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  • entropyentropy Yah-Der-Hey (Wisconsin)
    edited Sep 2005
    I hate you all.

    Except mudd and madball :)
  • sfleurietsfleuriet Texas New
    edited Sep 2005
    haha entropy :cool:

    I feel really lucky to get my speeds at only $14.95/month. I'm apparently only 8,000 feet from the DSL station in my area, so I get blazing speeds. I think they claim 1.5mbps/385kbps, so I'm getting very close to that. :)
  • KwitkoKwitko Sheriff of Banning (Retired) By the thing near the stuff Icrontian
    edited Sep 2005
    RR NYC. Advertised speed is 5000/384.
  • rykoryko new york
    edited Sep 2005
    Optimum Online

    paying $29.95/mo. for 10mbps/1mbps....not really sure if it will ever get to 10mbps, but not too shabby...
  • sfleurietsfleuriet Texas New
    edited Sep 2005
    Optimum Online... they seem to have some great speeds at reasonable prices!

    Edit: just found their website and they're not available in my area. Theres tons of options for cable internet in my area though. A lot more expensive than my DSL Express :p
  • NiGHTSNiGHTS San Diego Icrontian
    edited Sep 2005
    Apparently, I put you all to shame...not quite sure why I'm getting these numbers try after try, but I can tell you our network on campus is not this good.


    Hell I can't even pull a decent ping to play anything on the internet. :confused:

    Test 1:

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    Test 2:

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  • sfleurietsfleuriet Texas New
    edited Sep 2005
    hahahahah thats hilarious.. I've never seen that test do so badly ;D

    results on that test are always verrry consistent. That's unreal :p
  • dancerdancer Blue Mountains, Australia
    edited Sep 2005
    1267kb down
    206kb up.
    TPG 1.5/256 dsl $150/month
  • rc1974rc1974 Grand Junction, CO
    edited Sep 2005
    Download Speed: 3090 kbps (386.3 KB/sec transfer rate)
    Upload Speed: 275 kbps (34.4 KB/sec transfer rate)
    $45/month

    Bresnan Communications- cable company servicing smaller communities in Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, & Montana.

    Download speed is ok, but I wish the upload speed was higher.
  • Access_DeniedAccess_Denied tennessee
    edited Sep 2005
    Last Result:
    Download Speed: 27 kbps (3.4 KB/sec transfer rate)
    Upload Speed: 72 kbps (9 KB/sec transfer rate)
    rofl got Mountnet "High Speed Dialup" ;D
    This is the only connection i can get here as they rented all the access numbers to keep customers says 3 diffrent ISP's iv contacted.
    Price $27.99 a month + $10 startup fee for new customers :wtf:
  • EnverexEnverex Worcester, UK Icrontian
    edited Sep 2005
    Download Speed: 857 kbps (107.1 KB/sec transfer rate)
    Upload Speed: 231 kbps (28.9 KB/sec transfer rate)

    On Nildram, but I normally get ~118 down, 31 up, I can only assume the slowness is down to their servers or my slightly dodgy connection thismorning. What is annoying is that I would have got 2Mb for free but my line doesn't support it (it barely can take the 1Mb, grrr, crappy UK phone service).

    Doing a UK test got me:
    Downstream 921 Kbps (115.1 KB/sec) 994 Kbps (inc. overheads)
    Upstream 236 Kbps (29.5 KB/sec) 254 Kbps (inc. overheads)

    (OS was registering 120+Kb/s when the test was running).
  • DanGDanG I AM CANADIAN Member
    edited Sep 2005
    At home I pay $40/month.
    Download Speed: 2220 kbps (277.5 KB/sec transfer rate)
    Upload Speed: 319 kbps (39.9 KB/sec transfer rate)

    At work, I don't pay for it and I get
    Download Speed: 9087 kbps (1135.9 KB/sec transfer rate)
    Upload Speed: 8140 kbps (1017.5 KB/sec transfer rate)

    It's supposed to be a 10Mbit fiber connection, and I can see we get really close to the max.
  • GrayFoxGrayFox /dev/urandom Member
    edited Sep 2005
    My schoos Sdsl connection (It would be faster if I didn't do this at lunch ;) )
    Download Speed: 1180 kbps (147.5 KB/sec transfer rate)
    Upload Speed: 1038 kbps (129.8 KB/sec transfer rate)
  • FormFactorFormFactor At the core of forgotten
    edited Sep 2005
    Last Result:
    Download Speed: 10759 kbps (1344.9 KB/sec transfer rate)
    Upload Speed: 8943 kbps (1117.9 KB/sec transfer rate)

    At work!
  • Straight_ManStraight_Man Geeky, in my own way Naples, FL Icrontian
    edited Sep 2005
    Florida to Seattle WA test.
    Down: 2284 Kbps
    Up: 352

    Florida to Chicago test.
    Down: 4423 kbps
    Up: 357 kbps

    Florida to LA Test:
    Down: 4491
    Up: 356

    Did some others not listed here also, included them in average.

