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Standard User jelv
(knowledge is power) Mon 25-Nov-13 08:29:36
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www.mybroadbandspeed.co.uk fixed?


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Plusnet have apparently fixed their speed tester (the warnings that it isn't working properly have been removed). I'd be interested in comparisons with the speeds people get from other testers when running it.

jelv

Plusnet user since November 2001 - not sure for how much longer
Standard User reserved
(fountain of knowledge) Mon 25-Nov-13 08:48:27
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Re: www.mybroadbandspeed.co.uk fixed?


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PN test - 9.8 Mbps down, 0.74 up
BTW test - 8.47 Mbps down, 0.50 up
TBB test - 9.4 Mbps down, 0.5 up

so not a lot of difference.

Dennis
plusnet Unlimited & talkanytime

Edited by reserved (Mon 25-Nov-13 08:53:39)

Standard User jelv
(knowledge is power) Mon 25-Nov-13 11:02:26
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Re: www.mybroadbandspeed.co.uk fixed?


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Big difference on the upload! Presumably that is similar to the results you get from speedtest.net?

It will be interesting to see how it compares for anyone on fibre.

jelv

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Standard User PeterProxy
(newbie) Mon 25-Nov-13 11:22:18
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Re: www.mybroadbandspeed.co.uk fixed?


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PN test: 30.3 down 9.1 up
TBB: Average 30.83 down (burst 36.48) 9.47 up
Speedtest.met: 27.04 8.8

Edited by PeterProxy (Mon 25-Nov-13 11:26:56)

Standard User philippercival
(fountain of knowledge) Mon 25-Nov-13 11:45:54
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Re: www.mybroadbandspeed.co.uk fixed?


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Speedtest 47.40/14.47 (namesco/london)
PN test 47.02/14.92

So very similar from here

http://speedtest.net/result/2459383290.png

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Standard User kasg
(fountain of knowledge) Mon 25-Nov-13 11:47:23
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Re: www.mybroadbandspeed.co.uk fixed?


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Based on a single test:

mybroadbandspeed.co.uk 59.27/17.71
speedtest.net 63.21/18.77
TBB average 56.17/18.62
TBB burst 63.51/18.71
BTW 53.37/12.55

Sync is 69506/19999, IP profile 67.28

Kevin

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Standard User adslmax
(knowledge is power) Mon 25-Nov-13 13:17:55
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Re: www.mybroadbandspeed.co.uk fixed?


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mybroadbandspeed.co.uk 79.33/11.67
speedtest.net 126.61/11.77
TBB average 126.67/11.62
TBB burst 125.31/11.45
BTW 126.63/11.42

Plusnet is wrong speed on virgin media 120Meg

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Standard User WelshWArrior
(experienced) Mon 25-Nov-13 14:12:42
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Re: www.mybroadbandspeed.co.uk fixed?


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MyBroadBandSpeedtest: 99.87/95.42

Speedtest,net: 91.5/71.3

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Standard User kasg
(fountain of knowledge) Mon 25-Nov-13 17:14:04
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How the heck to you get those speeds on PlusNet ADSL2+?

Kevin

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Standard User WelshWArrior
(experienced) Mon 25-Nov-13 17:24:59
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Haha it was my deliberate test to see if anybody noticed. It's a dedicated 100meg fibre line in work. smile

I'll post my home speeds a little later.

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Standard User roughbeast
(regular) Mon 25-Nov-13 17:27:47
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Re: www.mybroadbandspeed.co.uk fixed?


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126.3/11.65 It seems spot on and compares almost exactly with speedtest.net and TBB's.

This is hybrid fibre/coax rather than BTs hybrid fibre/copper.

Virgin Media: 120mb/12Mb , land line, mobiles x2, TV - VIP HD box + TIVO 1Tb box.

Edited by roughbeast (Mon 25-Nov-13 17:41:41)

ISP Representative bpullen
(isp) Mon 25-Nov-13 18:12:44
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Re: www.mybroadbandspeed.co.uk fixed?


