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Fios Gigabit connection wifi 80 mbps

Fios Gigabit connection wifi 80 mbps

Contributor math_boy
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎02-13-2019
Message 1 of 2

I have a new gigabit internet that shows the wireless speed around 80 mbps. When checked using verizon speedtest, device speed shows 80 mbps but the router speed shows ~940 mbps.


This sounds like a wifi issue in the router. Any ideas?

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Silver Contributor V
Posts: 1,036
Registered: ‎06-24-2018
Message 2 of 2

If you are connected to the 2.4 GHz network then that sounds about right. Connect to the 5GHz one. It will show up as Fios-XXXXX-5G. 

Wifi speed are not guaranteed. Only hard wired speeds. The 2.4 GHz band has lower speeds but better range. The 5 GHz band has higher speeds but less range. 

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