Connection speed

  rmriph 07:04 15 Jul 2003

Hi Please tell me is the connection speed related to the actual surfing speed?I have installed a new modem and it never connects at 56,ooo sometimes as low as 20,000 is this normal?

  Terrahawk 07:13 15 Jul 2003

it can vary depending on network traffic when i was on 56k 44kb was about about average

  rmriph 07:24 15 Jul 2003

Thank you for the info, what about the surfing speed?

  rmriph 07:27 15 Jul 2003

takes a log time to load a page can i speed this up at all, we do not have cable where i live so i have to use modem

  Terrahawk 07:44 15 Jul 2003

i dont know if this will be of any help i have never tried them may be worth a look but cant guarentee they work click here

  rmriph 07:48 15 Jul 2003


  jazzypop 08:06 15 Jul 2003

There is no significant link between download speed and initial connection speed.

You can connect at a high speed, but download at a lower speed, and vice versa, as modems constantly adjust to the fluctuating line and Web conditions.

Try the information at click here

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