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Your Experience With Spectranet Internet Services by asalimpo(m): 7:45pm On Sep 22, 2014
Share your experience using spectranet for browsing.
They claim to b very fast and the cheapest by any comparison .
This isnt my experience.
The modem setup is a pain.
The help manual is a write off.
Their customer care couldnt walk a user thru the setup process via phone ( a negative for them).
The modem connected on my system after a frustratingly long time. I had pulled out the usb when the button became active.
Download speed was around 4.+ kbps! (4 point somthing) . The only page tht opened was google.
No other web page could.
Torrent download? A joke. The searches cuoldnt acquire seeding data not to talk of connecting to peers.
In all the experience is a joke and i sorely regret buying their modem.

*will update l8r. If it turns out i was wrong and the dissapointmnt is a glitch*
Re: Your Experience With Spectranet Internet Services by Jmain: 8:37am On Sep 23, 2014
asalimpo: Share your experience using spectranet for browsing.
They claim to b very fast and the cheapest by any comparison .
This isnt my experience.
The modem setup is a pain.
The help manual is a write off.
Their customer care couldnt walk a user thru the setup process via phone ( a negative for them).
The modem connected on my system after a frustratingly long time. I had pulled out the usb when the button became active.
Download speed was around 4.+ kbps! (4 point somthing) . The only page tht opened was google.
No other web page could.
Torrent download? A joke. The searches cuoldnt acquire seeding data not to talk of connecting to peers.
In all the experience is a joke and i sorely regret buying their modem.

*will update l8r. If it turns out i was wrong and the dissapointmnt is a glitch*

Am interested in your update . . . .
Re: Your Experience With Spectranet Internet Services by dazekid(m): 5:02pm On Sep 23, 2014
asalimpo: Share your experience using spectranet for browsing.
They claim to b very fast and the cheapest by any comparison .
This isnt my experience.
The modem setup is a pain.
The help manual is a write off.
Their customer care couldnt walk a user thru the setup process via phone ( a negative for them).
The modem connected on my system after a frustratingly long time. I had pulled out the usb when the button became active.
Download speed was around 4.+ kbps! (4 point somthing) . The only page tht opened was google.
No other web page could.
Torrent download? A joke. The searches cuoldnt acquire seeding data not to talk of connecting to peers.
In all the experience is a joke and i sorely regret buying their modem.

*will update l8r. If it turns out i was wrong and the dissapointmnt is a glitch*

wow are you sure about all this coz I use spectranet and none of this happens to me..After installing the modem driver and interface,it connects straight up,no issues at all.
I never read the manual so I can't say anything about that.
LIke I said the modem connects instanta.
My download speed is steady at 2mbps,night or day.
All pages open even torrent sites and hacker forums/sites.
I download torrents like crazy almost everyday,did over 30GB of torrent downloads in less than a month.(Are you sure that the torrents you try to download are being seeded at all)
In all my experience has been great and I don't regret buying the modem..
Although I'd have liked it better if their download speed was 2MBps and not 2mbps..
I assumed that the speed was the former when I was buying the modem only to discover that it was the latter.

Now have you tried connecting the modem to a different port coz on both my laptops it connects in only one port and would not connect in the remaining 2 even though they are all USB 2.0 and USB 3.0.
Re: Your Experience With Spectranet Internet Services by persius555(m): 3:10am On Sep 24, 2014
Very unusual. Try to install on another computer.
Re: Your Experience With Spectranet Internet Services by asalimpo(m): 12:38pm On Sep 24, 2014
dazekid:

wow are you sure about all this coz I use spectranet and none of this happens to me..After installing the modem driver and interface,it connects straight up,no issues at all.
I never read the manual so I can't say anything about that.
LIke I said the modem connects instanta.
My download speed is steady at 2mbps,night or day.
All pages open even torrent sites and hacker forums/sites.
I download torrents like crazy almost everyday,did over 30GB of torrent downloads in less than a month.(Are you sure that the torrents you try to download are being seeded at all)
In all my experience has been great and I don't regret buying the modem..
Although I'd have liked it better if their download speed was 2MBps and not 2mbps..
I assumed that the speed was the former when I was buying the modem only to discover that it was the latter.

