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What's Your Internet Speed/Reliability SATISFACTION?

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Re: What's Your Internet Speed/Reliability SATISFACTION?
« Reply #125 on: October 04, 2011, 05:16:18 PM »


And I bet they can't figure out why I'm leaving.

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Re: What's Your Internet Speed/Reliability SATISFACTION?
« Reply #126 on: October 04, 2011, 11:34:50 PM »
For me the punchline is in the location, rather than the speed!  ;D

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Re: What's Your Internet Speed/Reliability SATISFACTION?
« Reply #127 on: October 05, 2011, 06:33:19 AM »
Not sure I follow, the test server's location is funny?

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Re: What's Your Internet Speed/Reliability SATISFACTION?
« Reply #128 on: October 05, 2011, 07:24:33 AM »
Yes, it's surprising/amusing that an ISP in the US is giving you those speeds.

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Re: What's Your Internet Speed/Reliability SATISFACTION?
« Reply #129 on: October 05, 2011, 08:06:19 AM »
Ah! Yes indeed...It is rather pathetic. But I get to wave bye bye to them Friday. :)

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Re: What's Your Internet Speed/Reliability SATISFACTION?
« Reply #130 on: October 07, 2011, 06:06:43 PM »
Yes! Fiber is better.


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Re: What's Your Internet Speed/Reliability SATISFACTION?
« Reply #131 on: October 07, 2011, 06:58:35 PM »
Yes! Fiber is better.



Hehe, welcome to the world of "Click and load" internet, glad you was able to say goodbye to the POS you had before :D

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Re: What's Your Internet Speed/Reliability SATISFACTION?
« Reply #132 on: October 07, 2011, 06:59:19 PM »
Yes! Fiber is better.


DAM YOU STOIC!!  All you did was make people jealous....sheesh, those numbers just destroyed me.

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Re: What's Your Internet Speed/Reliability SATISFACTION?
« Reply #133 on: October 07, 2011, 07:10:54 PM »
DAMN YOU STOIC!!  All you did was make people jealous....sheesh, those numbers just destroyed me.

Sorry man, it was time to park the tricycle...

Actually the worse part is it $20mo cheaper than the DSL ... Now how's that for totally screwed up?

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Re: What's Your Internet Speed/Reliability SATISFACTION?
« Reply #134 on: October 07, 2011, 08:34:14 PM »
Wow! Now I'm really jealous!

Verizon FiOS? We have them here but I have been reluctant to switch since they were such a horrible phone company for so many years here. (Landline, that is).

Thanks!

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Re: What's Your Internet Speed/Reliability SATISFACTION?
« Reply #135 on: October 07, 2011, 09:05:01 PM »
Yes! Fiber is better.


DAM YOU STOIC!!  All you did was make people jealous....sheesh, those numbers just destroyed me.

No doubt! I'm drooling over that too. Stick a propeller-beany on my head and cross my eyes then I'll look almost as slow as my ISP... :P
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Re: What's Your Internet Speed/Reliability SATISFACTION?
« Reply #136 on: October 07, 2011, 10:45:07 PM »
Ahh, finally, my interweb is starting to play nice!

I kinda feel bad posting this :(
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Re: What's Your Internet Speed/Reliability SATISFACTION?
« Reply #137 on: October 07, 2011, 11:10:59 PM »
Stephen66515 - Photoshop Champ 2011

j/k :P

Way to go stoic + stephen!  :)

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Re: What's Your Internet Speed/Reliability SATISFACTION?
« Reply #138 on: October 07, 2011, 11:28:06 PM »
Stephen66515 - Photoshop Champ 2011

j/k :P

Way to go stoic + stephen!  :)

Not photoshops tbh, but also not the speed I should be getting LOL - Its been going crazy tonight...I pay for a 100mb/s line...but ive seen peaks of 212mb/s according to speedtest.net tonight - No idea whats going on :O

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Re: What's Your Internet Speed/Reliability SATISFACTION?
« Reply #139 on: October 08, 2011, 06:39:52 AM »
Ahh, finally, my interweb is starting to play nice!


Nice? Jeez... I'd hate to know what awesome is. Probably something involving defying the general law of relativity or other madness. :P
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Re: What's Your Internet Speed/Reliability SATISFACTION?
« Reply #140 on: October 08, 2011, 02:28:08 PM »
DAMN YOU STOIC!!  All you did was make people jealous....sheesh, those numbers just destroyed me.

Sorry man, it was time to park the tricycle...

Actually the worse part is it $20mo cheaper than the DSL ... Now how's that for totally screwed up?
Where's the middle finger smiley??  This will do, just change the finger in your mind...  :Thmbsup:

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Re: What's Your Internet Speed/Reliability SATISFACTION?
« Reply #141 on: October 08, 2011, 04:53:22 PM »
Yes! Fiber is better.
I hate you now :(

Actually the worse part is it $20mo cheaper than the DSL ... Now how's that for totally screwed up?
Like, REALLY hate you :( :( :(

Congrats, mate :)
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Re: What's Your Internet Speed/Reliability SATISFACTION?
« Reply #142 on: October 09, 2011, 08:49:12 AM »
LOL You guys...

I'd been with the DLS since 1998, but they just didn't keep up with the times. So I've been watching this new fiber service for about 2 years now and decided it was time to take the plunge after they left me hanging about a month ago.

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Re: What's Your Internet Speed/Reliability SATISFACTION?
« Reply #143 on: October 19, 2011, 06:22:52 PM »
So speed tests are fun, but they don't really show what'll happen when you're do an actual download. So I timed one:

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942MB in under 4min ... I'm ok with that.

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Re: What's Your Internet Speed/Reliability SATISFACTION?
« Reply #144 on: October 19, 2011, 06:39:25 PM »
Thoroughly pissed off ...

Over the last week my broadband speed has dropped from a steady 6Mb/s+ speed (usually around 6.5) to between 1 and 2Mb/s. Apparently my ISP has checked my line and it doesn't support higher speeds. When I pointed out that for the last 4 years I have been steadily about 6Mb/s they looked at my record and agreed to reprofile my line to try to restore that speed.

Reprofiling is supposed to have been completed today - now it seems to be running at 1Mb/s.

As I said - thoroughly pissed off!

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Re: What's Your Internet Speed/Reliability SATISFACTION?
« Reply #145 on: March 29, 2012, 12:15:22 AM »
Been a while, but might as well keep it all in the same thread...

I'm on a shared connection over Wi-Fi at a hotel in Ho Chi Minh:



Wish I got that at home... :(


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Re: What's Your Internet Speed/Reliability SATISFACTION?
« Reply #146 on: March 29, 2012, 06:37:47 AM »
Thoroughly pissed off ...

Update: Forgot to update this after three weeks of daily calls to a Mumbai call centre I finally got them to reprofile properly and am not getting about 7.2mbps.

Its interesting that I have been looking at others' speeds using the same ISP off the same exchange and whilst I am by far the furthest I have checked from the exchange I get consistently much faster speeds. One friend could hit the exchange with a rock out of his window and only gets 2mbps. Shows it pays to have the argument.

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Re: What's Your Internet Speed/Reliability SATISFACTION?
« Reply #147 on: April 02, 2012, 06:28:14 PM »
Fiber is great.

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Re: What's Your Internet Speed/Reliability SATISFACTION?
« Reply #148 on: April 02, 2012, 06:50:12 PM »
Interesting that your upload speed is SO much higher than download speed??? Doesn't look quite right to me!

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Re: What's Your Internet Speed/Reliability SATISFACTION?
« Reply #149 on: April 02, 2012, 08:40:47 PM »