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In reply to a post by jelv:
Plusnet have apparently fixed their speed tester (the warnings that it isn't working properly have been removed).

The latter shouldn't be taken as an indication of the former because AFAIK we've done nothing with the speedtest boxes. The message was probably inadvertently removed when the offer was updated.

Having said that the results at the moment do look pretty consistent with other testing tools shocked

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Standard User Apprentice
(knowledge is power) Mon 25-Nov-13 18:24:09
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Re: www.mybroadbandspeed.co.uk fixed? + Edit


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mybbspeedtest > 2934kbps 375kbps

tbb > 2.88Mbps 0.35Mbps (avg) / 2.93Mbps 0.38Mbps (burst)

speedtest dot net > 2.94Mbps 0.4 Mbps

(Connected to 20CN exchange DSAtten 61.5db)


Edit > BTw > http://oi42.tinypic.com/2lwxczn.jpg

Alastair

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Edited by Apprentice (Mon 25-Nov-13 18:43:40)

Standard User adslmax
(knowledge is power) Mon 25-Nov-13 22:18:57
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Re: www.mybroadbandspeed.co.uk fixed?


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In reply to a post by roughbeast:
This is hybrid fibre/coax rather than BTs hybrid fibre/copper.


Yep, that's is correct. Virgin Media put overhead 133Meg but getting throughput speed of 126Meg but their advert is 120Meg. Well above ofcom up to 120Meg.

BT cannot do 80Meg throughput because of percent of ip profile on the line and depend how far away from cabinet to property line (copper).

plusnetADSL2+16 Meg

Edited by adslmax (Mon 25-Nov-13 22:22:21)

Standard User RobertoS
(sensei) Mon 25-Nov-13 23:18:36
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Re: www.mybroadbandspeed.co.uk fixed?


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TalkTalk and Sky on BT 80Mbps hybrid fibre/copper don't have IP Profiles.

My broadband basic info/help site - www.robertos.me.uk | Domains,website and mail hosting - Tsohost.
Connection - Plusnet UnLim Fibre (FTTC). Sync ~ 59.4/14.4Mbps @ 600m. - BQM

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Standard User adslmax
(knowledge is power) Mon 25-Nov-13 23:46:56
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In reply to a post by RobertoS:
TalkTalk and Sky on BT 80Mbps hybrid fibre/copper don't have IP Profiles.


What about DLM?

plusnetADSL2+16 Meg
Standard User RobertoS
(sensei) Tue 26-Nov-13 00:07:48
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Re: www.mybroadbandspeed.co.uk fixed?


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You didn't mention it.

My broadband basic info/help site - www.robertos.me.uk | Domains,website and mail hosting - Tsohost.
Connection - Plusnet UnLim Fibre (FTTC). Sync ~ 59.4/14.4Mbps @ 600m. - BQM

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Standard User shinerweb
(newbie) Tue 26-Nov-13 07:00:17
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Re: www.mybroadbandspeed.co.uk fixed?


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Who Down Up
TBB: 71.3 13.7
ST 73.01 18.11
MBS 73.123 17.824 <<

Currently on PlusNet FttC (3-4 weeks post install).

If anything, I've been finding the TBB Upload test slightly out of late compared to other tools and "real world" performance seen.

Would love to tell you my sync speed but haven't yet worked out how to query the BT Router via the Plusnet Thompson thingy.

Am probably about 70-90 meters from our shiny new green cab on Turgis Green exchange in good old rural Bramley. Suffered 10 years of 2meg up / 250k down and now as happy as Larry.

Standard User XRaySpeX
(eat-sleep-adslguide) Tue 26-Nov-13 07:42:02
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Re: www.mybroadbandspeed.co.uk fixed?


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In reply to a post by shinerweb:
the BT Router via the Plusnet Thompson thingy.
'the BT modem via the Plusnet Thompson router'.

