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    Fiber Optic Speed on GT-AC5300 Slower than Cable

    Hello all, I’m stuck and hope you can help. 12 days ago, I switched ISPs from cable (Spectrum) to Ting (FO). After it was installed, I tested the wired connection (my laptop/adapter connected by 5 ft Cat 6 to router) and I saw no improvement in the download speed (350-450 Mbps) compared to...
  2. Tiny Beard

    Newbie Needs Clear Answers/Direction Please!

    Hey! Completely new here, and rapidly consuming as much info about networking as I can. Certainly a newfound hobby/interest/fixation. I have a pretty open ended question concerning optimal setup for my network with Fios. Short memoir incoming. So, I live in pretty old condos. Parents let me...
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    AC68U - (UK - Vodafone, Cityfibre) only 300Mbps downstream on gigabit line

    With the vodafone router I get 900+ Mbps downstream. ...But if I use my AC68U in its place and doing a speed test from the router itself I get only 1/3rd of that (slightly more than that upstream consistently for some reason). QoS is disabled - I even checked it was disabled in NVRAM. I'm...
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    Third party SFP+ transceivers for the Engenius ECS1528P switch?

    I have an Engenius ECS1528P switch, and a Ubiquiti UDM-Pro on the way. I want to connect them with a fibre optic cable. I know you can get third party SFP+ transceivers for the Ubiquiti (eg. 10GTek), but are there any compatible with the Engenius? Engenius lists some third party SFP ones on...
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    Questions WAN 10GB Fiber connection

    Hello, Around here in Switzerland, I just got fiber connection: "WAN Status: Rx:10Gbps Tx:10Gbps" The ISP started to tell me something weird, which start to raise some concerns. Basically on the ISP provider router (AX7501-B0), we can't even configure DNS now. The attempt of explanation...
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    How many types of the fiber Optic cable?

    There are 2 types of fiber. 1) Multi mode and 2) Single mode Multimode fiber handle the multiple light rays at the same time by having different optical properties at the core. A single-mode optical fiber (SMF) is an optical fiber designed to carry only a single mode of light