We changed from Telstra 50/20 plan to Pentanet's 50/20(both are FTTN) and found that available bandwidth was appalling. We have a Fingbox wired into the modem which gives an accurate account of the performance, complete with monthly reports. Many emails were sent back and forth with support for over 2 months which resulted in a call back from one of the directors to say that their backend provider for NBN was going to change. Six weeks later, Pentanet's backend was changed which made a huge difference. Now the drop offs are mainly down to the...rain which effects the copper to the NBN node so we're going to try out the 30/10 fixed wireless set up as latency is a bigger concern than downloads. For the Covid/work from home, we use a VDI solution which avoids having to download/upload large files. Looking forward to the new service that will be configured this week as there are so many positive reviews. Fingers crossed!
Questions & Answers
I'm currently with belong and have been for the past 4 years with no issues, (NBN Ftth 50+Mbps). However I've recently moved to Armadale where its now Fttn less than 10 Mbps. Even belong emailed me to say they are unable to provide the speeds I'm paying for!
Can pentanet do better?
Should also add we're all big gamers (usually 3 sometimes 4 xboxes online at once)
Hey pentanet, I live in atwell Perth Western Australia what ping will I get I average 60 ping? Would I get better ping?
We'd love to see which services you're eligible for so we can better answer that question! Could you please reach out on email@example.com or call 9466 2670 so we can find out more about your situation? Cheers!
Hi there, so im massive into gaming.. if i do switch over can i put the router in anyroom and hardwire my ps4 into that?
they can install a wan socket into your wall and you can enjoy fast speeds on their fixed wireless but its terrible and i won't recommend it im on fibre to the home and i don't have one issue ABB is way better than pentanet
Hey Mickey - that will depend on which service you're eligible for. With our fixed wireless service, we will install a dish on roof where there is line of sight to a tower, and then install a new data point in your home. Generally, that will be directly below the dish, but if you'd like it somewhere else, you can discuss with our technician on the day!
@Amy - your profile say you're in Victoria, we don't provide services outside of Western Australia so not sure how you managed to experience our Fixed Wireless!
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