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BubbleBobble
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I don't understand why behe is so excited

what are you doing on the internet that requires this kind of speed constantly

4/25/2018 10:00:13 PM

afripino
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I, for one, am running a Plex server. Need dat speed.

4/26/2018 4:04:51 PM

jaZon
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^^^ I just moved from that area. Curious...

Couldn't be happier to get away, either.

[Edited on April 27, 2018 at 1:26 PM. Reason : ]

4/27/2018 1:26:37 PM

MrGreen
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.

[Edited on April 27, 2018 at 9:06 PM. Reason : sorry i thought this was chit chat]

4/27/2018 9:05:53 PM

Exiled
Eyes up here ^^
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Installing Friday

5/7/2018 9:45:56 AM

FroshKiller
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They're laying the cable on our street and have marked the yards for digging. How soon after the yards got dug up did you get to sign up for service, Exiled?

5/7/2018 9:57:11 AM

Exiled
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Pretty quickly actually. But I checked the Google Fiber page fairly regularly so I just happened to notice it was available one day.

They also had a sign up event in our neighborhood one Saturday a month or so ago.

5/7/2018 3:47:55 PM

FroshKiller
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I got a strange email notification a few minutes ago. The subject was "Still on the fence about Fiber? Try this plan," and the content of the message made it sound like I had started signing up but abandoned the process.

So I loaded up the Google Fiber site and sure enough, I was able to sign up. I don't have an installation scheduled, but I figure that will come soon.

6/19/2018 12:52:51 PM

raiden
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Tested again this am.

7/29/2018 9:52:31 AM

FroshKiller
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I still ain't heard shit about an installation.

7/30/2018 5:25:55 AM

FroshKiller
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I got an email to schedule installation today. I was able to schedule for Tuesday.

9/28/2018 9:53:09 PM

darkone
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Tell them to start pulling cable on the other side of Gorman.

10/1/2018 2:54:44 PM

FroshKiller
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Got my service set up today. The box and terminal are wired into the house's telephone wiring. The technician patched from a phone jack and ran CAT 5 around the living room walls.

I kept my router and switched it over to wireless access point mode. That way, my wireless devices can connect to the original SSIDs without reconfiguring them, plus they don't count against the Network Box's 16-device limit.

The speed is good! I ran a speed test over wireless from my late 2013 MacBook Pro, and it hit 500 Mbps. Just ran another test while watching Hulu: 406 Mbps down, 248 up, ping at 4 ms.

For a more representative look at wireless performance, my iPad hit 76 down and 83 up with a ping of 6. That's faster than my Spectrum service was.

10/2/2018 8:22:22 PM

KRUZNBY
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What happens when you have more than 16 wireless devices?

10/6/2018 11:50:15 AM

FroshKiller
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I don't know, but the FAQ says this:

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"The Network Box supports a maximum of 16 wireless devices. As the number of connected devices approaches 16, however, performance degrades dramatically."


With my wireless router running as an access point, I just have all my devices connecting to it. So I assume the Network Box's limit is irrelevant.

10/7/2018 9:52:04 AM

bbehe

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The Network box is pretty shitty honestly

10/7/2018 11:11:53 AM

smoothcrim
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you can replace it with a ubnt edgerouter

10/8/2018 9:07:04 AM

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