2003-08-27 06:49:48 EST: 112 / 127 Your download speed : 112950 bps, or 112 kbps. A 13.7 KB/sec transfer rate. Your upload speed : 127795 bps, or 127 kbps. Your connection hardly qualified as broadband, at least in that test
Is this right for the connection speed that I signed up for?
I've just Bn on that site & tested my Freeserve 512 modem. It's come back & said that my download speed is 242kbps, upload is 166kbps. Get back intouch with NTL by the looks of it. Thet may have connected U at a lower speed.
If you hover the mouse over your connection icon in the tray (2 monitors) what does it say your connection speed is. My 512K says 576Kbps. Altho' only an indicator I would have thought your connection would be in excess of 1000Kbps (1.0Mb +)
I phoned up ntl modem technical support and after a notoriously long wait was put through to a very friendly technical support advisor.
I am signed up to the meg connection and my modem checks out fine, however, we found that after disabling my firewalls my connection shot up from 14.1 Kb/s to 97.5 Kb/s (that's kilobytes / s)! Rerunning the internet speed test I get:
2003-08-27 08:51:25 EST: 836 / 234 Your download speed : 836507 bps, or 836 kbps. A 102.1 KB/sec transfer rate. Your upload speed : 234604 bps, or 234 kbps