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    Internet speed test



    Well, I'm paying for a 2mb connection. What do you think I can do about the following results?
    1) Complain
    2) Reduce my monthly payment accordingly
    3) Vote with my feet and move elsewhere
    4) Pack up the internet and live happily ever after



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    Re: Internet speed test

    Hi Frank,

    they are measuring that in some other way...I have to ask my son and then will come back...

    for distance of 11300mi is not so bad....the line there is straight but I do not believe, there must be more points in between...

    I try the same and my speed was 1/2 as your, to the Auckland, yes, my internet connection is slower...don't know now which one ....

    I think the best is to use no. 1 and no. 2, and see what will happen...

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    Re: Internet speed test

    Hi, jollycold

    Quote Originally Posted by jollycold View Post
    20meg virginmedia -Cable
    that is too fast, no time for beer

    Best regards, Josip

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    Re: Internet speed test

    Could be a bad time of day Frank.

    My test at 23:10 gave:-
    Ping 622
    Download 1287
    Upload 219
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    Re: Internet speed test

    LOL. my mobile phone is faster than that frank.
    I used to use maureen lipman (beatie) but canned it as I only got 0.350 meg at best.
    changed to sky 8 meg (ten quid a month) and now average about 6.5 meg, which is good because I can download a film quicker than I can watch one. leagally of course.

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    Re: Internet speed test

    mmmmm

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    Re: Internet speed test

    I think using the aukland server might be your problem
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    Re: Internet speed test

    using the same aukland server you tried

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    Re: Internet speed test

    Im also using Virginmedia broadband 20meg and got


    You should ring up and complain Frank. If you ring up and say that you are thinking of leaving and joining sky unless they can offer you a better deal i guarantee they will offer either money off each month ( as they did do with me on friday just gone) or they will offfer you extra TV channels if you have TV or they will upgrade your broadband to the next bracket.
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    Re: Internet speed test

    Heres the results from the Maidenhead Server

    Still looks like S**t to me

    Think I'm gonna have to give Mr Branson a ring

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    Re: Internet speed test

    I got this from our Sky broadband 16mbit connection - 10 per month unlimited download



    Not sure why it thinks my ISP is easynet - unless its the ISP for the maidenhead server.

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    Re: Internet speed test

    Hi, Frank

    Quote Originally Posted by frank View Post
    Well, I'm paying for a 2mb connection. What do you think I can do about the following results?
    1) Complain
    2) Reduce my monthly payment accordingly
    3) Vote with my feet and move elsewhere
    4) Pack up the internet and live happily ever after

    All is simple and not...paying for 2mb connection you have only warranty for that speed from your home to your provider...after that you need a good luck...for example if you try to use some server with low speed of 500kb you cannot get more then maybe 300-400kb, if..

    ....from other posts you can see they ping a local server at very close distance and they have high speed...


    Anyhow even when you ping a "local" server your speed is too low....try to complain and see what they will say....

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    Re: Internet speed test

    it could be worse you could be on tiscali like me
    when i did try to complain i talked to a nice call center in India and it took 4 months to sort out

    i still have problems but now i have given up

    i might try sky but they do not cover our area


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    Re: Internet speed test

    My Result



    Pretty crap I would say
    Not impressed with NTL

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    Re: Internet speed test

    Mine...


    Not bad, could be better.

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    Re: Internet speed test

    I checked my speed here http://www.scanmyspeed.com/ , it provides at free cost & very good in service ..

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    Re: Internet speed test

    Quote Originally Posted by WebRam View Post
    using the same aukland server you tried

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    I had a cable connection of 20mb for a while, and got 19.45 on speedtest.net. It was blindingly fast

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    Re: Internet speed test

    Frank run this:

    http://speedtester.bt.com/

    and post the result

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    Re: Internet speed test

    doesn't seem to work with ntl
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    Re: Internet speed test

    all depends on what type of connection u have, here in SA they shape u according to your usage if u are and uncapped account. But a 2mb line seems pretty slow for England. The average speeds should be around 10 - 50mb lines. Also auckland server :/ is a long way from home.

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    Re: Internet speed test

    Quote Originally Posted by tudorice View Post
    all depends on what type of connection u have,.
    Soon to be 'fibre to the premises' here spring next year @ 300mbps !!!
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    Re: Internet speed test

    Show-off, we're excited about copper conductors down here in the south west.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brian_UK View Post
    Show-off, we're excited about copper conductors down here in the south west.
    its ok having that speed mate but will still be restricted by site/server speeds, until the world plays catch up

    Also funny you should mention copper, had to endure aluminium line here for a couple of years, as that was cheap at the time MK was built, then I found out the cause of my terrible line, often less than dial up 56k and hagged the life out of BT until upgraded to copper

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    Re: Internet speed test

    We don't get a say in the matter over here. National Broadband Network (NBN), is to be delivered to our door. Costing Aussi tax payers way too much.
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    Re: Internet speed test

    Quote Originally Posted by mikeref View Post
    We don't get a say in the matter over here. National Broadband Network (NBN), is to be delivered to our door. Costing Aussi tax payers way too much.
    Hi Mike

    @ what speeds though ? Fibre optic ?

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    The details: 0ne Gig per second. Costing Aus 36 Billion dollars. Can read the rest herehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Broadband_Network_(Australia)
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    Quote Originally Posted by mikeref View Post
    The details: 0ne Gig per second. Costing Aus 36 Billion dollars. Can read the rest herehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nationa...rk_(Australia)
    Trumped

    thats 3 x what can have here march, but that could be the start going by yours

    Result 4 Oz - I'd say

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