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Re: What Is Your Internet Speed?
« Reply #100 on: Tue, 03 June 2014, 15:31:34 »
I guess this is ok
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Re: What Is Your Internet Speed?
« Reply #101 on: Tue, 03 June 2014, 15:31:44 »
Here is my wifi home speed, currently not paying anything O:
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Re: What Is Your Internet Speed?
« Reply #102 on: Tue, 03 June 2014, 15:57:38 »
I guess this is ok
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Re: What Is Your Internet Speed?
« Reply #103 on: Tue, 03 June 2014, 16:10:10 »
Sometimes I really, really, really wish I worked out of our office in NY tho :(

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Re: What Is Your Internet Speed?
« Reply #104 on: Wed, 04 June 2014, 08:53:40 »
Sometimes I really, really, really wish I worked out of our office in NY tho :(

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Re: What Is Your Internet Speed?
« Reply #105 on: Wed, 04 June 2014, 08:55:53 »
Sometimes I really, really, really wish I worked out of our office in NY tho :(

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Re: What Is Your Internet Speed?
« Reply #106 on: Wed, 04 June 2014, 12:55:03 »
lol... No way am I moving to Manhattan (or around there) with a kid. Waaaaaay too expensive.

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Re: What Is Your Internet Speed?
« Reply #107 on: Wed, 04 June 2014, 13:11:54 »
Sometimes I really, really, really wish I worked out of our office in NY tho :(

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Re: What Is Your Internet Speed?
« Reply #108 on: Wed, 04 June 2014, 13:34:10 »
I'm really jealous of some of you. Here is Comcast "Business Class" where I work:



Comcast residential is even slower.

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Re: What Is Your Internet Speed?
« Reply #109 on: Thu, 05 June 2014, 00:34:43 »
Why can't the people with fast internet leave their networks open?  :(


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Re: What Is Your Internet Speed?
« Reply #110 on: Thu, 05 June 2014, 01:33:01 »
Why can't the people with fast internet leave their networks open?  :(

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People who care enough to have fast internet know how to put a password on their wifi?

Alternately, people who leave their wifi open get so much traffic there isn't much to go around.
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Re: What Is Your Internet Speed?
« Reply #111 on: Thu, 05 June 2014, 14:53:06 »
Why can't the people with fast internet leave their networks open?  :(

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People who care enough to have fast internet know how to put a password on their wifi?

Alternately, people who leave their wifi open get so much traffic there isn't much to go around.

they have GBe now for $50/month in some areas...

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Re: What Is Your Internet Speed?
« Reply #112 on: Thu, 05 June 2014, 17:14:23 »
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Re: What Is Your Internet Speed?
« Reply #114 on: Fri, 06 June 2014, 08:26:44 »
Don't want to embarrass myself with current one, but before I moved I had a good one. 100 Mb/s download speed, but I don't remember upload. No one seemed to mention how much they pay for it. I payed 11.8$ or 7.02 GBP per month. I wonder if it's cheap or not.

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Re: What Is Your Internet Speed?
« Reply #115 on: Fri, 06 June 2014, 08:37:28 »
Don't want to embarrass myself with current one, but before I moved I had a good one. 100 Mb/s download speed, but I don't remember upload. No one seemed to mention how much they pay for it. I payed 11.8$ or 7.02 GBP per month. I wonder if it's cheap or not.

most of the US is monopolized by Comcast and they charge exorbitant rates, I pay like $60/month

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Re: What Is Your Internet Speed?
« Reply #116 on: Fri, 06 June 2014, 08:47:53 »
Don't want to embarrass myself with current one, but before I moved I had a good one. 100 Mb/s download speed, but I don't remember upload. No one seemed to mention how much they pay for it. I payed 11.8$ or 7.02 GBP per month. I wonder if it's cheap or not.

most of the US is monopolized by Comcast and they charge exorbitant rates, I pay like $60/month

0_0 .... Dear god. We can easily get 500 Mb/s for 27.66$ from the biggest ISP. Some other providers even offer it for cheaper. I've heard before that Lithuania has very cheap and good internet, but never though that it was that much better.

