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Fibre issues

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Re: Fibre issues

by DarrellMarieNichol Starter Poster
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Yes I am on the one with a 5 now, but I wanted to know why my 5 keeps dropping.

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Re: Fibre issues

by DarrellMarieNichol Starter Poster
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Sorry I'm on the one without a 5.

Installer told me the one with a 5 was the better one, should I not use it at all?

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Re: Fibre issues

by Staff wsfinest Staff
Message 13 of 19 (285 Views)
Try the 1 with a 5 see if there is a difference. Not all devices can connect to the 1 with a 5.
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Re: Fibre issues

by DarrellMarieNichol Starter Poster
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Ok thanks, I’ll give it a go. I’ll update this post in a couple of days with solved, if it works.

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Re: Fibre issues

by johnr Retired Staff
Message 15 of 19 (280 Views)
2 is 2.4Ghz and 5 is 5Ghz Wi-Fi
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Re: Fibre issues

by johnr Retired Staff
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5Ghz is better if you are close to the access point 2.4Ghz provides a stronger / better coverage footprint

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Re: Fibre issues

by DarrellMarieNichol Starter Poster
Message 17 of 19 (250 Views)

The issue has not resolved. I even chose a specific channel for my WiFi and it’s off this morning.

this is getting annoying and I will investigate whether we can get out of Vodafone.

its faster than the mobile broadband I had, but that never faulted.

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Re: Fibre issues

by johnr Retired Staff
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Sounds like a faulty router if anything
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Re: Fibre issues

by DarrellMarieNichol Starter Poster
Message 19 of 19 (221 Views)

Thanks for your help.

further disconnections prompted me to call Vodafone. Impatiently waited for my call to be answered, and eventually found out that my system needed an update.

apparently I should have no more issues.

the person I spoke to though is the friendliest I have come across in a long time.

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