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kurtiswj's avatar
New Contributor
4 years ago

Gigabit package getting 50 down

I've had gigabit for a while and have never seen above 50MB down. Previously had panoramic modem but swapped to my Netgear CM1000 with ASUS RT-AC86U. Modem used to disconnect once an hour, had a tech come out, now it will disconnect less frequently however the speeds are still at ~50 MB down.

Modem is connected to coax line that runs to the line in from the street. No splitter being used, the coax line from the street goes to a grounding block and then the coax line to the modem. Tests taken on CAT6 ethernet connected directly to the router.

Any help or suggestions would be awesome. Thanks!

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4 Replies

  • Bruce's avatar
    Honored Contributor III

    Do a speed test directly connected to the WAN port of the modem.  Could you post an image of your speed tests?

      • Bruce's avatar
        Honored Contributor III

        Although the test site provides megabytes, speed (connection) is normally expressed in megabits (Mbps).  Storage (drive, file size) is expressed in megabytes (MB).

        If you have a DOCSIS, your upload speed is okay.  Your download speed is probably 40% of your gigabit expectations.

        Is this speed test the result of connecting your device directly to the DOCSIS?