Do Telstra techs monitor this forum? When downloading a large file on my notebook I can watch it plod along, and if I plug it in mid-transfer it will obviously go faster. So no need to worry I was previously getting 99 down and 2. I'm on a casual month to month basis as well. How Oath and our partners bring you better ad experiences To give you a better overall experience, we want to provide relevant ads that are more useful to you. I signed up over the phone without it included, read on here ppl were getting it included, called back the next day and said I was wanting to cancel as I didn't feel it was a good deal.
If it was congestion, your download speeds would be slow but the uploads in most instances is not affected meaning sitting around 2. Thanks I shall do that too. I will test speeds over the next few days to check. The dongle itself would depend on your planned usage eg only for the laptop or more widely used for other connected items. Does speed boost increase the cable from say 50mbit to 100mbit? First few days was getting 110.
They will put you through to their 'saves' team, who have access to what seems to be different deals, discounts and abilities. My brain hurts after the latest exchange,. I thought after I signed up, then tried to contact them they would, but none of them will budge. I was being told each agent has a monthly promotion quota to enable free speed boost, so usually they are lenient on it if you ask for it. You can go as fast as you like between your garage and the road especially if you live on a farm , but once you are on the road, you have to share it with other people, and congestion, intersections etc. Speeds: An nbn service can never go faster than the maximum line speed available at your premises. If your connection is slow on one device only, the problem could be malware, viruses or it might be too old to support higher speeds.
It was so hard to stay cool on the last call, the representative tried to lodge another technician to visit seriously?!? Have you rebooted your modem? So why is there a difference in pricing? If your problems persist please contact us, and we will investigate what can be done to improve your performance. Find out more about Speed tiers Suitability Typical minimum speeds between 7pm-11pm Typical speeds outside 7pm-11pm Basic Evening Speed nbn tier 12 This is the basic speed offered on the nbn network. Although it has provision for external aerials one or two I have not needed one moving it around the house to a window that works on the day. If it ain't there, you got no speed boost. This can make it difficult for consumers to compare alternatives or identify the companies behind the products.
Seems that my order must have hit the department of confusion, which is very common in my dealings with Telstra. Give it a try and tell us if it helped you as well. I kept asking Telstra for a free trial of speed boost. How did you guys do that? My concern is upload speed. That's a long way from saying that your home's Wi-Fi router will be powerful enough to service every part of your property, with plenty of scope for interference from walls, environmental obstacles and, of course, everyone else's home Wi-Fi connection.
Full 20 I am less than 100m in wire from exchange. Im sure that they may be something a tech could look at remotely before coming out though. Does anyone know how to translate this? It takes a very long time for my Onedrive to synchronize. I've tried scouring the Cable plans page for speed boost but I can't find it anywhere. They may appear in a number of areas of the website such as in comparison tables, on hub pages and in articles. Does this mean my account is not setup correctly? But under Your Internet, it says: Connection: Ultimate - Cable Its just standard automated text for the add-ons section.
It tends to go down to the wire, and may work out to three things — price, data and features. Should I be worried and contact support or leave it? I would call them and try and get it for free like many of us have. I've requested they check the audio from the calls, so let's see what they say. Any comments on how long it takes to activate, or if there might be a potential issue here and i'll need to contact them again? The Telstra Smart Wi-Fi Booster isn't like that, at least partially, with a pleasing circular design for both its primary and secondary boosters. Some product issuers may provide products or offer services through multiple brands, associated companies or different labelling arrangements.
Not quite getting 100Mbs though. Then I took up the option to keep speedboost when the trial ended, they charged me for 3 days until the end of the billing cycle, and then stopped charging me and stopped the speedboost. New fixed broadband customers will be eligible for 3 top ups from the date their service activates until the 31st of December 2014. I did 3 speed tests the other day. Any oversights on my behalf involving the speed boost activating correctly? They have no technical purpose for existing. Also just as I suspected, an issue on their end with regards to not being activated. However, 3 days later, still no speed boost.
I actually was going to cancel, but they offered free speed boost. I've called support twice and tried online to enable it. Here's how the three solutions compared at close, medium and long range: It's quite consistent across all three connection types, with the Telstra Smart Wi-Fi Booster providing a clear signal advantage over using just the Gateway Frontier. Logged on to my service today as it activated. Ideal when there are multiple users at home.
Mine are also in spec, only getting around 20Mbps as well. I read here that new modem is not great compared to 3100 as far as speed goes so not sure what to do. The problem there was that there's no power point for the additional booster, and where there were power points, the app correctly picked that I was too close! So they're throwing in the speed boost for nothing extra. I wonder how many other people are getting flat out lied to and ripped off by Telstra? I was one of the first people in Australia connected to Ultimate cable about 5 years ago, perhaps Speed Boost is grandfathered in. The usual default setting includes power vs battery modes that are usually when under power it runs at max performance; while running on battery it slows the electronics for better battery life, and most have a maximum battery life option that seriously slows things down as the battery charge is depleting, while adding minutes to hours of runtime.