1999: Freeserve 48K Dial-Up => 2005: Wanadoo 1 Meg BB => 2007: Orange 2 Meg BB => 2008: Orange 8 Meg LLU => 2010: Orange 16 Meg LLU => 2011: Orange 20 Meg WBC
Standard User RobertoS
(sensei) Tue 26-Nov-13 09:09:41
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The modem needs to be flashed by asbokid's unlocked firmware. I'm not sure whether a fully tested version is yet available since the Openreach update of theirs.

You can get a very close estimate of your downstream sync by running the BT Performance Test, (ignore the silly entries on the list of things to do first), then at the bottom of the results page click Further diagnostics. In the downstream results box you will see the IP Profile. Divide that by 0.9679.

My broadband basic info/help site - www.robertos.me.uk | Domains,website and mail hosting - Tsohost.
Connection - Plusnet UnLim Fibre (FTTC). Sync ~ 59.4/14.4Mbps @ 600m. - BQM

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Standard User adslmax
(knowledge is power) Tue 26-Nov-13 09:47:57
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IP Profile 77.44 Mbps divide by 0.9679 = 80.008265

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Standard User kasg
(fountain of knowledge) Tue 26-Nov-13 13:20:38
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In reply to a post by adslmax:
IP Profile 77.44 Mbps divide by 0.9679 = 80.008265

I thought the highest reported profile for 80/20 was 77.43 Mbps, from a sync speed of 79999.

Kevin

plusnet Unlimited Fibre - BQM
Using OpenDNS
Domains and web hosting with TSOHOST
Standard User adslmax
(knowledge is power) Tue 26-Nov-13 14:26:49
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Re: www.mybroadbandspeed.co.uk fixed?


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In reply to a post by kasg:
I thought the highest reported profile for 80/20 was 77.43 Mbps, from a sync speed of 79999.


I thought that as well. My best mate had that ip profile of 77.44 Mbps on BT Speedtest

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Standard User shinerweb
(newbie) Tue 26-Nov-13 14:44:35
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Re: www.mybroadbandspeed.co.uk fixed?


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In reply to a post by XRaySpeX:
In reply to a post by shinerweb:
the BT Router via the Plusnet Thompson thingy.
'the BT modem via the Plusnet Thompson router'.


Tail between legs, hands duly slapped.

Twas a pre-coffee reply at 7am, I should have known better...

Standard User shinerweb
(newbie) Tue 26-Nov-13 15:00:40
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Re: www.mybroadbandspeed.co.uk fixed?


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In reply to a post by RobertoS:
The modem needs to be flashed by asbokid's unlocked firmware. I'm not sure whether a fully tested version is yet available since the Openreach update of theirs.

Many thanks. Might give that a go when I get 5mins to myself.
In reply to a post by RobertoS:
You can get a very close estimate of your downstream sync by running the BT Performance Test, (ignore the silly entries on the list of things to do first), then at the bottom of the results page click Further diagnostics. In the downstream results box you will see the IP Profile. Divide that by 0.9679.

I didn't know about the 0.9679 many thanks

Down 77.44 Mbps (aka 80 Mbps or there abouts)
Up 20 Mbps

Standard User ConorMK
(knowledge is power) Tue 26-Nov-13 18:26:37
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plusnet 73140 kbps (9.14MB/s) 17928 kbps (2.24MB/s)
TBB 71.59 down 18.5 up
speedtest.net 72.39 down 18.6 up

All on an up to 80/20 FTTC line

Conor

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Standard User alext05
(member) Thu 12-Dec-13 11:24:22
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Re: www.mybroadbandspeed.co.uk fixed?


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Got fibre installed two days ago and am getting 43/18 at www.mybroadbandspeed.co.uk but 73/18 at www.speedtest.net. Safe to assume that PN's speed test is not working for me as it should? Exactly the same results over the last two days.

