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Discussion in 'Off Topic Forum' started by OfTheDamned, Nov 10, 2009.

  1. OfTheDamned
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    A funny thing happened to me today. I had problems with my internet connection yesterday. I was told that there was an outage in my area, but even after I was told that it was fixed I still did not have a connection. I spoke with tech support and they said I needed a new modem. So I went down to the local cable office and picked up a new modem. While I was there spotted a sign that was offering a rate of less than half of what I was already paying. They were offering $19.95 a month for the 5 meg package. I am currently on the 10 meg package, but I also paying close to $55 a month and figured that every penny helps, so i switched plans (not the funny part, btw:)). When I hooked up the modem tonight I had to call back in the tech support so that they could change the mac id in their system and get me up and running. The tech had me run through some tests and one of them was a speed test. She had me go to speedtest.net and I was shocked at the results. I have NEVER had more than 10 megs down in any test ever run at my house and I am only paying for 5 megs now, but look at this....................




















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    This should be really cool when I get my Droid and use Wifi.:greendroid:
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    lol thats funny =]...i wish i had fast internet lol...i got my PC and PS3 connected through ethernet and my sis laptop and my bros other ps3 on wifi and damn do i need a faster internet lol
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    You've got me beat...

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  4. cereal killer
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    holy cow.....your line must be the size of an oil pipeline


    here's mine

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    John isnt there a server closer? thats 100 miles out......
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    all i can say is WOOT WOOT for free bandwidth.

    Something tells me she has us all beat. :mad:
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    No, I live in the middle of nothing :)
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    i have a 20/10 connection but im only getting about 20/3 right now my girl is uploading some large files to work right now..

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    my internet speed @ work :(

    Frederick, MD

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    Washington, DC

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    Ouch, that could make for a long day...

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    Obviously I do most of my major downloading from work. It's nice to be able to pull a fully loaded distro down in a matter of minutes.
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    This is my connection at work & school. I really like it here :)

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    As soon as Flash 10.2 comes to Android, I'm quite curious to find out what my Droid's speed is.
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    Thanks!!:)
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    Yeah lately I have been out of the office installing new PC's at Fire Stations so it doesn't matter to me. We have around 5,000 users with a 20 Mb/s Cable connection.... Doesn't work too good but government (local) is too cheap to upgrade to T1
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    This is my office speed. I guess this speed sucks for a business, huh!

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    Not too many complaints here...
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    Verizon Fios. Paying for 15/5.

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    No complaints.

    Alan
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    Hey Cereal Killer,

    Mind if I ask what tier you have?

    We seem to have the same ISP and I'm wondering if i'm just slow...

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    I pay about $48 a month for this and and although I don't really have any complaints at this speed, i'm just curious. :)

    Thanks,