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September poll: What is your Internet connection download speed?
« on: September 01, 2010, 08:01:18 AM »
For the month of September, we thought it would be fascinating to see what everyone's Internet connection speed is and maybe give everyone a place to brag about their Internet connection or envy others fast connections. If you want to test your Internet speed, I suggest using Speedtest. In addition to voting about your Internet connection speed feel free to post your results like my below example.



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Re: September poll: What is your Internet connection download speed?
« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2010, 11:07:18 AM »
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Re: September poll: What is your Internet connection download speed?
« Reply #2 on: September 01, 2010, 12:11:26 PM »

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    Re: September poll: What is your Internet connection download speed?
    « Reply #3 on: September 04, 2010, 04:51:53 PM »
    Using a cron job to test my broadband speed every 30 mins from http://www.thinkbroadband.com/speedtest.html I see that my broadband speed didn't drop below 12Mb/s on Saturday

    09/03/10 23:30:01 1.41 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 00:00:00 2.15 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 00:30:00 1.69 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 01:00:00 2.20 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 01:30:01 1.70 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 02:00:00 2.22 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 02:30:00 1.88 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 03:00:00 2.22 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 03:30:01 2.04 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 04:00:00 2.17 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 04:30:00 1.45 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 05:00:01 2.19 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 05:30:00 2.01 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 06:00:00 1.98 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 06:30:00 1.67 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 07:00:01 2.22 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 07:30:00 1.95 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 08:00:00 2.12 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 08:30:00 1.67 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 09:00:00 2.22 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 09:30:01 1.52 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 10:00:00 1.88 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 10:30:00 1.24 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 11:00:00 1.51 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 11:30:00 1.24 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 12:00:00 2.11 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 12:30:00 1.80 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 13:00:00 1.98 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 13:30:01 1.66 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 14:00:00 2.01 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 14:30:00 1.56 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 15:00:00 1.94 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 15:30:01 1.85 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 16:00:01 2.15 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 16:30:00 1.52 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 17:00:00 2.16 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 17:30:01 1.32 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 18:00:00 1.68 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 18:30:00 1.44 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 19:00:00 2.14 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 19:30:01 1.37 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 20:00:01 2.17 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 20:30:00 1.74 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 21:00:00 2.05 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 21:30:00 1.69 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 22:00:01 2.17 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 22:30:00 1.83 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 23:00:00 2.18 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/04/10 23:30:00 1.88 MB/s 20971520/20971520
    09/05/10 00:00:00 2.14 MB/s 20971520/20971520

    NB: speeds listed in megabytes not megabits. Assuming a couple of stop bits with every byte then I guess you need to multiply by 10 to convert.

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    Re: September poll: What is your Internet connection download speed?
    « Reply #4 on: September 04, 2010, 05:14:41 PM »

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    Re: September poll: What is your Internet connection download speed?
    « Reply #5 on: September 04, 2010, 05:18:36 PM »
    Oddly, Calum and I are both on Virginmedia cable, but my speed test showed my ISP as "Telewest Broadband", a name which has been obsolete for quite a while, Feb 2007 to be exact.


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    Re: September poll: What is your Internet connection download speed?
    « Reply #6 on: September 05, 2010, 06:45:34 AM »
    I got .69 down and .25 up

    It really sucks being on the west coast of Africa but, in a little over a week I will be home and if I can remember will test again from there.
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    Re: September poll: What is your Internet connection download speed?
    « Reply #7 on: September 05, 2010, 08:42:38 AM »
    It really sucks being on the west coast of Africa
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    Re: September poll: What is your Internet connection download speed?
    « Reply #8 on: September 05, 2010, 08:49:57 AM »

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    Re: September poll: What is your Internet connection download speed?
    « Reply #9 on: September 05, 2010, 12:32:08 PM »
    It's totally worth it to get that inheritance!   ;D


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    Re: September poll: What is your Internet connection download speed?
    « Reply #10 on: September 05, 2010, 12:38:23 PM »
    I was trying to dereference Null Pointers before it was cool.

