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Old 12-11-2006, 01:48 PM   #21
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1.21 Mbit/s down; 1.08 Mbit/s up - this is at work with T1(s).

At home it is usually 5-6 Mbit/s down and ~500kbit/s up with cable modem.
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Old 12-11-2006, 02:56 PM   #22
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I got 5.88mps download and 363 kbps upload on Comcast cable. That upload number seems low compared to others posted here.

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Comcast cable: 1.94M down, 491k up...
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Old 12-12-2006, 07:00 AM   #24
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AT&T DSL here

2.48 down 438 up

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You guys have nothing to complain about. I've got DSL and am 10 miles from Downtown Minneapolis.

220 kbps up 220 kbps down

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Internet America wireless: 1.88 down, 417 up ...but only when it's working. :P

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Old 12-12-2006, 07:58 AM   #27
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I don't know what we have here at work. It's a T-something or other connection. Anyway, I get a download speed of 548 kbps and an upload of 3.53 Mbps.

I'm not all that computer savvy, so could someone tell me why the two speeds would be different from each other?
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Old 12-12-2006, 08:49 AM   #28
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You guys have nothing to complain about. I've got DSL and am 10 miles from Downtown Minneapolis.

220 kbps up 220 kbps down

Your quality of service says 9%...mine is about 90%...should call Qwest and complain, maybe they can have a guy come out and put some liquid plumber down the dsl pipeline......what speed are you paying for?
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Your quality of service says 9%...mine is about 90%...should call Qwest and complain...what speed are you paying for?
You might check the speed again at various times throughout the day. I've found a lot of variability.

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7.78M down

1.85M up
That upload speed is one of the fastest I have seen. What type of internet connection do you have?
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Your quality of service says 9%...mine is about 90%...should call Qwest and complain, maybe they can have a guy come out and put some liquid plumber down the dsl pipeline......what speed are you paying for?
I called Qwest and they say the best I can get is 256 kbps - He says it's working perfect? - It's not like I'm in the middle of no-where. I don't understand the limitations on these speeds. My internet is working OK, I just don't understand why this is the fastest I can get>
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I called Qwest and they say the best I can get is 256 kbps - He says it's working perfect? - It's not like I'm in the middle of no-where. I don't understand the limitations on these speeds. My internet is working OK, I just don't understand why this is the fastest I can get>
Some people I know with DSL can pay more per month and get higher speeds. Perhaps you have the lowest tier service.
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I called Qwest and they say the best I can get is 256 kbps - He says it's working perfect? - It's not like I'm in the middle of no-where. I don't understand the limitations on these speeds. My internet is working OK, I just don't understand why this is the fastest I can get>
Qwest has DSL at 256k which is what I did have...they also provide 1.5M and 7M

http://www.qwest.com/residential/internet/pricing.html
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Qwest has DSL at 256k which is what I did have...they also provide 1.5M and 7M

http://www.qwest.com/residential/internet/pricing.html
Not on my line! - They don't - This is the fastest I can get.
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Not on my line! - They don't - This is the fastest I can get.
that sucks...how about your cable service...
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that sucks...how about your cable service...
Don't do cable. - Don't want to.

The speed is actually fine for my use. I just don't understand why my line has these limits. Like I said before. I am just outside of Downtown Minneapolis.
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The speed is actually fine for my use. I just don't understand why my line has these limits. Like I said before. I just outside of Downtown Minneapolis.
IIRC, you said you live in a somewhat remote location, even though you are only 10 miles from downtown Minneapolis. Perhaps, the phone company hasn't run fiber optic cables to your area yet.
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Don't do cable. - Don't want to.

The speed is actually fine for my use. I just don't understand why my line has these limits. Like I said before. I am just outside of Downtown Minneapolis.
Oh, I thought you were complaining about your DSL speed...I live under 15 miles from downtown Minneapolis and have the higher speeds...sometime back Qwest dug up the neighborhood to put in fiber optic....maybe they have a limited budget and can only do areas with enough business to make the investment pay...
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Oh, I thought you were complaining about your DSL speed...I live under 15 miles from downtown Minneapolis and have the higher speeds...sometime back Qwest dug up the neighborhood to put in fiber optic....maybe they have a limited budget and can only do areas with enough business to make the investment pay...
Well, it probably falls under the category of you can never be too rich or have too fast an internet speed!
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Old 12-13-2006, 08:50 PM   #40
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9.05 down, 1.83 up...Cablevision service.
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