[kwlug-disc] YAK Internet + Home Phone deal for Kitchener

Colin Mackay zixiekat at gmail.com
Sun Apr 25 19:45:09 EDT 2010


On Sun, Apr 25, 2010 at 6:47 PM, Khalid Baheyeldin <kb at 2bits.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 25, 2010 at 6:17 PM, Colin Mackay <zixiekat at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Here is my speed test:
>>
>> http://www.speedtest.net/result/794189427.png
>>
>> It's sitting at about 4.3Mbps, which is no more than I got with Bell.
>> Downloading hits 550kB/sec.  I'm happy with the speed.  I'm a patient
>> man that came from the days of 300 baud modems, so I don't mind
>> waiting for files to download.
>
> That is kind of slow. About half the speed of Rogers.

It's 5Mbit.  I couldn't get the 10Mbit.  They may upgrade the C/O my
DSLAM is in in the future, which will allow me to go to 10Mbps.

> Here is mine:
>
> http://www.speedtest.net/result/794206388.png
>
> I get 1 MB/sec regularly.
>
> If Rogers did not have cap (60GB in my case), which I occasionally exceed, I
> would have stayed with them. That, and the fact that the phone is a POTS
> line with free features thrown in ...



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