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Standard User Discus
(experienced) Sun 21-Jul-13 11:27:02
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What fibre equipment provided?


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When we had our adsl line activated in December last year, we received the new white Sky router. We are having fttc installed next month, is there any other equipment that will be installed or does the Sky router act as the modem too? (I ask because I have seen mention of the WANOE setting and not sure what it is).

I have various settings in my router (webcam and the like) which I am hoping will not be affected by any changes.

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Mark

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Standard User Oliver341
(knowledge is power) Sun 21-Jul-13 11:56:10
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Sky Hub has no VDSL modem inside, it will plug into the Openreach modem.

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Standard User Discus
(experienced) Sun 21-Jul-13 13:48:50
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Thanks foir that.

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Standard User Discus
(experienced) Tue 30-Jul-13 19:05:39
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Re: What fibre equipment provided?


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Well, a new router turned up yesterday!!! Seems strange as it was a new line activation in December and we got a router then. The box has on the outside "Your Sky fibre will be ready to go on 3rd August", but it is just another white box. Not bad to have a spare of a spare I suppose smile

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Standard User XRaySpeX
(eat-sleep-adslguide) Tue 30-Jul-13 20:04:04
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The OR Modem will be brought by the OR eng when he comes to install on the 3rd.

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Standard User trolleybus
(member) Tue 30-Jul-13 20:54:07
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In reply to a post by XRaySpeX:
The OR Modem will be brought by the OR eng when he comes to install on the 3rd.


.............. with an Ethernet cable [supplied by OR] between the OR modem and the SKY router. Snag is that only leaves three usable ports on the router and you ***might*** therefore need a switch or hub if currently using all four ports on your existing router.
Standard User Discus
(experienced) Sat 03-Aug-13 13:27:30
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So the Openreach contractor has been, new faceplate, shiny modem, all up and running. Router is reporting 40000 and 9996 up. The wired speedtest shows a connection of some 36mb, but wirelessly I can only get 21mb max, even when in the same room as the router. I have had a 23mb speed upgrade, t get 4mb extra download on wireless. Are there any suggestions please on what I can do? As I say, this is in the same room as the router, so not on the edge of its range.

http://www.speedtest.net/result/2878447240.png (wireless)

http://www.speedtest.net/result/2878470620.png (wired)

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Administrator MrSaffron
(staff) Sat 03-Aug-13 13:46:47
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Do you know if the wireless on the PC will actually go any faster? i.e. ever tested it with a LAN to LAN transfer or used on a faster connection?

Also you may find some more clues if you use the http://www.thinkbroadband.com/speedtest.html

If the tbbx1 is slower and wandering around, but the HTTPx6 is fast, then may just be local wireless congestion issues

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Standard User Discus
(experienced) Sat 03-Aug-13 13:57:14
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Do you know if the wireless on the PC will actually go any faster? i.e. ever tested it with a LAN to LAN transfer or used on a faster connection?


Now, that is a question, I don't the answer to. I don't really understand the LAN to LAN transfer bit? The laptop is a HP with a Ralink RT5390R 802.11b/g/n 1x1 Wifi adapter. I have also tried it with 2x Android phones (Samsung S2 and Motorola Atrix) with the same result.

In reply to a post by MrSaffron:
If the tbbx1 is slower and wandering around, but the HTTPx6 is fast, then may just be local wireless congestion issues


The TBB speedtester is roughly the same. I have had a look at the local wireless networks with Inssider and set my router to a channel not currently being used by others (11).

http://www.thinkbroadband.com/speedtest/results.html...

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Administrator MrSaffron
(staff) Sat 03-Aug-13 14:39:08
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Lan to lan as in copy files between two pc and seeing how fast.

Rules out the fibre side as the bottleneck

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