Current Weather @ 06:06 AM --- Temp 4.2º Humidity 86% Winds WNW 3.0mph Max Gust 10.4mph
Todays Extremes High 16.5º Low 4.2º Rain 0.00" Rain Rate 0.000" per hr Snow 0.00" Season 52"
LATEST ALERTS (whats this?)

(Click alert for more info)
Welcome
Username:

Password:


Remember me

[ ]
[ ]
ROADS AND TRAFFIC
Updated: 06:00 AM v2.1
Big Bear to Highland (330): CLOSED   
Highland to Big Bear (330): CLOSED   
Big Bear to Redlands  (38): 63 mins  
Redlands to Big Bear  (38): 74 mins  
Big Bear to Lucerne    (18): 36 mins  
Lucerne to Big Bear    (18): 34 mins  
=Light  =Moderate  =Heavy Traffic
Road Conditions Page: Click Here
Online
Guests: 507, Members: 11 ...
TruBluDad
Desertmtngirl
Fawnskindawn
Boatmick
ButlerPeakFire
booboo
robk (K6RBK)
Big Bear Bob
Mtn Girl2
holeinbow

most ever online: 1532
(Members: 36, Guests: 1496) on Jul 06 : 02:54pm

Members: 5340
Newest member: Duffy
SUPPORT SCM!
Support SCM by making a single or recurring donation.

Member's Birthdays:
Happy Birthday to:

Birthday Cake
cvanorden
iyayu2


Upcoming Birthdays:
Feb 20 wearerofboots
Feb 21 Traveler
Feb 21 Desertchic
Feb 23 Desert Dweller
Feb 23 Frigg
Feb 23 savoy7
Forums
Socalmountains.com :: Forums :: COMPUTING FORUM
<< Previous thread | Next thread >>   

Charter Internet Speeds

Author Post
Gutter Duster
Fri Jul 06 2018, 07:55AM Email Thread Print View

gutter duster
Registered Member #2366
Joined: Sun Jan 09 2011, 06:27PM
:
Posts: 286
Does Charter offer or deliver different internet speeds to households? I suddenly been having downloads problems and since I do not have a computer that will accept an “Ethernet” cable. All I can do is a speed test via the Wi-Fi and it’s around
15-20 MBPS. Have unplugged the router and Wi-Fi for 30 sec or so and nothing changed or improved. I have a D-link Wi-Fi that is set at 2.4. Should I change it to the 5.0 mode? Any ideas out there? Thanks
Back to top
***SCM ALERT***
Fri Jul 06 2018, 10:29AM

Automated Alert Robot

Joined: Wed Dec 26 2007, 08:50PM
:
Posts: 2930
Hey Gutter. Based on the download speeds you are getting, I would think that the WIFI is what is holding you back (I thought the minimum package from Charter was 60Mbps but I could be wrong). I think Charter has packages from 60Mbps up to 350Mbps. In any case, your slower speed could be related to your WIFI signal. Even older 2.4Ghz WIFI protocols should be able to get you above 20Mbps so I am wondering if your computer is farther away from your WIFI router?

5Ghz is much faster than 2.4ghz (as long as both the computer and the router support it). It is also shorter range so if you are far away from your router, then switching to 5Ghz could make things worse. If you are not that far from your router then give 5Ghz a try (again as long as both sides support it). I have both 2.4 and 5 at home and I always notice when I connect at 2.4 because my speeds will be 50-100 Mbps and then when I connect on 5Ghz with a decent signal I get 200-300. Do some playing!

Have Fun!
-Craig


==============
SCM Automated Alerts
Follow the Latest Incidents:
Twitter: @bigbearscanner / Facebook: Socalmountains
Back to top
Gutter Duster
Fri Jul 06 2018, 12:04PM

gutter duster
Registered Member #2366
Joined: Sun Jan 09 2011, 06:27PM
:
Posts: 286
Craig,
Thanks for the info. I’m only about 12-15 feet from the Wi-Fi with no walls or any between us to block. I will google my D-link model and make sure it can be set to 5. I’m pretty sure the Mac Air and IPad can be changed to 5 also.
Dave
Back to top
©ammy
Fri Jul 06 2018, 06:29PM


Joined: Sat Aug 19 2006, 06:01PM
:
Posts: 12792
Ya, I'm getting around 20-22 download and almost 6 upload when I'm on wifi on 2.4. But when I go to 5G, I get around 60 download. Oh, this is on Charter also.
Back to top
Gutter Duster
Fri Jul 27 2018, 06:37AM

gutter duster
Registered Member #2366
Joined: Sun Jan 09 2011, 06:27PM
:
Posts: 286
Update....I changed out the WiFi router to a dual band 2.4 and 5. It seems that my WiFi thermostat and WiFi printer will not work on the 5 Mbps. So the change. Now I have speeds in the 50’s on the 5. What a difference from the 2.4. Thanks for everyone’s input.
Back to top
***SCM ALERT***
Fri Jul 27 2018, 11:53AM

Automated Alert Robot

Joined: Wed Dec 26 2007, 08:50PM
:
Posts: 2930
Glad the upgrade worked out for you Gutter!

