10g residential CPE

Mark Tinka mark.tinka at seacom.com
Sat Dec 26 15:07:16 UTC 2020

On 12/26/20 16:38, Mikael Abrahamsson wrote:

> Considering my PC often saturates my 1000/1000 Internet access when 
> downloading, I don't see why the 1GE NIC on PS5 wouldn't be the 
> bottleneck if it's sitting on higher speed Internet access.

My experience with customers who've bought 1Gbps FTTH service is that on 
a good day, they may see 500Mbps. On average, they'll live somewhere 
between 180Mbps - 350Mbps, with a random spot-check. It's alright for 
providers who offer this to let their NOC's handle the problem, because 
most users are connected to the Internet wirelessly, using devices that 
do not require more than a couple of Mbps of bandwidth at a time.

Wired devices such as gaming consoles won't tell you anything more than 
how long it will take a download to complete. So you are not probably 
going to work out whether the PS5 is running at 1Gbps or 230Mbps, as 
long as your psyche is happy with the service you are buying from your 


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