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Internet provider in Singapore.

Post by HenryM » Sun, 20 Dec 2020 4:11 am

Hello everyone, this is my first post here.
What internet provider would you recommend for home internet 192.168.1.1?
Thank.

Changing the color of the link was reasonably smart but at the same time placing this sort of IP address linking it to a provider attracted the attention you probably didn't want to have. Better luck next time.

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Post by tt1973 » Sun, 20 Dec 2020 1:21 pm

It depends on whether you are also signing up the TV services as it is cheaper in a bundle.

If you are going for Starhub TV, go for their bundled package, likewise if you are interested in Singtel MIO TV, sign up with them.

Otherwise, I will go for MyRepublic for home internet as they are usually cheaper.

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Post by excaliburofrage » Fri, 25 Dec 2020 9:46 am

Would anybody recommend Google mesh wifi?

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Post by the observer » Fri, 25 Dec 2020 10:05 am

excaliburofrage wrote:
Fri, 25 Dec 2020 9:46 am
Would anybody recommend Google mesh wifi?
Yes. Great coverage. I have been using it since 2017. Speed wise, good enough for streaming. But you won’t hit the 1gbs type of speeds with this. Speed test, around 150-200mbs mark.

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Post by excaliburofrage » Fri, 25 Dec 2020 1:07 pm

the observer wrote:
Fri, 25 Dec 2020 10:05 am
Yes. Great coverage. I have been using it since 2017. Speed wise, good enough for streaming. But you won’t hit the 1gbs type of speeds with this. Speed test, around 150-200mbs mark.
Hi, interesting points. Does connectivity gets slowed down/fluctuate from time to time? I am seriously contemplating google mesh wifi, then get cabling directly into my PC so I guess that wouldn't be a concern?

2 points (router + extra point) should be a sufficient coverage for an 1000sqft< apartment, yes?

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Post by the observer » Fri, 25 Dec 2020 1:15 pm

excaliburofrage wrote:
Fri, 25 Dec 2020 1:07 pm
the observer wrote:
Fri, 25 Dec 2020 10:05 am
Yes. Great coverage. I have been using it since 2017. Speed wise, good enough for streaming. But you won’t hit the 1gbs type of speeds with this. Speed test, around 150-200mbs mark.
Hi, interesting points. Does connectivity gets slowed down/fluctuate from time to time? I am seriously contemplating google mesh wifi, then get cabling directly into my PC so I guess that wouldn't be a concern?

2 points (router + extra point) should be a sufficient coverage for an 1000sqft< apartment, yes?
It doesn’t slow down like a wifi repeater/extender.

2 or 3 would depend where your DB box is. For my case, it’s in the kitchen, so I needed 3.

Fwiw, you can always start with 2, and if you need 3, you can buy the loose puck from carousell etc.

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Post by x9200 » Fri, 25 Dec 2020 2:31 pm

excaliburofrage wrote:
Fri, 25 Dec 2020 1:07 pm
the observer wrote:
Fri, 25 Dec 2020 10:05 am
Yes. Great coverage. I have been using it since 2017. Speed wise, good enough for streaming. But you won’t hit the 1gbs type of speeds with this. Speed test, around 150-200mbs mark.
Hi, interesting points. Does connectivity gets slowed down/fluctuate from time to time? I am seriously contemplating google mesh wifi, then get cabling directly into my PC so I guess that wouldn't be a concern?

2 points (router + extra point) should be a sufficient coverage for an 1000sqft< apartment, yes?
Not necessarily. Mesh works when the individual points can talk to each other finding the most optimal route and mitigating physical obstacles in your apartment. Imagine, you have a bomb shelter (very thick walls) between the router and the extra point. There will not be good coverage in such case. Now add the 2nd extra point in the position the router could see it and the 1st extra point can see it too. It will be like routing the connection around the bomb shelter.

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Post by excaliburofrage » Sun, 03 Jan 2021 11:05 am

x9200 wrote:
the observer wrote:

Any telco company you would recommend?

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Post by abbby » Sun, 03 Jan 2021 6:57 pm

Mine is free, came with my starhub tv contract, quite a good deal.
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Post by the observer » Mon, 04 Jan 2021 10:45 am

excaliburofrage wrote:
Sun, 03 Jan 2021 11:05 am
x9200 wrote:
the observer wrote:

Any telco company you would recommend?
Am on myrepublic.
No complains for the past 5 years or so.

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Post by x9200 » Mon, 04 Jan 2021 3:02 pm

excaliburofrage wrote:
Sun, 03 Jan 2021 11:05 am
x9200 wrote:
the observer wrote:

Any telco company you would recommend?
Not really. I have experience with Singtel and Starhub only. Starhub, once I talked to a competent technical support. It was a refreshing experience :)

But if you mean mesh, it has nothing to do with the Internet providers. I am using ubiquiti unifi equipment and not even using mesh. I don't need it.

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Post by malcontent » Mon, 04 Jan 2021 5:10 pm

I’ve managed to get Starhub internet for less than $20/mo for at least a decade, even now with 100mbps fiber (effectively 30mbps to San Francisco, which is where the majority of servers I’m hitting are located).

I haven’t found the need for any wifi extenders, just one cheap TP Link router gets the job done. I position it near the ceiling and in-line with the hallway to the bedrooms... almost no dead zones, none that matter anyway.

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