[kwlug-disc] Rogers Cable internet speed

Darryl O'Neill ldoneill at golden.net
Fri Oct 8 09:58:39 EDT 2010


Rogers throttles bittorrent traffic from what I have heard and gives 
priority to http.

Johnny Ferguson wrote:
> 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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