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    Re: September poll: What is your Internet connection download speed?
    « Reply #11 on: September 05, 2010, 01:41:24 PM »
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    OK got you. However I am in Gabon this time and normally I work out of Angola. I will be so glad to get back to the good ole U.S.
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    Re: September poll: What is your Internet connection download speed?
    « Reply #12 on: September 05, 2010, 03:39:18 PM »


    Terrible.
    Where's MagicSpeed?
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      Re: September poll: What is your Internet connection download speed?
      « Reply #13 on: September 06, 2010, 09:05:51 AM »



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      « Reply #14 on: September 06, 2010, 10:22:13 AM »
      :'(

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      Re: September poll: What is your Internet connection download speed?
      « Reply #15 on: September 07, 2010, 12:28:49 PM »
      Oddly, Calum and I are both on Virginmedia cable, but my speed test showed my ISP as "Telewest Broadband", a name which has been obsolete for quite a while, Feb 2007 to be exact.
      Were you with Telewest before the changeover?  Just curious, that may explain it but I'm not sure how Virgin Media's merges with NTL and Telewest affected their network structure so it may have nothing to do with it.

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        « Reply #16 on: September 08, 2010, 02:32:03 PM »


        Oh Noes, that just made me have a huge headache! Sad, really sad.

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          Re: September poll: What is your Internet connection download speed?
          « Reply #21 on: September 09, 2010, 08:25:34 AM »



          upload is 1 meg off, hmm
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          Re: September poll: What is your Internet connection download speed?
          « Reply #22 on: September 09, 2010, 08:51:50 AM »
          at my pc i'm only getting 898kb download speed

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          « Reply #23 on: September 09, 2010, 08:55:52 AM »

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          Re: September poll: What is your Internet connection download speed?
          « Reply #24 on: September 09, 2010, 11:54:45 AM »


          My speeds are fine, no one in the household does anything intensive with it.. The only time it gets to be a problem is when my brother starts downloading games through steam and playing with his friend at the same time..

          Then everything comes to a crawl and I get pissed off.  ;D

          At least the school wireless has some decent speeds.

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          Re: September poll: What is your Internet connection download speed?
          « Reply #25 on: September 10, 2010, 09:16:37 PM »
          My modem syncs at 3mb/640kb.  Fastest I can get in my apartment.
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          Re: September poll: What is your Internet connection download speed?
          « Reply #26 on: September 10, 2010, 09:22:27 PM »


          speed fluctuates between 10mb/s up to even 50mb/s. Such is the nature of Cable internet (as well as the low upload speed)
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            « Reply #27 on: September 11, 2010, 08:05:45 AM »


            This is my internet connection speed, although in my country I could have more (a lot more speed). But it would be too expensive for me.
            Portugal is currently ranked 14th position in the world's average internet speed connection (http://www.netindex.com/download/allcountries/).
            Not bad for a small country like ours.

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            « Reply #28 on: September 14, 2010, 09:33:03 AM »


            Hmm... I'm supposed to get 6Mbs.

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            « Reply #29 on: September 15, 2010, 02:32:15 AM »
            Using a cron job to test my broadband speed every 30 mins from http://www.thinkbroadband.com/speedtest.html I see that my broadband speed didn't drop below 12Mb/s on Saturday

            09/03/10 23:30:01 1.41 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 00:00:00 2.15 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 00:30:00 1.69 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 01:00 ::) ::) ::) ::) ::) ::) :P :P :P :P :-[ :-[:00 2.20 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 01:30:01 1.70 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 02:00:00 2.22 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 02:30:00 1.88 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 03:00:00 2.22 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 03:30:01 2.04 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 04:00:00 2.17 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 04:30:00 1.45 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 05:00:01 2.19 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 05:30:00 2.01 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 06:00:00 1.98 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 06:30:00 1.67 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 07:00:01 2.22 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 07:30:00 1.95 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 08:00:00 2.12 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 08:30:00 1.67 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 09:00:00 2.22 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 09:30:01 1.52 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 10:00:00 1.88 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 10:30:00 1.24 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 11:00:00 1.51 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 11:30:00 1.24 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 12:00:00 2.11 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 12:30:00 1.80 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 13:00:00 1.98 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 13:30:01 1.66 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 14:00:00 2.01 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 14:30:00 1.56 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 15:00:00 1.94 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 15:30:01 1.85 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 16:00:01 2.15 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 16:30:00 1.52 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 17:00:00 2.16 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 17:30:01 1.32 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 18:00:00 1.68 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 18:30:00 1.44 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 19:00:00 2.14 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 19:30:01 1.37 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 20:00:01 2.17 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 20:30:00 1.74 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 21:00:00 2.05 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 21:30:00 1.69 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 22:00:01 2.17 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 22:30:00 1.83 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 23:00:00 2.18 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/04/10 23:30:00 1.88 MB/s 20971520/20971520
            09/05/10 00:00:00 2.14 MB/s 20971520/20971520