Edited by alext05 (Thu 12-Dec-13 11:25:39)

Standard User adslmax
(knowledge is power) Thu 12-Dec-13 11:29:32
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Use this one instead: http://fibretest.kc.kcom.com/netgauge.swf?v=3.0

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Standard User alext05
(member) Thu 12-Dec-13 11:38:47
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Thanks, I am not at home at the moment but will give it a try in the evening. Just wanted to make sure I knew exactly the speeds I was getting from Plusnet and if they are in line with the estimates, as I initially joined Plusnet on ADSL and for the first few hours after moving to fibre the speed was capped at the ADSL level until I called them and asked to amend my profile settings.
Administrator MrSaffron
(staff) Thu 12-Dec-13 11:39:45
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Re: www.mybroadbandspeed.co.uk fixed?


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You do realise they are all the same test, just down to variations in power of server they are running on, and link capacity to that box...

Ookla can be tweaked to show different parameters, i.e. we see some reporting burst results and others averages depending on people have licensed the tester.

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Standard User alext05
(member) Thu 12-Dec-13 11:48:03
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This is actually quite interesting, as I also did a TBB speed test and if I remember it correctly I had about 73 Mbps at TBB x1 download area and about 43 Mbps at Burst HTTP x 6 area. The other two also had 73 and 43 but I am not sure which way around.

So would my current speed be based on the info I have provided, 73Mbps? Also, does the burst x 6 speed need to be equal to the x 1 speed? Many thanks.

Edited by alext05 (Thu 12-Dec-13 11:51:43)

Standard User RobertoS
(sensei) Thu 12-Dec-13 12:29:39
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Just to clarify - are you testing wired or wireless? Wireless is always unreliable, and at FTTC speeds can really mess things.

My broadband basic info/help site - www.robertos.me.uk | Domains,website and mail hosting - Tsohost.
Connection - Plusnet UnLim Fibre (FTTC). Sync ~ 59.4/14.4Mbps @ 600m. - BQM

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Standard User alext05
(member) Thu 12-Dec-13 12:47:29
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I am testing a wired connection.
Standard User shinerweb
(newbie) Fri 13-Dec-13 07:48:42
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MyBroadbandSpeed checker has been working fine for me but as of this morning (13/12/13) it appears to be giving incorrect Download speed results for some reason. Am seeing some 60meg difference in download speeds compared to other testers this morning.

Standard User jelv
(knowledge is power) Fri 20-Dec-13 09:31:29
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Could people try running tests on www.mybroadbandspeed.co.uk again please.

jelv

Plusnet user since November 2001 - not sure for how much longer
Standard User Alex1M6
(regular) Fri 20-Dec-13 10:09:11
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Sync: Download 34992 kbps Upload 7672 kbps

mybroadbandspeed Download 6574 kbps (822kB/s) Upload 6485 kbps (811kB/s)

TBB http://www.thinkbroadband.com/speedtest/button/13875...

Definitely something wrong with it still.
ISP Representative chrisparr
(isp) Fri 20-Dec-13 10:16:55
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The speedtest is having the warning put back on as it shouldn't have been removed originally. This test will give incorrect errors if it's used by too many people at once.

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Standard User kasg
(fountain of knowledge) Fri 20-Dec-13 10:18:39
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This test will give incorrect errors if it's used by too many people at once.

Far worse than correct errors smile

Kevin

plusnet Unlimited Fibre - BQM
Using OpenDNS
Domains and web hosting with TSOHOST
ISP Representative chrisparr
(isp) Fri 20-Dec-13 10:34:24
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frown Indeed.

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Standard User XRaySpeX
(eat-sleep-adslguide) Fri 20-Dec-13 14:21:04
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It's not much cop!

Sync: Downstream Rate: 19843kbps Upstream Rate: 1215kbps
mybroadbandspeed: Today 14:09 14397 kbps (1.8MB/s) 1031 kbps (129kB/s)
TBB: Down: 17.02 Mbps, Up: 1 Mbps

1999: Freeserve 48K Dial-Up => 2005: Wanadoo 1 Meg BB => 2007: Orange 2 Meg BB => 2008: Orange 8 Meg LLU => 2010: Orange 16 Meg LLU => 2011: Orange 20 Meg WBC
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