Now have you tried connecting the modem to a different port coz on both my laptops it connects in only one port and would not connect in the remaining 2 even though they are all USB 2.0 and USB 3.0.
Yeah. The modem is not working for me. I was drooling over their cheaper rate and fast speed (compared to mtn )
I was told i could download up to 40 gig for as low as N5k/month. so i was sold.
Since i bought it, the modem just been a dud. the interface is web based - and it doesnt connect instantly -
the help manual is a joke like i said. just a printed sheet of paper you get when they give you the modem.
You download an app from a number url (192.168.10.1) - the help instruction was so poor i had to visit them a second time
to get it right.
You logon to a web page,click on a connect button (lucky if it enabled) before you can browse.
Most times,this page has both buttons gray (disabled),the lucky time it was enabled, it wouldnt automatically
become enabled after i disconnected.
Download speed - sometimes less than 1kbs! average 4kbps! . I could only open google with that but nothing else.

I've just exhausted another mtn night plan , i bought 2 days ago - downloaded and browsed without issues on the same system - so my system isnt the issue.
Where are u based? lagos/abuja?
Re: Your Experience With Spectranet Internet Services by dazekid(m): 7:20pm On Sep 24, 2014
Double post
Re: Your Experience With Spectranet Internet Services by dazekid(m): 7:21pm On Sep 24, 2014
asalimpo:
Yeah. The modem is not working for me. I was drooling over their cheaper rate and fast speed (compared to mtn )
I was told i could download up to 40 gig for as low as N5k/month. so i was sold.
Since i bought it, the modem just been a dud. the interface is web based - and it doesnt connect instantly -
the help manual is a joke like i said. just a printed sheet of paper you get when they give you the modem.
You download an app from a number url (192.168.10.1) - the help instruction was so poor i had to visit them a second time
to get it right.
You logon to a web page,click on a connect button (lucky if it enabled) before you can browse.
Most times,this page has both buttons gray (disabled),the lucky time it was enabled, it wouldnt automatically
become enabled after i disconnected.
Download speed - sometimes less than 1kbs! average 4kbps! . I could only open google with that but nothing else.

I've just exhausted another mtn night plan , i bought 2 days ago - downloaded and browsed without issues on the same system - so my system isnt the issue.
Where are u based? lagos/abuja?

I'm based in Lagos bro,I just exhuasted my 20GB plan on saturday in 15daze,that's how well it works.I don't know about connecting online though,never even heard of it.Didn't your modem have the modem installation files in it coz I connect through the modem interface.Lastly do you have a wi-fi modem or a single user dongle (mine is a dongle)...
Re: Your Experience With Spectranet Internet Services by asalimpo(m): 11:46pm On Sep 24, 2014
dazekid:

I'm based in Lagos bro,I just exhuasted my 20GB plan on saturday in 15daze,that's how well it works.I don't know about connecting online though,never even heard of it.Didn't your modem have the modem installation files in it coz I connect through the modem interface.Lastly do you have a wi-fi modem or a single user dongle (mine is a dongle)...

usb dongle.
You go to a url to download the installation files. Not like huawei modems tht runs an executable on the modem.
The downloaded file is supposed to install a program tht launches a web page each time you insert the modem. From this web page, you click one of the buttons 'connect/disconnect' to control your browsing.
Like i said earlier, this step is wacked and doesnt always wrk.
The web page rarely launches - hav to do it manually.
The control buttons are rarely ever ready - usually grayed out .

The promo supposedly gives free 5gig with the modem but i cant browse anythg with this piss poor servce.
Re: Your Experience With Spectranet Internet Services by dazekid(m): 12:43pm On Sep 25, 2014
asalimpo:

usb dongle.
You go to a url to download the installation files. Not like huawei modems tht runs an executable on the modem.
The downloaded file is supposed to install a program tht launches a web page each time you insert the modem. From this web page, you click one of the buttons 'connect/disconnect' to control your browsing.
Like i said earlier, this step is wacked and doesnt always wrk.
The web page rarely launches - hav to do it manually.
The control buttons are rarely ever ready - usually grayed out .

The promo supposedly gives free 5gig with the modem but i cant browse anythg with this piss poor servce.

can you take a picture of the dongle,mine is a huawei modem and it came with the connection interface so I honestly am very confused coz the products on their website only list one type of USB dongle which is the type that I have.
Re: Your Experience With Spectranet Internet Services by Jmain: 7:28pm On Sep 25, 2014
dazekid:

I'm based in Lagos bro,I just exhuasted my 20GB plan on saturday in 15daze,that's how well it works.I don't know about connecting online though,never even heard of it.Didn't your modem have the modem installation files in it coz I connect through the modem interface.Lastly do you have a wi-fi modem or a single user dongle (mine is a dongle)...

Bros what is your network latency ping, I play online games a lot and am also considering trying out spectranet.

