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Internet speed testings

I thought i would do a couple of test one with oz broadband that report was: for 15MB took 323.94sec, line speed 387 kbps (0.39 mbps) and download speed 48 kb/s(0.05) and i also done one through that test was: download 426kb/s upload 94kb/s ping 120ms and distance <50m now wonder it's not hard to get you know if this right for adsl2,just right or majorally slow.i thought this would be of some help to you to explain to me with what we were talking about........whiteox

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I always test my broadband speed by using .
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This type of testing is like the "Quick brown fox ... " testing to measure upload (U to them) speed and the download (them to U) speed. The results are in line with slow DSL. DSL is digital over a phone wire, it faster than dail-up but not by much. 2 maybe 3x.
DSL does not use a large enough wire to have a broadband response, ergo, not as fast. When they talk about ping, think of sonar in water. Its a single pulse sent and echoed back from your pc to the website, via any modems, relays or hosts. This type of testing does not concern any error checking as is taken into account with the up/download measuring.
Cable, if available, is still the fastest for the cost. Only the T(x) lines are faster due to wire size and parallel feeds, very, very spendy and limited availablitity.
Hope that helped.

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Just to give us a gauge, as I am in the US and not sure where you are, I went to the oz speed test and ran it as well. Choosing from the Australian list, using the (15MB) OptusNet mirror, I got:
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I think based on these results, we can draw certain conclusions, regarding the cause(s) of speed variances, aside from the dial-up vs. DSL controversy:
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- Location of the server can definitely make a difference - for instance, when the server is in Australia (half the world away from me) my speed is dramatically decreased.
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So, as to the question of whether your speeds are OK or not, my opinion is that they are on the "majorly" slow side. If you take a look at, you will see that the standards for ADSL2 (which we don't have here yet) are 12.0 Mb/s down and either 1.0 or 3.5 Mb/s up. It could be just that the test was run from a server that had either severe limitations, or that it was quite far away, and the best test would probably be something available through the company providing your service. If you don't come close to the speeds you are supposed to achieve (and I am guessing you might have an issue there), then I would say the company you deal with needs to do something to correct the problem.

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