[TriLUG] OT: Check your cable modems! TW wont tell you to trade up.
Lance A. Brown
lance at bearcircle.net
Tue Nov 17 11:05:37 EST 2009
Heath Roberts wrote:
> I'm pretty sure TW is using DOCSIS 2.0 in Raleigh/Durham, and both the
> SB4000 and SB5101 are DOCSIS 1.1/2.0 modems. The 4000 should be good to
> about 11Mb/s and the 5101 should go to ~22Mb/s.
> What sorts of speeds were you seeing before & after? I have 'standard'
> roadrunner service, which Time-Warner advertises as 7M down & 384K up. I
> occasionally turn shaping off and do a speed test, and get pretty much
> exactly 7/384. This is with an eight-year-old modem--I don't know the exact
> model number, but it's largish and beige, and I'm pretty sure it's an SB4000
I ran a test last night on my older SB modem in Hillsborough. Came out
almost exactly at 10Mb down, 1Mb up.
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