ntl speed

  learner2003 16:55 26 May 2003

hi i have now got ntl to give me 1mb broadband but can some one please tell me what if any is the diffrence in speed between the 512kb and the 1mb is it alot faster thanks freedom

  Pesala 17:13 26 May 2003

click here for an NTL broadband speed test. The results vary from day to day. These are my results for NTL Home broadband 128K

Mon, 20th May 2003 4:36 GMT

1st 128K took 16360 ms = 8012 Bytes/sec = approx 67 kbits/sec

2nd 128K took 8680 ms = 15100 Bytes/sec = approx 126 kbits/sec

3rd 128K took 8790 ms = 14911 Bytes/sec = approx 124 kbits/sec

4th 128K took 10220 ms = 12825 Bytes/sec = approx 107 kbits/sec

Mon, 26 May 2003 16:07:09 GMT

1st 128K took 10760 ms = 12181 Bytes/sec = approx 101 kbits/sec

2nd 128K took 8300 ms = 15792 Bytes/sec = approx 131 kbits/sec

3rd 128K took 7080 ms = 18513 Bytes/sec = approx 154 kbits/sec

4th 128K took 7360 ms = 17809 Bytes/sec = approx 148 kbits/sec

As you can see, quite a significant difference depending on internet traffic I presume.

  learner2003 17:25 26 May 2003

yes i can see that its fast that is a 128kb broad band yes i think thats right
i cant test mine yet till thursday there comeing then do you know if they give you a disk for the ntl software so that say you needed to reformat your hard drive you could set ntl up your self

  cdb 17:49 26 May 2003

I find it depends where you're downloading from. Microsoft seems to be one of the fastest. Some site's are slow. I have seen download speeds of 200mb/s well over the 128mb/s I should get. Also seen well under 128mb/s too. The speed test sites all seem to give different readings too.

  learner2003 17:53 26 May 2003

oh right ok then do you know what kazaa is like i download alot from there

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