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PostPosted: Mon Jul 08, 2013 2:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Fine with me too! Assuming I'm not paying through the roof though.

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 09, 2013 5:43 am    Post subject: Re: ISP Reply with quote

Bandit Bill wrote:
marv777 wrote:
Cypher wrote:
Did I say I wasn't Rolling Eyes

I'd rather have a decent reliable connection than the fastest one. Every time my ISP gives us a speed increase we end up have months of problems where we get poor speeds or loss of connection altogether.

We are probably due another speed increase soon as its been on 64Mb for a few years now, but I'd rather they leave it alone whilst its working well and not keep trying to push to be the fastest Confused
How would you like to have the speed of 3.05MBS download and 78upload.

3.05 megabyte Siemens is pretty decent. I'd be content.
This 3.05 MBS per PLTD in the Philippines not Siemens.
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 09, 2013 12:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

did you mean 3Mbps or 3MBps ?
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 09, 2013 6:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

27.56Mbps down 2.00Mbps up with a 17ms ping.
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 09, 2013 9:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Cypher wrote:
did you mean 3Mbps or 3MBps ?
Sorry I meant 3.05Mbps speed.
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 09, 2013 11:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

marv777 wrote:
Cypher wrote:
did you mean 3Mbps or 3MBps ?
Sorry I meant 3.05Mbps speed.


That's not too bad. Even though some people have speeds of 60Mbps. 3Mbps isn't that bad. I have 1.5 to 6.0Mbps at home (with the ability to get speeds of 50Mbps if I want to pay more). I have no issues streaming Netflix. I don't stream it at full HD, but it still looks good.

I'm content. I see no reason to have a faster connection at this point.
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 10, 2013 9:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bandit Bill wrote:
marv777 wrote:
Cypher wrote:
did you mean 3Mbps or 3MBps ?
Sorry I meant 3.05Mbps speed.


That's not too bad. Even though some people have speeds of 60Mbps. 3Mbps isn't that bad. I have 1.5 to 6.0Mbps at home (with the ability to get speeds of 50Mbps if I want to pay more). I have no issues streaming Netflix. I don't stream it at full HD, but it still looks good.

I'm content. I see no reason to have a faster connection at this point.
You are right. They have 10Mbps but they want more money like $60.00 per month here.That is optic fibre though.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 25, 2013 5:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've been having connectivity issues for the past few days and Comcrap said the connection is fine so my eight year old modem must be giving up the ghost. So I went and bought a new Motorola SB6121 at Frys.

Working great for a bit, and getting what looks like a peak of 35Mbps down and 11Mbps up. Pretty good! I should have done a speed test before I connected the new modem, but there you go.

A few hours later, and there is no connection to be had, and the modem keeps cycling. Evil or Very Mad

Spend another thirty minutes doing assorted trouble shooting with someone who isn't a native English speaker, and a tech is going to come out(one already was...) so I disconnected the 6121 and reconnected the 5120 and still no connection. So I tried the other live cable outlet, and I hooked up the modem direct to the HTmini and I've got an internet connection! So I tried some speed tests. The peak was about 67Mbps down, and still 11Mbps up.

That's the Blast service for $65 a month.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 25, 2013 9:55 pm    Post subject: Speed Reply with quote

Smithcraft wrote:
I've been having connectivity issues for the past few days and Comcrap said the connection is fine so my eight year old modem must be giving up the ghost. So I went and bought a new Motorola SB6121 at Frys.

Working great for a bit, and getting what looks like a peak of 35Mbps down and 11Mbps up. Pretty good! I should have done a speed test before I connected the new modem, but there you go.

A few hours later, and there is no connection to be had, and the modem keeps cycling. Evil or Very Mad

Spend another thirty minutes doing assorted trouble shooting with someone who isn't a native English speaker, and a tech is going to come out(one already was...) so I disconnected the 6121 and reconnected the 5120 and still no connection. So I tried the other live cable outlet, and I hooked up the modem direct to the HTmini and I've got an internet connection! So I tried some speed tests. The peak was about 67Mbps down, and still 11Mbps up.

That's the Blast service for $65 a month.
I wish I had that speed. I pay $40.00 per month for this slow speed with the telephone connection.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 26, 2013 7:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Move out of the middle of the Pacific. Twisted Evil

Anyways, my whole internet experience went south shortly after that post. A tech was already scheduled to come out and couldn't come out any sooner so I had to wait a day. A day without internet for me is like being in a bookless library!

Tech shows up, hooks up his test equipment, and says the signals are way out of wack! He does a back trace and the signal from the pole is fine, but it turns out the splitter is dead, so he replaces it with a passthrough splitter and viola! It's working again!

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 26, 2013 10:13 pm    Post subject: ISP Reply with quote

Smithcraft wrote:
Move out of the middle of the Pacific. Twisted Evil

Anyways, my whole internet experience went south shortly after that post. A tech was already scheduled to come out and couldn't come out any sooner so I had to wait a day. A day without internet for me is like being in a bookless library!

Tech shows up, hooks up his test equipment, and says the signals are way out of wack! He does a back trace and the signal from the pole is fine, but it turns out the splitter is dead, so he replaces it with a passthrough splitter and viola! It's working again!

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 29, 2013 2:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It went out that night. So I had to deal with the Comcastic support people which is (99% of the time) frustrating and schedule another tech to come out.

Again, the house wiring is fine, but this tech doesn't care for passthroughs, so that's out. Checks the signal at the drop, and it's not right. Sad

Out to the pole he goes and the pole signal is good, but he sees a splice. He checks the splice and it's very corroded. Splice replaced and signal is good again.

Now I just have to see if there is still a signal when I get home from work tonight...

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 29, 2013 9:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I fell so lucky today 1024 kbs download 416 upload.
We leave in the desert and feel forgotten by our provider who does not want to improve our connection
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 29, 2013 10:18 pm    Post subject: ISP Reply with quote

zedtvl wrote:
I fell so lucky today 1024 kbs download 416 upload.
We leave in the desert and feel forgotten by our provider who does not want to improve our connection
What is that in Mbps?
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 30, 2013 3:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

1?

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