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    This is a discussion on sky router - amazing wireless speeds within the Wireless / Adapters forums, part of the Sky Broadband help category; well got laptop, never expected to use it wireless as i thought the speeds would be bad, how wrong i ...

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      sky router - amazing wireless speeds

      well got laptop, never expected to use it wireless as i thought the speeds would be bad, how wrong i was, speed checks confirm im downloading via wireless at near the speeds i get through my wired connection.

      in fact the speed and signal strenghth are so good, that i have set my laptops wireless transmit and and recive options to the lowest they will go (improves laptop battery time by 20 mins!) and its still lightning fast.

      took laptop out of its box fitted battery, and it connected to my home network within seconds.

      so i have a top conection to the exchange, and i also have a sky router that behaves perfectly well, transmiting signal to every part of my house with top download speeds aswell.


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      Re: sky router - amazing wireless speeds

      how come u did a speed test to Paris? surely one to London would be even better?? lol

      still, nice to see it does work from time to time...
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      Re: sky router - amazing wireless speeds

      I don't think 1990kb/s is very fast, given your attenuation and connection speed. Try one from the Sky User tester, that's what it's there for.

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      Re: sky router - amazing wireless speeds

      Quote Originally Posted by Isitme View Post
      I don't think 1990kb/s is very fast
      1990kbps?

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      Re: sky router - amazing wireless speeds

      Quote Originally Posted by IAmNotTheEnemy View Post
      how come u did a speed test to Paris? surely one to London would be even better?? lol

      still, nice to see it does work from time to time...
      when i use that speed test site, the uk based servers give me much lower speeds then some of the european ones, strange i know....

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      Re: sky router - amazing wireless speeds

      Quote Originally Posted by Isitme View Post
      I don't think 1990kb/s is very fast, given your attenuation and connection speed. Try one from the Sky User tester, that's what it's there for.
      you lost me there mate - ive got one of the fastest connections in the town lol.

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      Re: sky router - amazing wireless speeds

      Sorry, I did not notice you were using Bytes and not bits, which is the usual default for that site. It looks much better with bits

      I agree about the Paris server, it consistently gives me about 1200kbps faster than London and 5200 faster than Dublin, which is my closest one

      Paris 6900
      London 5700
      Dublin 1700

      What do you get with Sky User? I get 5688Kbps, much the same as the London server.

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      Re: sky router - amazing wireless speeds

      Quote Originally Posted by Isitme View Post
      Sorry, I did not notice you were using Bytes and not bits, which is the usual default for that site. It looks much better with bits

      I agree about the Paris server, it consistently gives me about 1200kbps faster than London and 5200 faster than Dublin, which is my closest one

      Paris 6900
      London 5700
      Dublin 1700

      What do you get with Sky User? I get 5688Kbps, much the same as the London server.

      hi just done a test for you using sky user test, cant be bothered to host the screen shot etc, but its showing as 12552 down and 609 up, 3 other pcs are suffing the net at the moment so it might be a tad higher.

      it would be nice to find out why the uk based servers dish out much lower speed, im closer to the dublin server but only get 2 - 3 meg from that.

      try the rome server aswell, i always get top speeds from that server, it puts the uk ones to shame.

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      Re: sky router - amazing wireless speeds

      It could be because the French and the Italians are not speedtest fiends, so their servers are not over-loaded.

      I think the cable to Dublin must be water-logged or they have run out of peat to keep the generators going.

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      Re: sky router - amazing wireless speeds

      Shhhhhhhhhhh dont say it too loud or the router will hear you and will start playing up

     

     

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