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#1 mariska

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Posted 08 January 2008 - 11:11 AM

Hi i was wondering if u could shed some light on this ,i would be very grateful,
I recently upgraded from a 1mb DSL connection to a 2mb connection but notice no real difference in connection speed...
I've done a connection speed test and the result was 1683.05kbits/s.
Can u tell me is this consistent with a 2mb dsl connection speed?If so,why do i not notice any difference from the 1mb connection?

Thanks alot
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Chris

My apologies for posting in the wrong forum...just noticed

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#2 Wassim

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Posted 09 January 2008 - 04:50 PM

Maybe ur connection is shared and not dedicated.
If ur browsing light websites most of the times u wont notice the difference with the two connections, u can be sure of that by checking ur transfer rate when ur downloading. on 1 Mbit/s bandwidth u should be able to download at 128 Kbytes/sec of course most probably u will never reach 128 kbytes/sec u will be around that maybe 110 kbytes/sec at 2 Mbits/sec u will be able to download at 256 kbytes/sec anf again u wont reach it u will be around it, maybe 230 kbytes/sec.

U also should not forget that the more u are far from the phone distribution line in ur town the more less bandwidth u will get so maybe the loss of the bandwidth is due to the distance.

call the support of ur ISP to know more.
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