Are My Internet Speeds Good Or Bad?

  RhysPrice 15:42 25 Apr 2015
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Hi Guys,

I want to know if my internet sppeds are good or bad?

Ping: 7ms

Download Speed: 53:14 Mbps

Upload Speed: 2.90 Mbps

Speedtest.net Result

  BT 17:35 25 Apr 2015

The best about V/M the speed stays the same no matter what time of day it is.

Mine don't. They are all over the place anything from 9 to 60 depending on the server. My nearest server (Norwich) is usually very slow around 12 -20, but if I select Basildon or Northampton I get much better speeds usually around 40 -50. I rarely get the 60 I pay for. Spent hours on the helpline but they couldn't improve it.

  bumpkin 18:54 25 Apr 2015

Speed is good but why do you and the others need it.

  bumpkin 18:57 25 Apr 2015

I don't need Ferrari to go to tescos.

  Ian in Northampton 10:47 26 Apr 2015

bumpkin: I'm with you. If all you're doing is browsing the web, you won't see much (if any) difference in pages opening between 5Mbits and 60Mbits. 5MBits - less, in fact - is perfectly adequate for streaming, playing games and so on. To me, the only advantage of higher speeds is if you're downloading large files - high def movies, for example - and, being an instant gratification sort of person, need them to complete in seconds rather than minutes.

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