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rizla13
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not much of a speed increase from upgrading to superfast plus

I was on superfast fibre and just upgraded to superfast plus a few days ago

I have not seen much speed improvement. 

On superfast sync speed were 55/9

on superfast plus sync speed is only 57.29/16.24

Is it worth downgrading back to normal superfast? or can I somehow get faster speeds?

I have posted my router stats and dsl checker stats

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Re: not much of a speed increase from upgrading to superfast plus

with the upgrade your package has change and you have lost G.INP   if you just maintain a stable conenction for 10/14 days then DLM should activate G.INP again which will drop noise margin down to about 3db giving a boost in connection speeds

there are other similar posts if you use search facility



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Re: not much of a speed increase from upgrading to superfast plus

Just out of curiosity how did you know i have lost G.INP? 

also what speeds am I likely to receive once G.INP is activated?

 

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Re: not much of a speed increase from upgrading to superfast plus

your noise margin is back to 6db and you are on a Huawei cab
just need to wait and see how much of additional speed you will get when noise margin drops to about 3db



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Re: not much of a speed increase from upgrading to superfast plus

Ok thanks 

lastly wanted to ask if you know, from the Zyxel range of modem/routers of bt approved modems which one is the best one to go for ?

i wanted to use my own router and reading around Zyxel supposedly offer the best modems as they run on huawei

just going o be using it on bridge mode

  • VMG8324-B10A
  • VMG8924-B10A
  • VMG1312-B10A
  • VMG1312-B10D
  • VMG3925–B10B
  • VMG3025-B10C
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Re: not much of a speed increase from upgrading to superfast plus

Superfast plus wouldn't give you a speed increase, it is just the same speed as ordinary superfast broadband but with extra benefits not extra speed.

Best to post on kitz for Zyxel recommendations.

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Re: not much of a speed increase from upgrading to superfast plus

I was on normal superfast which gave speeds around 50mb

now i upgraded to superfast 2 which gives speeds around 67mb

I know the plus just gives extra benefits. But superfast to superfast 2 to should give speed upgrade

its like moving from old infinity to infinity 2

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Re: not much of a speed increase from upgrading to superfast plus

As @imjolly  says when the 3dB margin kicks in you should see about 68M

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Re: not much of a speed increase from upgrading to superfast plus

Does the Huawei HG612 with the latest firmware (B020Sp08) suporrt g.vector?

i know it supports g.inp

 

forgot to mention would anyone know from my first post if my cabinet supports g.vector?

 

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Re: not much of a speed increase from upgrading to superfast plus

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Just check router  speed gone up but snr more or less same?

can i expect for speed increase or is that more or less what I’ll get?

 

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