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Very slow 5G speeds in the GTA

hashimj
I've Been Around
I’m getting 2-5X slower speeds on 5G vs LTE in Vaughan. Wonder if other users are facing the same slower speeds? On an iPhone 13 Pro.
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Re: Very slow 5G speeds in the GTA

RogersRahul
Moderator
Moderator

Greetings @hashimj,


Thank you for posting your concern in the Community and welcome to the Rogers Community Forums!

 

Dealing with slow speeds is the worst! I'd be looking for a solution as well.

 

When did the issue started? Is it indoors only or also happening outdoors? Is the device purchased directly from us or via a third-party source?

 

We look forward to hearing from you.

 

Cheers,

RogersRahul
 

Re: Very slow 5G speeds in the GTA

beerhoff
I've Been Here Awhile
Same issue + 5G is no faster 100-150 Mb/s in Toronto (Peanut Plaza/North York, Sheppard/Younge, 401 highway till Kitchener), GTA (65 Allstate Prkw/Markham, Newmarket, Kamato Rd./Mississauga)
iPhone 14 pro max, directly from Rogers
Both, indoors and outdoors
Infinite Premium plan
Using since mid of Dec., 2022

Re: Very slow 5G speeds in the GTA

Good day @beerhoff,

 

Welcome to the Rogers Community and thank you for bringing this up to our attention!

 

We appreciate the details you provided in your post. You mentioned using your device since mid-December; Were 5G speeds previously fast enough or did you just change to Rogers as a service provider?

 

Additionally, if you upgraded your hardware, are you able to confirm whether you changed your SIM card to a new one as well?

 

Let us know if you've gone through any troubleshooting steps since noticing the issue!

 

RogersMaude

Re: Very slow 5G speeds in the GTA

beerhoff
I've Been Here Awhile

Hi @RogersMaude,

I changed to Rogers as a service provider. I tested it in downtown yesterday. It was ~300Mb/s, but not in North York at the location I mentioned previously.

>>are you able to confirm whether you changed your SIM card to a new one as well<< All is new and came from Rogers.

>>Let us know if you've gone through any troubleshooting steps since noticing the issue!<< Negative. Please share details so I can share results.

 

BR,

Re: Very slow 5G speeds in the GTA

Hello, @beerhoff.

 

Thanks for the additional info, and welcome to Rogers. Since you were getting ~300 Mbps speed in downtown, we don't need to troubleshoot your device. 

 

How is the signal strength when you are testing in North York? The issue could be related to other factors like distance, Cell site frequency, obstructions, RF interferences, terrain/geography, etc. You can check the network status and report the slow speed. 

 

Cheers,

RogersMoin

Re: Very slow 5G speeds in the GTA

GGtinj
I've Been Around
At least you’re getting upwards of 50mb/s I get ONE POINT THREE so 1.3mb/s that is slower than my fathers dial up Internet and I’ve been with rogers since 2018 and I haven’t gotten more than 10mb/a even on lte or 5G inside outside anywhere
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