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[_] Home n/w issues

Philip Coombes phil at web2wire.com
Sat Nov 18 21:04:17 GMT 2017

FWIW since yesterday around 5pm I am seeing continuous up to 50% packet 
loss to a variety of sites on Virgin so possibly you being affected by 
the same thing?

Phil

On 18/11/2017 16:57, Martin Moore wrote:
> My (Virgin cable) n/w started going very slowly yesterday so took it out of modem mode at which point it was fine and giving about 166MBs out of the Virgin Hub (speedtest.net).
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> Put it back into modem mode and connected to a TP-Link gigabit wifi router (office) which only gave out 88MB on a wired connection.
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> Was watching a film on Amazon that started buffering. Checked and on my macbook/wifi was getting 10-20MB. Both of these using a WiFi connection to a 150MB router (lounge) wired to a gigabit switch (office) wired to the Virgin box or connected gigabit router (office).
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> I’ve now set the lounge box to ‘N’ only and am getting about 47MB.
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> If you can understand all that, any idea why I’m dropping 50% speed in modem mode via the office router, and why the speed drop in the lounge on Wifi? Can’t test lounge wired as the Macbook LAN doesn’t want to play… ☹
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> Martin.
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