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

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Sun Apr 25 20:59:57 EDT 2010


> >> 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.
>
>
Makes sense now. I think you mentioned it earlier too.

Any map or tool to tell if one is close enough to the CO?
(Other than the tool that they use internally over the phone)?
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