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Have to make the choice between internet that's reasonably priced or internet with extremely fast upload speed.. This is difficult.

@pavot I would argue that quality of service is the most important aspect. 25Mbps can feel faster that 50Mbps if the connection is stable and reliable.

@redeagle in this instance I imagine they'll both be about equal in reliability, although it might be worth looking into. 👍

@pavot Then I would go with reasonably priced unless you have a lot of people at your home using it at once.

@redeagle my main consideration is 1gbps and 10mbps change what I can accomplish with a homeserver. 🤔

@pavot @redeagle do you have all the networking gear to handle 1 gbps? I’d factor that in too

@pavot @uoya Gear up to the handoff maybe, but you still have your internal network to think of with switching and routing.

@redeagle @pavot yeah, my home networking gear caps out at about 300 mbps, so I’d need to buy a new switch and probably run some CAT6 to handle 1 gbps

@uoya @pavot I was lucky enough to recently work in networking and voice and I have a bunch of NFR Ruckus gear installed. Are you looking to upgrade? I may have suggestions.

@redeagle @pavot I’m using a Ubiquiti Dream Machine right now, which seems to be doing okay.

I don’t think it’s worth my upgrading anytime soon, because my internet caps out at 106 mbps, and I’m not getting gigabit anytime soon, thanks to Australia’s national broadband network rollout (it’s take 8 years to get here..)

@pavot Yeah. That makes a big difference. If you plan on opening any ports to the internet for a home server, you'll want a decent firewall.

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