How fast is your home internet connection?

Soulburn74

TS Booster
Me: (via TimeWarner, in SoCal, USA), I currently have 100mbit down/5mbit up. 4 years ago, I'm guessing it was 15mbitdown/2up. A lot of websites will saturate my download rate during downloads, so its been a dream. For those slower websites that cap well below 100, I use download managers such as freedownloadmanager to open up multiple streams, so I can still max out my connection. Steaming sites such has youtube, are awesome now, as I can watch the 1080 streams without breakups! I do NOT look forward what may come of things with Comcast purchase (I'm assuming I can say good bye to unlimited, and open ports to serve via (I'm technically not 'allowed' to serve with current setup, but nothing is put in place to actually stop it).......
 

captaincranky

TechSpot Addict


Oh well, you know what they say, "ask any question, stupid or otherwise, and cranky will give you a stupid answer"..........:p

People need to learn difference betwen mbps & MBps, and GB/s & gb/s
Such high ideals and standards, and from a guest, no less!(y) (Good luck with that)!;)
 

Jimmy James

TS Rookie
"Lucky " Romanian guy here. I have 1 Gb connection, I know that sounds like a dream for some people, but Romania is well known for this in the world.And I pay for it 59 RON, which is something near 14 Euros. It`s a dream :)
For those who dont believe it here is the website - rcs-rds.ro/internet-digi-net/fiberlink?t=internet-fix&pachet=digi_net_fiberlink_1000
Also no data cap ( why is this still a thing, really?? )
 
G

Guest

In Romania there is this big isp RCS&RDS and they have been deploying fiber for years.
I have a "500 Mbit down 100 Mbit Up" but if you read the fine print that is for their metropolitan network,because in reality I have 30 down and about 10 up.
But the price is pretty good, about 16 $ US a month.
 

toooooot

TS Evangelist
35Up 35 down mbps petty fair to actual speed, frontier. And thanks to Frontier for freeing us from greedy Comcast bloody vampire bastards. Bastards! 75 dollars for 20mbps up and 5 mbps down, greedy bastards!
 

H3llion

TechSpot Paladin
lol 100Mb "awful"
lol 6Mb "awful"
The download is good enough and I have no problems however if you compare the UK outdated old infrastructure to Scandinavia or some of the Asian countries it really puts us to shame and the price as well :/
 

Greg S

TS Evangelist
12mbps down 2mbps up. Not bad really. I could have 24mbps is I was willing to pay over $70 a month, but I'm not. If you drive a few minutes down the street from me, there is a business district where all the office buildings have many fiber lines running in. I believe there is an option to get 10Gbps, for a price of course.
 

supertech

TS Member
At home in Toronto, Canada 250Mbps down / 20up and I can go up to 350 down..

On vacation right now in Jamaica, Montego Bay, and it's 25 down/10up at the hotel. Wow, I can't believe it's do fast here at a resort.
 

ikesmasher

TS Evangelist
The download is good enough and I have no problems however if you compare the UK outdated old infrastructure to Scandinavia or some of the Asian countries it really puts us to shame and the price as well :/
maybe you should read through the rest of this thread before complaining >_>
America called, and plenty of us are just fine with 10-20 mbps.