All the things mentioned in this page are true. But, it is a deliberate attempt to confuse users to prevent them from knowing the real truth.
I just signed up with Starhub's 8Mbps MaxOnline Express Plus plan, which comes with a complimentary 1Mbps mobile broadband plan. I've found that the mobile broadband was actually FASTER!
This is not the first time I have noticed this, but today I have decided to take down my results.
Using 2Wire's SpeedTest I obtained 3 readings from mobile broadband and cable modem each. The time was around 9pm today (Monday evening).
With mobile broadbamd, I had:
With cable modem, I had:
Surprisingly, I am getting the full download speed from my 1Mbps mobile broadband connection, which is 10 times faster than the supposedly much faster 8Mbps cable connection.
No more excuses, Starhub. I have performed
- the same test from
- the same website at
- the same time period