General Discussion
  >> General Broadband Chatter


Register (or login) on our website and you will not see this ad.


Pages in this thread: 1 | [2] | 3 | (show all)   Print Thread
Standard User kasg
(knowledge is power) Mon 11-Jun-18 14:56:36
Print Post

Re: BTW Speedtester


[re: ARD] [link to this post]
 
Just gave me a download speed of 294.95 Mbps, which is nice! smile

Kevin

plusnet Unlimited Fibre Extra - sync 75433/20000 at around 450m - BQM
Using OpenDNS
Domains and web hosting with TSOHOST
Standard User PaulKirby
(knowledge is power) Mon 11-Jun-18 15:40:07
Print Post

Re: BTW Speedtester


[re: kasg] [link to this post]
 
In reply to a post by kasg:
Just gave me a download speed of 294.95 Mbps, which is nice! smile

Yup and I am still getting the 1.8Gbps which is great lol.

So nothing was fixed then while it was down.

Ah well.

Paul

BTBroadband - Ultrafast 2 + FVA
Exchange Name: Ilford Central (LNILC) Cabinet: 24
TBB Speedtest IPv4 | TBB Speedtest IPv6 | Ookla Speedtest | Linksys WRT 3200 ACM (BQM)
Administrator MrSaffron
(staff) Mon 11-Jun-18 15:43:46
Print Post

Re: BTW Speedtester


[re: PaulKirby] [link to this post]
 
Happy to licence a copy of our tester, likely to be a lot cheaper than trying to fix their own code.

The author of the above post is a thinkbroadband staff member. It may not constitute an official statement on behalf of thinkbroadband.


Register (or login) on our website and you will not see this ad.

Standard User Apprentice
(knowledge is power) Mon 11-Jun-18 19:20:18
Print Post

Re: BTW Speedtester


[re: PaulKirby] [link to this post]
 
In reply to a post by PaulKirby:
In reply to a post by kasg:
Just gave me a download speed of 294.95 Mbps, which is nice! smile

Yup and I am still getting the 1.8Gbps which is great lol.

So nothing was fixed then while it was down.

Ah well.

Paul


Still the usual ADSL slow speeds here, this time it's 2.22Mbps with an IP profile of 2.5Mbps can sometimes get an IP profile of 3.0Mbps when the connection feels like it tongue

John Lewis Broadband
Standard User derekdel
(committed) Mon 11-Jun-18 19:36:46
Print Post

Re: BTW Speedtester


[re: PaulKirby] [link to this post]
 
In reply to a post by PaulKirby:
Well BTW Speed Tester / Performance Checker isn't a good way to check your speed.

Paul


Maybe so but it is the only tester the ISP will accept for evidence so they can pass it onto OR!
Standard User PaulKirby
(knowledge is power) Mon 11-Jun-18 20:07:58
Print Post

Re: BTW Speedtester


[re: derekdel] [link to this post]
 
In reply to a post by derekdel:
In reply to a post by PaulKirby:
Well BTW Speed Tester / Performance Checker isn't a good way to check your speed.

Paul


Maybe so but it is the only tester the ISP will accept for evidence so they can pass it onto OR!

This is sadly true frown

So where it shows a way over the top speeds of 1.8 Gbps (especially for my FTTP connection) if I had a speed drop from max speed down to say lower than the 100 Mbps (i.e. the Minimum Speed) and BT asks me to try this checker I will be saying NO due to its already is broken due to it says I don't even have FTTP, I wonder what BT will say lol.

Paul

BTBroadband - Ultrafast 2 + FVA
Exchange Name: Ilford Central (LNILC) Cabinet: 24
TBB Speedtest IPv4 | TBB Speedtest IPv6 | Ookla Speedtest | Linksys WRT 3200 ACM (BQM)
Standard User robertcrowther
(committed) Tue 12-Jun-18 10:19:56
Print Post

Re: BTW Speedtester


[re: PaulKirby] [link to this post]
 
In reply to a post by PaulKirby:
In reply to a post by derekdel:
In reply to a post by PaulKirby:
Well BTW Speed Tester / Performance Checker isn't a good way to check your speed.

Paul


Maybe so but it is the only tester the ISP will accept for evidence so they can pass it onto OR!

This is sadly true frown

So where it shows a way over the top speeds of 1.8 Gbps (especially for my FTTP connection) if I had a speed drop from max speed down to say lower than the 100 Mbps (i.e. the Minimum Speed) and BT asks me to try this checker I will be saying NO due to its already is broken due to it says I don't even have FTTP, I wonder what BT will say lol.

Paul


It could be worse, they might ask you to use Internet Explorer when using the speed test (As it's one of the only browsers that it works on properly).
Standard User baby_frogmella
(knowledge is power) Tue 12-Jun-18 10:46:27
Print Post

Re: BTW Speedtester


[re: robertcrowther] [link to this post]
 
I've noticed doing the BTW test in Microsoft Edge browser gives me the true speed of my line (more or less) yet doing it in Chrome gives me skewed results.

Microsoft Edge 1

Microsoft Edge 2

Google Chrome

Hmmmmm......[rolls eyes]

FluidOne FTTP On Demand 330/30 Mbps
Linksys EA9500v2
Standard User robertcrowther
(committed) Tue 12-Jun-18 11:06:48
Print Post

Re: BTW Speedtester


[re: baby_frogmella] [link to this post]
 
It would be interesting to see if an old version of Chrome has the same issue. I know a lot of people who do live streaming have stopped using Chrome as it's got freezing issues lately.
Standard User PaulKirby
(knowledge is power) Tue 12-Jun-18 18:11:02
Print Post

Re: BTW Speedtester


[re: baby_frogmella] [link to this post]
 
Here is my connection tested in IE, Edge, FF, 2 versions of Chrome:

IE v11.461.16299.0

Edge v41.16299.461.0 (64bit)

FF v60.0.2 (64bit)

Chrome v67.0.3396.62 (64bit)

Chrome v67.0.3396.79 (64bit)

Just because the speed is way off with Chrome, doesn't mean it is a Chrome issue, its just a coincidence, it may well be a Chrome issue, but we cannot assume that until we have proof.

I say its the checker due to Speedtest.net shows my speeds correctly when using Chrome.

BT current response was the following:
Sorry about that, Paul. Please contact our FTTP repair team on 0800 800 151, they can check this further. ^Rita

*** Me scratches head ***

Paul

BTBroadband - Ultrafast 2 + FVA
Exchange Name: Ilford Central (LNILC) Cabinet: 24
TBB Speedtest IPv4 | TBB Speedtest IPv6 | Ookla Speedtest | Linksys WRT 3200 ACM (BQM)
Pages in this thread: 1 | [2] | 3 | (show all)   Print Thread

Jump to