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It's highly unlikely that it's an issue with Ethernet ports on so many boxes. Did the tech do a test on his laptop directly connected to the incoming coax? He should have and should have told you what he got there. If your neighbour has the same problem, then it may be a bandwidth issue in your neighbourhood.
Hi, the tech checked his computer with the Ethernet out of the XB6. He got under 100mbps. He didn't look at the coax.
The neighbors service is fine, it's not the neighborhood.
I see you changed the number for your neighbour from 70 to 700. Hence my previous post before you made that modification. The tech should have checked the speed (and signal) directly at the coax with his laptop... Good Luck.
I have 500 down and 20 up. On a wired connection I consistently get over 500 down and 20 up. On my phone connected to 5ghz depending on how close I am to the router I get as much as low 400 down and close to 20 up. I have no issue with that. I have a fairly large home so 5ghz range peters out pretty quickly and I do rely on 2.4ghz for a solid connection. However even if I am right beside the modem I generally cannot get over 40 down. Is this a limitation of the 2.4ghz band, my device or my modem? I don't expect full bandwidth but I would be surprised if that is all that is possible.
Welcome to the Rogers Community Forums and congrats on your first post with us! 😊 I hope you're staying safe and sound! I know how imperative it is to ensure you have consistent speeds, and a steady, reliable connection. Have you thought about extending your Wi-Fi coverage to increase the 5 GHz range? Do you have this issue with multiple devices while on 2.4 GHz right beside the modem?
Looking forward to hearing from you,
I have the pods but found they actually slowed down my wifi greatly. Yes the range was slightly better but overall speed was much much worse. I disconnected them and am much happier. My speeds consistent but like I said never get anywhere close to 100mbps on 2.4. Usually its about 40 at best. Upload is near what I am paying for. My main question is what is reasonable to expect? I am pretty sure 2.4ghz is capable of higher speeds than I am getting. If I could expand the range on the 5ghz channel this would solve the problem but like I said the pods were awful for me no matter where I plugged them in.
You are not going to get 500Mbps from any device that WiFi connects with the Pods, maybe a max of 150Mbps. However any device connected to the Hub should be able to get the maximum.
It takes a bit of trial end error to find the best combination and placement of the Pods. I initially installed 3 Pods to try and cover my entire apartment and balcony. After a about a week of experimentation I found that only one Pod was necessary to cover the poor coverage areas. My laptop will get 560+Mbps when reasonably close proximity to the Hub, and 115+Mbps when connected to the Pod. Without the Pod I seem to remember getting 200+Mbps in that area, but poor or no coverage on my balcony. It is a trade-off between coverage and speed.