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Do I really need a different wireless router w/ FiOS??

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But which one do you use??? There are several to choose.

SmarTest works very nicely.

:::.. Download Stats ..:::

Connection is:: 15542 Kbps about 15.5 Mbps (tested with 12160 kB)

Download Speed is:: 1897 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (server2)

Test Time:: Wed Aug 3 20:55:14 CDT 2005

Bottom Line:: 278X faster than 56K 1MB download in 0.54 sec

Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 268.47 % faster than the average for host (verizon.net)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-IX07V5CRB

:::.. Upload Stats ..:::

Connection is:: 1886 Kbps about 1.9 Mbps (tested with 1496 kB)

Upload Speed is:: 230 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (server1)

Test Time:: Wed Aug 3 20:54:38 CDT 2005

Bottom Line:: 34X faster than 56K 1MB upload in 4.45 sec

Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 201.28 % faster than the average for host (verizon.net)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-FOI2JU1WD

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Yes . Its legit. Most Speedtest cannot handle the FIOS speed. They just break

Lee

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Also they have awireless router at compusa for @$59.00 after rebates with the "Wireless N"I would pick that up if the sale did not end. That way you can handle anything up to 100 Mbps and then some. I'm sure Firmware upgrades would be in the pipeline too.

Lee

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What you need to do is make certain that your router is rated high enough (with some margin above) for the full speed you are trying to get, when I went to the 10MB cable I had to upgrade my Netgear firewall FVS218 to the 328 which OS rated for 52 MB's down and 15 MB's up, I have hooked it up to the FIOS line while using the same mac as the supplied D-Link and changing the connection type and MTU to 1492, connected instantly and no problem routing thru my switch in the garage and my Linksys Wireless 54g Access Point, but speed make :angry5: :angry5: no difference, wired, wireless, d-link etc. the FIO service so far has not given me what it should with either the 15/2 or the 30/5 especially on the upload side which is where it really helps with online gaming and for 179.00 you would think you could get closer to 5Mbps than 1.25 which is the max. upstream in 200 tests. :evil:

:::.. Download Stats ..:::

Connection is:: 25502 Kbps about 25.5 Mbps (tested with 12160 kB)

Download Speed is:: 3113 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (server2)

Test Time:: Fri Dec 23 06:14:18 EST 2005

Bottom Line:: 455X faster than 56K 1MB download in 0.33 sec

Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 469.62 % faster than the average for host (verizon.net)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-HISWTZK6L

:::.. Download Stats ..:::

Connection is:: 25193 Kbps about 25.2 Mbps (tested with 12160 kB)

Download Speed is:: 3075 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (server2)

Test Time:: Fri Dec 23 06:14:56 EST 2005

Bottom Line:: 450X faster than 56K 1MB download in 0.33 sec

Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 462.72 % faster than the average for host (verizon.net)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-N1Z2ADQVR

:::.. Download Stats ..:::

Connection is:: 23700 Kbps about 23.7 Mbps (tested with 12160 kB)

Download Speed is:: 2893 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (server2)

Test Time:: Fri Dec 23 06:15:25 EST 2005

Bottom Line:: 423X faster than 56K 1MB download in 0.35 sec

Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 429.37 % faster than the average for host (verizon.net)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-PDW1XK0BJ

:::.. Download Stats ..:::

Connection is:: 25601 Kbps about 25.6 Mbps (tested with 12160 kB)

Download Speed is:: 3125 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (server2)

Test Time:: Fri Dec 23 06:16:00 EST 2005

Bottom Line:: 457X faster than 56K 1MB download in 0.33 sec

Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 471.71 % faster than the average for host (verizon.net)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-0IJM15GQS

:::.. Download Stats ..:::

Connection is:: 26670 Kbps about 26.7 Mbps (tested with 12160 kB)

Download Speed is:: 3256 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (server2)

Test Time:: Fri Dec 23 06:16:28 EST 2005

Bottom Line:: 476X faster than 56K 1MB download in 0.31 sec

Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 495.58 % faster than the average for host (verizon.net)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-SG3KTXV7M

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:::.. Upload Stats ..:::

Connection is:: 1126 Kbps about 1.1 Mbps (tested with 2992 kB)

