Re: Comcast Speed Tests
On Thu, 20 Nov 2008 19:22:15 GMT, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>On Wed, 19 Nov 2008 06:38:23 -0500, "riggor9999"
>>Someone posted this a while ago ...
>>I don't think it's any better, or more, or less accurate than ...
>I don't put much stock in those speed test sites.
>They generally give "OK" results, but just try and download something.
>That's how you can really tell, and that's when Comcast's "throttles"
>I'm supposed to be getting 4Mb/sec speeds, but lately, downloading
>ANYthing feels like I'm back on dial-up.
that's no lie. i had blast 16 megabits down, until i used it with
giganews for about a month. those gems at comcast are throttling my
speeds to about 1/4 of what they were at giganews.
how can one monolithic company suck so much? with the money they are
pulling in, why are they so freaking stingy with bandwidth.