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At work:
36,004 kbps down
46,580 kbps up

At home (Wireless N) using Verizon FIOS 20/5:
19,450 kbps down
4,870 kbps up
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Judging from the lack of pics, you're obviously making the numbers up and can't be trusted.
     
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Originally Posted by zro View Post
HTF do you do this on the iPhone? I get redirected immediately to the app store to download their app.


"Earthlink" "3Mb" ADSL.
Well you do just that. download their app, and then email yourself the results with a URL for the little picture.
     
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Originally Posted by Dakar V View Post
WAT? What are you shelling out for this service?

Christ, if I watch an NBA game online that 1.5 GB alone...
A lot... $70 a month.

At least, through many, many complaints and a nice friendship with a man named Abha (spelling may be off) in India, I managed to get them to upgrade me 2 tiers higher for free. It used to be like 300 MB for 24 hours and speeds barely above that of dial-up.

Oh, and when I hit that limit, I don't get over-charged like I'd sometimes wish, I get knocked off the network for 24 hours.
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Originally Posted by Mac User #001 View Post
A lot... $70 a month.

At least, through many, many complaints and a nice friendship with a man named Abha (spelling may be off) in India, I managed to get them to upgrade me 2 tiers higher for free. It used to be like 300 MB for 24 hours and speeds barely above that of dial-up.

Oh, and when I hit that limit, I don't get over-charged like I'd sometimes wish, I get knocked off the network for 24 hours.
Damn, man. Hard to believe this is the US. Are you out in the boonies somewhere where this the best/only option available to you?

I'm in a small town, so the best I can get is some latency-ridden Verizon DSL. But that's only $30 after the first year ($20 right now)

Edit: Actually I have cable available to me, but I'd rather keep my anal virginity.
     
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Originally Posted by Mac User #001 View Post
A lot... $70 a month.

At least, through many, many complaints and a nice friendship with a man named Abha (spelling may be off) in India, I managed to get them to upgrade me 2 tiers higher for free. It used to be like 300 MB for 24 hours and speeds barely above that of dial-up.

Oh, and when I hit that limit, I don't get over-charged like I'd sometimes wish, I get knocked off the network for 24 hours.
That’s even more craptaculous than Danish broadband options/prices!
     
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Jan 8, 2009, 03:42 PM
 
Originally Posted by Dakar V View Post
Edit: So what's up with your speed practically doubling?
Who knows. The first test was done at 11PM last night, guess way more people were eating up bandwith then.
     
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Originally Posted by sek929 View Post
Who knows. The first test was done at 11PM last night, guess way more people were eating up bandwith then.
Aha! A flaw!
     
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Jan 8, 2009, 03:47 PM
 
my office speed:

69484 kb/s down
55382 kb/s up

my home speed is about 1/10 that, thanks to Time Warner constantly futzing with the internets.
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Originally Posted by Dakar V View Post
Damn, man. Hard to believe this is the US. Are you out in the boonies somewhere where this the best/only option available to you?

I'm in a small town, so the best I can get is some latency-ridden Verizon DSL. But that's only $30 after the first year ($20 right now)

Edit: Actually I have cable available to me, but I'd rather keep my anal virginity.
Yep, I'm out in the boonies. Best option there is. There's another company called Wild Blue, which uses towers to send DSL to receivers, but you have to have direct line-of-sight to the tower, and there's a huge hill blocking it for me.

Originally Posted by Oisín View Post
That’s even more craptaculous than Danish broadband options/prices!
Lol.
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Originally Posted by Art Vandelay View Post
Just a hint... I'm not really Art Vandelay. So, I'm not in NYC either.
The latex/architecture thing not working out for you? I told you this city would eat you alive.
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Work


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Originally Posted by Dakar V View Post
Aha! A flaw!
I forgot to mention that when I ran my second test this afternoon I tried the Maine server again and got 18K for the second time, then I switched it to Jersey and the speed almost doubled.

I guess the tubes in Jersey are faster.
     
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Originally Posted by sek929 View Post
I forgot to mention that when I ran my second test this afternoon I tried the Maine server again and got 18K for the second time, then I switched it to Jersey and the speed almost doubled.

I guess the tubes in Jersey are faster.
Odd, you'd think they'd be cluttered with garbage and the skanky women.
     
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I try not to use lol when it's not warranted, but that actually made me laugh out loud.
     
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Jan 8, 2009, 06:58 PM
 
6 mbit down / 500 k up, my free home connection.