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Re: What Is Your Internet Speed?
« Reply #117 on: Fri, 06 June 2014, 09:08:31 »
Don't want to embarrass myself with current one, but before I moved I had a good one. 100 Mb/s download speed, but I don't remember upload. No one seemed to mention how much they pay for it. I payed 11.8$ or 7.02 GBP per month. I wonder if it's cheap or not.

most of the US is monopolized by Comcast and they charge exorbitant rates, I pay like $60/month
haha that isnt even bad compare to how much im paying to cox and I get about same download/upload speed as you. MURICA NUMBER 1

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Re: What Is Your Internet Speed?
« Reply #118 on: Fri, 06 June 2014, 09:21:06 »
I pay $70/mo for 75mbps down and 5mbps up  :rolleyes:

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Re: What Is Your Internet Speed?
« Reply #119 on: Fri, 06 June 2014, 10:36:03 »
i pay $12 a month and don't give a ****.
(...)Whereas back then I wrote about the tyranny of the majority, today I'd combine that with the tyranny of the minorities. These days, you have to be careful of both. They both want to control you. The first group, by making you do the same thing over and over again. The second group is indicated by the letters I get from the Vassar girls who want me to put more women's lib in The Martian Chronicles, or from blacks who want more black people in Dandelion Wine.
I say to both bunches, Whether you're a majority or minority, bug off! To hell with anybody who wants to tell me what to write. Their society breaks down into subsections of minorities who then, in effect, burn books by banning them. All this political correctness that's rampant on campuses is b.s.

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Re: What Is Your Internet Speed?
« Reply #120 on: Fri, 06 June 2014, 10:46:41 »
i pay $12 a month and don't give a ****.

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« Reply #121 on: Fri, 06 June 2014, 11:02:41 »
Eh?
(...)Whereas back then I wrote about the tyranny of the majority, today I'd combine that with the tyranny of the minorities. These days, you have to be careful of both. They both want to control you. The first group, by making you do the same thing over and over again. The second group is indicated by the letters I get from the Vassar girls who want me to put more women's lib in The Martian Chronicles, or from blacks who want more black people in Dandelion Wine.
I say to both bunches, Whether you're a majority or minority, bug off! To hell with anybody who wants to tell me what to write. Their society breaks down into subsections of minorities who then, in effect, burn books by banning them. All this political correctness that's rampant on campuses is b.s.

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Re: What Is Your Internet Speed?
« Reply #122 on: Fri, 06 June 2014, 11:57:42 »
Have you ever been so mad with your internet you build your own one?




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Re: What Is Your Internet Speed?
« Reply #123 on: Fri, 06 June 2014, 14:41:21 »
Have you ever been so mad with your internet you build your own one?

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A few friends of mine live in a village on the outside of the town I live in - I've just shown this to them because they all hate how slow their internet connection is because the exchange for where they live is really old - It *is* unlikely that they will build their own one, but none the less - it would improve their speeds and be really awesome at the same time.
                
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« Reply #124 on: Fri, 06 June 2014, 14:44:08 »


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Re: What Is Your Internet Speed?
« Reply #126 on: Fri, 06 June 2014, 19:09:23 »
sorry, 'murica.
(...)Whereas back then I wrote about the tyranny of the majority, today I'd combine that with the tyranny of the minorities. These days, you have to be careful of both. They both want to control you. The first group, by making you do the same thing over and over again. The second group is indicated by the letters I get from the Vassar girls who want me to put more women's lib in The Martian Chronicles, or from blacks who want more black people in Dandelion Wine.
I say to both bunches, Whether you're a majority or minority, bug off! To hell with anybody who wants to tell me what to write. Their society breaks down into subsections of minorities who then, in effect, burn books by banning them. All this political correctness that's rampant on campuses is b.s.

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Re: What Is Your Internet Speed?
« Reply #127 on: Sat, 07 June 2014, 09:09:05 »

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Re: What Is Your Internet Speed?
« Reply #128 on: Sat, 07 June 2014, 09:24:52 »
sorry, 'murica.

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Re: What Is Your Internet Speed?
« Reply #129 on: Sat, 07 June 2014, 09:28:07 »
oh, that's so sad.

i downloaded the whole "true detective" (tv series), second season of "dexter" and "fargo" (also tv series) yesterday :p
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(...)Whereas back then I wrote about the tyranny of the majority, today I'd combine that with the tyranny of the minorities. These days, you have to be careful of both. They both want to control you. The first group, by making you do the same thing over and over again. The second group is indicated by the letters I get from the Vassar girls who want me to put more women's lib in The Martian Chronicles, or from blacks who want more black people in Dandelion Wine.
I say to both bunches, Whether you're a majority or minority, bug off! To hell with anybody who wants to tell me what to write. Their society breaks down into subsections of minorities who then, in effect, burn books by banning them. All this political correctness that's rampant on campuses is b.s.

