[TriLUG] New TimeWarner speed increase?
mgkimsal at gmail.com
Wed Dec 30 10:06:43 EST 2009
I hit 'send' too early. I was able to get much higher (20mb)
sustained until my wireless router went kaputz. I switched back to
the old one, and I'm back to being able to get around 5ish.
On Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 9:58 AM, Ronald Kelley <rkelleyrtp at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey Reggie,
> It appears this is just a burst rate for a few seconds. Using "curl", I was able to get 2150Kbps for about 5-8secs then a sustained rate of 821KBps for the remainder of the download. If I start multiple download instances, I get a combined max 821Kbps - so it appears the line is really capped at 821Kbps.
> 2150Kbps for 10secs is excellent compared to 7Mbps I used to get.
> On Dec 30, 2009, at 9:12 AM, Reginald Reed wrote:
>> One of my friends that lives in Fuquay has been getting that level of speed
>> for a few months now. Can you get a sustained 20+Mbps with a large download
>> (e.g. Linux DVD ISO or similar)?
>> On Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 9:02 AM, Ronald Kelley <rkelleyrtp at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Has anyone else noticed a significant increase in TimeWarner speeds lately?
>>> I replaced my aging firewall the other day and had to power off my cable
>>> modem for a short time while. After getting the new unit installed
>>> (ASA5505), I ran a quick speed test (www.speedtest.net) and found I was
>>> getting a whopping 21.25Mbps down and .36Mb/sec up. I live in Apex.<http://www.trilug.org/wiki/Frequently_Asked_Questions>
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