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Virgin speed update

Discussion in 'Geeks and Gadgets' started by Darren, Jan 2, 2016.

  1. Darren

    Darren Well-Known Forumite

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    I am on 150 mb and i dont use the superhub as a rounter i got a Asus RT-AC87U router mainly because i have a Sky box upstairs and it relies on WIFI it was dropping off the network and failing to record programs occasionaly, according to my router i have 21 clients on my WIFI network and everything works great.
     
  2. tek-monkey

    tek-monkey wanna see my snake?

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    Can you confirm your upstream is still 12Mb?
     
  3. Darren

    Darren Well-Known Forumite

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    At speedest.net using Birminghams Virgin Media server i just got a reading off 12.14MB
     
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  4. Darren

    Darren Well-Known Forumite

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    I have just got my new equipment and i am sorry to say the upload is around the same as i posted above the download has gone to 197MB.
     
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  5. tek-monkey

    tek-monkey wanna see my snake?

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    Bah! Oh well, thanks for letting me know :)
     
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  6. Perrier

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    Im getting 209meg down and just over 12meg up.
    Suits my household as ive a daughter who games online and the other daughter is a youtube freak .
    ...just wondering @tek-monkey , does the extra 5 or 6 meg upload make that much of a difference ?
    I can only imagine that its needed if theres a lot of ouside conections to your server requiring data and leaving enough for yourself ?
     
  7. Gramaisc

    Gramaisc Forum O. G.

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    I can't be the only person that always reads the title of this thread as Virgin Speed Dating.
     
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    proactive Behind you with a big stick!

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  9. tek-monkey

    tek-monkey wanna see my snake?

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    I have a possibility of 28 inbound connections at any point, each requiring 1.2Mbps minimum. 17 is pretty much scraping it, I have no need for anything over 100 up as most of the time my downloads are idle but I use my upstream a lot.
     
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    Yea that sounds about right then , especially seeing as im one of those inbounds ;)
     
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  11. John Marwood

    John Marwood I ♥ cryptic crosswords

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    Weirdo
     
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  12. daz100

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    I just joined Virgin for 50mb should this now be 70 mb in Stafford?
     
  13. shoes

    shoes Well-Known Forumite

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    Damn... yokel.net only gives me about 3.5 down and 0.15 up these days :(
     
  14. Gramaisc

    Gramaisc Forum O. G.

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    Not so much a net, more a wickerwork structure....
     
  15. shoes

    shoes Well-Known Forumite

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    Two cups and one wet string.
     
  16. Gramaisc

    Gramaisc Forum O. G.

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    Your underwear is hardly relevant.
     
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  17. age'd parent

    age'd parent 50,000th poster!

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    If your paying for 50 then I guess it should be 70, but It's not automatic
    you have to apply on line for it at https://keepup.virginmedia.com/speedupgrade
     
  18. tek-monkey

    tek-monkey wanna see my snake?

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    Think I've seen that video.
     
  19. bpelectric

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    They upgraded my system on Tuesday left it a couple of days to check the speeds it's a constant 73 down and 5 up well pleased.
    The new Modem has 2 wifi channels that's made a big difference for me, the internet was dropping out on my desk top every time Mrs BP fired up the iPad but no problems now.
     
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    Anyone on Wildwood with virgin fibre? What speeds are you getting? We are moving to Wildwood next week and currently have sky fibre I get 30down and 10up. We aim to move to virgin march / April time
     

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