[clug] VOIP handset phones for home (linux Digest, Vol 117, Issue 4-ish)

Sam Couter sam at couter.id.au
Sun Sep 9 04:31:59 MDT 2012

Miles Goodhew <mgoodhew at gmail.com> wrote:
> Adam,
> On 8 September 2012 09:04, Adam Baxter <voltagex at voltagex.org> wrote:
> > I really like the look and features of the Fritzbox, but do either of
> > you know how far away you are from the exchange? I've been restricted
> > to Broadcom based modems for a long time due to poor lines but I'd
> > like to know how the Fritzbox would go.
> Not very far. As the crow flies, it's about a kilometre (Some amount
> more for routing). I get 13Mb/s down at the moment.

Apparently I'm about 3.3km straight line from the Crace exchange. I get
about 4Mb/s down with the Fritz, was about the same with a Dynalink RTA1046.
It never even occurred to me that I might get significantly different
speeds with different brand gear so I've never tried.
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