What is your verdict please. Thanks . . .
Re: Your Experience With Spectranet Internet Services by asalimpo(m): 7:42pm On Sep 25, 2014
dazekid:

can you take a picture of the dongle,mine is a huawei modem and it came with the connection interface so I honestly am very confused coz the products on their website only list one type of USB dongle which is the type that I have.
mayb tomorrow. Its not huawei. Its white and bigger than typical huawei modems.
Re: Your Experience With Spectranet Internet Services by dazekid(m): 7:43pm On Sep 25, 2014
Jmain:

Bros what is your network latency ping, I play online games a lot and am also considering trying out spectranet.

What is your verdict please. Thanks . . .

As far as latency goes,it is pretty stable,I stay at 1.5-2mbps when browsing and it is always above 2mbs when downloading or streaming so I think it should be pretty good for games..I don't have the wi-fi modem so I couldn't test the network on my PS3 but I'm guessing it should be just fine coz I once tried mtn on the ps and it worked well enough..Hope this helps. And also try to get info on whether spectranet is good in your area to avoid heartbreaking tales.
Re: Your Experience With Spectranet Internet Services by Jmain: 7:54pm On Sep 25, 2014
dazekid:

As far as latency goes,it is pretty stable,I stay at 1.5-2mbps when browsing and it is always above 2mbs when downloading or streaming so I think it should be pretty good for games..I don't have the wi-fi modem so I couldn't test the network on my PS3 but I'm guessing it should be just fine coz I once tried mtn on the ps and it worked well enough..Hope this helps. And also try to get info on whether spectranet is good in your area to avoid heartbreaking tales.

Okay thanks bruv, to be so sure abeg do speedtest.net test and pay attention to the ping in MS . . . Thanks a lot bruv grin.

P:S: Abeg no say my wahala too much abeg cheesy

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Re: Your Experience With Spectranet Internet Services by coolsegun(m): 11:58pm On Sep 25, 2014
Please I need Spectranet 4G LTE WIFI Multi User. Please if you have any one to sell or you know anybody that wants to sell. Please contact me. Thanks.
Re: Your Experience With Spectranet Internet Services by TheDauraMallam: 11:42am On Sep 16, 2015
dazekid:


Although I'd have liked it better if their download speed was 2MBps and not 2mbps.

I assumed that the speed was the former when I was buying the modem only to discover that it was the latter.


At the bolded, what's the difference?

Also, where are you based? Ibadan or Lagos?
Re: Your Experience With Spectranet Internet Services by dazekid(m): 2:18pm On Sep 16, 2015
TheDauraMallam:


At the bolded, what's the difference?

Also, where are you based? Ibadan or Lagos?

The difference is 2 Megabytes per second VS 2 megabits per second. I'm based in Lagos.
Re: Your Experience With Spectranet Internet Services by TheDauraMallam: 4:36pm On Sep 16, 2015
dazekid:


The difference is 2 Megabytes per second VS 2 megabits per second. I'm based in Lagos.

Thank you very much. Now, I know better. Who says it's a crime to ask questions?

One crate of Orijin for you, Omonla.
Re: Your Experience With Spectranet Internet Services by dazekid(m): 8:06pm On Sep 16, 2015
TheDauraMallam:


Thank you very much. Now, I know better. Who says it's a crime to ask questions?

One crate of Orijin for you, Omonla.

No wahala oga but that orijin dey make me doze, the big bottle is preferable.

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Re: Your Experience With Spectranet Internet Services by funke3662: 10:32pm On Dec 05, 2016
Hi,i just got this modem,its not popping or showing at all on my laptop,is the modem good at all?
Re: Your Experience With Spectranet Internet Services by aIIkae: 2:05pm On Nov 22, 2018
Sadly exactly the same story 4 years later. You think they'd improve after all this time
asalimpo:
Share your experience using spectranet for browsing.
They claim to b very fast and the cheapest by any comparison .
This isnt my experience.
The modem setup is a pain.
The help manual is a write off.
Their customer care couldnt walk a user thru the setup process via phone ( a negative for them).
The modem connected on my system after a frustratingly long time. I had pulled out the usb when the button became active.
Download speed was around 4.+ kbps! (4 point somthing) . The only page tht opened was google.
No other web page could.
Torrent download? A joke. The searches cuoldnt acquire seeding data not to talk of connecting to peers.
In all the experience is a joke and i sorely regret buying their modem.

*will update l8r. If it turns out i was wrong and the dissapointmnt is a glitch*

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