Set expected ISP Speed

dstrohldstrohl Member Posts: 5
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It would be good to be able to set the expected speed for the ISP, then you could alert based on the actual speed being a percentage (or whatever) off of the expected speed.
For example, if I am paying for a 100/20 network connection, but am only getting 20/1 (down/up), there is a problem, but if I am paying for a 25/2 connection, it's probably OK.
MarcFerlauto
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  • RobinRobin Administrator Posts: 2,387
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    Hi @dstrohl
    thanks for the suggestion. I will pass on this to our Dev team for consideration. For all other users who feel this would be beneficial, please click the 'Upvote' button. Thank you.
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  • MarcMarc Moderator, Beta Tester Posts: 1,370
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    Interesting idea...  Upvoted!  @Robin , this would also be a good feature for the mobile app as well.
    Thats Daphnee, she's a good dog...
  • dstrohldstrohl Member Posts: 5
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    It would also be interesting to then use in community comparisons... see what speeds are available around you and how well they are working... are 20/2 connections working well while 100/20 connections not?  perhaps also marking the connections with flags/notes for things like "business account", or "dedicated IP", or whatever. (those are less useful than marking the speed, but could help if trying to compare quality/connections.
    Marc
  • FerlautoFerlauto White Plains, NYMember Posts: 51
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    edited June 3
    I like this idea by @dstrohl, and I'll add to it:
    The Fing box should have a scheduling tool for speed tests (Think:  Endpoint security (anti-virus) performing a scheduled scan).  Additionally, when traffic is quiet for a given period, it should perform tests automatically.  Report when the performance drops below a particular setting.

    This would also add to Fing's ability to establish itself as a leader in home / SOHO network monitoring.  Reports and corresponding press releases could easily be generated when appropriate.  The aggregate data has tremendous value in building brand recognition and reputation.
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