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    Consistently getting these speeds for past month +

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flashgear View Post
    Consistently getting these speeds for past month +

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    Never heard of a speed like that on Rain thought it was capped at 50mbps what is your setup though

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    Quote Originally Posted by under_sky View Post
    Never heard of a speed like that on Rain thought it was capped at 50mbps what is your setup though
    The theoretical max speed with them is 150Mbps. They just advertise 10-50Mbps as an average.

    My setup is literally my Huawei router shoved in the corner of my bedroom.

    Another test, different server too:

    http://www.speedtest.net/result/6663161713.png
    Last edited by Flashgear; 28-09-2017 at 05:52 PM.

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    What's the prize? Where's the competition?

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    insane, never saw before, do you live under tower?

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    Quote Originally Posted by walt chen View Post
    insane, never saw before, do you live under tower?
    Probably mounted on his roof

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    Slightly off topic, what type of antenna do I need for the Huawei router and where do I get it in CT? Have an account at Miro

    Thanks

    I am only getting 8mb down and 6mb up and suspect it might be a poor signal. Most times all 3 lights are on, but right now only one. The transmitter is about 800m from me line of sight

    Edit: Miro only have single pole YAGIs for LTE
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    Quote Originally Posted by chrisc View Post
    Slightly off topic, what type of antenna do I need for the Huawei router and where do I get it in CT? Have an account at Miro

    Thanks

    I am only getting 8mb down and 6mb up and suspect it might be a poor signal. Most times all 3 lights are on, but right now only one. The transmitter is about 800m from me line of sight

    Edit: Miro only have single pole YAGIs for LTE
    Buy from poynting direct, poynting Xpol 6 antenna. From otto.co.za you buy 2 x ts9 to sma adapters. Then you are sorted. And of course pole and bracket for mounting against wall, this you can buy from ellies.

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    If you're in Cape Town, what speeds do you achieve? I live in Wynberg...

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    Quote Originally Posted by m.zakariyya.g View Post
    If you're in Cape Town, what speeds do you achieve? I live in Wynberg...
    Im in Cape Town but in the Bo Oakdale area

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    Test from Klerksdorp to JHB Hitec Sure

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    Springs

    Ping: 17ms
    Download: 44.98Mbps
    Upload: 11.99Mbps

    With antenna.

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    Huawei Router Status Bar: 1
    Rain Coverage: None
    Johannesburg South
    Service Provider: Afrihost

    DOWNLOAD
    9.83Mb/s
    UPLOAD
    1.21Mb/s
    PING
    18 ms
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    Test done in Centurion. Following the Rain test result above done 10m away from the router I moved to 2m away and got a 30Mps download and 0.6Mps upload.

    The only drawback so far for the Rain Router is the weak WiFi signal. My TP-Link ADSL router gives me a signal even 40m away from my house.
    Last edited by ekkekan; 10-10-2017 at 11:22 PM. Reason: Added 2nd test result.

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