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    Default Speedtest.net fibre connection speeds

    I just got NBN. Speedtest on laptop, 20mb/s. Speedtest on phone with app and connected to wifi, 40mb/s. This is a fibre to the home connection. Why the 2 different speeds?



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    I'm on wireless nbn and got 44.9 down. FTTP, I'd have thought would be way better than that.
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    How is the laptop connected?

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    chipset - one could be connecting at 2.4Ghz the other at 5Ghz

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    Were both tests to the same location - i.e. the same Telstra/Other server in Melbourne/Other?

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    Fiber to node here

    On phone
    2.4ghz wireless 7ms ping 45mps
    5ghz wireless 6ms ping 47mps

    Laptop 5ghz wireless 47mps

    Wired connection to router 47mps

    4g Telstra 2.5mps

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    A lot depends on the type of wire.

    I have cat6 to the node(300m), cat6 to the supernode and the fibre(another 300m) and get approx. 35mbs.
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    FTN 100 plan , new cat6 through home and asus router in the middle of the house

    On phone
    2.4ghz wireless 28ms ping 80.6mps 24.6mps
    5ghz wireless 30ms ping 79.5mps 23.4mps

    pc
    10ms ping 87.4mps 56.5mps

    laptop wireless
    30ms ping 72.8mps 21.5mps

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    Quote Originally Posted by lsemmens View Post
    I'm on wireless nbn and got 44.9 down. FTTP, I'd have thought would be way better than that.

    That depends on how much you pay your provider, not the fact that you are using fibre.
    If he is on a 50Mb/s plan then something in the 40's is reasonable.

    Assuming the laptop is on Wifi, the most limiting factor is the distance to the WiFi router. Anything more than 10m away or through a wall can drop the speed.
    Wrong drivers installed for the laptop's wifi module or faults with it's internal antenna connections are possible.

    If using Ethernet there could be a whole bunch of problems as it is going through copper. I would then connect the laptop directly to the Uni-D port of the NBN box with a short CAT cable and test the speed.
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    well it's something to do with my work laptop!! Tried my daughter's and getting in the 40's. Not sure what the go is with mine. I'm not having any issues though!
    I'm on the Telstra tier50 plan so 40mb/s is fine and ping is 16ms
    The NBN tech was saying I'd be lucky to get 20 because even though we a fibre to the home, we are connected through a multiport. The Telstra tech that ran the fibre into the house said rubbish. Seems he is correct!
    Last edited by LeroyPatrol; 17-07-19 at 12:25 AM.

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