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Just got fibre installed, but speeds slower than estimated?

dneill2006
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Registered: ‎28-01-2013

Just got fibre installed, but speeds slower than estimated?

Fibre install went without a hitch today, all working great but speeds are a little slower than estimated.
This is the fastest I could get after a few speed tests:

But my estimated speeds are 80/20, and on the BT Wholesale Broadband Performance Test my IP Profile is 77.34/20.
Am I likely to see the speed go up during/after the 10 day stabilization period?
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Re: Just got fibre installed, but speeds slower than estimated?

that is about as fast as anyone on FTTC is likely to get and is pretty impressive.
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dneill2006
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Re: Just got fibre installed, but speeds slower than estimated?

Ah OK, thanks. Sorry new to FTTC.
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Re: Just got fibre installed, but speeds slower than estimated?

Your sync speed will be close to 80Mbps. The difference is due to protocol and real world overheads.
David