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Firmware Upgrade please? Slow upload speeds!

cookalarcha
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Firmware Upgrade please? Slow upload speeds!

Hey my download speed on fibre maxes out about about 25mbps and my upload at most reaches 2mbps at most.
I've read firmware updates could help with the issue?
Currently on Software version 4.7.5.1.83.8.237.2.2

Is there anything else I can do to increase speeds? Would the priority add-on change anything?

I've tried to stream on twitch but the upload speed is crippling the quality.

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Re: Firmware Upgrade please? Slow upload speeds!

what does the checker say you should be achieving? https://www.dslchecker.bt.com/
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Re: Firmware Upgrade please? Slow upload speeds!

@cookalarcha

Be careful what you ask for, especially if you have any Amazon devices. See https://community.plus.net/t5/My-Router/SSID-disappearing/m-p/1602456#M9353

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Re: Firmware Upgrade please? Slow upload speeds!

Hi @cookalarcha,

 

Looking at the estimates for your line, I'm afraid this may simply be down to the capabilities of the line, as the figures you've mentioned are within the estimates we'd expect your connection to perform within:

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VDSL Range A (Clean) 29.8 21.8 3.2 1.6 19.1 Available Available --

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cookalarcha
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Re: Firmware Upgrade please? Slow upload speeds!

Does not look good?

cookalarcha
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Re: Firmware Upgrade please? Slow upload speeds!

Aww man. Does not help I am like 1-2km away from the nearest box too. But basically nothing can be done to increase it? Even if I could get a consistent 2+ it would be better. 
Thanks anyways guys

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Re: Firmware Upgrade please? Slow upload speeds!

Unfortunately we wouldn't be able to guarantee an increase in speeds as the connection is performing within the estimates. Apologies for any inconvenience this causes.

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Re: Firmware Upgrade please? Slow upload speeds!

@cookalarcha, I've upgraded your router to the latest available firmware build, however as @HarryB says, I doubt it's going to help as your line is only synchronising at ~2.5mbps up :(:

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cookalarcha
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Re: Firmware Upgrade please? Slow upload speeds!

Thanks, it wont change anything I am going to have to look into a 4G dongle or something to supplement myself if I decide to stream to increase the quality. 4G get 20mbps Download and 7-9mps upload no problem.

 It's frustrating that this is faster than an actual fibre broadband.