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  1. Testing any connection this way uses the allocated data. The data provided to your specific contract with the service provider. After the test is over, it's over. Therefore no choking of the connection. Now during the test procedure, it is recommended to eliminate all other sources of internal throughput, under normal tests.
  2. I have seen some great results with these repeaters/ bridges as well as some networking issues, of which you would not likely run into in your current setup. As for the other devices, they should choose the strongest link as you move around if setup properly. The device has one wired port, which you could connect to the GBOX, which should be beneficial. Interested to see what you decide, and how it all works out.
  3. Just for a comparison, and this is been out for at least 3 years: I may be off with this time frame. Dual-band with the latest 802.11ac 4x4 technology for maximum throughput (3167 Mbps) and extensive coverage None the less, here is the wiki in ac (beyond g/b/n) IEEE 802.11ac is a wireless networking standard in the 802.11 family (which is marketed under the brand name Wi-Fi), developed in the IEEE Standards Association process,[1] providing high-throughput wireless local area networks (WLANs) on the 5 GHz band.[1] The standard was developed from 2011 through 2013 and approved in January 2014.[1][2]
  4. I can't seem to find the initial release date of the router hardware, however having 100Mbps ports explains in my opinion at least, the hardware itself is not industry standard in the last ~5+ years. As the standard today would be 1000Mbps They may have acquired an older lot and released it with proprietary firmware. This is not to say it is not functional, I have several in use myself. At the same token, were doing a lot more now as far as infrastructure and network engineering which this particular device in my opinion, could be creating a bottleneck. My point is this, by adding a range extender in the mix, the entire wireless network will still rely on the limitations of the hardware it sits on top of. Fiscally speaking, adding the initial cost of an extender, would not justify the difference in replacing the wireless hardware with something that does not require an extender, and as well is a bit future proof. Have you priced out and extender for this unit?
  5. Before adding to a possible existing problem, ie the aged wifi router, I would first consider replacing it with something up to date.
  6. Not being familiar with the GBOX GUI other than a few images after searching, I should have pre warned you of the possible effects, and what steps to take thereafter changing the channel may have had. Though adjustable setting in the GUI should be apparent, though using the small inset reset button which should be located on the back panel, where the ports and power are located, as a last resort. Have you gotten it back online yet?
  7. You might try changing the channel, or frequency the wireless router itself broadcasts. Remembering the energy which emanates from the antenna is shaped as a torus, or a doughnut. Much like this image, where the antenna itself is in the center: As the antenna is moved, so goes the 'reach'. Keeping this in mind, you can 'project' the side of the 'doughnut' or torus towards the area which requires the highest signal strength. I would not imagine the wireless chip is old enough to have issues as you are mentioning. As it is b/g/n capable. Check settings for Tx/Rx or Transmit / Receive per antenna, some can be changed for one to transmit and one to receive, in this case, setting both and antenna to do both might be best, or not, experiment. What my previous post suggests, is to separate LAN or (Local Area Connection) networks, and dedicate one IP of a secondary subnet ( and = two different subnets) to the wireless network and the LAN, Which could help with traffic flow, as well as eliminate any possible QOS (Quality Of Service) and eliminate a proxy if the GBOX is using it's own routing, and causing a double NAT (Network Address Translation). Which causes a bottleneck, or a slowdown due to hardware / software limitations. If at any time you wish to discuss any of this further I would be happy to take it one step at a time with you.
  8. What I would do first, is have a look within the Nexxt Nebula 300 Router and see if I could segregate the wireless and the wired subnets. Then either way, yes or no, I would assign a static IP to the GBOX, and open specific ports regarding what you want to do, or to keep it simple, use UPnp, that the static Ip (or static reservation) will be configured to automatically open and close required ports.
  9. I'm working to understand the logic of comparing distance using wireless and wired. If I've even got an understanding at this point of what you are doing. Secondly, there could be double even triple natting going on here. The box could be acting as a proxy to get through the router. Which will torch throughput.
  10. If I'm reading you correctly, your saying while Wired connection is active on the 'GBOX', the system achieves maxing out the network connection, yet when wireless is active, not so much, correct? As for the wireless chip, I'm not seeing your assumption. Is there a wireless strength meter available on the Matricom G-Box Q2? Have you rooted the device? (do not attempt it if you are not familiar with Linux command line) or if you have a warranty, it will be void.
  11. English on this forum only please
  12. My feeble understanding of the way movies stream through such devices, is the data is transmitted in (possibly highly compressed) 'chunks', intermittently from various sources, much like a torrent. Therefore allowing more users to draw the same content seamlessly. Where the endpoint device "GBOX" puts the pieces back together before presenting the video. As I said, I won't claim to have much knowledge of the way this is achieved, but a basic understanding. I'm not so sure it's actually hardware which dictates the throughput, but more so the network configurations + software control features between the two source / endpoint.
  13. What exactly are you wanting to do.
  14. If the NAS is sharing data, streaming data over the public WAN, then this of course can eat into the available bandwidth. However looking at your results database, it appears to be limited to 10 Mbps, so the above would not come into play on the WAN, that is [Not] enough to inhibit the download channels. Now if you are streaming on the LAN, at a constant high rate, this could be choking the router /switch, in it's worst case, LAN only. A VOIP system in use with two live lines in it's most extreme , might use up to 1.4Mbps mostly on the upload channel for voice quality. Ping an throughput are two completely different protocols. Where a Ping would send a structured packet such as ringing the doorbell and waiting for a response. Outputting the difference in latency. The it's connection is closed, in milliseconds. Where streaming, downloading or uploading on the WAN, or to the internet, will in it's most simple configuration, keep a connection open. So your answer is no. There are other variables that could be in play here, from the information you've given, no. When was the last time Virgin sent a tech to your address to check everything out?
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