    Same here, sometimes 1mbp, but not often. We are the maximum distance from the exchange, and sometimes have no connection.
    We did get 1.5 once, or maybe it was twice.
    No 4g, no 3g either.
     
  4. zulurita

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    Our home WiFi, talktalk is 4.36 download forgotten the upload.

    Never checked our 3 MiFi.
     
  5. Nirvanauk

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    We usually get about 1.5 download and if I'm being honest it works ok. No, I cant stream a HD movie but everything else is not too bad.
     
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    The very reason that when fibre became available

    I took it up

    I would of been happy to of received that

    Ours was between .5 - 1.0

    :thumb::thumb::thumb:
     
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    agreed, but last time the engineer was here repair our line yet again, we got talking about bb speeds.

    We get around 3.5Mb so he suggested fibre bb at 28Mb, just availabe in our area.

    I asked what the true speed would be, not the advertised speed, considering our location.

    Mmmm!!! 8Mb if you are lucky.

    We'll stay as we are thanks.
     
  8. 1_man_and_his_dob(lo)

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    I get different results depending on the website I use to test the speed :RollEyes: So...

    "3" 3G dongle: 1.4 - 4.5 Mb/s download, 1.4 - 1.9 Mb/s upload

    PlusNet copper: 3.2 - 3.9 Mb/s download, 0.3 - 0.5 Mb/s upload

    3.9Mb/s download through the wireless router is impressive, considering the router itself is reporting a downstream rate of 3.8Mb/s and, as I understand it, you're supposed to subtract 0.7Mb/s to get the actual real-world speed :RollEyes:
     
  9. Addie

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    Bit of fun, but why not add them all together and see what you can get?
    http://www.connectify.me/dispatch/

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X80Wc4ZWh0E"]Connectify Dispatch: The Internet, Faster. - YouTube[/ame]
     
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  10. tofo

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    Son lives across the road to us he is on broad band
    And it is slow you watch the little blue line crawl to load a page
    Takes ages to watch a you tube clip

    When they come over kids sit and watch my iPad without buffering
    Not possible at their house on the same pad

    I leave mine connected to our router when babysitting

    Sorry don't want to hi jack your thread

    Latest ping 17ms. Kbps 4533.01 download. Kbps 1146.0 upload

    :thumb::thumb::thumb:
     
  11. sdc77

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    Seems mobile is the way to go... :BigGrin:
     
  12. Steve

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    Here in Portugal just outside Albufeira my laptop is tethered to my Vodafone note 3 and I am getting 9.3m/s so :Smile::Smile::Smile: and the sun has been shinning.
    Steve
     
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    I use BT fibre broadband and at the moment i am getting 23.3mb download and 8.6mb upload. :Smile:

    Dave
     
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    I'd settle for a connection most of the time! :cry: We are having MAJOR and I mean MMMMMAAAAAJJJJJOOOOORRRR problems with our '3' broadband where we are ... we are less than 200m from the mast and it is chronic ... most night we CANNOT use it for most of the time, sometimes we can use it for a few mins before it drops out again, and even then it is extremely SLLLLOOOOOOOWWWWWWW! Hubby was on to '3' again last night playing merry hell. Apparently there is a major problem with the mast and they are waiting for a part for it .... it makes a change from the 'doing maintenance' fob off I suppose! So far we're going to be at least 2 months 'in credit' on our bills as they keep giving us a credit but I'd much rather have the bl**dy connection working as it should! :Angry::Angry::Angry::Angry::Angry:

    Hopefully it will be sorted in a few more days ... I can hope can't I!!!! :BigGrin:
     
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    4 devices tethered to my iphone 4 on "3" with 3G signal.

    Download 7.2 Mbps
    Upload 1.5 Mbps

    :thumb:
     
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    Main connection - Xilo Fibre
    Pretty stable at:
    Download 42Mb
    Upload 10.5Mb

    Router has auto switching to a mobile (Three) back up connection
    Normally
    Download 14Mb
    Upload 2.5Mb
     
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    West Wales 6km from the exchange, 0.5 meg if it's not raining.:cry: Three network anywhere between 1 and 3mb and very reliable
     
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    Just an update on this. I finally got around to hooking up my AppleTV as we've just moved house. Anyway watched a film with absolutely no buffering, 1.5mbps can't be too bad can it?
     
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    38.24 Mb/s

    Took years of agravation to get this though
     
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