==============
SCM Automated Alerts
Follow the Latest Incidents:
Twitter: @bigbearscanner / Facebook: Socalmountains
Back to top

Moderators: Craig (KJ6BCM), EnglishMuffin, Delj, Benny (N6BWX), Cam

Jump:     Back to top

Powered by e107 Forum System
Chatbox
You must be logged in to post comments on this site - please either log in or if you are not registered click here to signup


Big Bear Bob
Feb 19 : 06:06am
BC 2807 confirming knock down. Keeping two engines and utilities at the scene. Release the balance.

Big Bear Bob
Feb 19 : 05:59am
Small confirmed chimney fire put out by Sheriff's Department. Units in investigative mode.

***SCM ALERT***
Feb 19 : 05:49am
TYPE: STRUCTURE FIRE AREA: BIG BEAR LAKE 427XX FOX FARM RD - BBLC X MOUNTAIN LAKE RD/TEAKWOOD DR UNITS: ME281 BC2807 ME282 ME283 MA281 MA282A CLOCK10B LPTAC9 BFAALL FEDCOM
More Info: Click Here
Live Scanner: Click Here

***SCM ALERT***
Feb 19 : 03:45am
TYPE: STRUCTURE FIRE AREA: BIG BEAR LAKE 410XX BIG BEAR BLVD -25 BBLC LEISURE BEAR MHP (BBL) X ALDEN RD/MAIN ST UNITS: ME281 BC2807 ME282 ME283 MA281 MA282A CLOCK10C LPTAC9 BFAALL FEDCOM
More Info: Click Here
Live Scanner: Click Here

IDKnothin
Feb 18 : 11:18pm
Oh - and that lonely chains checker guy at the middle passing lane.

IDKnothin
Feb 18 : 11:17pm
Unless it closed in the last 90 minutes - I just came down the 330 from Arrowbear. Wide open like a Tuesday night during the World Series. Nothin but crickets - and an occasional patch-o-ice.

Fordawgg
Feb 18 : 10:54pm
Thought 330 closed seen a few things saying accident on 330

Fordawgg
Feb 18 : 10:46pm
Welcome everyone

***SCM ALERT***
Feb 18 : 10:11pm
Welcome to SCM Shark!!

Shark05bait
Feb 18 : 10:08pm
Long time reader and finally created a usuer name. Been coming to work for 4 years and finally moved up here.
Love the info this site has, from road conditions, fires and other emergencies.

***WX ALERT***
Feb 18 : 10:02pm
Be advised, traffic going down on hwy 38 is backed up for many miles from jenks lake road west and at a stand still. Recommend using hwy 18 through lucerne valley as an alternative!

***SCM ALERT***
Feb 18 : 09:53pm
HIGHWAY 38 UPDATE FROM EYEWITNESS IN TRAFFIC - HEADING UPBOUND - HAS BEEN STOPPED FOR OVER AN HOUR - BIG RIG HAS FINALLY BEEN CLEARED FROM ROADWAY AND TRAFFIC IS MOVING AGAIN UPBOUND -- EYEWITNESS ALSO STATED THAT THERE ARE 2 SPUN OUT BUSES ON THE DOWNBOUND SIDE OF 38 WEST OF HEART BAR AND DOWNBOUND 38 TRAFFIC NOT MOVING

***SCM ALERT***
Feb 18 : 09:49pm
TYPE: TRAFFIC ACCIDENT AREA: FREDALBA MM42 STATE 330 - FRE MM42-STATE330 X UNITS: ME91 E51 S51 MA50
More Info: Click Here
Live Scanner: Click Here

***SCM ALERT***
Feb 18 : 09:20pm
I love the Coachella Valley! I try to get down there to warm up, however, this year I haven't been able to as it wont stop snowing

contrails
Feb 18 : 09:20pm
I appreciate the friendly welcome. Thanks! I'm from Washington State, so sun in the mountains and 60 degrees in the desert is great!



(C)2002-2018 Socalmountains.com
All Rights Reserved
Privacy Policy Terms of Service
Contact Us

{THEMEDISCLAIMER}