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A question about broadband

Post by Tomwin Lannister on Thu Dec 04, 2014 12:07 am

Basically, I have BT internet and my 'hub' is shite so I need a new router

Anybody know of a good router I can get that works with bt/can be made to work with bt because their home hub 4 is shite and their home hub 5 costs 139 quid

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Re: A question about broadband

Post by RealGunner on Thu Dec 04, 2014 12:08 am

Do you have Bt infinity or normal?

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Re: A question about broadband

Post by RealGunner on Thu Dec 04, 2014 12:12 am

Check out Netgear R6250 or Belkin N600

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Re: A question about broadband

Post by Tomwin Lannister on Thu Dec 04, 2014 12:15 am

normal this backwoods pos area has no infinity

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Re: A question about broadband

Post by RealGunner on Thu Dec 04, 2014 12:30 am

Hmm. Wonder if weak wifi signals as a general that could be the problem.

router can only help as much.

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Re: A question about broadband

Post by Tomwin Lannister on Thu Dec 04, 2014 12:36 am

Nah got it right next to ps4 and i use wired too half the time

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Re: A question about broadband

Post by RealGunner on Thu Dec 04, 2014 12:37 am

Then check those routers out. The good ones cost a lot but they are worth it.

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Re: A question about broadband

Post by Tomwin Lannister on Thu Dec 04, 2014 12:38 am

yeah cheers

they work with bt yea?

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Re: A question about broadband

Post by RealGunner on Thu Dec 04, 2014 12:43 am

Yea most netgear and Belkins do. Using a netgear one with sky atm.

But funnily I am moving to BT Laughing

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Re: A question about broadband

Post by RealGunner on Thu Dec 04, 2014 12:45 am

I have heard BT Home Hub 5 is the best ISP router though. Maybe you can ask them for it just to be safe?

Here are some more

http://www.trustedreviews.com/d-link-dir-850l-ac1200-802-11ac-wireless-router-review

http://www.trustedreviews.com/linksys-ea6900-ac1900-802-11ac-router-review?_token=c12a0c2adc42e3ebaf07f79d578dc1974a52baed1413107980


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Re: A question about broadband

Post by Tomwin Lannister on Thu Dec 04, 2014 1:28 am

Yea gonna ask if not I ain't paying *bleep* 50 million quid

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Re: A question about broadband

Post by MaraVilla on Sat Dec 06, 2014 9:40 am

what dl/ul do you pos get in your area? post some speedtest results up if possible

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Re: A question about broadband

Post by B-Mac on Mon Dec 15, 2014 2:11 am


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Re: A question about broadband

Post by Onyx on Mon Dec 15, 2014 6:59 am

Does having a faster speed make any difference? Mine is around 10-15 mb/s and most pages load fast. Download speeds are usually dependent on the cap the host sets/the seeds etc. hmm

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Re: A question about broadband

Post by futbol on Mon Dec 15, 2014 7:08 am

Not necessarily. Most normal webpages aren't that big that 10 Mbit/s vs. 50 Mbit/s would make a difference. Workload of the servers and of your ISP matters more. You probably notice it when you try to watch Youtube video at 3 am or 8 pm, there should be a difference despite your max. downspeed remaining the same.

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Re: A question about broadband

Post by MaraVilla on Mon Dec 15, 2014 11:44 am



wish i can get 11mb/s upload that would make it alot better.

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Re: A question about broadband

Post by RealGunner on Mon Dec 15, 2014 3:55 pm

@MaraVilla wrote:

wish i can get 11mb/s upload that would make it alot better.


not sure if srs

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Re: A question about broadband

Post by MaraVilla on Mon Dec 15, 2014 5:19 pm

am serious hmm

currently i can only upload at 300-350 kb/s (seeding torrents and sht). Would love it if i can upload @ 1-2 MB/s or so.

post your speed!!

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Re: A question about broadband

Post by beatrixasdfghjk. on Tue Dec 16, 2014 3:39 am

Jealous, I'm rotting on rubbish ADSL2, if only we had an NBN Sad.

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Re: A question about broadband

Post by B-Mac on Sat Feb 13, 2016 7:36 pm

upgraded my package today, was going over my 320GB package almost every month, so i decided to pay the extra $12 a month for unlimited with 100mbps DL and 10mbps UP


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Re: A question about broadband

Post by Great Leader Sprucenuce on Sat Feb 13, 2016 7:38 pm

Download limits rofl

What kind of 3rd world country is this.

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Re: A question about broadband

Post by B-Mac on Sat Feb 13, 2016 7:40 pm

@Great Leader Sprucenuce wrote:Download limits rofl

What kind of 3rd world country is this.


Laughing you gotta understand the Canadian telecom scene...there is 2 companies that own it all here, both of them just offer the same shit with a different label on it, aka there is no competition so they rob us blind


I pay $244 a month for TV and Internet Proud

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Re: A question about broadband

Post by RealGunner on Sat Feb 13, 2016 7:46 pm

Don't you use pounds in Canada. When did we allow you to use dollars

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Re: A question about broadband

Post by B-Mac on Sat Feb 13, 2016 8:07 pm

@RealGunner wrote:Don't you use pounds in Canada. When did we allow you to use dollars


Laughing

Canadian Dollars too, let us have our own not even American!

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Re: A question about broadband

Post by RealGunner on Sat Feb 13, 2016 8:12 pm

thats decent mate. Do you still have our queen on the notes?

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