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Anonymous
(Unregistered)Tue 02-Oct-12 14:25:29
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What speeds are you getting 500m away?


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BT are estimating 60/20Mbs.

Does that seem realistic being about 500m away from the cabinet?

Thanks
Standard User R0NSKI
(committed) Tue 02-Oct-12 15:59:07
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Re: What speeds are you getting 500m away?


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I'd also be interested in what other people are actually getting at around this distance.

I'm about 450 meters from the cabinet, and the BT estimate for my line is 57/20, I'm currently getting 42/10. Attainable down stream rate is 50, upstream just over 10.

Fastes DS sync I've ever had since install (first on cab 20-08-12) was just over 50 meg down and 12.6 meg up.

Generally from what I've seen on forums actual speed is higher than the estimates.

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Standard User WWWombat
(experienced) Tue 02-Oct-12 16:00:42
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My estimate is 55/18, but actually gets 80/20, just. The line is 400 metres.

The line for our old house estimates 50/11, and certainly could get 40/10 on the old limits. That line was about 550 metres.


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Standard User kasg
(experienced) Tue 02-Oct-12 18:23:38
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I'm 450m from the cabinet, BT estimate is 58.1/20 and I sync at either around 72 or 65 depending on whether interleaving is off or on - it flip-flops between the two every month or two. So real-world download speeds are either high 60s or low 60s. Upload is always maximum sync at 20Mbps and tests at between 17 and 18.

During the first couple of days I synced at over 75 but that was never repeated - it is pretty normal for it to start off high then drop when DLM kicks in after the second day.

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Standard User jchamier
(knowledge is power) Tue 02-Oct-12 19:04:02
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In reply to a post by R0NSKI:
I'd also be interested in what other people are actually getting at around this distance.


about 500/550m from PCP, and getting 46 megabits per sec download, and 8 megabits per sec upload in speed testers, and also doing real uploads and downloads. Profile is 48.31 Mbps according to BT Speed tester. Sync is 49289 / 10095 on HG612, dropped a bit from engineers install.

James BT Infinity 2 - 19/9/2012 - Install-sync: 52/12 - Test: 50/10 - Est: 44.6/6.5 Mbps
13 years of broadband - ntl:(512k/1M)/BTbusiness(2M)/Metronet(2M)/Bulldog(8M/16M)/BE(16M)/BT FTTC(50M)

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Standard User izools
(experienced) Tue 02-Oct-12 19:36:19
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In reply to a post by jchamier:
In reply to a post by R0NSKI:
I'd also be interested in what other people are actually getting at around this distance.


about 500/550m from PCP, and getting 46 megabytes download, and 8 megabytes upload in speed testers, and also doing real uploads and downloads. Profile is 48.31 Mbps according to BT Speed tester. Sync is 49289 / 10095 on HG612, dropped a bit from engineers install.


46 Megabytes per second, eh? Who do you get that from then?

At my old address I was around 300M from the cab ATCF with an actual line length of ~450 - 500M and synced at the full 80/20 smile

There was next to no crosstalk I'd imagine due to the very high take up of Virgin Media cable services in that area. Literally, I'd look at the available networks and I was the *only* one who didn't have an SSID starting "VirginMedia"xxxxxxx

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Standard User jchamier
(knowledge is power) Tue 02-Oct-12 19:40:04
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46 Megabytes per second, eh? Who do you get that from then?


Didn't I say, I had a set of personal fibres into my front room ? wink (doh! corrected - too tired!)

There was next to no crosstalk I'd imagine due to the very high take up of Virgin Media cable services in that area. Literally, I'd look at the available networks and I was the *only* one who didn't have an SSID starting "VirginMedia"xxxxxxx


I'm about 50/50 Virgin and Sky here. I was the 3rd on the cab, but my cab only covers half the homes I can get WiFi signals from. I'd guess given how close the exchange is the Sky users will mostly be ADSL (around 15 Mbps).

James BT Infinity 2 19/09/2012 - Estimate 44.6/6.5 - Install 52/12 - Actual 46 / 8 Mbps
13 years of broadband - ntl:(512k/1M)/BTbusiness(2M)/Metronet(2M)/Bulldog(8M/16M)/BE(16M)/BT FTTC(50M)
Standard User dragon2611
(committed) Tue 02-Oct-12 19:52:27
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80 down 20 up last time I checked.

about 500Meters here according to the engineer that installed it, estimate was 65Mbit/s down.

Download speeds vary between 40Mbit/s and full line speed depend on how my powerline adaptors are feeling at the moment... Hoping to run in some cat5 soon to replace them.
Anonymous
(Unregistered)Wed 03-Oct-12 11:15:57
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Thanks. Anyone else have their speed estimate, distance and actual speed achieved figures? TIA
Standard User TheHorseman
(knowledge is power) Wed 03-Oct-12 12:06:51
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My estimate was 61/20 but I get full sync (79999/20000). Line length was estimated by the engineer to be about 300m. The cab is about 110m behind the house but sadly that is not the way the cable runs.

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