JioFiber router doesn't allow joining new devices in the 2.4 GHz network while a torrent is being downloaded from a device connected to 2.4 GHz NW

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Kolkata
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JioFiber
I have the JioFiber router model JCOW414 (Manufactured in August 2021).

Whenever I'm downloading a torrent on a device that is connected to the router's 2.4 GHz network, no other devices connected to the 2.4 GHz network can use the Internet at that time—not even for browsing. Also, no devices can connect to the 2.4 GHz WiFi network while the torrent is being downloaded.

However, users connected to the 5GHz network during that time can use the Internet without issues.

But, when I'm downloading torrents on the 5 GHz network, every 2.4 GHz and 5GHz user can use the Internet without issues.

The firmware is up-to-date.

Anyone else experiencing this problem?
 
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This is expected. I think there are too many bottlenecks here.
 
Expected as torrents utilize 100% of the bandwidth and 2.4 Ghz has very low bandwidth, this happens with any ISP/router not Jio in particular.
 
Expected as torrents utilize 100% of the bandwidth and 2.4 Ghz has very low bandwidth, this happens with any ISP/router not Jio in particular.
@ackr8 I think, it is strange because it happens on the 2.4 GHz network even when I'm using it far from the router and the torrent is downloading at 20 Mbps (Max. speed at that spot) out of the 150 Mbps bandwidth.
 
It's limited by number of active connections, nothing to do with how far you're are or speed.
This should be handled by the router and let everyone have fair access but that's too much to expect from random manufacturers. I'd suggest using a wired connection if you're going make hundreds of simultaneous connections.
 
"Powerful" consumers routers in the Indian market are very expensive and they aren't powerful at all. For now I'd say just use wired connection for heavy usage and figure out your setup on your own after a while.
 
TP-Link Archer C6 v2 is good & powerful enough...Its also supported by OpenWRT custom firmware...I have this, its decent...Try getting a deal from olx or second hand as new hw revision selling on amzn (not supported by OpenWRT) uses Mediatek.... V2 uses Qualcomm.

Also I would like to highlight that all of its 5 Ethernet ports are Gigabit (1 WAN, 4 LAN).

I am surprised to see routers from brands like Netgear (model R6120) - which advertise AC1200 wifi speeds (2.4ghz -300 mbps, 5ghz - 867 mbps)- but actually has a mediocre WAN port with fast ethernet, meaning it will bottleneck if your ISP plan is >100 mbps (or maybe it will bottleneck even from a lower speed). So that AC1200 speed is a marketing gimmick. You may get that speed over wireless intranet local to local, but from WAN to wifi? Never.
 
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