Upload Speed is:: 137 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (server2)

Test Time:: Fri Dec 23 06:40:13 EST 2005

Bottom Line:: 20X faster than 56K 1MB upload in 7.47 sec

Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 80.16 % faster than the average for host (verizon.net)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-RHSOV9QMT

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:::.. Upload Stats ..:::

Connection is:: 1128 Kbps about 1.1 Mbps (tested with 2992 kB)

Upload Speed is:: 138 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (server2)

Test Time:: Fri Dec 23 06:41:14 EST 2005

Bottom Line:: 20X faster than 56K 1MB upload in 7.42 sec

Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 80.48 % faster than the average for host (verizon.net)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-SXBNCRIDA

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:::.. Upload Stats ..:::

Connection is:: 1129 Kbps about 1.1 Mbps (tested with 2992 kB)

Upload Speed is:: 138 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (server2)

Test Time:: Fri Dec 23 06:42:14 EST 2005

Bottom Line:: 20X faster than 56K 1MB upload in 7.42 sec

Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 80.64 % faster than the average for host (verizon.net)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-2MVUJL3Q0

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Here is the same 30/5 connection results from speakeasy, can't explain the downstream difference, but the upstream is always consistent.

Speakeasy:Atlanta-

Download Speed: 13946 Kbps (1743.3 kB/sec transfer rate) 13.9 Mbps

Upload Speed: 1260 Kbps (157.5 kB/sec transfer rate)

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I have the Fios 30/5, and after trying several different routers, we finally broke down and got the verizon suppled d-link 624(w/ the verizon firmware).  So far its the only router we have tried that gets full speed, and does not crash if more than one person gets on the network...

So far I haven't had to touch the router in a month...The Netgear we tried would get full speeds, but would crash constantly(and since their tech support said they would call me back and never did, we returned it)

And if I remember correctly, the d-link 604 should have been free with your install...The 624 they charge for...But so far its been worth it.. ;)

Also, check your router for the SPI(stateful packet inspection), should be under firewall settings...Try to disable it, and re-run the speed tests...The Netgear would only get around 18,000kbps with it on, yet would get 29,900kbps with it off....

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What you need to do is make certain that your router is rated high enough (with some margin above) for the full speed you are trying to get, when I went to the 10MB cable I had to upgrade my Netgear firewall FVS218 to the 328 which OS rated for 52 MB's down and 15 MB's up, I have hooked it up to the FIOS line while using the same mac as the supplied D-Link and changing the connection type and MTU to 1492, connected instantly and no problem routing thru my switch in the garage and my Linksys Wireless 54g Access Point, but speed make :angry5: :angry5: no difference, wired, wireless, d-link etc. the FIO service so far has not given me what it should with either the 15/2 or the 30/5 especially on the upload side which is where it really helps with online gaming and for 179.00 you would think you could get closer to 5Mbps than 1.25 which is the max. upstream in 200 tests. :evil:

What speeds are you getting with the D-Link that comes with your service?

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fioscustomer:  I have the 15/2 fios and have never used the Verizon supplied router.  I have D-Link DI-524 wireless G router and it works great.  I got for $20 with a rebate.  Your upload is a little sluggish.  Download DrTCP from this link.  http://www.dslreports.com/drtcp  and make sure that your settings match the attached.

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4faithbuilder3,

Well I don't know how much money your willing to spend but quite alot of ppl own linksys routers.  I have a wrt54gs and have 2 boxes, 2computer hooked up both wired and wireless.  The one xbox is wireless through a WGS54GA gaming adapter and damn I always get full signal strenght.  I recommend them because the support is so damn good and everybody and their grandparents know something about tweaking them.  I hope this helps.

Your Friend,

compuworm

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Greetings,all.