     
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Originally Posted by andreas_g4 View Post
6 mbit down / 500 k up, my free home connection.
Free? Are you using your neighbors' unsecurred wifi?
     
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Jan 8, 2009, 09:33 PM
 
My Home Internet (Wireless):



My iPhone 3g result (Cellular):

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CenturyTel DSL, ~$55/month. I just realized that it's been a long time since providers (at least mine) have advertised upload speeds.

I'm envious of these 80,000 download speeds (with huge upload speeds as well), that's just incredible.
     
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Jan 28, 2009, 01:12 PM
 
YES!!! My brother opened a new shop closer to a town and he's got better Internet there than our house. MUCH better!



Guess I'll be going there a lot to game. Best of all - no download limits!
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Jan 28, 2009, 01:18 PM
 
Whoa, whoa, whoa... you be responsible with all that speed.
     
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man that's sucky. We are only a few hundred metres from the exchange here. Been getting a load of audible noise on the line when phoning, which is probably cutting the speed right down. Time to get that checked I think.
     
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Jan 29, 2009, 04:22 PM
 
Originally Posted by Hg2491 View Post
You can laugh all you want.

This is what you get when you live on a third-world country.

I knew it — the UK is now a third-world country:

     
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Feb 3, 2009, 01:16 PM
 
Brand new 8 megabit cable from MediaCom.


$20/month for the first year, $50 rebate. Not a bad deal for where I am.
     
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Koralotov, get BT to check your line, push them to replace it if possible.
You should be at least getting 8mb.
     
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I am at a lousy hotel for a couple weeks and this is what I'm getting. And yes, they advertise it as High Speed Internet Access. This rating is actually an improvement since yesterday when the downlink was around 100 Kb and ping was 600 ms.
     
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ADSL2+ rated at 22Mbit :/

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is this good??

     
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Originally Posted by brassplayersrock² View Post
is this good??



Hmm, no jaw drop smiley.
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Originally Posted by brassplayersrock² View Post
is this good??

Not bad but aside from an upload cap, this is better...

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I wonder what Internet like that costs...
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I was with Suddenlink, getting 10MB down (although it was skipping a beat now and then, logging me off of the Playstation Network).

I switched to AT&T, now getting about 5.5MB down, so I'm switching.

Here at work:



Does the almost even upload speed have anything to do with the fact that we do a live webcast three times a week? I think I remember our IT guy saying he was getting it bumped up.

Originally Posted by Art Vandelay View Post
Not bad but aside from an upload cap, this is better...
Wow....

Not fond of you at the moment.
     
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Originally Posted by Art Vandelay View Post
Looks like your connection has focused on importing and forgot about the exporting.
     
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Originally Posted by Dakar V View Post
Looks like your connection has focused on importing and forgot about the exporting.
Subtle. Very nice.
     
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Originally Posted by Dakar V View Post
Looks like your connection has focused on importing and forgot about the exporting.
Yeah, damn government is interfering with my export business.

If it wasn't for upload caps in place on the router, my upload would equal the download. I don't really do any uploading at work for it to be an issue. I must say though it sure is nice to be able to download Snow Leopard seeds from ADC in a few minutes.
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I'm only getting 4200 and change down and around 675 up on my DSL service. Unfortunately, that's the max speed I can get, unless I pay big bux.

OTOH, I do like my internal network speed after laying down some network cable and adding a couple of cheap Gigabit switches.

     
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Originally Posted by Koralatov View Post
I knew it — the UK is now a third-world country:

How much do you pay for your service?
     
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Just got a Virgin Mobile MiFi card.

Basically mobile 3G broadband.

$40/mo for unlimited data. Although my accounts shows 40G/mo.

Could definitely be a replacement for DSL. Ping times are decent, but not great.

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Originally Posted by osiris View Post
WTF! Man, that's nuts.

I'm crazy jealous. Must be fiber optics.
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Fiber all the way.
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Originally Posted by sek929 View Post
Psssst. Run the test again out of the New York, NY server. (Then do a traceroute to see why )




So some notes on my connection:

- My modem is only rated to 30Mb/s (Mototola surfboard SB5101)
- The multiunit building I'm in has ~20 y/o RG59. I'm also going to run quad shield RG6 to the dmarc (It's a condo unit we own and have access to it).
- If the above doesn't improve the upload I'll add a Tx booster.
- My area already has DOCSIS 3.0 avalible so if I replace my modem I can go up to 100Mb/s
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