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[ale] OT: How fast is your connection, and how much do you pay?



Adrin wrote:
> Well,   You know it depends on who you are testing your
> connection with. You to ISP , You to some other, etc....
> 
> I just used  www.dslreports.com   and this is what I got
> 
> Test running..........
> ** Speed 1134(down)/211(up) kbps **
> (At least 22 times faster than a 56k modem)
> Logged result.
> Finish.
> 
> Not bad for going through a 166mhz  Linux box, before I even
> get to the DSL modem.  I think.

Hey my posted dsl speeds earlier beat those and mine is going through 
two p75 firewalls before getting to the dsl modem.  I win!


> 
> Adrin
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kevin Krumwiede [mailto:krum at smyrnacable.net]
> Sent: Friday, March 22, 2002 2:15 AM
> To: x3 at ChangingLINKS.com; Atlanta Linux User Group (E-mail)
> Subject: RE: [ale] OT: How fast is your connection, and how
> much do you pay?
> 
> I am paying $40/month for CharterComm cable ($30 for service
> and $10 for
> modem rental).  I get 65-95 kbps downstream at night, 35-50
> kbps during the
> day.  Upstream sucks.  It used to randomly drop every few
> hours, then one
> weekend it got really slow, followed by ten days of
> downtime.  They finally
> brought me a new modem and it hasn't dropped me since.
> 
> Krum
> 
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