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AP250 Bandwidth issues?

info85
New Contributor

We recently added Gigabit internet to our church. Currently everything on our wired network is seeing the correct speeds with this type of bandwidth. However, when over WiFi we cant seem to get above ~90 Megabit. I know we wont see the same performance we would on a wired connection, but I did think we would see something over 100. We are within 15ft of our APs and do have line of site as well for these tests.

 

Thinking we might need to make some changes to the APs to see the additional bandwidth. Thanks.

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SophieA
New Contributor
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jose_gonzalez
Contributor

90MBs is a lot of bandwidth. If your not already, best practices is to use iperf locally to a device connected a 1GB wired device for bandwidth test. In real life scenario a end user will probably not be able to tell the difference between 90MBs and 100MBs performance, however increasing to channel length to 40MHz or even more is good tweek if your in a low density environment.

bruce_stahlin
Contributor III
Depending on the density, you may want to consider increasing to at least 40 MHz channels.

info85
New Contributor

Right now I am seeing 27% on 0 and 5% on 1. My phone (a modern Android) was connecting on 5Ghz. Not sure about to correctly gather the channel width, but I am seeing 20Mhz across the board under the Wireless Interface tab.