-Ray Bradbury

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Re: What Is Your Internet Speed?
« Reply #130 on: Sat, 07 June 2014, 09:30:16 »
sorry, 'murica.

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faster than 99% of the us
nice try tiger
(...)Whereas back then I wrote about the tyranny of the majority, today I'd combine that with the tyranny of the minorities. These days, you have to be careful of both. They both want to control you. The first group, by making you do the same thing over and over again. The second group is indicated by the letters I get from the Vassar girls who want me to put more women's lib in The Martian Chronicles, or from blacks who want more black people in Dandelion Wine.
I say to both bunches, Whether you're a majority or minority, bug off! To hell with anybody who wants to tell me what to write. Their society breaks down into subsections of minorities who then, in effect, burn books by banning them. All this political correctness that's rampant on campuses is b.s.

-Ray Bradbury

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Re: What Is Your Internet Speed?
« Reply #131 on: Sat, 07 June 2014, 09:33:16 »
sorry, 'murica.

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faster than 99% of the us
nice try tiger

not mine, that's just a google fiber reply the euro guys saying 'nice try, America"
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« Reply #132 on: Sat, 07 June 2014, 09:53:25 »
yeah, for sure 'MURICA #1

(...)Whereas back then I wrote about the tyranny of the majority, today I'd combine that with the tyranny of the minorities. These days, you have to be careful of both. They both want to control you. The first group, by making you do the same thing over and over again. The second group is indicated by the letters I get from the Vassar girls who want me to put more women's lib in The Martian Chronicles, or from blacks who want more black people in Dandelion Wine.
I say to both bunches, Whether you're a majority or minority, bug off! To hell with anybody who wants to tell me what to write. Their society breaks down into subsections of minorities who then, in effect, burn books by banning them. All this political correctness that's rampant on campuses is b.s.

-Ray Bradbury

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Re: What Is Your Internet Speed?
« Reply #133 on: Sat, 07 June 2014, 10:11:24 »
hahaha. Yes in America where most user still have connection over 50+ years old copper ran by greedy companies who are also mostly now owned by major movie/television. As far as internet goes many others are so far ahead. But then most other countries don't have such massive distances to cover, plus having the telco and mostly in effect ISP ran by the state or at least seriously regulated as a utility helps in a huge way also. I hope we can get the FCC proposal to turn ISPs into utility here in USA... it might help reign them in some and maybe even force them to start putting some work into infrastructure upgrade.

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« Reply #134 on: Sat, 07 June 2014, 10:27:06 »
hahaha. Yes in America where most user still have connection over 50+ years old copper ran by greedy companies who are also mostly now owned by major movie/television. As far as internet goes many others are so far ahead. But then most other countries don't have such massive distances to cover, plus having the telco and mostly in effect ISP ran by the state or at least seriously regulated as a utility helps in a huge way also. I hope we can get the FCC proposal to turn ISPs into utility here in USA... it might help reign them in some and maybe even force them to start putting some work into infrastructure upgrade.


reign them in??

you mean like how energy companies don't own the government??

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Re: What Is Your Internet Speed?
« Reply #135 on: Sat, 07 June 2014, 12:26:37 »
Do you have any clue how high energy prices would be if it wasn't for regulation?

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Re: What Is Your Internet Speed?
« Reply #136 on: Sat, 07 June 2014, 12:29:22 »
Do you have any clue how high energy prices would be if it wasn't for regulation?

Well, if we had competing energy companies the prices would be lower.  Sure, if you're going to settle for a monopoly, a government-owned monopoly is probably better, but why aren't we fighting for competition instead?  That's the best way for consumers to win.

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« Reply #137 on: Sat, 07 June 2014, 12:39:17 »
This thread is just sad. The US is just waaaay behind in that regard.

Edit: 1000/1000 here :)
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Re: What Is Your Internet Speed?
« Reply #138 on: Sat, 07 June 2014, 13:09:40 »
This thread is just sad. The US is just waaaay behind in that regard.

Edit: 1000/1000 here :)
As a fellow European, I agree.
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Re: What Is Your Internet Speed?
« Reply #139 on: Sat, 07 June 2014, 13:27:42 »
This thread is just sad. The US is just waaaay behind in that regard.