The bottom line is that Verizon has only been telling people that the D-Link was the only router that could be used with the service. They cut a deal for some really cheap routers and then made a few software adjustments in the firmware to allow them to troubleshoot. However, as anyone on here should know, Verizon is completely clueless as to the operational aspects of this new fiber, or it's characteristics. They never even mastered the DSL. The simple truth is this, it does not matter what brand of router you use. I hooked my 30/5 connection up to my Netgear FSV 328 router which the connects into my garage to a Netgear 10/100 DS108 Switch which then disperses the B/W on demand through the house in any of the 10 RJ-45 ports I had installed. Additionally, since my family also use a total of four notebooks I used on of the eight LAN ports from the 328 to connect to a WAP54 (I'm not positive about that Linksys AP without getting up) but to a Linksys G Type Access point to tap into the LAN and the Fios for the Laptops and they all worked perfectly. The only change required to the router was a change to type of connection protocol required and the connection was fine, the wireless was just as uneventful other than setting the security up on the AP, theses days you need the max. TKIP Shared Key- at least. Lastly to the "customer", I would recommend against buying a Linksys Router or AP, the reason is that they are the cheapest you can get and therefore, likely the only kind in your neighborhood. If you ever have to setup your router or AP from scratch again all of those unsecured routers, most named "Linksys" will interfere with your ability to set up. As

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I have a similar problem.

I got Fios installed today. Took two technicians about 8h!! to get it running barely.

And still not complete. There is still a problem with the backup battery they could not solve ....

But I have another one. Since the guy did not want to run a cat5 cable into the attic, through the attic and down into the office (second floor) we decided to place the wireless D-link router in the garage where the cable comes into the house.

I have a laptop that connects to the D-Link router without problems using a very cheap Airlink adapter.

My desktop PC uses a Linksys USB adapter and I cannot get this adapter connected to the D-Link. I have no clue why. I tried all settings.

So I tried to use my Linksys 54G router (which I used for DSL before) instead of the D-Link. But that router somehow does not want to connect to the internet.

Maybe it is the setting of the Linksys router.

Does anybody know what the setup on the router connected to the FIOS has to be?

The guy from Verizon did not leave me any notes when he setup the D-Link modem. It seems to be PPPoE but the username and PSW he configured is not the one I have with Verizion.

Anyhow to make a short story long:

D-Link only works with Laptop Airlink adapter

Linksys adapter can connect to the Linksysrouter but that router cannot connect to the internet.

I even tried to daisychain them by plugging the Linksys router into one of the LAN ports of the D-Link. This does not work either.

Any ideas here?

And another thing I don't like is the speed. I ordered 15/2 and I getting less than

1MB down. Tests have shown as less than 970kB/s.

Is this an account problem. If this does not change in the next days I am back to DSL.

Thanks so far.

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And another thing I don't like is the speed. I ordered 15/2 and I getting less than

1MB down. Tests have shown as less than 970kB/s.

Is this an account problem. If this does not change in the next days I am back to DSL.

Thanks so far.

Christ you're only get 1Mbps down!!!  I'd say your not getting what you're paying for.  I have the same package and here are my current posted speeds. 

TCP/Web100 Network Configuration Tester v5.1.1

click START to begin

Checking for Middleboxes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Done

running 10s outbound test (client to server) . . . . . 2.01Mb/s

running 10s inbound test (server to client) . . . . . . 15.34Mb/s

You are connected to a 100 Mbps Full-Duplex link

What test are you using?  Try using this one if the Testmy isn't working for you.

http://speedtest.tx.charter.com/

If you get the same result then call someone and get this resolved.

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This is a test from this morning:

:::.. Download Stats ..:::

Connection is:: 2051 Kbps about 2.1 Mbps (tested with 2992 kB)

Download Speed is:: 250 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net  (main)

Test Time:: 2006/03/02 - 8:15am

Bottom Line:: 37X faster than 56K 1MB Download in 4.1 sec

Diagnosis: May need help : running at only 42.16 % of your hosts average (verizon.net)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-2BPUXOH9R

Yesterday morning I saw 12MB. The night before anything from 1 to 3 MB. Today 2MB. Not even close to 5MB.