    Average:
    Down: 4016
    Up: 356



    Comcast, about $42 per month after discount for having cable TV also.
  • fatcatfatcat Mizzou Icrontian
    edited Sep 2005
    Last Result:
    Download Speed: 2913 kbps (364.1 KB/sec transfer rate)
    Upload Speed: 235 kbps (29.4 KB/sec transfer rate)

    $39.99 Charter POS :shakehead
  • gtghmgtghm New
    edited Sep 2005
    Download Speed: 5996 kbps (749.5 KB/sec transfer rate)
    Upload Speed: 746 kbps (93.3 KB/sec transfer rate)

    QWEST DSL $26.81 "out the door"
  • edited Oct 2005
    Download Speed: 9169 kbps (1146.1 KB/sec transfer rate)
    Upload Speed: 8389 kbps (1048.6 KB/sec transfer rate)

    10mbps/10mbps business fiber optic
  • TroganTrogan London, UK
    edited Oct 2005
    These are the connection speeds at my college.

    One is from a UK Test server and the other is from Speakeasy which pilotwings linked to...
  • ArmoArmo Mr. Nice Guy Is Dead,Only Aqua Remains
    edited Oct 2005
    @ work 7268 kbps up and down.
  • pseudonympseudonym Michigan Icrontian
    edited Oct 2005
    Download Speed: 6177 kbps (772.1 KB/sec transfer rate)
    Upload Speed: 360 kbps (45 KB/sec transfer rate)

    Comcast top 'o' the line. We pay like 60 a month for everything but we got a REALLY good deal. Without that I'm sure it would be like 120 for everything.... ugh.
  • Sledgehammer70Sledgehammer70 California Icrontian
    edited May 2014
    Here is my work connection, I will test my home connection tonight!

    Work is a T1 with like 900 people on it :)
    My home internet is 15 d and 5 u so we will see what I get....


    Work:
    Download Speed: 8622 kbps (1077.8 KB/sec transfer rate)
    Upload Speed: 1678 kbps (209.8 KB/sec transfer rate)


    My internet got faster! Miss everyone!

    ![](https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Bm6njG5CQAAx2wF.jpg:large)
  • shwaipshwaip bluffin' with my muffin Icrontian
    edited Oct 2005
    well, after exceeding the amount up/downloaded limits on campus too many times, this is what I'm stuck with for a week:

    Download Speed: 23 kbps (2.9 KB/sec transfer rate)
    Upload Speed: 23 kbps (2.9 KB/sec transfer rate)

    So, I probably won't be around much, and the SMx Stats page will be very slow.
  • WingaWinga South Africa Icrontian
    edited Oct 2005
    Some of you guys think you have it bad. Try this for size:

    We only have ONE telecommunications company in South Africa. Naturally, they have a monopoly. They have just launched a home and business DSL 1024. Yes, that's no typo the fastest speeds we have here is 1024 and that was just launched last month.

    What do we pay for these breathtaking speeds you may ask?

    R400 installation. R680 monthly line fee and another R256 to the internet service provider who then provides you with a 3Gig shaped monthly cap.

    At a current exchange rate of R6.40 to 1$ that comes to about $146 per month and a $62 once off fee.
  • edited Oct 2005
    That sucks

    work pc 1

    Download Speed: 3510 kbps (438.8 KB/sec transfer rate)
    Upload Speed: 909 kbps (113.6 KB/sec transfer rate)

    I'll let you know about my home pc when I get there.
  • leishi85leishi85 Grand Rapids, MI Icrontian
    edited Oct 2005
    just tested the speed again, but this time at the computer lab, too lazy to take a screen shot, here is the result.


    Last Result:
    Download Speed: 11457 kbps (1432.1 KB/sec transfer rate)
    Upload Speed: 13073 kbps (1634.1 KB/sec transfer rate)
  • edited Oct 2005
    Why don't you host a server or something?
  • QCHQCH Ancient Guru Chicago Area - USA Icrontian
    edited Oct 2005
    At work.... It's free, sort of... I don't get paid very well so I guess I pay ALOT for these speeds.
  • lemonlimelemonlime Canada Member
    edited Oct 2005
    QCH2002 wrote:
    At work.... It's free, sort of... I don't get paid very well so I guess I pay ALOT for these speeds.

    ;D

    I guess thats one way to think of it :D Better start leeching
  • edited Oct 2005
    Advertises 6mbs/384kbs

    Download Speed: 5898 kbps (737.3 KB/sec transfer rate)
    Upload Speed: 355 kbps (44.4 KB/sec transfer rate)

    for my home. Comcast says they will bump it up to 7Mbs/768kbs for an extra ten bucks

    I need T1 1.5MBs/1.5Mbs
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