Edit: 1000/1000 here :)
As a fellow European, I agree.
Hey, it can't be too long until Midsommer, right? You excited?
20th :)

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« Reply #140 on: Sat, 07 June 2014, 13:28:18 »

This thread is just sad. The US is just waaaay behind in that regard.

Edit: 1000/1000 here :)
As a fellow European, I agree.
Hey, it can't be too long until Midsommer, right? You excited?
20th :)

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Re: What Is Your Internet Speed?
« Reply #141 on: Sat, 07 June 2014, 13:56:04 »
Do you have any clue how high energy prices would be if it wasn't for regulation?

Well, if we had competing energy companies the prices would be lower.  Sure, if you're going to settle for a monopoly, a government-owned monopoly is probably better, but why aren't we fighting for competition instead?  That's the best way for consumers to win.

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Re: What Is Your Internet Speed?
« Reply #142 on: Sat, 07 June 2014, 13:57:17 »
i already packed

are swedish laws okay with blatant downloading of tv series on a daily basis?
(...)Whereas back then I wrote about the tyranny of the majority, today I'd combine that with the tyranny of the minorities. These days, you have to be careful of both. They both want to control you. The first group, by making you do the same thing over and over again. The second group is indicated by the letters I get from the Vassar girls who want me to put more women's lib in The Martian Chronicles, or from blacks who want more black people in Dandelion Wine.
I say to both bunches, Whether you're a majority or minority, bug off! To hell with anybody who wants to tell me what to write. Their society breaks down into subsections of minorities who then, in effect, burn books by banning them. All this political correctness that's rampant on campuses is b.s.

-Ray Bradbury

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Re: What Is Your Internet Speed?
« Reply #143 on: Sat, 07 June 2014, 14:42:56 »
At this point I don't really believe consumers can win, just loose less. Sure competition is good... but you have issues like who owns the lines, and how do you allow competitors to use them? Surely running 7 different sets of utility lines down the street isn't really a good way to go. Now assuming we get past that, we still need heavy regulation and oversight to make sure those different companies are not in collusion and doing things like price fixing schemes.
Now lets say, we have a grid that is owned and maintained by your city/county/state who then leases that to X companies to serve the public... that could work maybe. But also, at that point why not just let the entity that controls the grid take care of the service? The only question then, is a state run monopoly better or worse than a sanctioned private monopoly?
If we apply the same scenario to ISP, where instead of power grid, we have some government entity in charge of installing and maintaining fibre... we might have a snowballs chance in catching up to other developed nations. We already see that most ISP can't be bothered to do it. I am sure they are quite content collecting $50/mo for 7-15mbps on minimally maintained copper their great grandfathers laid while throttling that access for various activity/content types. Actually investing in their infrastructure might dip into the ceo's multimillion dollar salary after all!

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Re: What Is Your Internet Speed?
« Reply #144 on: Sat, 07 June 2014, 14:51:55 »
At this point I don't really believe consumers can win, just loose less. Sure competition is good... but you have issues like who owns the lines, and how do you allow competitors to use them? Surely running 7 different sets of utility lines down the street isn't really a good way to go. Now assuming we get past that, we still need heavy regulation and oversight to make sure those different companies are not in collusion and doing things like price fixing schemes.
Now lets say, we have a grid that is owned and maintained by your city/county/state who then leases that to X companies to serve the public... that could work maybe. But also, at that point why not just let the entity that controls the grid take care of the service? The only question then, is a state run monopoly better or worse than a sanctioned private monopoly?
If we apply the same scenario to ISP, where instead of power grid, we have some government entity in charge of installing and maintaining fibre... we might have a snowballs chance in catching up to other developed nations. We already see that most ISP can't be bothered to do it. I am sure they are quite content collecting $50/mo for 7-15mbps on minimally maintained copper their great grandfathers laid while throttling that access for various activity/content types. Actually investing in their infrastructure might dip into the ceo's multimillion dollar salary after all!

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Re: What Is Your Internet Speed?
« Reply #148 on: Fri, 13 June 2014, 21:53:22 »
Been getting these speeds for the past week or so.  I didn't upgrade my service? 

No complaints here.


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Re: What Is Your Internet Speed?
« Reply #149 on: Fri, 13 June 2014, 22:00:35 »
Been getting these speeds for the past week or so.  I didn't upgrade my service? 

No complaints here.


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Seems like the opposite happens to me!  :))