:::.. Download Stats ..:::

Connection is:: 2262 Kbps about 2.3 Mbps (tested with 1496 kB)

Download Speed is:: 276 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net  (main)

Test Time:: 2006/03/02 - 8:18am

Bottom Line:: 40X faster than 56K 1MB Download in 3.71 sec

Diagnosis: May need help : running at only 46.5 % of your hosts average (verizon.net)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-9GS2MJ7FH

Upload:

:::.. Upload Stats ..:::

Connection is:: 1602 Kbps about 1.6 Mbps (tested with 2992 kB)

Upload Speed is:: 196 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net  (main)

Test Time:: 2006/03/02 - 8:20am

Bottom Line:: 29X faster than 56K 1MB Upload in 5.22 sec

Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 149.14 % faster than the average for host (verizon.net)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-02L8SINKM

This is with a wireless connection.

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Here is the test with wireline. Using cat5 from my router:

:::.. Download Stats ..:::

Connection is:: 2353 Kbps about 2.4 Mbps (tested with 1496 kB)

Download Speed is:: 287 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net  (main)

Test Time:: 2006/03/02 - 8:24am

Bottom Line:: 42X faster than 56K 1MB Download in 3.57 sec

Diagnosis: May need help : running at only 48.37 % of your hosts average (verizon.net)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-GYZ3PSDLV

:::.. Download Stats ..:::

Connection is:: 2381 Kbps about 2.4 Mbps (tested with 1496 kB)

Download Speed is:: 291 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net  (server1)

Test Time:: 2006/03/02 - 9:26am

Bottom Line:: 43X faster than 56K 1MB Download in 3.52 sec

Diagnosis: May need help : running at only 48.94 % of your hosts average (verizon.net)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-7XJ8SQZAG

Upload:

:::.. Upload Stats ..:::

Connection is:: 1651 Kbps about 1.7 Mbps (tested with 2992 kB)

Upload Speed is:: 202 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net  (main)

Test Time:: 2006/03/02 - 8:27am

Bottom Line:: 29X faster than 56K 1MB Upload in 5.07 sec

Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 156.77 % faster than the average for host (verizon.net)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-7NCWTKBP0

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That's completely unacceptable.  My speeds have been rock solid since day one.  At least 10 people on my block have the same package.  I never see any waver in my speeds, always at or above my posted speeds of 15/2.  Here are a couple of tests.

TestMy:

:::.. Download Stats ..:::

Connection is:: 15665 Kbps about 15.7 Mbps (tested with 12160 kB)

Download Speed is:: 1912 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net  (server1)

Test Time:: 2006/03/02 - 5:46pm

Bottom Line:: 280X faster than 56K 1MB Download in 0.54 sec

Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 222.13 % faster than the average for host (verizon.net)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-ZEA2KNX4W

Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Lab

TCP/Web100 Network Diagnostic Tool v5.2.0f

click START to begin

Checking for Middleboxes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Done

running 10s outbound test (client to server) . . . . . 2.10Mb/s

running 10s inbound test (server to client) . . . . . . 15.13Mb/s

The slowest link in the end-to-end path is a 10 Mbps Ethernet subnet

University of Florida

TCP/Web100 Network Diagnostic Tool v5.2.0f

click START to begin

Checking for Middleboxes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Done

running 10s outbound test (client to server) . . . . . 2.11Mb/s

running 10s inbound test (server to client) . . . . . . 15.10Mb/s

The slowest link in the end-to-end path is a 10 Mbps Ethernet subnet

UC Santa Cruz

TCP/Web100 Network Diagnostic Tool v5.3.3d

click START to begin

Another client is currently being served, your test will begin within 45 seconds

Checking for Middleboxes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Done

running 10s outbound test (client to server) . . . . . 2.14Mb/s

running 10s inbound test (server to client) . . . . . . 15.04Mb/s

The slowest link in the end-to-end path is a 10 Mbps Ethernet subnet

Where are you in Texas? 

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I just wonder if this could be my PC. Last night I got my desktop running again and I get a much higher speed. It is an HP with a 3GHz Pentim and 512MB. Getting up to 12Mbps. Connected wireless. Not the 15Mbps but a lot faster than the Laptop.

The Laptop is a Dell. Since it is my company Laptop I am not sure about the processor. But I think it has only 128MB. Maybe 256. I have to check.

Anyhow is there a way to tune my desktop to get the full speed? 12Mbps is not bad. Better than what I had before with DSL. For the same price. But 15Mbps would be better.

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