just did a speed test
unless they are limiting your upload speed, 1.5 Mbps upload is definitely not fed from a Fibre.. 1.5 Up sounds just like ADSL2+ , Fiber is symmetric , There are good reason for limiting the upload speed, however 1.5 is a bit low, unless you are on a "budget" tariff.
your latency (delay) to sites like wwww.bbc.co.uk should be around 10-15 ms , maybe less too.
Fibre "problems" usually mean no service , not poor service and as stated they have an SLA on them which means they do not stay broke for long.
Fibre is from zen to Allpay office and then it is passed on to us via wireless. we pay different prices for different speeds. i was getting about 1.8Mb/s upload and 13Mb/s download when I was getting the right speed. Distance from the access point can make a difference, just like your wi-fi in the house.
I am lucky as I can see where my access point is from my garden and with my video camera zoom lens I can see the module itself, stuck on the side of the cathedral, just about.
The problem at the moment is someone sent the wrong router to allpay, so they are trying to squeeze more bandwidth though a router that is not capable of handling it. It could be a switch i suppose, hut I am pretty sure he said router.
it is suppose to get sorted this week, I hope so. Strange that some people still got their ten megabits.
i was told that we are divided into what they call buckets, again I think that is what he said and there are so many people in those buckets and they share so much bandwidth, so going by that it is the router/switch that supplies the bucket I am in which have the problem.
but then I could be wrong.
Desktop machine now powered by windows 7 pro 64bit , laptop by ubuntu
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