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Does router effect internet speed?

my internet provider give me 600kbps which is 0.6mbps i believe
Wireless B's maximum speed is 11mbps
N's is 300-450
Will I have any diffenece on internet speed between b and n?

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I use telus from vancouver they say I have 6mbps speed internet.
isn't 6mbps=6000kbps?? i get 600kbps. is 6mbps=600kbps?
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  1. ok i got confused bitween bits and bytes
  2. 600kbps = 0.6mb
    http://www.speedguide.net/conversion.php


    What kind of router do you currently have?
    Are you getting good signal on the devices your using?
  3. JBB-SaDo said:
    600kbps = 0.6mb
    http://www.speedguide.net/conversion.php


    What kind of router do you currently have?
    Are you getting good signal on the devices your using?



    i get the speed unit
    i still dont get if router will effect anything at my internet speed.
  4. Best answer
    being that you are only supposed to have a max speed of 6mbps: the router should not matter.

    but if you are getting week signal on your pc or smart phone, that could be the reason for your slower speed.

    go to google.com type *whats my ip address*: on the top of the page it will say *your public ip address is...* copy and paste the number in to your address bar.

    That will pull up your router configuration page. look around on the home page to find what your internet speed is, to confirm what your ISP told you.

    Do you know what kind of router you have?
  5. Best answer selected by jskshs.
  6. I dont have any problem with my router
    I just wanted to know
    Thx
  7. Okay glad I could help.
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