            NB: speeds listed in megabytes not megabits. Assuming a couple of stop bits with every byte then I guess you need to multiply by 10 to convert.

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            Re: September poll: What is your Internet connection download speed?
            « Reply #30 on: September 18, 2010, 07:04:00 AM »


            And I pay for 25mbps - I do have DSL and the telephone exchange near here is pretty old.

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            Re: September poll: What is your Internet connection download speed?
            « Reply #32 on: September 21, 2010, 01:00:31 AM »
            This is at my school.

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            Re: September poll: What is your Internet connection download speed?
            « Reply #33 on: September 21, 2010, 02:00:55 AM »
            Wow that upload speed is beautiful.
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              Re: September poll: What is your Internet connection download speed?
              « Reply #34 on: September 23, 2010, 04:33:45 PM »
              I used to have Verizon DSL, but switched to Comcast Cable several weeks ago. It may not be the fastest connection, but it sure is faster than DSL.



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              Re: September poll: What is your Internet connection download speed?
              « Reply #35 on: September 23, 2010, 04:53:11 PM »
              I used to have Verizon DSL, but switched to Comcast Cable several weeks ago. It may not be the fastest connection, but it sure is faster than DSL.


              For Comcast, that's somewhat slow on the download, pretty good on the upload.
              Try their "direct test":  http://speedtest.comcast.net/
              I have the lowest speed tier.

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              Re: September poll: What is your Internet connection download speed?
              « Reply #36 on: September 23, 2010, 05:08:19 PM »
              In the poll, four people voted for 100+ Mbs, but nothing was posted about actual speeds.  I am curious if those speeds were real, or some one misunderstood the question, or just voted that way as a joke.

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              Re: September poll: What is your Internet connection download speed?
              « Reply #37 on: September 23, 2010, 05:26:49 PM »
              In the poll, four people voted for 100+ Mbs, but nothing was posted about actual speeds.  I am curious if those speeds were real, or some one misunderstood the question, or just voted that way as a joke.
              Yes, good question. 100+ ,how's it possible.? From where I sit, I can only imagine. |V|


                           

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              Re: September poll: What is your Internet connection download speed?
              « Reply #39 on: September 23, 2010, 05:54:25 PM »
              DOCSIS 3.0
              Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification (DOCSIS)
              Thanks, C-C , so it is available somewhere, some place. When you're in a location as I am(with no other feasible choices) that cannot even maintain 1 Mbs download, this just seems unfathomable, realizing that I'm paying much for what I'm receiving. overthehill


                           

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              Re: September poll: What is your Internet connection download speed?
              « Reply #40 on: September 28, 2010, 01:10:46 PM »
              Thanks, C-C , so it is available somewhere, some place...
              The entire Comcast network will be DOCSIS 3.0 by the end of this year.  You pay extra for the faster speeds.
              http://www.dslreports.com/faq/15643

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                Re: September poll: What is your Internet connection download speed?
                « Reply #41 on: October 03, 2010, 01:04:44 PM »
                For Comcast, that's somewhat slow on the download, pretty good on the upload.
                Try their "direct test":  http://speedtest.comcast.net/
                I have the lowest speed tier.


                I ran the test from Comcast that you recommended. I got much better results than last time.



                I've actually run several speed tests since I switched a couple weeks ago. Each time I've gotten better results than before.