FIOS Router

Chris Burwell cburwell at gmail.com
Thu May 27 14:40:29 CDT 2010


To be honest, I'm not sure how they got the 100Mb service. The fastest
service I have seen on the FiOS website is the 50/20. I can only
assume that it varies by region.

- Chris

On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 3:22 PM, Robert Enger - NANOG <nanog at enger.us> wrote:
>  Sadly, I have only the 50/20 FiOS service.  I would love to get 100/100.
>  Where do I sign up.
>
> My initial installation used MoCA.  It would not reliably deliver 50Mbps on
> tcp-based download tests.  (coax network brand new, very small).  Test
> results were erratic, typically between 30 and 40Mbps.  Technician told me
> to put up with it (not making this up).
>
> I fought with VZ and had them re-provision me to 100BaseT connection on the
> ONT.  I immediately observed reliable, consistent download speeds at
> 51.8Mbps.  (Since dropped to 49.2 after their speed re-provisioning a few
> months ago.)
>
> MoCA is a half-duplex channel with sophisticated MAC (e.g. BW reservations
> and so forth).   The MoCA diag displays show that the STBs see each other
> and the Actiontech at speeds over 220Mbps.  I doubt the issue is inadequate
> phy connection.  I assume the interplay between the MoCA MAC and TCP yields
> poor performance.  But, I did not research this.  I had them take my
> Internet off the MoCA path and it has worked fine since.
>
> So, how I go about getting 100/100?
>
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