How fast is your Internet Connection?

Discussion in 'Tech Talk - Gadgets, Gizmos and Technology' started by Steve Mehs, Apr 8, 2005.

  1. Go Beavs

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    Actually, typical home networks are rated in megabits per second (Mb/s) from what I've seen everywhere. "Fast Ethernet" over CAT5 is 100 Mb/s (12.5 MB/s). Gigabit Ethernet is 1000 Mb/s (125 MB/s). "Regular" Ethernet is 10 Mb/s (1.25 MB/s).

    For wireless LAN, those are all rated in Mb/s as well.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_device_bit_rates
     
  2. SayWhat?

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    When you do these speed tests, they have to download some sort of file. What? To where (file location)? And what happens to it? Does it self delete somehow?
     
  3. Lupe

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    15 down/1 up- Bright House Networks

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  4. phrelin

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    Every few months I check and it seems to be getting better.

    Normal tests using Bay Area servers:

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    Normal test using closest server:

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    Cross-country test to Boston server:

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  5. Karen

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    I'm very happy with mine.
     
  6. Steve

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  7. Steve

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    I have 50/25 with Cablevision, and it's been very reliable, knock on wood.

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  8. dpeters11

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    My neighborhood is asking tons of questions about fiber, the local phone company is rolling out FTTH to a large area of it (I've had it for 5 years now), up to 1gbps. I'm probably going to stick with 30/10. I'm not sure why I've been getting $17 off a month on a promotion, but I don't want that to go away with a change.
     
  9. Steve

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    I'm at 50/25 as part of a 2 year promotion. To be honest, it doesn't "feel" any faster than the FiOS 25/5 I had before that. I suppose if I did a lot of downloading it would matter. Just the two of us here, so for for general web browsing and streaming, 25/5 is more than enough.
     
  10. TBoneit

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    So far it has been decent for me too. This is pretty much what I see every time I test within a couple of percent.for the Optimum 101 level.

    Have a Good Day
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  11. Rich

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    Mine's the same. I take a reading just about everyday since someone in Long Island posted he only gets 100 down constantly.

    Rich
     
  12. yosoyellobo

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    Show off.
     
  13. Rich

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    Naw, need all we can get.

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  14. peds48

    peds48 Genius.

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    ImageUploadedByTapatalk1435607550.280489.jpg this is on T-Mobile LTE..


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  15. bobnielsen

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    I gig, my a**!

    I just switched from Clearwire. which will be shutting down in November after being acquired by Sprint. I have had the modem replaced (this one took a couple of hours to link upbut after it did it has been solid). A tech will be out on Friday to see if things can be improved but these are old lines. There is some fiber around, but I don't know how close it is.
     
  16. Laxguy

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    Yes, don't forget us country bumpkins who are under 5 Mbps.....
     
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  17. scooper

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    Time warner cable just did the MAXX upgrades for my local area ( but not necessarily ALL of it yet) . I'm getting 60+ Mbps down , 5+ Mbps up on a Motorola SB6121 (4x4) cable modem.
     
  18. SeaBeagle

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    Comcast increased my internet speed from 50mbps to 75mbps. This is near Charleston, SC


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  19. Laxguy

    Laxguy Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense.

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    Stating your location will make this statement way more relevant.

    You can put location into your profile, then it never comes up again when talking weather, gas prices, service area questions, etc.
     
  20. Cholly

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    TWC will be providing me with a new modem in a few days, which will increase my internet speed from 30Mbps down/5 Mbps up to 200 Mbps down/20 Mbps up at no increase in cost. Sweet!
     

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