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yeehi
June 18th, 2012, 07:25 PM
Upload and Download speeds.
Promised and Actual.

What are the various designations for Internet speed? T1, T3 - that sort of thing.

germanix
June 18th, 2012, 07:39 PM
Well, I do not know the actual speeds, but my internet is so fast that every time i click to go to a different site, I get issued a speeding ticket. :lolflag:

irv
June 18th, 2012, 07:47 PM
Well, I do not know the actual speeds, but my internet is so fast that every time i click to go to a different site, I get issued a speeding ticket. :lolflag:

Go to speakeasy site: http://www.speakeasy.net/speedtest/ to check your speed.
Here is mine:
219892

jockyburns
June 18th, 2012, 07:56 PM
9.9Mb download (promise up to 10Mb) 2.3 Mb upload (promise 2Mb upload) So not too bad really (with Virgin Media) Speed is doubling to 20Mb next month (at no extra cost) as part of their commitment to provide faster broadband speeds.

Elfy
June 18th, 2012, 08:00 PM
Thread moved to Recurring Discussions.

AlanR8
June 18th, 2012, 08:47 PM
Slow night here on BT Infinity 2

kurt18947
June 18th, 2012, 10:08 PM
Verizon FiOS Promised 35/35

Ethernet:
219901

WiFI
219902

WiFi makes me "hmmm". I'm pretty sure I have interference issues. 1st floor close to the router is quite a bit faster than the 2nd floor on the same machine. The download speed on the slow tests are less than the upload speed. Signal strength doesn't seem that bad so it may be time for some investigation.


wlan0 IEEE 802.11bgn ESSID:"tempo23"
Mode:Managed Frequency:2.462 GHz Access Point: 00:26:62:7C:B1:5B
Bit Rate=65 Mb/s Tx-Power=20 dBm
Retry long limit:7 RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
Power Management:off
Link Quality=48/70 Signal level=-62 dBm
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:132 Missed beacon:0
The only thing that looks funky to me is the Invalid misc.:132.

Edit: A hard reset on the router cleared up the problem.

d.atanasov
June 18th, 2012, 10:18 PM
As for the moment this is what I have...

:)

kellemes
June 20th, 2012, 08:06 AM
http://www.speedtest.net/result/2018711721.png

PaulW2U
June 20th, 2012, 08:15 AM
Promised up to 60Mb/s down and 3Mb/s up.

http://www.speedtest.net/result/2018717101.png

It's not always as good as this, especially during the evening hours.

Face-Ache
June 20th, 2012, 09:54 AM
This is one of my better results;
http://www.speedtest.net/result/2016935201.png

In terms of promised versus actual, we get told "The fastest upload and download speeds that your line will allow" so it's purposely kept vague.

I guess by world standards our internet here in NZ is pretty bad, but still, it seems to provide fast enough speeds for the bulk of my needs. I'd love to get 48.89Mbps!!! :D

kellemes
June 20th, 2012, 09:57 AM
I'd love to get 48.89Mbps!!! :D

Your download is just fine..
When my download speed doubled I hardly noticed.. it's the upload I'd like to have much faster.

Artificial Intelligence
June 20th, 2012, 09:59 AM
http://www.speedtest.net/result/2018847937.png (http://www.speedtest.net)

catlover2
June 20th, 2012, 10:08 AM
http://www.speedtest.net/result/2018859407.png

I have Quality of Service setup in my router to limit my download speed to 20Mbps.(just under what's advertised) Comcast's PowerBoost thing would make this look more like 35-50Mbps. (!)

irv
June 20th, 2012, 02:04 PM
This is one of my better results;
http://www.speedtest.net/result/2016935201.png

In terms of promised versus actual, we get told "The fastest upload and download speeds that your line will allow" so it's purposely kept vague.

I guess by world standards our internet here in NZ is pretty bad, but still, it seems to provide fast enough speeds for the bulk of my needs. I'd love to get 48.89Mbps!!! :D

The comment you made about the line type is very true. I live in a small town, but an Internet company came in a few years ago and wired the whole town with fiber, and that is why most people in town have very high speed Internet. Loving that fact.