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NIM, January 5, 2007 in Networks and Security Field
I have a small update to my network speed...
Im in central VT so here are the 3 closest servers and the results
Bangor, ME Server:
NY, NY Server:
I think that every provider in the world except T-Com has higher upload speeds. T-Com suks :nunchaku:
Here is my speed connection
I tested my home connection. Results are ... :thumb_yello: not bad.
Welcome to the forum mate :welcome: , and might I add thats an amazing connection :bigeyed:
Just felt like adding another one for my pitiful connection heheeh
Hi!I tested my home connection. Results are ... :thumb_yello: not bad.
Not bad???? WTF, when will I have a connection like that??
Tested again today and got this result
My New Schools ISP
Bah, i cant beat the 32000 one...
Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. Guess it could be worse. Of course, this is my work connection.
At my little home in the woods (20 miles south of the Canadian border) I have dial-up with
raging speeds of between 26-30k! :thumbsdown_anim:
After I moved to a new location my new speed is much better :thumbsup_anim:
Mine. For the short time that I am connected.
A story I posted a few weeks back ...
Japan's Warp-Speed Ride to Internet Future
by Blaine Harden
TOKYO -- Americans invented the Internet, but the Japanese are running away with it.
Broadband service here is eight to 30 times as fast as in the United States -- and considerably cheaper. Japan has the world's fastest Internet connections, delivering more data at a lower cost than anywhere else, recent studies show.
Accelerating broadband speed in this country -- as well as in South Korea and much of Europe -- is pushing open doors to Internet innovation that are likely to remain closed for years to come in much of the United States.
The speed advantage allows the Japanese to watch broadcast-quality, full-screen television over the Internet, an experience that mocks the grainy, wallet-size images Americans endure.
Ultra-high-speed applications are being rolled out for low-cost, high-definition teleconferencing, for telemedicine -- which allows urban doctors to diagnose diseases from a distance -- and for advanced telecommuting to help Japan meet its goal of doubling the number of people who work from home by 2010.
"For now and for at least the short term, these applications will be cheaper and probably better in Japan," said Robert Pepper, senior managing director of global technology policy at Cisco Systems, the networking giant.
Japan has surged ahead of the United States on the wings of better wire and more aggressive government regulation, industry analysts say.
The copper wire used to hook up Japanese homes is newer and runs in shorter loops to telephone exchanges than in the United States. This is partly a matter of geography and demographics: Japan is relatively small, highly urbanized and densely populated. But better wire is also a legacy of American bombs, which razed much of urban Japan during World War II and led to a wholesale rewiring of the country.
In 2000, the Japanese government seized its advantage in wire. In sharp contrast to the Bush administration over the same time period, regulators here compelled big phone companies to open up wires to upstart Internet providers.
In short order, broadband exploded. At first, it used the same DSL technology that exists in the United States. But because of the better, shorter wire in Japan, DSL service here is much faster. Ten to 20 times as fast, according to Pepper, one of the world's leading experts on broadband infrastructure.
Indeed, DSL in Japan is often five to 10 times as fast as what is widely offered by U.S. cable providers, generally viewed as the fastest American carriers. (Cable has not been much of a player in Japan.)
Perhaps more important, competition in Japan gave a kick in the pants to Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. (NTT), once a government-controlled enterprise and still Japan's largest phone company. With the help of government subsidies and tax breaks, NTT launched a nationwide build-out of fiber-optic lines to homes, making the lower-capacity copper wires obsolete.
This is what $30 gets you in my county.
Wow Rick we need to do some on your speedy :naughty:
Here's my new internet plan
Quick enough for me
Here's the actual speed I get on a daily bases (including router bandwidth loss) after tweaking my router and such:
I've got a little boost to my connection:
OMFG, RICK. I pay 30 for mine.
the basic service of my ISP, could be faster but it cost more !
Also the basic plan from my ISP...
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