[kwlug-disc] Rogers Cable internet speed

Johnny Ferguson hyperflexed at gmail.com
Thu Oct 7 23:41:22 EDT 2010


I can vouch for the fast downloads, but I find my upload somewhat 
lacking (especially through bittorrent, even with tonnes of leeches).

I think the fastest upload I've seen was around that 512 Kbps mark when 
FTP'ing files.

-Johnny

On 10/07/2010 09:24 PM, Khalid Baheyeldin wrote:
> No.
>
> This was served from HTTP and there is no write access the other way.
>
> But from other tests at other times to other hosts (via Speedtest.net),
> I have found that the connection is also mostly on the 0.5 MB/s mark
> (the nominal 512 Kbps), only varying slightly from that (0.47 MB/s to
> 0.51 MB/s).
>
> On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 9:01 PM, Lori Paniak
> <ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com <mailto:ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com>> wrote:
>
>
>     Any measure of upload speeds on that connection?
>
>
>     On Thu, 2010-10-07 at 20:18 -0400, Khalid Baheyeldin wrote:
>      > We discussed this on occasions before.
>      >
>      > One thing you can't criticize Rogers Cable Internet for, is speed.
>      >
>      > I am getting the nominal 10 Mbps, even from a server in Europe!
>      >
>      > 10GB of data @ 1.08 MB/s.
>      >
>      > Here is the output from wget.
>      >
>      > Length: 10,478,162,638 (9.8G) [application/x-bzip2]
>      >
>      > 100%[=========================>] 10,478,162,638    1.11M/s    ETA
>     00:00
>      >
>      > 03:26:27 (1.08 MB/s) - `performance_101004_all.tar.bz2' saved
>      > [10478162638/10478162638]
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