Query failed: connection to localhost:9312 failed (errno=111, msg=Connection refused). What's your BroadBand speed? - General Discussion Discussions on AppleInsider Forums Toggle navigation All Forums Recent Posts Sign In What's your BroadBand speed? netromac Posted: May 6, 2003 2:24PM in General Discussion edited January 2014 Just a little poll to find out how the BroadBand situation is among AI members. «12»Comments Reply 1 of 25 ghost_user_name Posts: 22,667member May 6, 2003 2:49PM You didn´t hav my option: ridiculous high.Last time I checked it was around 8-9 mbit/s.$8/month. Would have been cheaper if the dollar wasn´t so weak at the moment. Reply 2 of 25 netromac Posts: 863member May 6, 2003 2:51PM Quote:Originally posted by Anders the White You didn´t hav my option: ridiculous high.Last time I checked it was around 8-9 mbit/s.$8/month. Would have been cheaper if the dollar wasn´t so weak at the moment. Well, I'd say "around 8-9 mbit" is "> 2 mbit" isn't it ? Reply 3 of 25 chilleymac Posts: 142member May 6, 2003 2:54PM Is there an easy way to figure out eactly what you connection speed is? I am on a cable modem but I often wonder exactly how fast my connection actually is. Reply 4 of 25 netromac Posts: 863member May 6, 2003 3:31PM http://home.cfl.rr.com/eaa/Bandwidth.htm Reply 5 of 25 giaguara Posts: 2,724member May 6, 2003 3:46PM mine? i still don't know. the neighbors connection is damn fast, does that count if i use their bandwidth? Reply 6 of 25 mrmister Posts: 1,095member May 6, 2003 3:50PM Okay, I'll bite: where is that available, Anders? Reply 7 of 25 shawnpatrickjoyce Posts: 2,417member May 6, 2003 4:01PM 812kbps apparentlyEDIT: Now it says 1.4mbps..... Reply 8 of 25 xionja Posts: 504member May 6, 2003 5:40PM mines so bad, the webpage doesnt even list the speed.and we pay 40 dollars a month. evilly controlled market here in ithaca. Reply 9 of 25 ast3r3x Posts: 5,012member May 6, 2003 5:41PM haha i went through several and the one said 81,600kbps haha u should have see the chart...funniest thing ever Reply 10 of 25 chilleymac Posts: 142member May 6, 2003 5:57PM Mine said 2.7mb/s that's pretty fast. I thought my work connection seemed slow. I was right. We have a T1 at work. Reply 11 of 25 serrano Posts: 1,806member May 6, 2003 6:10PM Oops, voted wrong. Speed tests show 3mbit.Only 247 kbps up, I remember my dorm had 1mbit up, man, that was nice. 247 is well enough to stream a little music and play a little myth. Reply 12 of 25 jante99 Posts: 539member May 6, 2003 9:59PM With Roadrunner and Earthlink I get around 2.2 megabits per second - T2 speeds. Quite fast. Reply 13 of 25 buonrotto Posts: 6,368member May 6, 2003 10:20PM 3mbit/s here on a cable modem. Reply 14 of 25 thegelding Posts: 3,230member May 6, 2003 11:24PM **** if i know...is fast an answer??we have t3 at work...that is sweeton cable through apple basestation (snow) at home..g Reply 15 of 25 seb Posts: 676member May 6, 2003 11:29PM Pasted from http://bandwidthplace.com/speedtest/Results2.6 megabits per secondDetailsYour raw speed was 2619534.88 bits per second which is the same as:Communications2.6 megabits per secondHow communication devices are rated. Kilo means 1,000 and mega means 1,000,000. Examples include 56k modem and 10Mbit Ethernet319.8 kilobytes per secondThe way data is measured on your hard drive and how file sharing and FTP programs measure transfer speeds. Kilo is 1,024 and mega is 1,048,576.1MB file download3.2 secondsThe time it would take you to download a 1 megabyte file at this speed.RatingCompared to all connection types worldwide, yours is fantasticDownstream Test v3 (605 KB idt type)test was run23:26CDT May 6, 2003Not too shabby. Reply 16 of 25 thegelding Posts: 3,230member May 6, 2003 11:32PM ok, here are the results of comcast cable to snow ABS to iMac FP: i can live with it...same as a T1 line at home...so much better than 56k dial up...god i hated that...porn took way too long to download....g Reply 17 of 25 kenneth Posts: 832member May 6, 2003 11:34PM My apartment claims to provide a shared T1 line.... but the speed is just crapy. Just last week DoS attack launched through a Trojan virus on a tenant's computer. Reply 18 of 25 d_mike Posts: 7member May 7, 2003 7:04AM 100 Mbps Mike Reply 19 of 25 t'hain esh kelch Posts: 1,274member May 7, 2003 7:37AM Quote:Originally posted by D_Mike 100 Mbps Mike You !()/¶[?]¶][??¡] son of a bitch! Reply 20 of 25 aquafire Posts: 2,758member May 7, 2003 7:49AM [QUOTE]Originally posted by D_Mike [B]100 Mbps I'll take your 100Mbps and raise it 100 Mbps... «12» Sign In or Register to comment.